• The timeline of R. Kelly: From R&B superstar to convicted sex trafficker

    1 month ago - By WCVB

    Kelly, who was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years behind bars, still faces a trial in Chicago on charges of child pornography and obstruction of justice.
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  • R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years in sex trafficking case

    R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years in sex trafficking case

    1 month ago - By Arizona Daily Star

    Disgraced R&B superstar R. Kelly was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in prison for using his fame to sexually abuse young fans, including some who were just children, in a systematic scheme that went on for decades. Through tears and...
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  • R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years in prison

    R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years in prison

    1 month ago - By WGN TV

    NEW YORK - R&B star R. Kelly was sentenced to 30 years in prison Wednesday for using his superstardom to subject young fans - some just children - to systematic sexual abuse.
    The singer and songwriter, 55, was convicted of racketeering and sex trafficking last year at a trial that gave voice to accusers who had once wondered if their stories were being ignored because they were Black women.
    U.S. District Judge Ann Donnelly imposed the sentence after hearing from several survivors who attested to how Kelly's exploitation reverberated across their lives.
    “You made me do things that broke my...
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  • R. Kelly Sentenced To 30 Years In Sex Trafficking Case

    R. Kelly Sentenced To 30 Years In Sex Trafficking Case

    1 month ago - By Time

    NEW YORK - R&B star R. Kelly was sentenced to 30 years in prison Wednesday for using his superstardom to subject young fans - some just children - to systematic sexual abuse.
    The singer and songwriter , 55, was convicted of racketeering and sex trafficking last year at a trial that gave voice to accusers who had once wondered if their stories were being ignored because they were Black women.
    U.S. District Judge Ann Donnelly imposed the sentence after hearing from several survivors who attested to how Kelly's exploitation reverberated across their lives.
    “You made me do things that broke my...
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  • R. Kelly Gets Longer Sentence Than Ghislaine Maxwell After Separate Sex Trafficking Convictions

    R. Kelly Gets Longer Sentence Than Ghislaine Maxwell After Separate Sex Trafficking Convictions

    1 month ago - By News One

    R. Kelly appears during a hearing at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse in Chicago on September 17, 2019. |
    Disgraced singer R. Kelly was sentenced on Wednesday to 30 years in prison following his conviction last year for sex trafficking. He had been held at a detention center in New York City while awaiting sentencing.
    Last September, Kelly was convicted of racketeering and eight counts of an anti-sex trafficking law that could have seen him sent to prison for the rest of his life.
    Kelly's sentencing came one day after Ghislaine Maxwell, the longtime partner of notorious accused pedophile...
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  • R Kelly sentenced to 30 years in prison for sex crimes

    1 month ago - By Al Jazeera

    US singer was convicted last year in sex trafficking case after several survivors came forward with stories of abuse.
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