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The latest delay came after Kelly’s attorney, Jennifer Bonjean, wrote in a motion that her sentencing mitigation experts would not be able to interview Kelly in jail until May 26 at the earliest due to delays in approval by the U.S. Bureau of Prisons. Their report would not be completed until June 9, Bonjean said.

A jury found Kelly guilty of 12 individual illegal acts, including sex with multiple underage girls as well as a 1994 scheme to bribe an Illinois public aid official to get a phony ID for 15-year-old singer Aaliyah so the two could get married.

He’s also accused in federal court in Chicago of conspiring with two associates to rig his 2008 child pornography case in Cook County and hide years of alleged sexual abuse of young girls.

A jury trial in that case is scheduled to kick off on Aug. 1.

—Chicago Tribune

Fetterman 'feeling good,' raising funds as he recovers


PITTSBURGH — Two days after he became the Democrats' standard-bearer in one of the country's most important U.S. Senate races, Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman was continuing to rest in a Lancaster hospital, recovering from a stroke he had late last week.

Campaign spokesman Joe Calvello told the Post-Gazette on Thursday that Fetterman is "feeling good today, he is up and walking around and talking to hospital staff and doctors about his recovery plans and his campaign staff about his massive primary win."

Fetterman's pacemaker — implanted Tuesday with a defibrillator — is "functioning perfectly," Calvello said, and a neurologist continues to say he will "make a full recovery," according to the campaign.

Though their candidate is unable to return to the campaign trail, donors are trying to make sure that when he does, he'll have the money to fight in all 67 counties — a key part of his campaign pitch.


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