An overseas trip by R. Kelly is in limbo after his criminal attorney asked for more time to provide details to the court about concerts the singer wants to perform next month in Dubai.
Court filings and comments by R.Kelly’s lead attorney after the R&B star was charged in February provide clues about an emerging legal strategy.
The lawsuit was filed Wednesday by the family of Vincent Juarez, who was a forklift operator at Henry Pratt Co. in Aurora and was killed in the Feb. 15 attack.
As he awaits trial on nearly a dozen charges of criminal sexual abuse, singer R. Kelly is asking a judge to let him travel overseas for a planned three-day concert in April.
The Chicago police union’s president alleges that the county’s top prosecutor interfered with the investigation of “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett before recusing herself.
The Illinois Supreme Court’s decision comes one month after the state filed its request. With its ruling, former police Officer Jason Van Dyke will continue serving his 81-month prison sentence.
Richard K. Booy, 50, pleaded guilty last year to one count of mail fraud. Prosecutors say he swindled more than $1 million from 15 victims between 2012 and 2016.
The dilemma of separating the sides of R. Kelly, who faces 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse, now confronts millions who listen to or perform the singer's music.
A Cook County judge on Friday OK’d cameras during the R&B singer’s upcoming court appearance next Friday.
The 31-year-old victim said she was grabbed and assaulted while walking southbound on the 6600 block of North Clark Street on Wednesday evening.
An acquaintance of R. Kelly’s recalled how the singer once lugged a duffel bag everywhere — to recording studios, film sets and gyms. Stuffed inside, she said, was a collection of his homemade VHS sex tapes.
The “Empire” actor entered the plea after his case was assigned to a new judge. He faces more than a dozen charges stemming from a staged attack he allegedly planned against himself.
R. Kelly’s publicist says the R&B singer wants his child support payments lowered, but it doesn’t appear that they were reduced during the most recent hearing in the case.
“Operation Road Rage,” as the investigation was known, led to the seizure of 1 kilogram of heroin, as well as approximately $100,000 in cash, five firearms and four vehicles.
An attorney for Jussie Smollett says she wants cameras in the courtroom throughout the “Empire” actor’s trial so that the public “can see the evidence and the lack thereof.”
A man who said he was cleaning out an old videotape collection found a tape that showed a man who appeared to be R. Kelly sexually abusing girls, he and his attorney said Sunday.