Latest R. Kelly News

Judge sets Sept. 14 trial date for R. Kelly's state trial

Dec. 4, 2019 7:23 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A Cook County judge on Wednesday ordered singer R. Kelly to stand trial on one of four sexual abuse cases on Sept. 14, but it remains unclear which of the cases prosecutors will take to trial first. During the hearing in Chicago, Judge Lawrence Flood told prosecutors he wants to know by...

Infected toe stops R. Kelly from attending court hearing

Oct. 30, 2019 4:11 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly's lawyer has told a federal judge that an infected toe prevented the R&B star from attending a hearing in his child pornography case in Chicago. Kelly is detained at a jail two blocks from the courthouse and had been expected to appear at Wednesday's status hearing. But defense...

R. Kelly's former divorce lawyer seeks $12,000 from singer

Oct. 22, 2019 12:46 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly's former divorce lawyer has asked an Illinois judge to order the R&B singer to pay her more than $12,000 in fees. Lisa Damico worked for Kelly when he faced jail time in March for failing to pay more than $160,000 in child support and education expenses for his daughter. The...