R. Kelly arrested on federal sex crime charges

Headlines 12/07/2019

R. Kelly has been arrested by NYPD and Homeland Security in Chicago today on federal sex crime charges, per NBC New York.

The "Ignition" singer is reportedly being taken to New York city by authorities, with detaisl of the arrest and charges to be released tomorrow.

Kelly's publicist is also holding a press conference on Friday morning (US time), to make a comment on the arrests on behalf of the singer.

At this point, Kelly is looking at three changes, with one in New York and two in Chicago. WBEZ's Criminal Justice Reporter Patrick Smith reports that Kelly's charges include child pornography and obstruction of justice.