In New Filing, Smollett's Attorneys Say Police Choice To Hold Costly Investigation Was Not His FaultIn a court filing Wednesday, attorneys for Jussie Smollett reiterated their claims of his innocence -- but claimed that if he had made false statements about being the victim of a hate crime, there was no way he could have known or controlled how extensively police would investigate or how much it would cost.
President Trump Tweets About Jussie Smollett Case; 'Not Even An Apology To Millions Of People!'Days after a Cook County judge vacated the sealing order on Jussie Smollett's case file, President Donald Trump tweeted out his reaction to the handling of the alleged hate crime reported by the "Empire" actor.
Muslim Family Targeted By Racist, Homophobic Vandalism; Slurs Sprayed On Home, Brick Thrown Through WindowA member of a Muslim family who endured a frightening hate crime last weekend in Bolingbrook is preparing to speak out about the racist, homophobic act of vandalism at their home.
Jussie Smollett Pleads Not Guilty To Disorderly Conduct Indictment; Accused Of Orchestrating Hate Crime Hoax“Empire” actor Jussie Smollett pleaded not guilty Thursday to 16 counts of disorderly conduct, nearly a week after he was indicted for allegedly lying to police about a hate crime.
Jussie Smollett Attack: What You Need To Know About The CaseMore than two weeks have passed since Jussie Smollett told police he was attacked by two men who, according to Smollett, yelled racial and homophobic slurs at him.
An Exclusive Look Inside The Home Of Two 'Potential Suspects' In The Jussie Smollett CaseCBS 2's Charlie De Mar spoke with a relative of the men, who says their home was ransacked in a police raid.
Brothers Detained In Connection With Alleged Staged Attack On Jussie Smollett Could Be Charged Friday, Attorney SaysA source with intimate knowledge of the Jussie Smollett investigation tells CBS 2 Investigator Brad Edwards the attack on Smollett was potentially orchestrated by the actor himself and involved two other men.
'Empire' Actor Jussie Smollett Orchestrated Attack, Source SaysChicago police raided the home of two "persons of interest" in the Jussie Smollett case Wednesday night, a relative of those men says.
Two 'Persons Of Interest,' Jussie Smollett Questioned in 'Empire' Actor's Attack CaseEmpire actor Jussie Smollett was questioned again Thursday by Chicago police following an alleged attack on the star Jan. 29.
Jussie Smollett Case Update: Police Questioning Two 'Persons Of Interest' Seen On Video Near Alleged AttackChicago police are questioning two “persons of interest” who were seen on video near the spot where “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett reported being attacked in an alleged hate crime in Streeterville last month.
Jussie Smollett Investigation: What You Need To KnowThe 36-year-old openly gay "Empire" actor, has not changed his report of the event, but police still do not have anyone in custody.
Jussie Smollett Turns Over 'Limited And Heavily Redacted' Phone Records In Probe Of Alleged AttackChicago police are analyzing several new pieces of evidence in the alleged attack on “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett; including cell phone records, and a half-empty bottle that smells like bleach.
Police Investigate Origin Of Rope Used In 'Empire' Actor Jussie Smollett's AttackJussie Smollett is reportedly back in Chicago on the set of Empire. Published reports say he shot scenes for one of the final episodes of the season and read lines with a cast member.
Video Shows 'Empire' Actor Jussie Smollett Entering His Apartment Building With A Noose Around His Neck: Police SourceChicago police are using video footage they got over the weekend to try to determine a sequence of events in the attack of Empire actor Jussie Smollett, which is being investigated as a possible hate crime.
'I'm The Gay Tupac': Jussie Smollett Tells Fans He 'Fought Back' In Alleged Hate Crime Attack"Empire" star Jussie Smollett took to the concert stage in Los Angeles this weekend, in his first public appearance since his reported attack in Chicago last week.