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Sex-crime charge marks a turning point in the Bill Cosby saga

Sex-crime charge marks a turning point in the Bill Cosby saga

He was an entertainment legend, a trailblazing stand-up comedian and actor who won multiple Emmys and America's hearts. He became the first African-American to star in a television drama series and later played the part of a beloved doctor, in a show named after him.

When rumors of sexual misconduct began to surface over the past few years, Bill Cosby issued strong denials and sued some of his accusers. His reputation was damaged, but he was never charged with a crime; most of the accusations fell outside the statute of limitations.

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That changed on Wednesday,...

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