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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jussie Smollett's Attorneys Claim There's Police Evidence Supporting He Was Victim Of Attack, But Don't Specify FurtherJussie Smollett’s team now claims there is evidence to support their client’s innocence. But it is unclear what that evidence actually is.
Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx Says She Will Cooperate With Special Prosecutor In Jussie Smollett CaseCook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx promises to cooperate with Special Prosecutor Dan Webb as he investigates how her office handled the Jussie Smollett case.
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.
Former Judges, Ex-Prosecutors Urge Alvarez To Drop Perjury CaseThe letter to Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez said the prosecution of Willie Johnson could discourage other people from recanting prior testimony.
Report: No Evidence Of Daley Influence In Koschman CaseA special prosecutor has released a report concluding there's no evidence former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley or other family members sought to influence an investigation into the 2004 death of a man punched by Daley's nephew.
Special Prosecutor's Report On Koschman Case To Be Released TuesdaySpecial prosecutor Dan K. Webb will release a 162-page report Tuesday morning that’s expected to shed light on whether clout kept police and prosecutors from charging Richard J. “R.J.” Vanecko, a nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley, with killing David Koschman.
Special Prosecutor To Complete Koschman Probe Pro BonoGoing forward, Cook County taxpayers won't have to pay for work of a special prosecutor investigating why Chicago Police and Cook County prosecutors did not charge a nephew of former Mayor Richard Daley in the death of David Koschman.