Singer R. Kelly was arrested in Chicago on Thursday night on federal sex crime charges, sources told CNN.
Kelly is charged with sex trafficking in New York and attempting to influence a case in Atlanta, and was arrested while walking his dog, a source with knowledge of the arrest said.
His arrest comes after a 13-count indictment in the Northern District of Illinois that includes child pornography and obstruction of justice charges, said Joseph Fitzpatrick, assistant US attorney for the Northern District of Illinois
The New York Police Department, Homeland Security Investigation and other federal partners assisted in the arrest, a law enforcement source said.
Donald Trump stokes fear and conspiracy on path to 2020:
“This is part of a broader left-wing effort to erode the rights of the American citizen,” he said.
Cleveland police say a man with a history of domestic violence killed 2 adults and 2 children:
Cleveland Police say a man with a history of domestic violence killed a woman, two children — including one of his own — and then fatally shot a neighbor who happened to be in the area.
The suspect, Armond Johnson, was arrested and charged with aggravated murder for Tuesday’s quadruple homicide, in which two adults were shot multiple times and two children died of smoke inhalation from a fire.
“It is not lost upon us the fact that we are charging the father of one of the children in this crime,” said Cleveland Police Lt. Ali Pillow.
Amazon plans to retrain 100,000 employees:
Amazon announced it will spend $700 million over the next six years to help retrain a third of its US workforce to adapt to an economy increasingly disrupted by automation and new technology.
The training, which will be voluntary, expands upon Amazon’s existing programs and initiatives. The idea is to help Amazon (AMZN) employees progress into more advanced jobs or even new positions outside of the company. It will be available to 100,000 workers by 2025.
Amazon is calling the plan “Upskilling 2025.” Workers could use the training to transfer between positions that, without the training, they might not have been qualified for.
6 babies and 6 employees at a hospital have tested positive for a drug-resistant infection:
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Children’s Hospital confirmed on Monday 12 cases of a drug-resistant staph infection in its neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), according to a statement from the hospital.