R. Kelly adviser pleads guilty to stalking

Donnell Russell, a self-described manager and adviser to singer R. Kelly, pleaded guilty in Brooklyn federal court to an interstate stalking charge. The U.S. attorney said Russell used threats, harassment and intimidation to silence one of Kelly's sexual abuse victims.

Thousands march in NYC for abortion rights

Thousands of people marched and rallied in New York City on Monday to protest the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling to overturn Roe v. Wade. In doing so, the high court ended nearly 50 years of the federally protected constitutional right to have an abortion.

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.