02:38 AM EDT 07/06/2014
Originally posted 03/02/2005 08:00AM
The civil lawsuit against Los Angeles Lakers basketball star Kobe Bryant filed by the woman who accused him of sexual assault is on the verge of being settled, with the plaintiff dropping her charges, ABC News reports.
Originally posted 02/03/2005 03:00PM
There was a big surprise at the civil sexual assault case against basketball star Kobe Bryant in a Colorado courtroom on Wednesday: His accuser unexpectedly showed up – pregnant and married.
Originally posted 12/07/2004 09:00AM
Basketball star Kobe Bryant's lawyers, who snooped into the private life of the Colorado woman who accused the athlete of sexually assaulting her, asked a judge on Monday to prevent her attorneys from doing the same thing to the Los Angeles Lakers star.
Originally posted 09/15/2004 03:00PM
Citing the example of another unnamed NBA player, Kobe Bryant suggested to Colorado authorities that he would try to pay off his 19-year-old accuser, according to a sealed police document obtained by Sports Illustrated.
Originally posted 09/03/2004 03:00PM
KOBE DISMISSED: In a stunning development Wednesday, Colorado prosecutors dropped sexual assault charges against Kobe Bryant after the young woman who made the accusations said she could not go on with the criminal case. Her civil suit against the Los Angeles Lakers superstar will proceed as planned, however. Neither Bryant, 26, nor his 20-year-old accuser (a concierge who claimed Bryant raped her after she entered his Vail hotel room on June 30, 2003) were in the courtroom at the time of Judge Terry Ruckriegle's announcement.
Originally posted 09/02/2004 04:00PM
Rape charges against NBA star Kobe Bryant, 26, were dismissed Wednesday after the 20-year-old Colorado woman who made the accusation said she couldn't go on with the criminal case. (Her civil suit against Bryant will proceed as planned, however.) The Laker star later released a statement: "Although I truly believe this encounter between us was consensual, I recognize now that she did not and does not view this incident the same way that I did."
Originally posted 09/02/2004 08:00AM
In a stunning development Wednesday, Colorado prosecutors dropped sexual assault charges against Kobe Bryant after the young woman who made the accusations said she could not go on with the criminal case.
Originally posted 08/27/2004 04:35PM
Some 500 candidates arrived at the Eagle County Courthouse in Eagle, Colo., Friday to begin the selection process for Kobe Bryant's rape trial.
Originally posted 08/25/2004 03:20PM
With the trial set to begin Friday, the judge in the Kobe Bryant sexual assault case has ordered TV coverage limited to closing arguments only, citing the potential for intimidation and reluctance on the part of witnesses in the high-profile case.
Originally posted 08/20/2004 02:00PM
Will the trial go on? While questions about the prosecution's case linger, Kobe Bryant is due back in court, as PEOPLE looks at that and other big events in the coming week:
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