Judge Limits Access to R. Kelly's Chicago Recording Studio - NBC Chicago

Judge Limits Access to R. Kelly's Chicago Recording Studio

The ruling comes a week after Chicago building inspectors found code violations at the R&B star's recording studio on the city's near West Side during a court-ordered inspection

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    Inspection of R. Kelly's Property Underway

    An inspection of rapper R. Kelly's rental property on Chicago's Near West Side was scheduled to take place Wednesday. NBC 5’s Ash-har Quraishi has the latest.

    (Published Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019)

    A judge says a Chicago warehouse that R. Kelly is renting can be used only between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. and only as a recording studio. 

    The Chicago Sun-Times says the Cook County judge also prohibited use of the second floor Tuesday, after building inspectors found faulty stairs.

    The ruling comes a week after Chicago building inspectors found code violations at the R&B star's recording studio on the city's near West Side during a court-ordered inspection. Those violations included evidence the industrial space was used as a residence. 

    Kelly has come under fire after women featured on a Lifetime documentary series "Surviving R. Kelly" made new sexual misconduct allegations against the singer. Kelly has denied the allegations.

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