Foxx Won't Prosecute Hundreds Of Demonstrators For Non-Violent OffensesCook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx said her office won't prosecute non-violent offenses including unlawful gathering, trespassing, disorderly conduct and curfew violations.
Cook County Prosecutors Drop Murder Charges Against Maurice Harris, Accused In 2017 Quadruple SlayingTandra Simonton, a spokeswoman for the state’s attorney’s office, said in a statement that eyewitness accounts were found to be unreliable.
Kim Foxx Survives Heated Race For State's Attorney, Amid Jussie Smollett ControversyFoxx's closest challenger, former Cook County prosecutor Bill Conway, called Foxx to concede Tuesday night.
Cook County State's Attorney's Office, FBI Reviewing Police Shooting Of Man At CTA StationChicago police have asked the Cook County State's Attorney's Office to review a shooting in which an officer shot an unarmed man Friday afternoon at the Grand station on the CTA Red Line for possible criminal charges, the state's attorney's office confirms.
Jussie Smollett Pleads Not Guilty; Attorneys Seek To Dismiss New Charges In Hate Crime Hoax CaseA new indictment filed earlier this month charged Smollett with six counts of disorderly conduct, accusing him of filing false police reports that he was attacked on the way home from Subway in the middle of the night in Streeterville in January 2019.
Kim Foxx Gets Prominent Endorsement But Doesn't Answer Questions About Her Handling Of Jussie Smollet CaseShe was also back on the defensive after a special prosecutor and grand jury brought new charges against actor Jussie Smollett for staging his own attack, 11 months after Foxx's office dismissed them.
Judge Allows State's Attorney Kim Foxx's Office To Keep Using Private Attorney In Jussie Smollett ProbeA Cook County judge has ruled State’s Attorney Kim Foxx may continue to use taxpayer money to hire a private attorney to represent her office in a special prosecutor’s investigation of the Jussie Smollett case.
Kim Foxx's Opponents For State's Attorney Come Out Swinging After New Jussie Smollett IndictmentCook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx refused on Tuesday to answer questions on about the new indictment against actor Jussie Smollett.
Jussie Smollett Indicted On New Charges Related To Attack Police Called A HoaxActor Jussie Smollett has been indicted on six new charges of disorderly conduct, accusing him of filing a false police report claiming he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack last year.
How Will New Jussie Smollett Indictment Affect State's Attorney Kim Foxx's Reelection Bid?The new indictment of actor Jussie Smollett issued Tuesday not only raises new questions about his case and Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx’s handling of it – it also comes down weeks before the Illinois primary election.
Kim Foxx Will Appear On March 17 Ballot; Cook County Electoral Board Rules She Has Enough Signatures On PetitionsA hearing officer earlier this week determined rival Bob Fioretti's campaign could not back up their claims that Foxx's nominating petitions showed a pattern of fraud.
Ex-Judge Seeks Court Order Barring State's Attorney Kim Foxx From Using Taxpayer Dollars For Outside Counsel In Jussie Smollett ProbeAccording to published reports, Foxx’s office has retained law firm Akerman LLP to aid her as special prosecutor Dan Webb investigates the entire Smollett case.
Hearing Officer Rejects Challenge To Kim Foxx's Nominating Petitions, Recommends She Stay On Ballot For State's AttorneyA Cook County hearing officer determined Foxx gathered 3,362 more valid signatures than required to get on the ballot for Cook County State's Attorney.
State's Attorney Candidate On Foxx: 'I'm Focused On The Appearance Of Impropriety'"Just after one year after raising big bucks for Foxx, Foxx settled a property tax appeal at his law firm for nearly two million dollars," Conway said. "It was the largest settlement Kim Foxx approved in her first eleven months in office."
Foxx Campaign Expects To Survive Ballot Challenge From Rival Bob FiorettiA hearing officer’s initial review of the 20,762 signatures Foxx submitted on her nominating petitions left her with 10,641 valid signatures – 3,362 more than she needs to stay on the ballot.