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A dramatic legal saga that began in a Cook County courtroom 20 years ago drew to a close in a Chicago federal courtroom today as disgraced R&B superstar R. Kelly was sentenced to an additional year in prison on his conviction here.
U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber sentenced Kelly to an additional year consecutive to his 30-year term out of federal court in New York, as well as 19 concurrent years on convictions related to child pornography and sexual conduct with minors.
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