Corrupt Chicago Police Sgt. Xavier Elizondo Gets More Than 7 Years In Prison For Lying To Get Warrants, Stealing Cash And DrugsLast October, Elizondo and Officer David Salgado were found guilty on all counts following a trial on conspiracy and obstruction of justice charges. 
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.
Trial Begins For Two Chicago Police Officers Accused Of Lying To Get Warrants, Stealing Drugs And CashSgt. Xavier Elizondo and Officer David Salgado have pleaded not guilty to conspiracy and obstruction of justice charges alleging they paid informants to lie to judges for search warrants.
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.
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.
Prosecutors Suggest More Defendants Could Be Charged In R. Kelly's Federal CaseKelly faces charges in Chicago accusing him of producing and receiving child pornography, obstruction of justice, and coercing minors to engage in sex.
R. Kelly To Be Transferred From Chicago To New York To Face Racketeering Charges Next MonthR. Kelly will be transferred from the federal lockup in downtown Chicago to New York, to face arraignment next month in a racketeering case accusing him of regularly recruiting women and girls at his concerts and sexually assaulting them.
R. Kelly Charges: Singer Faces Two Federal Indictments: Child Porn, Enticement, And Obstruction Charges In Chicago; Sex Trafficking Case In New YorkR. Kelly was arrested in Chicago Thursday night on 13 new federal charges including child pornography and obstruction of justice.