Jussie Smollett

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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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FILE - In this July 7, 2018, file photo,Queen Latifah performs at the 2018 Essence Festival at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. Mary J. Blige, Naomi Campbell and Judith Jamison are among the recipients of the 2018 Black Girls Rock awards. Queen Latifah will host the show, which will be taped Sunday, Aug. 26, at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark. (Photo by Donald Traill/Invision/AP, File)
David Caplan
March 05, 2019 - 2:28 pm
CHICAGO (1010 WINS) -- Police, nor most of the general public, may not believe "Empire" star Jussie Smollett's tale that he was attacked, but Queen Latifah says she isn't so quick to rush to judgement. “Until somebody can show me some proof otherwise, I’m going with him,” she told Yahoo News. She...
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Jussie Smollett performs onstage during amfAR Dance2Cure at Bardot on December 1, 2018 in Hollywood, California.
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March 01, 2019 - 2:34 pm
CHICAGO (1010 WINS) -- They have 'tremendous regret.' That's the word coming from two brothers who allegedly took part in what police say was a staged attack on Jussie Smollett, orchestrated by the actor. RELATED: Judge allows Smollett to travel to meet with attorneys | Jussie Smollett suspended...
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Chicago Police
February 22, 2019 - 10:37 am
A day after Jussie Smollett faced a judge on a felony charge of filing a false police report, producers of the show “Empire” announced Friday that his character will be removed from the final two episodes of the current fifth season of the hit Fox drama.
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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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Chicago Police
February 21, 2019 - 3:30 pm
"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett "took advantage of the pain and anger of racism to promote his career" when he made a false police report about an attack in Chicago, the city's police superintendent said Thursday.
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February 20, 2019 - 12:30 pm
A California misdemeanor complaint against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett shows he was accused of identifying himself as his younger brother in 2007 when a Los Angeles police officer pulled him over on suspicion of driving under the influence.
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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 - 11:46 am
According to reports police have new evidence that suggests Jussie Smollett orchestrated the attack
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February 14, 2019 - 7:45 pm
CHICAGO (1010 WINS) -- Chicago police said Thursday night that reports that "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett staged the alleged attack on himself last month -- during which the actor claimed a noose was put around his neck and homophobic slurs were said -- are "unconfirmed." "Media reports anout the...
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