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March 27, 2019 - 3:33 pm
CHICAGO (1010 WINS) -- Questions remain after prosecutors in Chicago dropped charges against Empire actor Jussie Smollett who was accused of lying about a hate crime. All of the court documents will be sealed in the case, and an expungement hearing was planned for Wednesday. RELATED: Osundairo...
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March 26, 2019 - 11:14 am
CHICAGO (1010 WINS) -- Charges against 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett have been dropped -- and neither the police not the city's mayor are pleased. LISTEN LIVE: Charges dropped against Empire actor Jussie Smollett RELATED: Chicago police union wants federal probe in Smollett case | Jussie Smollett...
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R. Kelly
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February 25, 2019 - 11:12 am
R&B singer R. Kelly's attorney entered a not guilty plea on behalf of his client Monday as the singer faces multiple charges of sexual abuse in Chicago.
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February 23, 2019 - 10:12 am
A judge has set R&B singer R. Kelly's bond at $1 million during a court appearance in Chicago.
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"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett leaves Cook County jail following his release, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in Chicago. Smollett was charged with disorderly conduct and filling a false police report when he said he was attacked in downtown Chicago by two men who hurled racist and anti-gay slurs and looped a rope around his neck, a police official said. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski)
February 21, 2019 - 11:46 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the attack reported by Jussie Smollett (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Lawyers for Jussie Smollett say the Chicago Police Department put on an "organized law enforcement spectacle" when its superintendent detailed investigators' findings about the alleged attack on the "...
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FILE - In this May 20, 2016 file photo, actor and singer Jussie Smollett attends the "Empire" FYC Event in Los Angeles. Chicago police say they're interviewing two "persons of interest" who surveillance photos show were in the downtown area where Smollett says he was attacked last month. A police spokesman said Thursday the two men aren't considered suspects but may have been in the area at the time Smollett says he was attacked. Smollett says two masked men shouted racial and homophobic slurs before beating him and putting a rope around his neck on Jan. 29. (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
February 16, 2019 - 1:23 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police released without charges two Nigerian brothers arrested on suspicion of assaulting "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett and said they have new evidence to investigate as a result of questioning them. "The individuals questioned by police in the Empire case have now been...
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February 15, 2019 - 6:23 pm
AURORA, IL (1010 WINS/AP) -- The frantic calls started pouring in at 1:24 p.m. A gunman was shooting people inside a sprawling manufacturing warehouse in Aurora, Illinois. RELATED: 911 call amid training at base sets off active shooter fears | State attorney to seek death penalty against bank mass...
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Jussie Smollett
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February 15, 2019 - 11:46 am
According to reports police have new evidence that suggests Jussie Smollett orchestrated the attack
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In this Jan. 18, 2019 file photo, former Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke attends his sentencing hearing at the Leighton Criminal Court Building in Chicago
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February 14, 2019 - 11:05 am
CHICAGO (AP) — A white Chicago police officer who fatally shot black teenager Laquan McDonald was assaulted by inmates in his cell at a Connecticut prison, the officer's wife said Wednesday. Jason Van Dyke was transferred earlier this month to a federal prison in Danbury, Connecticut. He told his...
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Jussie Smollett
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February 14, 2019 - 9:28 am
CHICAGO (1010 WINS) -- Empire star Jussie Smollett, who says he was attacked in Chicago last month, sat down for an interview with 'Good Morning America.' "I'm pissed off," he said. RELATED: Despite concerns about evidence actor Jussie Smollett insists he’s a victim | Jussie Smollett gives cops ‘...
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