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R. Kelly convicted of child porn, enticing girls for sex

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal jury in Chicago convicted R. Kelly on Wednesday of producing child pornography and enticing girls for sex after a monthlong trial in his hometown, delivering another legal blow to the Grammy Award singer who was once one of the world's biggest R&B ...

Prosecutor: R. Kelly ‘degraded’ girl for his ‘sick pleasure’

CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly parlayed his fame as an R&B superstar to sexually abuse minors and record that abuse on video, a prosecutor told jurors Monday at the singer's federal trial on charges of child pornography and of rigging his 2008 state child pornography trial. Assistant U.S. ...

Defense rests at R. Kelly trial on trial-fixing charges

CHICAGO (AP) — The defense for R. Kelly and two co-defendants rested Friday at the R&B singer's trial on charges of trial-fixing, child pornography and enticing minors for sex, with closing arguments and the start of jury deliberations scheduled for early next week. Minutes before ...

New child protection proceeding video released

ST. PAUL – The Children’s Justice Initiative, a collaboration between the Minnesota Judicial Branch and the Minnesota Department of Human Services, has released an updated video providing a comprehensive overview of child protection proceedings. The video is offered in five languages: ...

Court Proceedings

Brown County District Court • Felony domestic assault and drug possession charges were filed Sept. 6 against Dustin C. A. Powell, 34, 116 Joyce Dr., Mankato. According to court documents, New Ulm Police responded Sept. 5 to a physical altercation report at a New Ulm group home. Patrol ...

Court Proceedings

Brown County District Court • Felony domestic assault and drug possession charges were filed Sept. 6 against Dustin C. A. Powell, 34, 116 Joyce Dr., Mankato. According to court documents, New Ulm Police responded Sept. 5 to a physical altercation report at a New Ulm group home. Patrol ...