R. Kelly arrested in Chicago for federal sex crimes 07/12/2019 2:40 am PDT Comments WGN via WGN: CHICAGO -- (WGN) -- Embattled singer R. Kelly was arrested Thursday for federal sex crime charges. The 52-year-old R&B singer was arrested in Chicago by the New York Police Department and Homeland Security investigators. No further information was provided. Kelly has been the subject of different sex abuse allegations dating back to 1998. FULL STORY: R. Kelly arrested in Chicago for federal sex crimes - WGN #Chicago #ChildMolestation #Illinois #WGN Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.