New York Judge Rejects R. Kelly's Request To Go Free Due To Coronavirus Risk In JailKelly, 53, has been held at the Metropolitan Correctional Center since his arrest on federal charges in Chicago and New York last July.
R. Kelly's Laywers Seek To Throw Out Racketeering Charge In New YorkKelly's defense team says the racketeering case in New York is an attempt at an "end run" around the statue of limitation on the underlying claims of illegal sexual activity.
Federal Prosecutors To Seek Early 2021 Trial For Ald. Edward Burke's Corruption CaseProsecutors revealed they have turned over a vast amount of evidence so far, but are waiting until six months before trial before turning over some materials to the defense.
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.
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.
Alderman Burke Pleads Not Guilty Federal Corruption ChargesAld. Edward Burke (14th) pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a new round of federal corruption charges, as Mayor Lori Lightfoot is calling for his resignation.
Former CPD Sergeant Eddie Hicks Found Guilty, Spent 14 Years On The LamA former Chicago police sergeant accused of leading a crew that shook down drug dealers for cash, drugs, and weapons in the 1990s was found guilty on all charges on Monday.
Former CPD Sergeant Eddie Hicks To Go On Trial On Corruption Charges, After 14 Years On The LamA former Chicago police sergeant accused of leading a crew that shook down drug dealers for cash, drugs, and weapons in the 1990s is set to go on trial Monday, after spending 14 years on the run.
Six Gang Members Indicted In HammondThe indictment charges the gang members with racketeering and drug charges as far back as 1999.
Guilty Verdicts In Black Souls Gang Racketeering TrialFourteen other Black Souls members pled guilty before the trial.
Jurors To Be Sequestered In Black Souls Racketeering TrialProsecutors on Monday compared the six square blocks of the West Side controlled by the Black Souls to technology behemoth Apple Inc., while defense lawyers said the street gang was simply a “random collection of dudes.”
Gang Informant Built Case Against Black Souls, Did Crimes On The SideAs his FBI handler testified last week before Alex Williams took the stand, informants seldom are Boy Scouts.
Black Souls Racketeering Trial Opens, Set To Last More Than 2 MonthsCook County prosecutors allege the gang was behind a multimillion-dollar drug business and at least six murders.