R. Kelly's fate now in jury's hands

After weeks of lurid testimony in a sexual misconduct trial, R. Kelly's fate is now in a jury's hands. A jury of seven men and five women began deliberating racketeering and sex trafficking charges against the R&B superstar.

Feds urge jury to convict R. Kelly; defense says accusers lied

Federal prosecutors told a jury they must hold R. Kelly "responsible for the pain he inflicted on each of his victims." But the disgraced singer's defense team had harsh words for the witnesses who have taken the stand in this sex-trafficking trial.

R. Kelly declines to testify at trial; closings begin

Closing arguments have begun in the sex trafficking trial of R&B singer R. Kelly. Prosecutors told jurors that they'd proved that Kelly for years got associates to help him target, groom and exploit girls, boys, and young women for his own sexual gratification. Kelly has vehemently denied the allegations.

NYU student shot outside Brooklyn campus

A student was standing outside NYU's Tandon School of Engineering in Brooklyn when he was shot. The student is expected to recover, a spokesperson said.

Expert witness: R. Kelly behavior mirrors abuse tactics

Prosecutors are inching closer to concluding their case at the R. Kelly sex-trafficking trial, calling two final witnesses to try to further cement allegations he groomed young victims for unwanted sex and psychological torment in episodes dating to the 1990s.

Prosecutors play R. Kelly tapes for jury

Prosecutors at the sex trafficking trial of R. Kelly have played video and audio recordings for the jury they say back up allegations he abused women and girls.

R. KELLY TIMELINE: Life, lurid rumors, lawsuits, criminal charges

R. Kelly has long faced allegations of lurid sexual behavior and abuse, some of which have been made public through documentaries or court documents. This is a timeline of Kelly's life, from his early days in Chicago through his rise and fall as an R&B artist.