Bill Cosby's retrial begins

Bill Cosby's retrial delayed by dispute over whether a juror said he's guilty

He says it was consensual.

Bill Cosby arrives at the courthouse as a topless woman is detained for charging at him.

"I was scared to tell you", Rochelle said on the phone to Bernard with reporters.

Her lawyer, Gloria Allred, declined comment.

The retrial will be before the same judge and district attorney as the first trial - but the judge will this time allow five additional accusers to give evidence. She said that nothing inappropriate had happened on the set with Cosby.

A prosecutor says Bill Cosby paid almost $3.4 million to the woman he's charged with sexually assaulting at his suburban Philadelphia home.

Kristen Houser of the National Sexual Violence Resource Center said the movement could help prosecutors sway jurors to convict Cosby. The first trial ended in a mistrial last June, but the re-trial won't just be a repeat.

Nicolle Rochelle - who appeared in a recurring role on The Cosby Show - had painted "Cosby rapist" and various women's names on her body and chanted near the comedian.

Rochelle, 38, was arrested and charged with summary disorderly conduct.

Nicolle Rochelle jumped over a barrier outside of Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial and rushed at the disgraced comedian, topless and covered in messages decrying sexual assault. "I wanted to express the anger that they maybe can't express". She was later released.

The global women's movement Femen claimed responsibility for organising the protest, saying in a statement that Ms Rochelle was one of its activists. Cosby has denied these allegations.

Despite its extreme and often illegal antics, it has attracted sponsors and members of multiple nationalities and is now present in eight countries, Paris-based Femen leader Inna Shevchenko said.

Femen are a group of women who protest against sexual assault and in favor of women's rights while topless.

Yet three counts of aggravated indecent assault against Constand, who now lives in Canada, are the only criminal charges to stick, with most of the alleged abuse had occurred too long ago to prosecute.

Spokesman Andrew Wyatt praised the deputies for stopping the protester.

Jackson signed a sworn affidavit this year that says Constand confided in her during their time at Temple about a plan to make money from railroading a celebrity with assault claims.

Five other accusers At the first trial, one other woman who said she was also drugged and assaulted by Cosby, 80, was allowed to testify in addition to Constand.

There is much riding on the outcome of the case for Cosby.

"He can't see", Wyatt said.

Cosby is charged with drugging and molesting a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004.

Sonia Ossorio leads protesters outside the Montgomery County Courthouse on Monday in support of Andrea Constand, the central accuser in the case against Cosby.

The case against the actor was launched in 2015, after several dozen women have made similar accusations against him. According to a motion from the defense filed on Friday, the 11th juror allegedly said he's already decided Cosby is guilty.

This item has been corrected to show that the woman had "Women's Lives Matter" written on her, not "Matters".

Bill Cosby leaves the courthouse after a pretrial hearing in his sexual assault case on April 3, 2017.

Cosby, the star comedian once known as "America's Dad" for his portrayal of Cliff Huxtable on "The Cosby Show", will put the #MeToo movement to a major legal test.

Cosby is fighting back with a new, high-profile lawyer and an aggressive strategy.

"This case is not Andrea Constand versus the defendant". The trial previous year ended in a mistrial, after the jury remained deadlocked following six days of deliberation.

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Russian Federation claims Israel behind Syria air base strike
Apr 10, 2018 - 20:24
Israel hit the base, known as T4, in February, after it said an Iranian drone that violated Israeli airspace took off from it. The attack killed entire families in their homes and underground shelters, opposition activists and local rescuers said.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top LeBron James throws down jam, stares down Sixers
Apr 10, 2018 - 20:24
It was Monroe's second career triple-double and his first since November 7, 2012, with the Detroit Pistons. "I mean, I think so". James made the first, missed the second, and purposely missed and watched in frustration as Nance's tip missed.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top UFC star McGregor released on $50K bond amid criminal charges
Apr 09, 2018 - 01:18
A rep for the NYPD confirms to The Blast they are looking into the leak - mugshots are not publicly available in New York City. UFC President Dana White said Friday he spoke to McGregor via text and the brawler said the confrontation "had to be done".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Pep: City Must Forget United Defeat, We Deserved To Be Awarded Penalties
Apr 09, 2018 - 01:17
Now we will try, if we are fearless enough, to stand up again and focus on Tuesday", said City manager Pep Guardiola . Putting his thumbs up to members of staff, he then said, "Thanks for protecting us.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Simeone proud at Atletico's Madrid derby fight
Apr 09, 2018 - 01:16
Atleti remain sandwiched between leaders Barcelona and third-placed Madrid in LaLiga, four points better off than their neighbours.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Amazon.com (AMZN) PT Lowered to $1392.05
Apr 09, 2018 - 01:16
Moreover, Burns J W And Communications Inc Ny has 1.19% invested in Amazon .com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN ) for 4,773 shares. Janus Henderson Group PLC lifted its stake in shares of Amazon .com by 1,045.8% in the 2nd quarter. (NASDAQ: AMZN ).

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top I Got what was in my destiny: Punam Yadav
Apr 09, 2018 - 01:15
For Vikas, the medal was a climbdown from the 2014 edition where he had claimed a silver with a lesser lift of 333kg. Bhaker fired a total of 240.9 to claim gold , setting a new Commonwealth Games record in the category.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top YouTube shooter was calm in interview before attack
Apr 09, 2018 - 01:12
The San Bruno Police Department said on Wednesday that a semiautomatic handgun registered to Aghdam was recovered at the scene. He believed she was headed to the YouTube complex and he told police the family was concerned " she might do something ".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Facebook suspends a Canadian firm called AggregateIQ
Apr 09, 2018 - 01:10
Facebook added: "We are working with third parties to develop a list of key issues, which we will refine over time". It also neglected to inform the recipients why Zuckerberg's messages were permanently deleted from their inboxes.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Rahul Gandhi travels in metro in Bangalore, clicks selfie
Apr 09, 2018 - 01:10
He was on the sixth leg of campaigning as part of the "Janashirvada Yatra " ahead of the May 12 polls in Karnataka. He also accused the Narendra Modi government of discriminating against the Congress-ruled Karnataka.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Germany praises bail decision for ex-Catalan leader
Apr 09, 2018 - 01:08
Barley said it was now up to Spain to prove their embezzlement charges against Puigdemont , which she said "won't be easy". Katarina Barley told daily Sueddeutsche on Saturday the judges' decision was "absolutely right" and what she'd expected.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Bed, Bath & Beyond will exchange your Toys 'R' Us gift cards
Apr 08, 2018 - 02:37
Town And Country Commercial Bank And Company Dba First Bankers Company holds 11,016 shares or 0.84% of its portfolio. Average True Range (14) for Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBY ) to report earnings on April, 11 after the close.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Avengers Infinity War IMAX Poster Has Hidden Easter Eggs
Apr 08, 2018 - 02:35
With all of the new footage and images going online, many fans are left asking one big question: Where is Clint Barton, a.k.a. The question that's endlessly playing out in fans' minds is who those deaths will be in the ensemble.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Apple Could Launch An iPhone With "Touchless" Gestures And Curved Screen
Apr 08, 2018 - 02:34
As stated, both features are in early stages of development and it will be a couple of years before they see the light of day. For those unaware, the OLED screen of the iPhone X also bends inward from the bottom but is not visible to the human eye.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Two soldiers killed in helicopter crash on Fort Campbell
Apr 08, 2018 - 02:33
A two-year investigation found that important bearings in the $25 million machine failed, likely due to improper maintenance. Acting senior commander, Todd Royner, issued a statement calling the tragedy a day of sadness for the 101st airborne.