Jailed R&B singer R. Kelly wants to shake up his legal defense team two months before he is set to go on trial in New York on federal racketeering charges.
A federal judge Tuesday set a new trial date in Chicago for R&B singer R. Kelly, though the judge acknowledged it is “not set in stone” given the unpredictability caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
A convicted gang member who said he beat up jailed R&B singer R. Kelly in a Chicago cell in August has been sentenced to life in prison for a racketeering conviction that involved two 1999 murders.
R. Kelly can remain behind bars awaiting multiple trials on child pornography and other charges in three states, an appeals court in New York said Tuesday as a lawyer for the R&B singer cited another inmate’s attack on Kelly last month as one reason he should receive bail.
Attorneys for R. Kelly want to question a convicted member of the Latin Kings gang who says he beat up the jailed R&B singer in a Chicago cell.
Embattled R&B star R. Kelly was attacked Wednesday by an inmate in Chicago's Metropolitan Correctional Center, according to his attorney Steve Greenberg.
R. Kelly’s manager has been arrested in California on charges that he threatened a shooting at a Manhattan theater two years ago, forcing an evacuation and the cancellation of the screening of a documentary addressing allegations that the singer had sexually abused women and girls.
Federal prosecutors announced charges Wednesday against three men accused of threatening and intimidating women who have accused R&B singer R. Kelly of abuse, including one man suspected of setting fire to a vehicle in Florida.
A federal judge in New York on Tuesday denied R&B singer R. Kelly’s request for release from jail in Chicago because he was concerned he could contract the coronavirus while behind bars.
R&B singer R. Kelly cited the novel coronavirus in asking a federal judge Thursday to free him from a federal jail in Chicago.
Federal prosecutors hit R. Kelly with more criminal charges Friday, accusing the disgraced R&B singer of having unprotected sex with a girl in 2015 without disclosing he had herpes.
R. Kelly, 53, stood silently in orange prison garb with his hands behind his back as his attorney entered a not guilty plea on his behalf at the arraignment hearing in Chicago.
An updated federal indictment against R. Kelly filed Friday in Chicago includes sex abuse allegations involving a new accuser, adding to the jailed jailed singer’s mounting legal challenges across three states.
A judge on Thursday agreed to allow a girlfriend of R. Kelly retrieve her belongings from the singer's home in Trump Tower in Chicago, where authorities say she assaulted one of Kelly's other girlfriends earlier this month.
The singer, who remains in jail, would not attend the hearing, his attorney Steve Greenberg said.
Joycelyn Savage, 24, was taken into custody after allegedly punching a 22-year-old woman in the face Wednesday, police said. She was charged with misdemeanor domestic battery.
Chicago police say two girlfriends of R. Kelly fought Wednesday inside the embattled singer’s Trump Tower condominium , resulting in one of the women being taken to a nearby hospital.
A year later, Lifetime is readying a follow-up series, series "Surviving R. Kelly Part II: The Reckoning" with one major difference: this time, he will be behind bars when it airs.
Singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges he schemed with others to pay for a fake ID for an unnamed female a day before he married R&B singer Aaliyah, then 15 years old, in a secret ceremony in 1994.
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.