Judge Throws Out Jussie Smollett's Malicious Prosecution Countersuit Against Chicago PoliceU.S. District Judge Virginia Kendall ruled Wednesday that Smollett can’t bring a malicious prosecution claim until all proceedings against him have ended.
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.
High School Student In Elmhurst Charged After Picture Shows Him With Airsoft Gun, Referencing Show And Tell
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.
Outside Department Finds No Misconduct In Arrest Of Shaquille Dukes, Black Patient Walking Outside Hospital On IVHazel Crest Police Chief Mitchell R. Davis III said he found no evidence that race played any role in the security officer's decision to stop 24-year-old Shaquille Dukes — who was still wearing his hospital gown — and two other black men as Dukes alleged at the time in a video of the incident that he posted on Facebook.
Black Patient Arrested With IV Still Hooked To His Arm; 'I'm Not Sure How We Could Have Seemed As If We Were Attempting To Steal It'Shaquille Dukes said he doesn't want financial compensation for being handcuffed outside a hospital where he was a patient. He just wants to make sure it doesn't happen to anyone else.
Black Patient On IV Arrested After Going On Walk Outside Hospital In FreeportPolice arrested Shaquille Dukes, 24, for misdemeanor disorderly conduct after a security guard called them, saying that Dukes was trying to steal medical equipment.
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.
Judge Expected To Rule On Bid To Unseal Court Records In Jussie Smollett CaseA Cook County judge is expected to rule today whether to unseal any of the court documents in the Jussie Smollett case. The records were sealed after prosecutors dropped disorderly conduct charges against the “Empire” actor in March.
Teen Parents, Grandmother Of Abandoned Baby Face Felony ChargesThe teenage parents of an abandoned baby brought to Chicago firehouse earlier this week have been charged with attempted murder, and the newborn’s grandmother has been charged with lying about finding the infant in an alley near the fire station.
Jaris McCullum, Former Glenbard East Student, Accused Of Sending Threatening Message To Current StudentA former student at Glenbard East High School in Lombard has been accused of sending a threatening message to a current female student at the school.