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Prosecutors paint dark portrait of manipulative R. Kelly

Feb. 23, 2019 8:13 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors on Saturday painted a dark portrait of a manipulative and sometimes violent R. Kelly, describing how he repeatedly sought out underage girls for sex, including one he encountered at her 16th birthday party and another who met the R&B star while he was on trial for child...

The Latest: Avenatti: Notion victims are lying 'outrageous'

Feb. 23, 2019 8:05 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the sexual abuse case against R&B singer R. Kelly (all times local): 3 p.m. Lawyer Michael Avenatti says it's "outrageous" that R. Kelly's attorney questions whether the singer's accusers are telling the truth about being sexually abused by the R&B singer. Avenatti, who...

Indictments against R. Kelly list 4 victims

Feb. 23, 2019 5:20 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors on Friday charged R&B star R. Kelly with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse involving four female victims, including three who were younger than 17. Below are details of the allegations in the grand jury indictments and outlined by the Cook County state's attorney....

Timeline of R. Kelly's life and career

Feb. 23, 2019 4:22 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — R&B singer R. Kelly has been charged with aggravated sexual abuse involving multiple victims dating back to 1998, marking the latest charges against a man trailed for decades by lurid rumors. A timeline of his life and career: — Jan. 8, 1967: Robert Sylvester Kelly is born in...

R&B singer R. Kelly arrives at a Chicago bond hearing in the new sexual abuse case against him

Feb. 23, 2019 1:50 PM EST
CHICAGO (AP) — R&B singer R. Kelly arrives at a Chicago bond hearing in the new sexual abuse case against him.

A look at allegations over the years against singer R. Kelly

Feb. 23, 2019 10:56 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — R&B star R. Kelly has been dogged for years by allegations that he sexually abused women and underage girls. He and his attorneys have repeatedly denied allegations of sexual misconduct. Here is a look at some of the different accusations that have been made against him: CHICAGO, AUGUST...

The Latest: Kelly lawyer: New charge may be from old case

Feb. 22, 2019 11:33 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on charges against singer R. Kelly (all times local): 9 p.m. R. Kelly's attorney says one of the charges the R&B star faces appears to be tied to a decade-old child pornography case. Steve Greenberg also told reporters shortly after Kelly turned himself in to Chicago police...

R. Kelly arrested, charged in Chicago with sexual abuse

Feb. 22, 2019 11:24 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly, the R&B star who has been trailed for decades by allegations that he violated underage girls and women and held some as virtual slaves, was charged Friday with aggravated sexual abuse involving four victims, including at least three between the ages of 13 and 17. In a brief...

Chicago police: R&B singer R. Kelly has been arrested

Feb. 22, 2019 9:36 PM EST
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police: R&B singer R. Kelly has been arrested.

Case against R. Kelly may be stronger this time

Feb. 22, 2019 7:59 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Tears streamed down R. Kelly's cheeks as a court official read a jury's not guilty verdict to all 14 counts of child pornography at his 2008 trial in Chicago. The R&B superstar had successfully dodged up to 15 years in prison and likely financial ruin. Eleven years later, Kelly, now 52,...