Judge Delays Ruling On Petition To Recuse Himself From Request For Special Prosecutor In Jussie Smollett CaseBefore a Cook County judge could decide on a request to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate State’s Attorney Kim Foxx’s handling of the Jussie Smollett case, he was asked to recuse himself, because his son works for Foxx’s office.
Conflict Of Interest Problems Could Impact Foxx Hearing On ThursdayThe issue is set to be heard Thursday in front of the Honorable Leroy Martin Jr., the presiding judge of the Cook County Criminal Division. His son, Leroy Martin III is an Assistant State's Attorne, working under Kim Foxx since 2018.
Kim Foxx Opposes A Special Prosecutor Examining Her Office's Dismissal Of Jussie Smollett ChargesCook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx opposes the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate her office’s dismissal of charges against Jussie Smollett.
Jussie Smollett Still Under Contract But Unlikely To Appear On 'Empire'Although he will still be under contract, Jussie Smollett will not likely appear in the next season of "Empire."
Osundairo Brothers Sue Jussie Smollett's Attorneys, Mark Geragos And Tina Glandian, For DefamationOla and Abel Osundairo, the brothers who were involved in the alleged hoax attack on Jussie Smollett, are suing two of the "Empire" actor's attorneys for defamation, accusing Mark Geragos and Tina Glandian of falsely accusing them of an actual hate crime.
Kim Foxx's Office Says Her Life Has Been Threatened In Wake Of Jussie Smollett Case Being DroppedCook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx has been threatened in a number of threats described by her office as "racially-charged."
Another Kim Foxx Staffer Resigns Amid Sussie Smollett FalloutWhile Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx is still dealing with the Jussie Smollett case aftermath, another one of her staffers has left.
County Commissioner: Kim Foxx Ignored Request To Appear Before Board Regarding Jussie Smollett CaseCook County Commissioner Sean Morrison says Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx ignored his request to appear before the board regarding the Jussie Smollett case.
Kim Foxx Erred In Appointing Deputy To Handle Jussie Smollett Case, Internal E-Mail RevealsAfter recusing herself from the Jussie Smollett criminal case, Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx should not have appointed her top deputy to act on her behalf.
Kim Foxx Asks Cook County Inspector General To Review Her Office's Handling Of Jussie Smollett CaseKim Foxx has asked the Cook County Inspector General to review her handling of the Jussie Smollett case, according to the state's attorney's office.
City Of Chicago Sues Jussie Smollett For Costs Related To Alleged AttackA City of Chicago attorney filed a lawsuit against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett to recoup money spent to investigate his claim of a racist and homophobic attack.
Jussie Smollett's Lawyers Say He Will Not Pay Chicago $130,000 For Alleged HoaxJussie Smollett's legal team has responded to a letter from the City of Chicago, which demanded the "Empire" actor pay for the cost of investigating his allegedly made-up story about a racist and homophobic attack.
Jussie Smollett To Face Lawsuit Demanding He Pay Chicago $130,000 For Alleged HoaxJussie Smollett will soon be facing a civil lawsuit from the City of Chicago, which is demanding the actor pay for the cost of investigating his made up story about a racist attack.
Jussie Smollett Faces Deadline To Pay City $130,000 For Alleged Hoax, Or Possibly Face LawsuitIt’s deadline day for “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett to reimburse the city more than $130,000 for the cost of the investigation into the alleged racist and homophobic attack that police determined was a hoax.
FOP Wants Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx To Resign Over Handling Of Jussie Smollett CaseTwo groups on opposing sides of how Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx and her office handled the Jussie Smollett case will hold dueling protests on Monday.