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.
Naperville Central High School Student Charged With Hate Crime Over 'Slave For Sale' Ad On CraigslistPolice said the student took a picture of a black classmate last Thursday, and then posted the photo on a Craigslist ad titled title “Slave for sale (Naperville).” The post also contained a racial slur, according to police.
Probation For Timothy Trybus, Man Convicted Of Hate Crime For Berating Woman In Puerto Rico ShirtA man was sentenced to two years’ probation on Monday after being convicted of a hate crime, for berating a woman for wearing a shirt celebrating Puerto Rico in a Cook County forest preserve last year.
Timothy Trybus Convicted Of Hate Crime For Berating Woman In Puerto Rico T-ShirtA man was convicted of a hate crime Wednesday, after being caught on video berating a woman for wearing a shirt celebrating Puerto Rico in a Cook County forest preserve last year.
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.