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.
Lake County Inmate Removes Baggie From Buttocks And Swallows It During Intake SearchAn inmate at the Lake County Jail in Illinois removed a baggie containing an unknown substance from between his buttocks and swallowed it early Thursday morning, authorities say.
Ald. Proco 'Joe' Moreno Released From Custody On Felony Charges Of Insurance Fraud, Obstruction Of JusticeAld. Proco 'Joe' Moreno has been charged with insurance fraud and obstruction of justice, both felonies, police said Wednesday.
Steffon Gonzalez, Of Hobart, Indicted For Threats Against President TrumpSteffon Gonzalez, 20, has been charged with two counts of threats against the president and one count of obstruction of justice.
Two Relatives Of Harvey Mayor Eric Kellogg, Two Police Officers, Two Others Charged In Federal ProbeTwo relatives of high-ranking city of Harvey officials, two Harvey police officers, and two others have been charged in a federal corruption probe, hours after FBI agents raided the Harvey Police Department, and a Planning and Development office at the south suburban city hall.
3 Chicago Police Officers Acquitted Of Cover-Up In Laquan McDonald ShootingThree current and former Chicago Police officers have been acquitted of criminal charges accusing them of conspiring to cover up the circumstances of the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald in 2014 in an effort to protect fellow officer Jason Van Dyke.
Judge To Issue Verdict In Chicago Police Cover-Up CaseDuring the trial, prosecutors argued that the reports written by the three about the October 2014 shooting included some of the same lies they say were designed to protect Officer Jason Van Dyke.
Judge Denies Acquittals In Trial Of Alleged Cover-Up Of Laquan McDonald ShootingA judge has denied defense requests for directed acquittals in the trial of three Chicago police officers charged with lying about the shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald.