Kim Foxx Will Appear On March 17 Ballot; Cook County Electoral Board Rules She Has Enough Signatures On PetitionsA hearing officer earlier this week determined rival Bob Fioretti's campaign could not back up their claims that Foxx's nominating petitions showed a pattern of fraud.
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.
Hearing Officer Rejects Challenge To Kim Foxx's Nominating Petitions, Recommends She Stay On Ballot For State's AttorneyA Cook County hearing officer determined Foxx gathered 3,362 more valid signatures than required to get on the ballot for Cook County State's Attorney.
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."
Foxx Campaign Expects To Survive Ballot Challenge From Rival Bob FiorettiA hearing officer’s initial review of the 20,762 signatures Foxx submitted on her nominating petitions left her with 10,641 valid signatures – 3,362 more than she needs to stay on the ballot.
First Legal Steps Coming To Clear Cook County Marijuana ConvictionsThe first steps to begin clearing marijuana convictions in Cook County starts today.
Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx Faces Ballot Challenge From Rival Bob FiorettiFacing three challengers in her bid for re-election, Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx first will have to survive a challenge to her nominating petitions to stay on the ballot.
Ald. Emma Mitts Denies Ballot Signatures Were Required To Get Free Thanksgiving TurkeysA West Side resident said an alderman’s turkey giveaway came with a price.
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.
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.
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.