With Rise In Shoplifting, Some Retailers Criticize State's Attorney's Approach; Prosecutors Defend PolicyThe CBS 2 Morning Insiders have discovered thefts from stores have been on the rise in Chicago for years – up 34 percent since the start of 2015.
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.
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.
Foxx Announces Automated Plan To Speed Marijuana Conviction Expungements: Does It Really Work?Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx announced Tuesday plans to expunge the criminal records of people convicted of marijuana charges more quickly.
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.
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.