Tag: R. Kelly

R. Kelly Doesn’t Have Freedom, Money For Legal Battle

“You are almost better off asking what’s not different for him, the situation is like night and day,” said Renato Mariotti, a former federal prosecutor in Chicago. “R. Kelly is now facing an array of challenges that he wasn’t facing years ago and the resources the federal government can bring to bear far exceed anything he faced in state court.”

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R. Kelly Expected To Appear For Court Hearing Tuesday

A judge is expected to rule on whether Kelly can be released on bond in the Chicago indictment before facing the New York charges. Prosecutors want Kelly to remain in federal custody, where he’s been since his arrest Thursday, because they say he’s dangerous and a flight risk.

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Feds Bring New Sex Crime Charges Against R. Kelly

He was arrested after the indictment was handed down earlier Thursday in federal court for the Northern District of Illinois. He is scheduled to be arraigned in Chicago federal court on Tuesday afternoon.

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R. Kelly’s Lawyers Ask Judge To Dismiss Sex Abuse Lawsuit

The plaintiff is one of four accusers in a separate criminal case . The suit was filed just before Kelly was charged in February with criminal sexual abuse. He denies ever abusing anyone.

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R. Kelly Charged With 11 New Sex-Related Counts In Chicago

“They are the same conduct, just charged differently,” Greenberg said. “Same alleged victim, same timeframe, same facts.”

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R. Kelly Judgment Withdrawn After Lawyers Say He Can’t Read

“He’s not a deadbeat dad,” Kelly’s attorney Lisa Damico told reporters after Wednesday’s hearing, the Chicago Sun-Times reported. “All he wants to do is do right by his kids.”

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Amid Legal Troubles, Avenatti Scrutinized For R. Kelly Role

The singer’s lead attorney, Steve Greenberg, said in comments to reporters and a court filing that Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx relied way too much on Avenatti in deciding in late February to bring charges against Kelly, saying Avenatti’s involvement irreparably tainted the case.

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Kelly’s Lawyer Back Off Request To Travel To Dubai, Speculation About Mueller’s Final Report Grows

Kelly’s Lawyer Back Off Request To Travel To Dubai. Speculation About Mueller’s Final Report Grows. Arrest Made In Threats Against Charlottesville High School.

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R Kelly Says Ex-Wife Destroyed His Name, Others Stole Money

The 52-year old singer was jailed Wednesday after he said he couldn’t afford to pay $161,000 in back child support. He said he had “zero” relationship with his three children but knew they love him. Kelly

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