Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx Faces Ballot Challenge From Rival Bob FiorettiFacing three challengers in her bid for re-election, Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx first will have to survive a challenge to her nominating petitions to stay on the ballot.
Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx Announces Plans To Seek Re-ElectionFoxx has faced intense scrutiny, including two separate investigations of her office, for how she handled the Jussie Smollett case.
Priest Reinstated After Abuse Allegation Deemed 'Unfounded'The archdiocese suspended McFarlane from pastoral duties in July after the two agencies revealed the allegations against him dating from 1997.
New Comfort Dog Joins Staff At Cook County State's Attorney's Office, To Help Victims Of Sexual Assault And ViolenceThe Cook County State’s Attorney’s office has a new hire, a Labrador retriever named Hatty, dedicated to helping some especially vulnerable crime victims.
Dan Webb Stays As Special Prosecutor In Smollett Case"Judge Toomin made it very clear that based on the facts and the law there is absolutely no conflict of interest, there's no appearance of impropriety."
Court Documents Reveal Dan Webb, Special Prosecutor In Jussie Smollett Case, Once Donated $1,000 To State's Attorney Kim FoxxA court filing has revealed that Dan Webb, the special prosecutor appointed in the Jussie Smollett case, once donated $1,000 to Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx.
Justice For GraceOn Friday, defendant Lisa Lash hid from CBS 2 in the bathroom when asked about it. She allegedly wrote herself this check for $50,000 and called it a gift.
Dan Webb Assigned As Special Prosecutor In Smollett CaseWebb, a former U.S. Attorney, is now tasked with re-examining the handling of the Jussie Smollett case. New charges are possible. It's the sixth time he's been tapped as a special prosecutor.
Judge Names Former U.S. Attorney Dan Webb As Special Prosecutor In Jussie Smollett CaseJudge Michael Toomin announced Webb's appointment as special prosecutor at a hearing Friday morning at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse.
'Hollywood Ripper' Found Guilty Of L.A. Murders, Faces Charges In Suburban ChicagoMichael Gargiulo, who was 17 years old at the time, lived down the street but wasn't officially linked to the case until 2003 when DNA found under Pacaccio's fingernails turned out to be a match.
Westlake Hospital Plans To Close, Judge Delays Ruling On Request To Hold Owners In ContemptWestlake Hospital in west suburban Melrose Park appears poised to close for good on Friday, after months of legal battles over the medical center's future, after a Cook County judge put off ruling on a request to hold ownership in contempt of court.
Judge To Rule Today On Request For Special Prosecutor In Jussie Smollett CaseA judge is expected to rule Friday on whether to appoint a special prosecutor to review how Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx handled the Jussie Smollett case.
More Than 2,000 Pages Released In Jussie Smollett Case File, Making All Documents PublicText messages released in the files reveal that Foxx recused herself from prosecuting Smollett because of a false rumor that she was related to the actor. But for months Foxx said publicly that her decision to recuse herself was because she spoke with a relative of Smollett's when he was still considered a victim, a move Foxx said was to "streamline the case."
LIVE UPDATES: Cook County State's Attorney Releases Jussie Smollett Case File, Making All Documents PublicDocuments related to the Cook County State's Attorney's handling of the Jussie Smollett case were released Friday.
Cook County Judge Unseals Jussie Smollett Case File, Making All Documents PublicA Cook County judge has vacated the sealing order on Jussie Smollett's case file.