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After several delays because of the pandemic, R&B singer R. Kelly will go on trial in New York this summer.
- After several delays because of the pandemic, R. Kelly will go on trial here in New York this coming summer. A judge today giving federal prosecutors the green light to begin the process to move Kelly from Chicago, where he is being held, to New York City. The trial in Brooklyn federal court is set to begin on August 9th. Prosecutors allege Kelly led an enterprise made up of his managers, bodyguards, and other employees who helped him recruit women and girls for sex. Kelly has denied the charges.