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.
Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx Announces Plans To Seek Re-ElectionFoxx has faced intense scrutiny, including two separate investigations of her office, for how she handled the Jussie Smollett case.
Judge Allows City To Proceed With Lawsuit Against Jussie Smollett For Costs Of InvestigationThe city is seeking to recoup $130,000 in police overtime costs from an investigation into Smollett's claim he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack.
Dan Webb Stays As Special Prosecutor In Smollett Case"Judge Toomin made it very clear that based on the facts and the law there is absolutely no conflict of interest, there's no appearance of impropriety."
Court Documents Reveal Dan Webb, Special Prosecutor In Jussie Smollett Case, Once Donated $1,000 To State's Attorney Kim FoxxA court filing has revealed that Dan Webb, the special prosecutor appointed in the Jussie Smollett case, once donated $1,000 to Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx.
Outgoing Chicago FBI Special Agent-In-Charge Jeffrey Sallet Talks About Fighting Corruption, Crime, And MoreChicago FBI Special Agent-in-Charge Jeffrey Sallet gave his first interview since his replacement has been named – and likely his last before he leaves his post on Friday.
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.
Jussie Smollett's Attorneys Claim There's Police Evidence Supporting He Was Victim Of Attack, But Don't Specify FurtherJussie Smollett’s team now claims there is evidence to support their client’s innocence. But it is unclear what that evidence actually is.
Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx Says She Will Cooperate With Special Prosecutor In Jussie Smollett CaseCook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx promises to cooperate with Special Prosecutor Dan Webb as he investigates how her office handled the Jussie Smollett case.
Dan Webb Assigned As Special Prosecutor In Smollett CaseWebb, a former U.S. Attorney, is now tasked with re-examining the handling of the Jussie Smollett case. New charges are possible. It's the sixth time he's been tapped as a special prosecutor.