Judge To Name Special Prosecutor To Investigate Possible Misconduct By Prosecutors In Since-Dismissed Murder Case Against Jackie WilsonJudge Alfredo Maldonado said he will appoint a special prosecutor to investigate whether any prosecutors involved in the case at any point engaged in criminal conduct.
Prosecutors Drop Charges Against Jackie Wilson Near End Of 3rd Trial For 1982 Murder Of CPD OfficerThe decision means Wilson, now 60, cannot be tried a fourth time for the killing of Chicago Police Officer Richard O'Brien.
Judge Won't Release Full Report On Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx's Handling Of Jussie Smollett CaseLast week, special prosecutor Dan Webb released a summary of his report, which found evidence that "establishes substantial abuses and discretions" and false statements in Foxx's handling of the case.
Special Prosecutor Asks Indiana State Police To Investigate Indianapolis Officer's Killing Of Dreasjon ReedIndianapolis police on Wednesday identified the officer who shot Reed as four-year veteran Dejoure Mercer.
Jussie Smollett Pleads Not Guilty; Attorneys Seek To Dismiss New Charges In Hate Crime Hoax CaseA new indictment filed earlier this month charged Smollett with six counts of disorderly conduct, accusing him of filing false police reports that he was attacked on the way home from Subway in the middle of the night in Streeterville in January 2019.
Judge Allows State's Attorney Kim Foxx's Office To Keep Using Private Attorney In Jussie Smollett ProbeA Cook County judge has ruled State’s Attorney Kim Foxx may continue to use taxpayer money to hire a private attorney to represent her office in a special prosecutor’s investigation of the Jussie Smollett case.
Jussie Smollett Indicted On New Charges Related To Attack Police Called A HoaxActor Jussie Smollett has been indicted on six new charges of disorderly conduct, accusing him of filing a false police report claiming he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack last year.
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.
Dan Webb Stays As Special Prosecutor In Smollett Case"Judge Toomin made it very clear that based on the facts and the law there is absolutely no conflict of interest, there's no appearance of impropriety."
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.
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.