R&B singer R. Kelly detained after child support hearing in Chicago

CHICAGO (Reuters) – R&B singer R. Kelly was taken into custody on Wednesday after a court hearing in Chicago in which he was ordered to pay $161,663 in child support he owes, according to a Cook County sheriff’s spokesman. Kelly was detained hours after CBS News aired an interview with the singer in which he lashed out against charges that he had sexually assaulted teenage girls. (Reporting Suzannah Gonzales in Chicago; Additional reporting by Jill Serjeant in Los Angeles; Writing by Steve Gorman; Editing by Lisa Shumaker)

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