September 28, 2021 7:11 am
Several accusers testified in lurid detail during the trial, alleging that Kelly subjected them to perverse and sadistic whims when they were underage.
September 23, 2021 11:33 am
Assistant US Attorney Elizabeth Geddes told jurors during her closing argument in Brooklyn federal court that Kelly's entourage of business managers, accountants, runners and other employees was "at his disposal."
September 02, 2021 7:53 am
On cross-examination, Kelly's lawyer Deveraux Cannick tried to poke holes in Faith's testimony, trying to show jurors it was her choice to keep seeing the singer despite her claims she did not always welcome his sexual advances.
September 01, 2021 9:12 am
The woman, who identified herself as Faith, said the May 2017 encounter occurred after a concert in Westbury, New York, that a Kelly assistant had arranged, two months after Faith first met the singer backstage at a concert in San Antonio.
August 31, 2021 2:12 pm
The singer, whose real name is Robert Sylvester Kelly, has denied the accusations and pleaded not guilty to the charges against him, which include a single count of racketeering and eight counts of violating an interstate anti-sex trafficking law known as the Mann Act.
July 12, 2019 11:48 am
R. Kelly was arrested in Chicago after he was indicted by a grand jury on 13 federal counts including sex crimes.
June 07, 2019 3:14 pm
According to the new indictment, the first eight counts are from encounters that allegedly occurred between January 1 and January 31, 2010. Three others pertain to alleged encounters between May 1, 2009, and January 31, 2010.
May 31, 2019 9:56 am
The four aggravated criminal sexual assault counts carry maximum terms of 30 years in prison. R Kelly is due in court to hear the new charges next Thursday.
March 10, 2019 4:25 pm
This was R Kelly's second trip to jail in a matter of weeks and the second time a person has stepped up with money to get Kelly out of jail.
February 26, 2019 8:23 pm
R Kelly walked out of a Chicago jail on Monday after posting 100,000 dollars bail that allows him to go free while awaiting trial on charges that he sexually abused four people dating back to 1998, including three underage girls.