Westlake Hospital Plans To Close, Judge Delays Ruling On Request To Hold Owners In ContemptWestlake Hospital in west suburban Melrose Park appears poised to close for good on Friday, after months of legal battles over the medical center's future, after a Cook County judge put off ruling on a request to hold ownership in contempt of court.
State's Attorney Drops Case For Third Man Wanted In Candice Dickerson MurderTwo men were have already been charged with murder in the slaying of a mother in front of her two kids in April, and now, a third man wanted in connection with the murder has been let off the hook.
Cook County Public Guardian Wants To Know Why Kim Foxx Has Not Brought Charges In Case Of Swindled Nursing Home ResidentCook County's public guardian says a 98-year-old woman was preyed upon by nursing home employees paid to take care of her.
Judge To Rule Today On Request For Special Prosecutor In Jussie Smollett CaseA judge is expected to rule Friday on whether to appoint a special prosecutor to review how Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx handled the Jussie Smollett case.
More Than 2,000 Pages Released In Jussie Smollett Case File, Making All Documents PublicText messages released in the files reveal that Foxx recused herself from prosecuting Smollett because of a false rumor that she was related to the actor. But for months Foxx said publicly that her decision to recuse herself was because she spoke with a relative of Smollett's when he was still considered a victim, a move Foxx said was to "streamline the case."
LIVE UPDATES: Cook County State's Attorney Releases Jussie Smollett Case File, Making All Documents PublicDocuments related to the Cook County State's Attorney's handling of the Jussie Smollett case were released Friday.
Kim Foxx's Office Expected To Release Jussie Smollett Case Documents TodayCook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx's Office is expected to release documents from the Jussie Smollett case Friday.
Documents Reveal Police Believed Jussie Smollett Deal Would Include Admission Of GuiltFrom all the documents in the Jussie Smollett case it is becoming clear why the Chicago Police Department and the mayor were so publicly upset when charges in the case were suddenly dropped.
Timeline Of Events In the Jussie Smollett CaseA timeline of events in the Jussie Smollett case beginning one week before the alleged attack.
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.
Cook County Judge Unseals Jussie Smollett Case File, Making All Documents PublicA Cook County judge has vacated the sealing order on Jussie Smollett's case file.
Retired Judge Seeking Special Prosecutor In Jussie Smollett Case Files New MotionsThe former appeals court judge seeking a special prosecutor in the Jussie Smollett case has filed three new motions, in an effort to take her case to another new judge.
Request For Special Prosecutor In Smollett Case Transferred To Another JudgeRetired judge Sheila O’Brien is asking for a special prosecutor to investigate Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx's handling of the Jussie Smollett case.
R. Kelly's Attorneys Still Haven't Received Copy Of Video In Sex Abuse Case; 'Maybe The Squirrels Are Working Slowly'“The state has the tape. I can’t get it from them. They have to produce it. They have an obligation to produce it,” defense attorney Steve Greenberg said. “Maybe the squirrels are working slowly.”
Judge In R. Kelly Sex Abuse Case Could Rule On Bid To Preserve Communication Between Prosecutors And Michael AvenattiSinger R. Kelly is due back in court this morning for a hearing on his sex abuse case, and a judge could rule on his attorneys’ request to preserve all communications between Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx and celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti.