Smollett Will Not Return To 'Empire'Lee Daniels tweeted a denial to an earlier report by Variety that the show's writers were planning a comeback for Smollett's character.
LIVE UPDATES: Cook County State's Attorney Releases Jussie Smollett Case File, Making All Documents PublicDocuments related to the Cook County State's Attorney's handling of the Jussie Smollett case were released Friday. 
Cook County Judge Unseals Jussie Smollett Case File, Making All Documents PublicA Cook County judge has vacated the sealing order on Jussie Smollett's case file.
Jussie Smollett Still Under Contract But Unlikely To Appear On 'Empire'Although he will still be under contract, Jussie Smollett will not likely appear in the next season of "Empire."
Kim Foxx Asks Cook County Inspector General To Review Her Office's Handling Of Jussie Smollett CaseKim Foxx has asked the Cook County Inspector General to review her handling of the Jussie Smollett case, according to the state's attorney's office.
City Of Chicago Sues Jussie Smollett For Costs Related To Alleged AttackA City of Chicago attorney filed a lawsuit against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett to recoup money spent to investigate his claim of a racist and homophobic attack.
Jussie Smollett's Attorney Contributed Money To Kim Foxx's Campaign"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett's attorney, Patricia Brown Holmes, has contributed to State's Attorney Kim Foxx's campaign in the past, according to the state elections website. 
Jussie Smollett's Case Is Anything But Ordinary When It Comes To Alternative Prosecution, Legal Analyst SaysCook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx insists that prosecutors handled the disorderly conduct charges against Jussie Smollett the same way they do in thousands of other low-level felony cases. 
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. 
Prosecutors Say 5,700 Cases Dropped Similarly To Jussie Smollett's; But One Such Example Shocked At The ComparisonTerrae Washington said he had to complete 50 hours of community service while working two jobs to get charges dropped against him while Jussie Smollett only had to do 16.
IL State Representative Wants To Prohibit TV Companies From Receiving Tax Credits If They Employ Jussie SmollettA local state representative wants to make sure movie and TV productions don't get any breaks from employing Jussie Smollett in Illinois.