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.
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.
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.
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.
Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill Won't Be Charged In Alleged GropingIndiana Attorney General Curtis Hill will not be criminally charged in the alleged drunken groping of a lawmaker and three legislative staffers at a party to mark the end of the legislative session earlier this year, a special prosecutor announced Tuesday.
Judge Rules Out Special Prosecutor In Fatal Police Shooting Of Flint FarmerThere will be no special prosecutor assigned to investigate the deadly shooting of Flint Farmer by former Chicago Police Officer Gildardo Sierra, Cook County’s chief criminal judge ruled Tuesday.
Special Prosecutor: More Indictments Possible In Laquan Mcdonald CaseThe grand jury investigating allegations of a police coverup in the Laquan McDonald shooting is still looking at “several individuals.”
Prosecutor Wants To Remove Judge In Laquan McDonald Cover-Up CasePatricia Brown Holmes filed a motion Thursday in Cook County saying Judge Diane Cannon is biased against the prosecution.
Special Prosecutor Takes Over Laquan McDonald Murder CaseA Cook County judge has appointed Kane County State’s Attorney Joseph McMahon to take over the prosecution of Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke, who is charged with murder in the 2014 death of Laquan McDonald.
Ex-Judge To Investigate Possible Cover-Up In Laquan McDonald ShootingA former Cook County judge has been appointed as a special prosecutor to investigate whether any Chicago police officers tried to cover up the circumstances of the fatal police shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Special Prosecutor To Investigate Cops Tied To Jason Van DykeA Cook County judge on Friday ruled that a special prosecutor will be appointed to look into whether additional Chicago Police officers covered up the circumstances that led to the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Judge Agrees To Appoint Special Prosecutor In Laquan McDonald Murder CaseA Cook County judge has agreed to appoint a special prosecutor to handle the murder case against Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke, charged in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Anita Alvarez Wants To Be Taken Off Laquan McDonald Murder CaseIn a surprise reversal Thursday, Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez asked to recuse herself and her office from the murder case against the Chicago police officer who fatally shot 17-year-old Laquan McDonald in October 2014.
Officer In Laquan McDonald Case Wants To Skip Some Court AppearancesChicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke has asked a Cook County judge to excuse him from attending status hearings in his murder case, due to threats he has received over the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.