The rise and fall of a pop culture icon

Entertainment 09/24/18, 21:39

Actor-comedian Bill Cosby and his wife Camille arrive at the TV Academy awards on Sept. 12, 1965. (AP Photo)Bill Cosby poses with his award for best actor in a TV series for his role in "I Spy," at the Emmy Awards in New York on May 22, 1966. (AP ...

Update: Cosby arrives for start of sentencing hearing

Basketball 09/24/18, 08:35

The Latest on Bill Cosby's sentencing hearing (all times local):8:25 a.m.Bill Cosby has arrived at a suburban Philadelphia courthouse for the start of a sentencing hearing that will determine the punishment for the 81-year-old comedian convicted of sexual assault.FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2013 file photo, comedian Bill Cosby ...

Judge to decide if Cosby goes to prison for ’04 sex assault

U.S. 09/24/18, 01:16

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.Cosby was the ...

Cosby accusers say they hope he is sentenced to jail time

Entertainment 09/23/18, 15:20

Two of the women who have accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault decades ago said Sunday they hope he will be sentenced to prison time this week.Lise-Lotte Lublin and Chelan Lasha, who appeared with attorney Gloria Allred, also said they hoped they would be allowed to read victim impact statements ...

Cosby sentencing reveals generational divide over his legacy

U.S. 09/23/18, 13:55

Keon McGuire has no real attachment to Bill Cosby or his landmark show.As a black man, he's aware of the sitcom's place in pop culture, but he was barely in elementary school when "The Cosby Show" went off the air. Years later, he mostly tuned Cosby out after a widely ...

Cosby to fight ‘sexually violent predator’ tag at sentencing

U.S. 09/22/18, 14:24

Bill Cosby's sentencing hearing Monday is set to start with testimony about his sex offender evaluation — and a fierce debate over whether he should be deemed a "sexually violent predator."The stakes are high given the community alerts and public shaming the designation would trigger.A state sex offender board has ...

Sentencing options for Cosby include prison, jail, probation

U.S. 09/20/18, 10:45

Bill Cosby could be sent to prison next week for drugging and molesting a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004 in what became the first celebrity trial of the #MeToo era.Cosby is due in court Monday for a two-day sentencing hearing that follows his conviction in the spring ...

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