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    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In a nearly empty Philadelphia courtroom in July 2015, a lawyer for Bill Cosby implored a federal judge to keep the comedian’s testimony in an old sexual battery lawsuit under wraps. It was sensitive. Embarrassing. Private. U.S. District Judge Eduardo Robreno had another word for it. The conduct Cosby detailed in his deposition was “perhaps criminal,” Robreno wrote five years ago Monday, in a momentous decision that released the case files to The Associated Press, reopened the police...
    By MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In a nearly empty Philadelphia courtroom in July 2015, a lawyer for Bill Cosby implored a federal judge to keep the comedian’s testimony in an old sexual battery lawsuit under wraps. It was sensitive. Embarrassing. Private. U.S. District Judge Eduardo Robreno had another word for it. The conduct Cosby detailed in his deposition was “perhaps criminal,” Robreno wrote five years ago Monday, in a momentous decision that released the case files to...
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In a nearly empty Philadelphia courtroom in July 2015, a lawyer for Bill Cosby implored a federal judge to keep the comedian’s testimony in an old sexual battery lawsuit under wraps. It was sensitive. Embarrassing. Private. U.S. District Judge Eduardo Robreno had another word for it. The conduct Cosby detailed in his deposition was “perhaps criminal,” Robreno wrote five years ago Monday, in a momentous decision that released the case files to The Associated Press, reopened...
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In a nearly empty Philadelphia courtroom in July 2015, a lawyer for Bill Cosby implored a federal judge to keep the comedian’s testimony in an old sexual battery lawsuit under wraps. It was sensitive. Embarrassing. Private. U.S. District Judge Eduardo Robreno had another word for it. The conduct Cosby detailed in his deposition was “perhaps criminal,” Robreno wrote five years ago Monday, in a momentous decision that released the case files to The Associated Press, reopened...
    OAKLAND — The murder conviction of a man who admitted to shooting his neighbor in the head in 2014, was overturned by an appeals court because of a technical error. Shawn Martin was convicted in April 2017 of the second-degree murder of his 21-year-old neighbor Melissa Martinez outside their residences on Acalanes Drive in Oakland the night of April 23, 2014. Martin claimed Martinez was digging in her car for her own gun and he shot her in self-defense. But the...
    Brie Larson Launches YouTube Channel as She Recalls Making Movies in Her Garage Moderna stock falls 8% after report says late-stage coronavirus vaccine trial delayed WNBA superstar Maya Moore reunites with Jonathan Irons in an emotional video after she fought to have his wrongful conviction overturned © Provided by INSIDER On Wednesday, Jonathan Irons walked free for the first time in 23 years after WNBA superstar Maya Moore helped fight to overturn his conviction. Matteo Marchi/Getty Images Four-time...
    On Wednesday, Jonathan Irons walked free for the first time in 23 years after WNBA superstar Maya Moore helped fight to overturn his conviction. Matteo Marchi/Getty Images Four-time WNBA champion and six-time All-Star Maya Moore put basketball on hold at the height of her career to fight for the freedom of a man she believes was wrongfully convicted. At 16 years old, Jonathan Irons was accused of burglarizing a home in the suburbs of St. Louis, Missouri, and...
    Photo by Matteo Marchi/Getty Images It’s getting dusty in here after WNBA star Maya Moore’s video of Jonathan Irons. Maya Moore is not a name you’ll often see alongside Bill Russell, Muhammad Ali or LeBron James for their extensive work involving social issues in America, but she absolutely should be. Moore, who was already one of the all-time greats in WNBA history in many respects, stepped away from the game of basketball last year, in the midst of her prime,...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A federal lawsuit has been filed against four former state troopers and a former state police commissioner for the wrongful conviction of a boy arrested at 11 years old. Then-11-year-old Jordan Brown was charged in 2009 in the shooting death of his father’s pregnant fiancée, Kenzie Houk. Houk was shot in the back of her head as she slept in the Brown family home near New Castle. A shotgun was reportedly found in Jordan Brown’s...
    By CLAUDIA LAUER, Associated Press A Pennsylvania man is suing a handful of retired state police investigators and officials alleging malicious prosecution after he spent most of his childhood in prison for the shotgun killing of his fathers pregnant fiance before the state Supreme Court overturned his conviction. Jordan Brown was 11 years old when he was arrested in the 2009 New Beaver, Pennsylvania, killing of 26-year-old Kenzie Houk and her unborn child. He was almost 21 when Pennsylvanias highest...
    A Pennsylvania man is suing a handful of retired state police investigators and officials alleging malicious prosecution after he spent most of his childhood in prison for the shotgun killing of his father’s pregnant fiance before the state Supreme Court overturned his conviction. Jordan Brown was 11 years old when he was arrested in the 2009 New Beaver, Pennsylvania, killing of 26-year-old Kenzie Houk and her unborn child. He was almost 21 when Pennsylvania’s highest court said prosecutors had...
    A Pennsylvania man is suing a handful of retired state police investigators and officials alleging malicious prosecution after he spent most of his childhood in prison for the shotgun killing of his father’s pregnant fiance before the state Supreme Court overturned his conviction. Jordan Brown was 11 years old when he was arrested in the 2009 New Beaver, Pennsylvania, killing of 26-year-old Kenzie Houk and her unborn child. He was almost 21 when Pennsylvania’s highest court said prosecutors had...
    SAN ANTONIO – A San Antonio Fire Department paramedic found guilty of a felony family violence charge earlier this year has been terminated, paperwork released to the KSAT 12 Defenders confirmed Tuesday. Barry Uhr, 45, was convicted by a jury of continuous family violence in early March and later sentenced to serve five years probation, Bexar County court records show. Disciplinary records released by SAFD Tuesday indicate that Uhr was handed an indefinite suspension in late March, for rules violations...
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A former spokesman for the Birmingham Police Department was sentenced to more than two decades in prison on a rape conviction Monday. A Jefferson County judge sentenced former police Lt. Peter Williston, 50, during a hearing in which the former officer broke down and asked for mercy. Williston received about 21 years in prison after being convicted of sexually abusing a female relative earlier this year, news outlets reported. Prosecutors said the abuse occurred over a...
    SAN JOSE — Lionel Rubalcava has spent the past year making up for a lot of lost time. Seventeen years, to be exact: The period he spent jailed or imprisoned until he was exonerated for a shooting he was miles away from. He has worked to reconnect with his family, including his adult son, who became a man while Rubalcava was behind bars. He has worked to rebuild his life, buoyed by a job with a concrete company. He’s now...
    The man whose Tuesday arrest in Wisconsin sparked a violent riot that culminated in the beating of a state lawmaker boasts a lengthy criminal record and appears to have a history of controversial social media posts. Devonere Johnson, who also goes by Yeshua Musa, was captured on video entering a restaurant in Madison carrying a bat, using profanities and speaking through a bull horn after what appeared to be a dispute with a white man over racism, according to police reports cited by Madison.com....
    The same day that Attorney General William Barr insisted there is “no pattern” of him working to advance the personal interests of President Donald Trump, several sources cited by The New York Times said one of his first moves after being sworn into office in early 2019 was trying to find ways to undermine the conviction of longtime Trump fixer Michael Cohen. Barr had reportedly repeatedly questioned prosecutors over the charges against Cohen, who pleaded guilty in August 2018...
    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Maine supreme court on Thursday upheld the conviction of a disabled motorist who was sentenced to a year in prison for killing a pedestrian. Andrew Bilodeau was convicted of vehicular manslaughter for the crash that claimed the life of 81-year-old Emile Morin in November 2017 in Augusta. Prosecutors contended Bilodeau, who has cerebral palsy, knew he was putting the public at risk by driving. In his appeal, Bilodeau contended it was inappropriate for prosecutors to...
    Actor Bill Cosby’s wife Camille broke her media silence after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court granted him the right to appeal his sexual assault conviction. Camille said she was “pleased” with the decision by the court during an interview published Tuesday by ABC News. In her first major media interview in six years, Bill Cosby’s wife Camille Cosby told @ABC News that she is “very, very pleased” that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court agreed on Tuesday to hear part of her husband’s...
    Kansas 1st Congressional District Rep. Roger Marshall (R) The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, Carolyn Fiddler, and Matt Booker, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, David Beard, and Arjun Jaikumar. Kentucky, New York, and Virginia held their downballot primaries on Tuesday, while runoffs took place in Mississippi, North Carolina, and South Carolina. You can find the results at the links for each state, and we’ll...
    Disgraced actor Bill Cosby has won the right to appeal his 2018 sexual assault conviction. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that allowing testimony regarding allegations that were uncharged could have been prejudicial, according to a report published by NBC News. The court will also hear arguments regarding the use of statements made by Cosby during a civil lawsuit in his criminal trial. In a stunning decision that could test the legal framework of #MeToo cases, comedian Bill Cosby wins...
    (CNN)Pennsylvanias Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that Bill Cosby is allowed to appeal two key issues in his 2018 conviction on sexual assault charges.Cosby, the 82-year-old actor and comedian, is less than two years into a 3-to-10-year sentence at a prison outside Philadelphia for drugging and sexually assaulting a former Temple University employee at his home in 2004.Tuesdays ruling grants Cosby the ability to appeal two issues in the case. One issue focuses on the prior bad act witnesses who testified...
    Comedian Bill Cosby will get a chance to appeal his criminal convictions to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Philadelphia’s WPVI-TV reported. Cosby, 82, has been behind bars since September 2018, serving a sentence of 3 to 10 years for aggravated indecent sexual assault. The comedian has maintained his innocence throughout, and indeed, his first appeal was denied in September 2019. On Tuesday, the state’s Supreme Court agreed to allow him to appeal his sentence, on four specific grounds on which his...
    Bill Cosby has won the right to appeal his 2018 sexual assault conviction. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has agreed to review two aspects of the case that Cosby is challenging — the judge’s decision to allow prosecutors to call five other accusers and to introduce evidence that he’d given women quaaludes in the past. The 82-year-old is currently serving a three- to 10-year sentence after a jury found him guilty of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand in 2004...
    Invoice Cosby has gained the proper to attraction his 2018 sexual assault conviction. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court docket has agreed to evaluate two points of the case that Cosby is difficult — the decide’s determination to permit prosecutors to name 5 different accusers and to introduce proof that he’d given ladies quaaludes up to now. The 82-year-old is at present serving a three- to 10-year sentence after a jury discovered him responsible of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand...