Cook Co. State's Attorney Kim Foxx Wins Second Term, Beating O'Brien By Double DigitsO'Brien hammered Foxx on how she handled the Jussie Smollett case. He also repeatedly criticized her for how she handled violent crime and unrest in Chicago this year.
Democratic Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx Wins Second Term, Defeating GOP Challenger Pat O'BrienFoxx said O'Brien called her late Tuesday night to congratulate her. “I want to thank him for running a formidable race,” Foxx said at her election night headquarters at the Kinzie Hotel in downtown Chicago.
Embattled Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx Facing Tough Re-Election Bid Against Republican Pat O'BrienNormally, a Democrat running for re-election to a countywide seat in Cook County would be a virtual shoe-in for re-election, but Foxx has been hampered by controversies that have fueled support for O’Brien, who has actually outraised the incumbent during the general election.
No Charges Against Midlothian Police Officer Who Killed Security Guard Jemel Roberson In 2018“While this conclusion may not be the result that many have hoped for, I can assure you that this investigation was conducted with the highest level of scrutiny," Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx said.
State's Attorney Kim Foxx Says She Won't Debate Opponent Pat O'Brien Because He Will Engage In 'Trump-Like Name-Calling'Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx announced Wednesday night that she will not debate her Republican challenger, Pat O’Brien.
Judge Won't Release Full Report On Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx's Handling Of Jussie Smollett CaseLast week, special prosecutor Dan Webb released a summary of his report, which found evidence that "establishes substantial abuses and discretions" and false statements in Foxx's handling of the case.
Chicago FOP President Asks U.S. Attorney For Federal Prosecutions For Looting, Crimes During Unrest, Blasts State's Attorney FoxxChicago Fraternal Order of Police President John Catanzara issued a letter to U.S. Attorney John R. Lausch Jr. Wednesday, calling for federal prosecutions for people arrested in looting during civil unrest.
Spotlight On Chicago's Response To Widespread UnrestThe mayor wants punishment with more teeth and a signal that in Chicago, when you do this, you pay a massive price.
Foxx: 'We Are Hurting, We Are Frustrated, We Are Anxious'"We're in a weird space. I don't have a better word than weird. We're going to look back at 2020 and they're going to be a lot more questions than answers," Foxx said. "But it requires us to be thoughtful in our approach."
Ministers Call On Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx To Beef Up Witness Protection ProgramRev. Ira Acree, a longtime pastor in the Austin neighborhood, said many people have told him and other faith leaders they are afraid to come forward with what they know when someone is killed in their neighborhoods.
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.