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.
Mayor Lightfoot Says Jussie Smollett Needs To Be Held AccountableJussie Smollett is scheduled to be arraigned on Monday, and Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Sunday that Smollett should be held accountable.
Kim Foxx Gets Prominent Endorsement But Doesn't Answer Questions About Her Handling Of Jussie Smollet CaseShe was also back on the defensive after a special prosecutor and grand jury brought new charges against actor Jussie Smollett for staging his own attack, 11 months after Foxx's office dismissed them.
Judge Allows State's Attorney Kim Foxx's Office To Keep Using Private Attorney In Jussie Smollett ProbeA Cook County judge has ruled State’s Attorney Kim Foxx may continue to use taxpayer money to hire a private attorney to represent her office in a special prosecutor’s investigation of the Jussie Smollett case.
Kim Foxx Backs New Indictment Against Jussie Smollett; Special Prosecutor 'Had The Facts And Evidence To File Charges'Cook County State's attorney Kim Foxx says she supports the new indictment against actor Jussie Smollett, even though her office dropped similar charges that the former "Empire" actor falsely told police he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack last year.
Kim Foxx's Opponents For State's Attorney Come Out Swinging After New Jussie Smollett IndictmentCook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx refused on Tuesday to answer questions on about the new indictment against actor Jussie Smollett.
Jussie Smollett Indicted On New Charges Related To Attack Police Called A HoaxActor Jussie Smollett has been indicted on six new charges of disorderly conduct, accusing him of filing a false police report claiming he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack last year.
How Will New Jussie Smollett Indictment Affect State's Attorney Kim Foxx's Reelection Bid?The new indictment of actor Jussie Smollett issued Tuesday not only raises new questions about his case and Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx’s handling of it – it also comes down weeks before the Illinois primary election.
What Kind Of Penalties Could Jussie Smollett Face If Convicted?Jussie Smollett could face a range of consequences if he is convicted of the new indictment issued against him, CBS 2 Legal Analyst Irv Miller explained Tuesday evening.
Ex-Judge Seeks Court Order Barring State's Attorney Kim Foxx From Using Taxpayer Dollars For Outside Counsel In Jussie Smollett ProbeAccording to published reports, Foxx’s office has retained law firm Akerman LLP to aid her as special prosecutor Dan Webb investigates the entire Smollett case.
State's Attorney Candidate On Foxx: 'I'm Focused On The Appearance Of Impropriety'"Just after one year after raising big bucks for Foxx, Foxx settled a property tax appeal at his law firm for nearly two million dollars," Conway said. "It was the largest settlement Kim Foxx approved in her first eleven months in office."
Judge Signs Off On Search Warrants Demanding Jussie Smollett's Data From GoogleA judge has ordered Google to get involved in the investigation into Jussie Smollett – specifically with regard to why charges against the “Empire” actor were filed and then abruptly dropped.
The Top Stories Of 2019 On CBSChicago.com2019 was a busy year in the news in Chicago – from a historic election that brought a new mayor into office to a scandal that forced a police superintendent out. But the Jussie Smollett saga was the big show-stopper here on CBSChicago.com.
Kim Foxx Addresses Jussie Smollett Case In Sit-Down InterviewCBS 2's political investigator Dana Kozlov sat down with Foxx and asked about that case and how she's handled her office.
Jussie Smollett Files Malicious Prosecution Claim Against Chicago Police, Says There's No Evidence Attack Was A Hoax“The CPD’s prosecution of Mr. Smollett based on the Osundairo Brothers’ false statements about the attack has caused Mr. Smollett to be the subject of mass public ridicule and harm to him personally,” Smollett’s attorneys wrote.