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.
Judge Names Former U.S. Attorney Dan Webb As Special Prosecutor In Jussie Smollett CaseJudge Michael Toomin announced Webb's appointment as special prosecutor at a hearing Friday morning at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse.
'Empire' Actor Jussie Smollett's Attorneys Say They Will Depose Rahm Emanuel, Others If City Doesn't Drop Civil CaseAttorneys for former "Empire" star Jussie Smollett say if the city doesn't drop a civil case against the actor they will depose some familiar names and others.
Jussie Smollett Not Returning For Final Season Of 'Empire'The head of Fox Entertainment made the announcement to a group of television critics Wednesday, confirming series co-creator Lee Daniels' decision to drop Smollett.
Smollett Seeks To Get City's Civil Case Against Him DroppedFormer “Empire” star Jussie Smollett is fighting the City of Chicago, in hopes of getting a civil case against him dropped.
Jussie Smollett Correction: Records Show Osundairo Brother, Not Actor, Was Googling News Of Alleged AttackIn the days after Jussie Smollett said he was the victim of a racially motivated attack, there was a spike in interest in his story.
Jussie Smollett Update: Video Shows Noose Around Actor's Neck After Alleged AttackNearly 70 hours of video related to the Jussie Smollett investigation was released by the Chicago Police Department on Monday.
Judge To Appoint Special Prosecutor To Jussie Smollett Case; Prosecutor Could Reinstate ChargesA Cook County judge has ruled a special prosecutor should be appointed to investigate Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx's handling of the Jussie Smollett case. That prosecutor would be allowed to bring new charges against the "Empire" actor if there are "reasonable grounds" to do so.