R. Kelly Avoids Arrest By Appearing In Chicago Court
First Published: December 20, 2007 11:57 AM EST Credit: AP
CHICAGO, Ill. -- R. Kelly avoided arrest Thursday by appearing in a Chicago court for a hearing in his child pornography case. A warrant for the R&B superstar was entered Wednesday after he missed a scheduled appearance. Kelly’s lawyer said his tour bus was stopped by police in Utah after a log showed the driver hadn’t had enough rest, causing Kelly to miss the 9 a.m. hearing. Kelly is in the midst of a prolonged legal fight after prosecutors say he allegedly videotaped sex acts with a teenage girl. He has pleaded not guilty. A judge is expected to set a trial date during Kelly’s Thursday appearance.
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