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Case against R. Kelly may be stronger this time

CHICAGO — Tears streamed down R. Kelly cheeks as a court official read a jury's not guilty verdict to all 14 counts of child pornography at his 2008 trial in Chicago.
'Empire' producers cut Smollett from season's last episodes

'Empire' producers cut Smollett from season's last episodes

CHICAGO — Actor Jussie Smollett's character on "Empire" will be removed from the final two episodes of this season in the wake of his arrest on charges that he staged a racist, anti-gay attack on himself last month in downtown Chicago, producers of t

R. Kelly's European concerts in doubt after new charges

R. Kelly's hopes of doing a tour of Europe in April have been all but dashed now that he is facing new criminal charges.
Judge dismisses charges over boy's death on waterslide

Judge dismisses charges over boy's death on waterslide

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A judge dismissed criminal charges Friday against a Kansas water park owner and the designer of a 17-story slide on which a 10-year-old boy was decapitated in 2016.

Moove on: No more 'cow-tipping' shirts at Oklahoma airport

OKLAHOMA CITY — The mayor of Oklahoma City is celebrating the completion of a personal mission: ridding the city's airport of cow-tipping T-shirts.
Virginia Republicans invite Fairfax's accusers to testify

Virginia Republicans invite Fairfax's accusers to testify

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia House Republicans announced plans Friday to hold a public hearing where Lt. Gov.