R. Kelly has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for using his R&B superstardom to subject young fans to systematic sexual abuse.
Prosecutors say R. Kelly, the R&B superstar known for his anthem “I Believe I Can Fly,” deserves at least 25 years behind bars for sexually abusing women and girls.
A criminal conviction may be able to do to R. Kelly’s music what years of allegations couldn’t.
R. Kelly grew up in Chicago's housing projects and went on to have an illustrious musical career increasingly clouded by allegations of lurid behavior and sexual abuse.
Prosecutors at the R. Kelly sex trafficking trial ended their case after calling dozens of witnesses over the past month who detailed the government’s sweeping allegations against the singer in lurid detail.
Prosecutors want a New York City jury at the R. Kelly sex-trafficking trial to hear profane video and audio recordings they say demonstrate how he threatened his victims with violence.
A woman has testified that R&B hitmaker R. Kelly’s forced her and his other girlfriends to write fake blackmail letters that he wanted to have in hand in case he was ever charged with sexually abusing them.
R. Kelly has long faced allegations of lurid sexual behavior and abuse, some of which have been made public through documentaries or court documents.
After several delays, the first phase of the sex trafficking trial of R&B star R. Kelly has begun with jury selection in New York City.
Specialized rehab programs for pregnant women are a rarity, but experts say they're needed to reduce the number of babies born to mothers who are increasingly struggling with drug use.
A prayer vigil is planned outside the suburban New York hospital where rapper DMX remains on life support following a heart attack.