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R. Kelly to be taken in custody to New York to face racketeering charges there

CHICAGO - Indicted R&B singer R. Kelly has been ordered brought to New York in custody for his arraignment on sweeping racketeering charges alleging he systematically recruited young girls for sexual abuse at concerts across the country.

Kelly, who is being held without bond at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Chicago's Loop, will be brought by the U.S. Marshals Service to the federal courthouse in Brooklyn

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