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The Latest: Detroit police probe R. Kelly sex assault claim

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Musician R. Kelly arrives at the Daley Center for a hearing in his child support case at the Daley Center, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Chicago. Kelly was charged last month with sexually abusing four females dating back to 1998, including three underage girls. He's pleaded not guilty. (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the sexual abuse case against R&B singer R. Kelly (all times local):

9:55 a.m.

Authorities are looking into a woman's claims that R&B singer R. Kelly had sex with her in 2001 in Detroit when she was 13 years old.

Detroit police Chief James Craig said Wednesday that his department received information about the alleged assault from police in Chicago last month. He says the woman, who is now 30, no longer lives in Michigan and that his department is trying to speak with her and her attorney.

Kelly is charged in Chicago with aggravated sexual abuse pertaining to four women years ago, including three who were underage at the time. The singer has denied wrongdoing and pleaded not guilty.

Kelly's defense attorney, Steve Greenberg, has said the singer never knowingly had sex with anyone who was underage. He wasn't immediately available Thursday to comment about the Detroit allegations.

A judge sent Kelly to jail Wednesday after he said he couldn't afford to pay $161,000 in back child support.

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8:45 a.m.

Embattled R&B singer R. Kelly says he went to his bank for the first time by himself only about three weeks ago and discovered he had $350,000 left.

Kelly is one of the best-selling music artists of all time. He told "CBS This Morning" in an interview that aired Thursday that other people stole from his accounts and he was "tired of not knowing where my money was."

He later acknowledged: "A lot of it's on me."

A judge sent Kelly to jail Wednesday after he said he couldn't afford to pay $161,000 in back child support. He spent a weekend in jail before bond was posted for him last month when he was charged with sexually abusing three girls and a woman in Chicago.

Kelly says he told a bank teller to start a new account. He says he was indicted the next day but couldn't' access his money because the account needed a few days to clear.

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6:50 a.m.

R&B star R. Kelly blames his ex-wife for "destroying" his name and says others have stolen from his bank account.

"CBS This Morning" aired the second installment of its interview with the embattled singer Thursday. Kelly is facing sexual abuse charges in Chicago and a judge sent Kelly to jail on Wednesday after he said he couldn't afford to pay $161,000 in back child support.

In the TV interview, Kelly asks: "How can I pay child support if my ex-wife is destroying my name and I can't work?" Kelly shouted and cried about his financial situation and his relationship with his three children.

He says his wife was lying when she alleged he had abused her. Kelly says he has "zero" relationship with his children, but says he knows they love him

Kelly also says other people have rifled his bank account.

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12 a.m.

R. Kelly remains in a Chicago jail as more of his nationally televised interview is set to air.

The R&B singer was taken into custody Wednesday after telling a judge he could not pay $161,000 in back child support. Earlier in the day, "CBS This Morning" aired an interview in which Kelly pleaded with viewers to believe that he'd never had sex with anyone under 17 and never held anyone against her will.

More of the interview is expected to air Thursday.

The interview was his first public defense since being charged with sexually abusing three girls and a woman.

Experts say the TV appearance was risky and could backfire if it gives prosecutors more information to use against him at trial.

In this Wednesday, March 6, 2019 booking photo released by the Cook County Sheriff’s Office is R. Kelly. A Cook County Sheriff's Office official says singer Kelly won't be released from jail until he pays $161,000 in back child support he owes. Sheriff's office spokeswoman Sophia Ansari says Kelly was taken into custody Wednesday during a hearing over the child support and that his next hearing is scheduled for next Wednesday, March 13. (Cook County Sheriff’s Office via AP)
Musician R. Kelly arrives at the Daley Center for a hearing in his child support case at the Daley Center, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Chicago. Kelly was charged last month with sexually abusing four females dating back to 1998, including three underage girls. He's pleaded not guilty.  (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
In this March 5, 2019 photo provided by CBS, R&B singer R. Kelly gestures while making a point during an interview with Gayle King on
Musician R. Kelly arrives at the Daley Center for a hearing in his child support case at the Daley Center, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Chicago. Kelly was charged last month with sexually abusing four females dating back to 1998, including three underage girls. He's pleaded not guilty.  (AP Photo/Matt Marton) (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
Musician R. Kelly arrives at the Daley Center for a hearing in his child support case at the Daley Center, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Chicago. Kelly was charged last month with sexually abusing four females dating back to 1998, including three underage girls. He's pleaded not guilty.   (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
Musician R. Kelly arrives at the Daley Center for a hearing in his child support case at the Daley Center, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Chicago. Kelly was charged last month with sexually abusing four females dating back to 1998, including three underage girls. He's pleaded not guilty.   (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
Musician R. Kelly arrives at the Daley Center for a hearing in his child support case at the Daley Center, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Chicago. Kelly was charged last month with sexually abusing four females dating back to 1998, including three underage girls. He's pleaded not guilty.   (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
Darryll Johnson, publicist for musician R. Kelly speaks to the media at the Daley Center after a hearing in Kelly's child support case in which he allegedly owes $161,663 to his ex-wife, at the Daley Center, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Chicago. R. Kelly was arrested and sent back to jail. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
Darryll Johnson, publicist for musician R. Kelly speaks to the media at the Daley Center after a hearing in Kelly's child support case in which he allegedly owes $161,663 to his ex-wife, at the Daley Center, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Chicago. R. Kelly was arrested and sent back to jail. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
In this frame from video provided by CBS, R. Kelly talks during an interview with Gayle King on
In this Feb. 23, 2019, photo, Azriel Clary, left, 21, and Joycelyn Savage, 23, leave the the Leighton Criminal Courthouse in Chicago following R&B star R. Kelly's first court appearance on sexual abuse charges.
Timothy Savage, left, and his wife Jonjelyn Savage discuss their daughter's relationship with R&B singer R. Kelly at a press conference with their attorney on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Decatur, Ga. The family claims they haven't seen their daughter, Joycelyn Savage, for years and blame Kelly for maintaining a cult-like influence over her. The recording artist has been trailed for decades by allegations that he violated underage girls and women and held some as virtual slaves. (AP Photo/Ron Harris)
In this frame from video provided by CBS, R. Kelly talks during an interview with Gayle King on
In this frame from video provided by CBS, R. Kelly talks during an interview with Gayle King on "CBS This Morning" broadcast Wednesday, March 6, 2019. CBS' King proves unflappable during an emotional interview with R&B star R. Kelly that aired on "CBS This Morning." King's composure with an emotional R. Kelly about the sex abuse charges against him may have garnered more attention than his comments on the matter. (CBS via AP)
Musician R. Kelly arrives at the Daley Center for a hearing in his child support case at the Daley Center, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Chicago. Kelly was charged last month with sexually abusing four females dating back to 1998, including three underage girls. He's pleaded not guilty.   (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
Musician R. Kelly arrives at the Daley Center for a hearing in his child support case at the Daley Center, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Chicago. Kelly was charged last month with sexually abusing four females dating back to 1998, including three underage girls. He's pleaded not guilty. (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
Musician R. Kelly arrives at the Daley Center for a hearing in his child support case at the Daley Center, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Chicago. Kelly was charged last month with sexually abusing four females dating back to 1998, including three underage girls. He's pleaded not guilty.  (AP Photo/Matt Marton) (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
Musician R. Kelly arrives at the Daley Center for a hearing in his child support case at the Daley Center, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Chicago. Kelly was charged last month with sexually abusing four females dating back to 1998, including three underage girls. He's pleaded not guilty. (AP Photo/Matt Marton) (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
Musician R. Kelly arrives at the Daley Center for a hearing in his child support case at the Daley Center, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Chicago. Kelly was charged last month with sexually abusing four females dating back to 1998, including three underage girls. He's pleaded not guilty.   (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
Musician R. Kelly arrives at the Daley Center for a hearing in his child support case at the Daley Center, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Chicago. Kelly was charged last month with sexually abusing four females dating back to 1998, including three underage girls. He's pleaded not guilty. (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
Darryll Johnson, publicist for musician R. Kelly speaks to the media at the Daley Center after a hearing in Kelly's child support case in which he allegedly owes $161,663 to his ex-wife, at the Daley Center, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Chicago. R. Kelly was arrested and sent back to jail. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
Darryll Johnson, publicist for musician R. Kelly speaks to the media at the Daley Center after a hearing in Kelly's child support case in which he allegedly owes $161,663 to his ex-wife, at the Daley Center, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Chicago. R. Kelly was arrested and sent back to jail. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
In this Wednesday, March 6, 2019 booking photo released by the Cook County Sheriff’s Office is R. Kelly. A Cook County Sheriff's Office official says singer Kelly won't be released from jail until he pays $161,000 in back child support he owes. Sheriff's office spokeswoman Sophia Ansari says Kelly was taken into custody Wednesday during a hearing over the child support and that his next hearing is scheduled for next Wednesday, March 13. (Cook County Sheriff’s Office via AP)
In this Wednesday, March 6, 2019 booking photo released by the Cook County Sheriff’s Office is R. Kelly. A Cook County Sheriff's Office official says singer Kelly won't be released from jail until he pays $161,000 in back child support he owes. Sheriff's office spokeswoman Sophia Ansari says Kelly was taken into custody Wednesday during a hearing over the child support and that his next hearing is scheduled for next Wednesday, March 13. (Cook County Sheriff’s Office via AP)
Timothy Savage, left, and his wife Jonjelyn Savage discuss their daughter's relationship with R&B singer R. Kelly at a press conference with their attorney on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Decatur, Ga. The family claims they haven't seen their daughter, Joycelyn Savage, for years and blame Kelly for maintaining a cult-like influence over her. The recording artist has been trailed for decades by allegations that he violated underage girls and women and held some as virtual slaves. (AP Photo/Ron Harris)
Timothy Savage, left, and his wife Jonjelyn Savage discuss their daughter's relationship with R&B singer R. Kelly at a press conference with their attorney on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Decatur, Ga. The family claims they haven't seen their daughter, Joycelyn Savage, for years and blame Kelly for maintaining a cult-like influence over her. The recording artist has been trailed for decades by allegations that he violated underage girls and women and held some as virtual slaves. (AP Photo/Ron Harris)
Darryll Johnson, publicist for musician R. Kelly speaks to the media at the Daley Center after a hearing in Kelly's child support case in which he allegedly owes $161,663 to his ex-wife, at the Daley Center, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Chicago. R. Kelly was arrested and sent back to jail. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
Darryll Johnson, publicist for musician R. Kelly speaks to the media at the Daley Center after a hearing in Kelly's child support case in which he allegedly owes $161,663 to his ex-wife, at the Daley Center, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Chicago. R. Kelly was arrested and sent back to jail. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
In this March 5, 2019 photo provided by CBS, R&B singer R. Kelly gestures while making a point during an interview with Gayle King on
In this March 5, 2019 photo provided by CBS, R&B singer R. Kelly gestures while making a point during an interview with Gayle King on "CBS This Morning" broadcast. The R&B singer gave his first interview since being charged last month with sexually abusing four females dating back to 1998, including three underage girls. Kelly has pleaded not guilty to 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse. (Lazarus Jean-Baptiste/CBS via AP)
In this Feb. 23, 2019, photo, Azriel Clary, left, 21, and Joycelyn Savage, 23, leave the the Leighton Criminal Courthouse in Chicago following R&B star R. Kelly's first court appearance on sexual abuse charges.
In this Feb. 23, 2019, photo, Azriel Clary, left, 21, and Joycelyn Savage, 23, leave the the Leighton Criminal Courthouse in Chicago following R&B star R. Kelly's first court appearance on sexual abuse charges. "CBS This Morning" interviews with the two women who live with Kelly — Savage and Clary — will air Thursday, March 7. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
Musician R. Kelly arrives at the Daley Center for a hearing in his child support case at the Daley Center, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Chicago. Kelly was charged last month with sexually abusing four females dating back to 1998, including three underage girls. He's pleaded not guilty.   (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
Musician R. Kelly arrives at the Daley Center for a hearing in his child support case at the Daley Center, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Chicago. Kelly was charged last month with sexually abusing four females dating back to 1998, including three underage girls. He's pleaded not guilty. (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
Musician R. Kelly arrives at the Daley Center for a hearing in his child support case at the Daley Center, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Chicago. Kelly was charged last month with sexually abusing four females dating back to 1998, including three underage girls. He's pleaded not guilty.  (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
Musician R. Kelly arrives at the Daley Center for a hearing in his child support case at the Daley Center, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Chicago. Kelly was charged last month with sexually abusing four females dating back to 1998, including three underage girls. He's pleaded not guilty. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
Musician R. Kelly arrives at the Daley Center for a hearing in his child support case at the Daley Center, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Chicago. Kelly was charged last month with sexually abusing four females dating back to 1998, including three underage girls. He's pleaded not guilty. (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
Musician R. Kelly arrives at the Daley Center for a hearing in his child support case at the Daley Center, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Chicago. Kelly was charged last month with sexually abusing four females dating back to 1998, including three underage girls. He's pleaded not guilty. (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)