The embattled singer - dogged for decades by sexual abuse allegations involving underage women - has a court date scheduled for March 8 in Chicago, where he resides, the official told AFP.
There are four alleged victims, according to U.S. media who have seen court records, some of whom were aged 13 to 16 at the time of their assaults.
Police in Cook County, Illinois are looking to arrested R. Kelly and looking to charge him with sexual assault. The instances of alleged abuse took place between 1998 and 2010.
But last month's release of an explosive docu-series entitled "Surviving R. Kelly" once again brought accusations against him to the fore, while a #MuteRKelly movement aimed at preventing his music from airing has gained steam.
Another attorney, Michael Avenatti, has recently claimed that he provided the Cook County State Attorney's Office with a 45-minute videotape of R. Kelly engaging in sexual acts with a minor, who is said to be 14 years old.
Moments before the Friday charges were announced, Avenatti ominously tweeted: "It's over".
Kelly's arrest comes after a wave of women hit him with a variety of sexual misconduct and rape charges.
His attorney, Steven Greenberg has said his client denies any wrongdoing.
The estranged couple made multiple efforts to keep their family together and went therapy for their relationship troubles. Kylie Jenner was snapchatting her bestie Jordyn Woods just hours after she was allegedly with Tristan Thompson .
They twinned in dark duster coats - Meghan specifically wore a navy coat by Victoria Beckham and pointed boots by Tamara Mellon . Martin served as Markle's makeup artist on her wedding day and was seen arriving with a hairstylist and a polka dot dress.
How any model could suggest Harper and Machado aren't worth the price tag is beyond us, yet here we are, still waiting. The San Diego Padres have made serious bids to sign Bryce Harper and Manny Machado in free agency.
He described having conversations with Deputy Attorney General Rob Rosenstein concerning Trump's alleged obstruction of justice. Edgar Hoover, ' Trump lectured in the Oval Office as Austria's young right-wing chancellor listened.
Bloomberg cited sources who claimed Disney has followed suit, though the company did not immediately return a request for comment. While YouTube has been trying to respond to the scandal, it appears another "ad-pocalypse" is about to hit content creators.
Cummings took over the Oversight Committee after Democrats gained control of the House in November's mid-term elections. Monico said in Wednesday's letter that Cohen needs to be monitored by his physician during his recovery.
The species, Megachile pluto , also known as Wallace's giant bee, is around four times bigger than the European honeybee. During this time, he documented some aspects of its behavior-like how it builds nests inside termite mounds.
Sergio Ramos picked up a late red card as his team slumped to a shock 2-1 La Liga defeat to Girona at the Bernabeu. Girona nearly scored again, Portu's shot rattling the outside of the post, and then they did.
Chris Gayle Sets New Record In International Cricket
London's iconic Nelson's Column played a central role in marking 100 days to go to the greatest ever ICC Men's Cricket World Cup . But Swann warned that England would face several tough opponents in their quest for World Cup glory.
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Remarkably, Suarez has now gone 1,511 minutes away from home in the Champions League without scoring or even setting up a goal. He [must] be reserving himself, football is a game of margins. "The important thing is to have chances".