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Bill Cosby's Day in Court

The former actor appeared before a judge Monday to face accusations he drugged and raped a woman 10 years ago.
Source: Matt Rourke / AP

Bill Cosby was in a Pittsburgh court Monday for the first day of his trial on charges of sexually assaulting a woman in 2004—the only criminal case to emerge from the dozens of similar allegations against the legendary comedian and actor.

The Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, district attorney has charged Cosby with three counts of aggravated indecent sexual assault. If convicted, Cosby, 79, who is charged with drugging and raping Andrea Constand, faces up to 10 years in prison.

Cosby arrived at the courtroom a little after 8:30 a.m., leaning on a cane and the arm of Keshia

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