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Jeff Katz
May 01, 2019 - 12:47 pm
Fox has announced it will pick up the popular TV show "Empire" for another season, but without Jussie Smollett's character. The actor was written off the show after he staged an anti-gay and racist attack on himself. So for now, Smollett will be out of work. Small price to pay for exploiting the...
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FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2015, file photo, Kim Foxx, then a candidate for Cook County state's attorney, speaks at a news conference in Chicago.  (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)
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April 02, 2019 - 10:57 am
By DON BABWIN Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx was elected in 2016 mainly because of anger that the prosecutor she ousted had waited a year to charge a Chicago police officer in the killing of black teenager Laquan McDonald. Then Foxx, who is a survivor of...
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March 29, 2019 - 9:58 am
CHICAGO (AP) — City officials have ordered Jussie Smollett to pay $130,000 to cover the cost of the investigation into his report of a street attack that Chicago police say was staged to promote his career. A letter from the city's legal department sent Thursday to Smollett and his attorneys said...
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Gregg Henson
March 26, 2019 - 4:56 pm
Jussie Smollett walks free after he orchestrated a racist and homophobic attack against himself. “I do not believe he is innocent,” First Assistant Cook County State’s Attorney Joseph Magats said Tuesday afternoon. Click here to read more !
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February 21, 2019 - 11:48 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago police superintendent says that among the evidence investigators have that "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett staged the attack against him is a $3,500 check he allegedly paid two brothers to help him. Johnson said Thursday at a news conference that the brothers punched...
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February 19, 2019 - 1:11 pm
By DON BABWIN , Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police are investigating a tip that on the night "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett reported being attacked by two masked men he was in an elevator of his apartment building with two brothers later arrested and released from custody in the probe...
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February 18, 2019 - 9:52 am
by Sara Burnett & Greg McCune CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police said Sunday they're still seeking a follow-up interview with Jussie Smollett after receiving new information that "shifted" their investigation of a reported attack on the "Empire" actor. The trajectory of the investigation "shifted"...
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January 28, 2019 - 3:13 pm
By IVAN MORENO , Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) — Heavy snow and powerful wind created blizzard-like conditions Monday across parts of the Midwest, prompting officials to cancel about 1,000 flights at Chicago's airports and close hundreds of schools. But forecasters warn the most dangerous weather...
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January 19, 2019 - 11:38 am
DETROIT (AP) — People throughout parts of the Midwest woke Saturday to a heavy and steady snowfall that forced the cancellation of hundreds of airline flights and made driving dangerous. More than 460 flights were canceled Saturday morning at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport in Chicago and...
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December 03, 2018 - 1:06 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — American Airlines is investigating how a 67-year-old woman in a wheelchair was left alone overnight at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport when her flight was canceled. The incident, first reported by CBS 2 in Chicago , started Friday night when Olimpia Warsaw's flight from...
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