Bill Cosby asks Pennsylvania top court to hear appeal on sex crime conviction

(Reuters) – Lawyers for Bill Cosby on Thursday asked the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania to hear his appeal of his 2018 sexual assault conviction, a month after a lower... Read more »

Factbox: Two years of #MeToo in the courts

FILE PHOTO: Film producer Harvey Weinstein exits the New York Criminal Court after his sexual assault trial in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., January... Read more »

Democrat Bloomberg opens campaign offices in three battleground states

FILE PHOTO: Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg speaks about his gun policy agenda in Aurora, Colorado, U.S. December 5, 2019. REUTERS/Rick Wilking/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Michael Bloomberg,... Read more »

Browns’ Garrett hit with indefinite ban for helmet swing

(Reuters) – Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett has been handed a record indefinite suspension for using a helmet to attack another player, the National Football League (NFL) said... Read more »

Chinese organizers cancel NBA fan event amid free speech row

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese organizers on Wednesday canceled a fan event on the eve of a National Basketball Association (NBA) exhibition game in Shanghai, the latest fallout in a... Read more »

Police rescued after six officers wounded in Philadelphia shootout

(Reuters) – A SWAT team rescued two police officers and three civilians trapped inside a Philadelphia house with an active gunman after a shootout in which six officers were... Read more »

Cosby’s lawyers, claiming unfair trial, seek to overturn his sex assault conviction

(Reuters) – Lawyers for comedian Bill Cosby on Monday will ask a Pennsylvania appeals court to throw out his sexual assault conviction, arguing the trial judge committed errors that... Read more »

Five children die, two teens escape from burning Pennsylvania house

(Reuters) – Five children died and other people were rescued from an early-morning fire at a home that operated as a daycare center in Erie, Pennsylvania, on Sunday, officials... Read more »

Five children dead in Pennsylvania house fire

(Reuters) – Five young children died early on Sunday in a house fire in Erie, Pennsylvania, police said. The residence was also a daycare provider, according to GoErie.com, the... Read more »

Former U.S. congressman Sestak joins Democratic presidential race

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former U.S. Representative Joe Sestak said on Sunday that he would seek the Democratic nomination for president, becoming the party’s 25th candidate vying to challenge Republican... Read more »