R. Kelly Absent At Hearing On Federal Charges, Attorney Says He Had Toenail Removed Due To InfectionKelly had a toenail removed due to an infection, and his attorney was worried someone might step on the injured toe while Kelly was being transported from jail to court.
Winnetka Man Charged With Sending Child Pornography To Undercover Agent On KikA Winnetka man stood charged with child pornography Wednesday, after authorities said he used the social media app Kik to send someone an explicit video of a minor.
R. Kelly's Federal Trial In Chicago Scheduled For Next AprilU.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber scheduled Kelly's trial to begin April 27, 2020. The trial is expected to last about three weeks.
Longtime R. Kelly Friend Says Singer Is 'Falsely Accused' Of Sex Crimes; 'He's Like God's Gift'“It’s very hard to see a man that’s been painted as a monster that I’ve never seen in 22 years. I’ve never seen none of this,” Kelly's longtime friend Dana Jackson said.
R. Kelly Wants Federal Judge To Reconsider Denying Him Bond On Child Pornography, Obstruction ChargesCalling the latest allegations against Kelly “as stale as old gym socks,” his defense team has argued he is not a flight risk, and not a danger to the public, and deserves to be granted bail.
Former Gurnee Police Explorers' Youth Program Adviser Charged With Child PornA former community service officer and adviser to the Police Explorer youth program in Gurnee was facing charges of possessing child pornography Tuesday.
Former Teacher Assistant In Northfield Facing Child Pornography ChargesA former substitute teacher and teaching assistant at Middlefork School in Northfield is facing child pornography charges, according to a letter sent out by the District 29 superintendent. 
Browser The Dog Helps FBI With Indiana Child Porn CaseChristianson's materials allegedly simple words and large fonts as well as sentences that rhymed. The books showed images and encouraged children to play naked with each other and with adults. The FBI contends the photos and illustrations in the books showed children "engaging in sexually explicit conduct." 
Volleyball Coach Admits To Enticing Boy, Possessing Child Pornography, Installing Hidden Restroom CameraA northwest suburban volleyball coach, who was found with dozens of child pornography images and videos of underage children using a public restroom, has agreed to a plea deal.
R. Kelly Pleads Not Guilty To Racketeering And Sex Trafficking Charges In New YorkR. Kelly pleaded not guilty Friday morning to racketeering and sex trafficking charges in New York, and a federal judge ordered him held without bail.
Judge Grants Protective Order For Evidence In R. Kelly's Case On Child Porn And Obstruction ChargesA federal judge has granted prosecutors’ request for an order restricting access to and what can be said publicly about evidence in singer R. Kelly’s child pornography and obstruction of justice case.