Kim Foxx Says She Did Not Formally Recuse Herself From Jussie Smollett Case But Separated Herself From Decision MakingDespite publicly stating she recused herself from the Jussie Smollett case, Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx's office told CNN it was not a formal recusal. Rather, Foxx separated herself from decision making out of an abundance of caution. 
Jussie Smollett Case: City Bills 'Empire' Actor For $130,000 In Police Costs, Mayor Rahm Emanuel Tells Trump 'Stay Out Of This'"When he writes the check, in the memo section, he can put the word ‘I’m accountable for the hoax,’” Emanuel said at an unrelated event on Thursday.
Jussie Smollett Case: President Trump Says FBI To Investigate After Disorderly Conduct Charges Dropped; 'It Is An Embarrassment To Our Nation!"President Donald Trump weighed in Thursday morning on the Jussie Smollett case, after Cook County prosecutors dropped charges against the “Empire” actor, tweeting that the FBI and Justice Department would investigate the handling of the case.
Stormy Daniels Makes 2-Minute Stand Against Illinois TaxAdult film star Stormy Daniels is protesting the Illinois surcharge on live adult entertainment centers.
Florida Man Pleads Guilty To Mailing Bombs To Trump FoesSayoc was arrested in late October at a Florida auto parts store. He had been living in a van plastered with Trump stickers and images of Trump opponents with crosshairs over their faces.
Illinois, 20 Other States To Sue Over Trump's New Restrictions On Family Planning Clinics And AbortionsIllinois and 20 other states are filing lawsuits seeking to block the Trump administration’s new rule to make it more difficult for women to get abortions.
Bernie Sanders Makes Campaign Stop In ChicagoBernie Sanders kicked off his campaign for the 2020 presidential election this weekend, and stopped in Chicago Sunday for a rally at Navy Pier.
Nielsen Estimates About 16 million Watched Michael CohenBy a narrow margin, CBS was the most-watched network for the bulk of the testimony, followed by ABC and MSNBC.
Cohen Accuses Trump Of Racist Comments On Black Chicago Neighborhood; 'Only Black People Could Live That Way'President Donald Trump's former personal attorney and "fixer," Michael Cohen, is testifying before Congress on Wednesday, and in his opening remarks called the president a racist who claimed "black people would never vote for him because they were too stupid."
Chief Judge Reuben Castillo Speaks Out For Federal Workers During The Government ShutdownChief Judge Reuben Castillos is speaking out for the federal workers who can't about the injustice of furloughs and working without pay. 
'The Late Show' To Air Live After President Trump's State Of The Union'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert' will air a special live broadcast next Tuesday, January 29th following President Trump's State of the Union address.