R. Kelly

David Caplan
August 05, 2019 - 12:17 pm
( 1010 WINS ) -- R. Kelly is now facing two new charges -- in Minnesota -- Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced Monday afternoon at a press conference in Minneapolis. R. Kelly has been charged with 2 sex crime counts for incidents allegedly occurring in July 2001, Freeman said. The...
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August 02, 2019 - 4:55 am
( WCBS 880 ) — R&B singer R. Kelly has pleaded not guilty to sex trafficking charges during the first of two hearings being held at Brooklyn federal court on Friday. Kelly was also denied bail and will remain in federal custody. A judge said the allegations are too serious, and he's troubled by...
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AP
July 12, 2019 - 7:58 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Singer R. Kelly, already facing sexual abuse charges brought by Illinois prosecutors, was arrested in Chicago on a sweeping federal indictment that accuses him and members of his entourage of recruiting women and girls to engage in illegal sexual activity with the performer. The...
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March 11, 2019 - 7:55 am
A man who said he was cleaning out an old videotape collection found what he thought was a recording of R&B singer R. Kelly in concert, but instead turned out to show a man who appeared to be Kelly sexually abusing girls, he and his attorney said Sunday. The man then turned the tape over to law...
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March 09, 2019 - 10:19 am
CHICAGO (AP) — R&B singer R. Kelly was scheduled to be released on Saturday from the Chicago jail where he's been held since Wednesday after someone paid the $161,000 he owed in back child support, a law enforcement spokeswoman said. Sophia Ansari, a spokeswoman for the Cook County Sheriff's...
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AP
February 23, 2019 - 11:31 am
A judge has set R&B singer R. Kelly's bond at $1 million. Cook County Judge John Fitzgerald Lyke Jr. said during Saturday's hearing in Chicago that the amount equals $250,000 for each of the four people he's charged with sexually abusing. Lyke called the allegations against Kelly "disturbing"...
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AP
February 22, 2019 - 11:20 am
CHICAGO — R. Kelly was charged Friday with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse, after decades of lurid rumors and allegations that the R&B star was sexually abusing women and underage girls. Tandra Simonton, spokeswoman for the Cook County State's Attorney's Office, confirmed to The Associated...
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February 15, 2019 - 7:39 am
(CBS News) - A law enforcement source told CBS News prosecutors in Chicago have obtained a nearly 45-minute VHS tape recording purportedly showing R. Kelly engaging in sex acts a 14-year-old girl. Lawyer Michael Avenatti turned the video over to the Cook County state's attorney and told CBS News he...
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January 14, 2019 - 3:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) - R. Kelly wrote a letter threatening to reveal embarrassing details of a woman's sexual history if she didn't drop a lawsuit accusing him of sexual abuse, the woman and her lawyer said Monday. In the letter, a person identifying himself as R. Kelly warned a lawyer for the woman,...
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AP
January 10, 2019 - 12:09 pm
(AP) -- R. Kelly, one of the top-selling recording artists of all time, has been dogged for years by allegations of sexual misconduct involving women and underage girls — accusations he and his attorneys have long denied. But an Illinois prosecutor's plea for potential victims and witnesses to come...
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