Chicago

R. Kelly Ordered To Pay Some Victims For Therapy And Herpes Treatment

He’s required to pay at least $300,000 to a pair of his victims.
09/29/2022

Exclusive: A Conversation With Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot – Facing The Challenges As The Windy City Emerges From The Pandemic

In BET.com’s latest ‘Conversation With the Mayor’ we go to Chicago where the mayor explains how she has dealt with crime, the economy and other issues and how it has framed her.
09/20/2022

Vic Mensa Gives Away $10K Worth Of Gas In Chicago

The giveaway was in partnership with his cannabis company 93 Boyz.
09/19/2022

R. Kelly Found Guilty On Multiple Charges Of Sex Crimes

The disgraced singer was convicted of child pornography and enticing minors for sex.
09/14/2022

How Treating Gun Violence Like A Disease Helps Stem The Rise In Deadly Shootings

Violence Interrupters are the centerpiece in nationwide Cure Violence programs, but their leaders are fighting an uphill battle.
09/12/2022

Chicago Prosecutors Fear for Safety of R. Kelly Jurors In Upcoming Trial

An Illinois judge was asked to conceal juror identities to prevent harassment
08/09/2022

Illinois Governor Notes 'White Supremacy Symbol' Connected To Accused July Fourth Mass Shooter

Gov. J.B. Pritzker responded to complaints that Chicago shootings don’t receive equal attention as the Highland Park incident.
07/11/2022