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Ill. high court denies request to unseal R. Kelly documents

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The Illinois Supreme Court on Monday denied without comment a motion to unseal documents in the child pornography case against…

The Illinois Supreme Court on Monday denied without comment a motion to unseal documents in the child pornography case against R&B singer R. Kelly.

The Chicago Sun-Times, the Chicago Tribune and the Associated Press filed an emergency motion in Cook County court last week, arguing a First Amendment right to the pretrial records and proceedings, but Judge Vincent Gaughan said this was not an emergency and instead scheduled a hearing on the matter for May 8.