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  • Associated Press

    Bill Cosby gets 3 to 10 years in prison for sex assault

    NORRISTOWN, Pa. (September 25, 2018) — His Hollywood career and good-guy image in ruins, an 81-year-old Bill Cosby was sentenced Tuesday to three to 10 years behind bars for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman, becoming the first celebrity of the #MeToo era to be sent to prison.

  • Associated Press

    Bill Cosby's day of reckoning comes in sex assault case

    NORRISTOWN, Pa. (September 25, 2018)- Bill Cosby faces a good chance of being sent to prison Tuesday, when a judge is expected to sentence the TV star who was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman.

  • Associated Press

    Judge set to decide whether Bill Cosby, 81, goes to prison

    NORRISTOWN, Pa. (September 24, 2018) — Bill Cosby faced the start of a sentencing hearing Monday at which a judge will decide how to punish the 81-year-old comedian who blazed the trail for other black entertainers and donated millions to black causes but preyed on at least one young woman and perhaps many more.

  • Associated Press

    Student pilot boards plane, causes Florida airport lockdown

    MELBOURNE, Fla. (September 20, 2018) — Authorities in Florida say a 26-year-old student pilot boarded a vacant Airbus 321 American Airlines aircraft in a maintenance facility, causing a short lockdown at Orlando-Melbourne International Airport.

  • Associated Press

    Kavanaugh's accuser wants FBI probe before she testifies

    WASHINGTON (September 18, 2018) — Christine Blasey Ford wants the FBI to investigate her allegation that she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh before she testifies at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing next week, her lawyers said in a letter sent Tuesday to the panel.

  • Associated Press

    Jury shown shooting video repeatedly at Chicago cop's trial

    CHICAGO (September 18, 2018)- The last moments of Laquan McDonald's life played over and over again for the jury. An officer pulls up, gets out of a squad car and opens fire as the black teenager walks away from police, a small knife in one hand. McDonald crumples to the ground. More bullets are fired into his body — a total of 16.

  • Associated Press

    Hearing sets up dramatic showdown between Kavanaugh, accuser

    WASHINGTON (September 17, 2018) — Republicans on Monday abruptly called Brett Kavanaugh and the woman accusing him of sexual assault decades ago to testify publicly next week, grudgingly setting up a dramatic showdown they hoped would prevent the allegation from sinking his nomination to the Supreme Court.

  • Associated Press

    $2.5M bond for Border Patrol agent in killings of 4 in Texas

    HOUSTON (September 16, 2018) — A U.S. Border Patrol supervisor was jailed Sunday on $2.5 million bond in Texas, accused of killing at least four women and injuring a fifth who managed to escape.

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