Kobe Bryant widow awarded $16M in trial over crash photos

FILE - Vanessa Bryant, the widow of Kobe Bryant, leaves a federal courthouse in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. A federal jury has found that Los Angeles County must pay Kobe Bryant's widow $16 million over photos of the NBA star's body at the site of the 2020 helicopter crash that killed him. The jurors who returned the verdict Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022, agreed with Vanessa Bryant and her attorneys that her privacy was invaded when deputies and firefighters took and shared photos of the remains of Kobe Bryant and their 13-year-old daughter Gianna. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Kobe Bryant widow awarded $16M in trial over crash photos