Chicago police released 1,000 files in the Jussie Smollett hate crime hoax case that shows he Googled himself 57 times in the days after his staged hoax attack.
The Chicago Police Department released unseen video recorded by a police-worn body cam the night actor Jussie Smollett claimed he was attacked by 2 men outside his Chicago apartment.
Cook County's top prosecutor Kim Foxx called ‘Empire' star Jussie Smollett a "washed up celeb who lied to cops" in a text message she sent before dropping all charges against the actor in March.
Actor Jussie Smollett has been hit with a $130,000 lawsuit by the city of Chicago. The Empire star was given 7 days to come up with the cash to cover the city's costs for investigating his hate crime hoax.
Kim Foxx pulled the race card in her ongoing war of words with Chicago police over her decision to drop all charges against 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett.
Jussie Smollett has been ordered to reimburse the City of Chicago $130,000 to cover the costs for investigating his false claims.
President Trump has ordered a federal investigation after Cook County’s top prosecutor dropped all charges in actor Jussie Smollett's hate crime hoax case.
The Chicago Police Department released pages of redacted documents a day after the Cook County state's attorney's office persuaded a judge to drop all charges against actor Jussie Smollett.
Chicago Police Department Superintendent Eddie Johnson and Mayor Rahm Emanuel expressed their outrage over a "brokered deal" that resulted in the dismissal of 16 felony charges against actor Jussie Smollett on Tuesday.
A Chicago police union is urging the feds to investigate Cook County's top prosecutor for interfering with the police investigation of Empire actor Jussie Smollett.
According to an investigative report by the Chicago Tribune, Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx was approached by a politically-connected lawyer close to Chicago's most prominent political families, the Obamas and the Emanuels, on behalf of the city's star resident, Jussie Smollett.
Chicago police officers rushed to R. Kelly's posh Trump Tower apartment on Tuesday to investigate a report falsely claiming his harem of girlfriends were planning to commit suicide.
For nearly 2 months, news organizations reported that a $3,500 check made out to two Chicago brothers by Jussie Smollett was payment for a hoax hate crime attack. But now the brothers confirm the check was in fact for a training program.
Jussie Smollett is facing serious prison time after a Chicago grand jury returned a 16 count indictment against the disgraced actor for filing a false report of a hate crime and making other false statements to police.
The parents of one of R. Kelly's girlfriends plan a confrontation at his luxury Trump Tower apartment - if Chicago authorities back their plan.
Homophobic tweets apparently made by 2 Nigerian brothers may be used in Jussie Smollett's defense, according to The Blast. The old tweets were uncovered on a Twitter account used by Abel and Ola Osundairo. Smollett's defense team tells The Blast the statements show the brothers had anti-homosexual sentiments.
R. Kelly turned himself in to Chicago on Friday night. The 52-year-old R&B singer/songwriter is charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal abuse after decades of allegations of sexual misconduct with underage girls and adult women.
Jussie Smollett's Empire co-stars embraced the troubled actor as he returned to the set hours after posting a $100,000 bond and surrendering his passport on Thursday. Smollett, 36, was arrested early Wednesday and charged with a felony for filing a false police report.
Jussie Smollett will soon be a free man. A Cook County (Chicago) judge set the actor's bond at $100,000 at a bond hearing on Thursday. The Empire star was arrested early Thursday and charged with disorderly conduct for filing a false police report, a Class 4 felony in Illinois.
Jussie Smollett is in police custody in Chicago after voluntarily surrendering early Thursday morning. Smollett is charged with a Class 4 felony for filing a false police report.
Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said Smollett, 36, staged a hate crime to earn more money as an actor on the Fox musical Empire.
Two brothers who say Jussie Smollett hired them to stage a hoax attack are seen purchasing a red hat in new video obtained by CBS News. Abel Osundairo, 27, and Ola Osundairo, 25, told Chicago police they were hired by the Empire actor to fake a racial, homophobic attack by Trump supporters.
A last-minute phone call from Jussie Smollett's lawyers to a Cook County prosecutor postponed the grand jury testimony of two brothers who were once considered potential suspects.
Chicago police spoke with a neighbor who says he saw Jussie Smollett in an elevator with the 2 Nigerian brothers who allegedly conspired with the Empire star to fake a homophobic attack.
Actor Jussie Smollett is "angered and devastated" by reports that he paid 2 friends to stage his racist, homophobic attack in Chicago on Jan. 29.
Chicago police are "eager" to speak with Empire actor Jussie Smollett after 2 Nigerian brothers confirm they purchased rope from a hardware store and the actor paid them to stage the hate crime attack.
Police released Abel Osundairo, 25, and his brother Ola Osundairo without charges late Friday after 2 days of interrogation.
After 2 days of interrogations, the Chicago Police Department released two Nigerian brothers late Friday without charges in the Jussie Smollett hate crime case. The brothers are no longer considered suspects, according to CPD spokesman Anthony Guglielmi, who said "new evidence" has emerged.
2 brothers from Nigeria will be charged in the alleged hate crime against actor and singer Jussie Smollett, 36.
The Empire star claims he was attacked by 2 Trump supporters with a rope and bleach. The men shouted racial and homophobic slurs as he left a Subway restaurant around 2 a.m. on Jan. 29.
Police executed a no-knock warrant at the home of 2 persons of interest in the Jussie Smollett attack case. According to CWBChicago.com, police served the no-knock warrant at a home in Wrigleyville.
There's a break in the Jussie Smollett attack case as police announce they are currently questioning two persons of interest. The two people - both Black males - were arrested at Chicago's O'Hare Airport on Wednesday night, according to CWBChicago.com.
Jussie Smollett has turned over his phone records to the Chicago police to help them with their investigation into the timeline of his alleged attack. But police say the records he turned over are incomplete and redacted.