The leader of an Illinois anti-government militia group who authorities say masterminded the 2017 bombing of a Minnesota mosque was sentenced Monday to 53 years in prison.
Prosecutors say R. Kelly is a predator who lured girls, boys and young women with his fame. Kelly's attorney told jurors they'll have to sort through "a mess of lies" from women with an agenda.
Here's what to know about R Kelly's criminal trial in New York, which began Wednesday.
Legal experts say charging R. Kelly under the racketeering statute commonly referred to by the acronym RICO is likely uncharted territory for the law, which was originally designed to go after mafia bosses.
Three of four inmates who escaped from a county jail in western Illinois have been captured, officials said.
An 80-year-old Lincoln man told police that he shot his wife in the head because she had advanced Alzheimer's disease and he couldn't take care of her anymore.
After two years in a federal jail in Chicago, indicted singer R. Kelly has been brought to New York in preparation for his racketeering trial that’s scheduled to begin later this summer.
R. Kelly is set to go to trial Aug. 9 on charges alleging he ran a criminal enterprise that recruited women and girls for illegal sexual contact, then isolated and threatened them to keep them under control.
A former Minnesota state trooper who stopped at a crash scene in March 2020 took the victim’s cell phone and texted himself her nude photos, he admitted in court.
An Iowa man pictured prominently ahead of a crowd of insurgents inside the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 attack says "he feels deceived, recognizing that he bought into a pack of lies."
From Herald & Review media partner WCIA: Law enforcement is outside Carle Hospital in Urbana after a Champaign police officer was shot and killed.
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