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.
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.