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Law Gives Child Sex Assault Victims More Time to File Suits

SACRAMENTO — California is giving childhood victims of sexual abuse more time to decide whether to file lawsuits, joining several states in expanding the statute of limitations for victims over warnings from school districts that the new rules could bankrupt t...
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R. Kelly Faces New Federal Charges of Sex Crimes, Cover Up

CHICAGO — Singer R. Kelly, already facing sexual abuse charges brought by Illinois prosecutors, was arrested in Chicago on sweeping federal indictments that accuse him and members of his entourage of recruiting women and girls to engage in illegal sexual activ...
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R. Kelly Pleads Not Guilty to 11 More Sex-Related Charges

CHICAGO — R&B singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty to 11 additional sex-related charges on Thursday, including four counts that carry a maximum prison term of 30 years in prison. Prosecutors did not ask the judge to raise the bond amount for Kelly during ...
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Woman Details Alleged 2003 Abuse by R. Kelly in TV Interview

CHICAGO — One of the four women whom R. Kelly is charged with sexually abusing — and the only one who wasn't underage when the alleged abuse occurred — publicly leveled her accusations against the R&B singer in a televised interview that aired Thursday. ...