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Federal Judge Refuses to Dismiss Chicago Lawsuit Against Jussie Smollett

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 5:00pm 10/22/2019 at 5:00pm
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U.S. District Judge Virginia Kendall told actor Jussie Smollett the Chicago lawsuit against him “will be going forward.”

The city wants him to pay the $130,166 they wasted on his hoax. He claimed two men assaulted him with a noose and homophobic slurs.

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Chicago Teachers Strike, Leaving 300,000 Children Out of School

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 4:00pm 10/17/2019 at 4:00pm
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The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) decided to strike, which began today after the union’s House of Delegates turned down the latest offer from the Board of Education.

Over 300,000 students did not have school on Thursday. They may not have school on Friday.

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College Students Sue Chicago for Right to Evangelize Near Iconic City Sculpture

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 23, 2019 at 12:00pm 9/23/2019 at 12:00pm

These students just want to speak to passers by and hand out free literature. What’s the harm?

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College students sue Chicago in effort to evangelize at the ‘Bean’ city sculpture

A group of college students who wish to evangelize visitors and pass out free religious literature in Chicago’s Millennium Park are...

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Buttigieg’s Event in Chicago Black Neighborhood Drew in Mostly White Voters

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 1:00pm 8/21/2019 at 1:00pm
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Kim Foxx Subpoenaed Over Jussie Smollett Case While Judge Slams Her for Double Standard

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 29, 2019 at 11:00am 4/29/2019 at 11:00am

Cook County’s State’ Attorney Kim Foxx’s woes continue as retired appellate judge Sheila O’Brien filed a petition for a special prosecutor to investigate Foxx’s office over the Jussie Smollett case. Foxx received a subpoena to appear in court along with her top deputy Joseph Magats.

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Illinois Gov. Pritzker Under Federal Investigation for Property Tax Appeals

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 3:00pm 4/25/2019 at 3:00pm
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Welcome to my home state of Illinois where you don’t have a real governor unless he (or she) has some kind of investigation under their belt. Looks like the current governor could face his own federal trouble.

Democrat Gov. J.B. Pritzker, his wife, and his brother-in-law have fallen into a federal investigation ...

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Osundairo Brothers File Suit In Federal Lawsuit Against Jussie Smollett’s Attorneys

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 1:00pm 4/23/2019 at 1:00pm
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Guess what, Jussie Smollett. This situation is not going away.

Abel and Ola Osundairo, the brothers involved in the alleged racist and homophobic attack against Smollett, which the Chicago police concluded was a hoax, have sued Smollett’s attorneys for defamation.

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Kim Foxx Communicated With Her Team After Recusal From Jussie Smollett Case

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 11:00am 4/17/2019 at 11:00am

The ABC-I team in Chicago continues its great work investigating Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx after her office dropped 16 felony charges against actor Jussie Smollett.

Foxx recused herself from the case after she talked with Smollett’s family before the charges, but new texts show that she still communicated with her...

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City of Chicago Sues Jussie Smollett After Actor Fails to Reimburse City Costs to Investigate “False Police Report”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 12, 2019 at 9:00am 4/12/2019 at 9:00am
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Chicago is not done with Jussie Smollett. Now famous for allegedly staging a faux hate crime and then receiving reprieve under incredibly questionable circumstances, Smollett was sued by the City of Chicago Thursday after he failed to reimburse the city some $130,000 for police overtime spent investigating the attack.

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More Controversy: Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx Let Convicted Killer Off the Hook

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 8:00pm 4/11/2019 at 8:00pm
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I agree with The Daily Wire’s Emily Zanotti Skyles when she said we may owe Jussie Smollett some gratitude because it has opened up the operations of Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx’s office.

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Chicago Prosecutor Kim Foxx Suggests Racism to Explain Criticism Over Jussie Smollett

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 8, 2019 at 1:00pm 4/8/2019 at 1:00pm
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Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx has faced mounting criticism after the office dropped all felony charges against Empire actor Jussie Smollett.

Instead of providing an explanation, Foxx pulled the race card and suggested those who criticize her are racist.

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Jussie Smollett Must Pay Chicago $138,000 on Thursday or Face Civil Lawsuit

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 1:00pm 4/4/2019 at 1:00pm
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Last week, the State’s Attorney’s office in Cook County dropped the felony charges against Jussie Smollett for allegedly pulling off a fake racist and homophobic attack.

A few days later, Mayor Rahm Emanuel asked Chicago’s Law Department to send Smollett a letter that demanded he pay back...

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel: Trump to blame for Jussie Smollett hate crime hoax

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 29, 2019 at 7:30pm 3/29/2019 at 7:30pm
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When the charges were dropped against Jussie Smollet for one the infamous hate crime hoaxes, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel was indignant:

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FBI to Review Charges Dropped Against Jussie Smollett Hate Crime Hoax

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 2:00pm 3/28/2019 at 2:00pm
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The Jussie Smollett case stinks to high heaven. So much so that when charges were dropped, even Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel and Chicago’s police chief held a press conference lambasting the decision. More on that here.
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Chicago Police Release Jussie Smollett Investigation File

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 1:01pm 3/27/2019 at 1:01pm
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The Chicago Police Department (CPD) is not holding back its anger over the State’s Attorney dropping all charges and sealing the case of the alleged race crime hoax that involved Empire actor Jussie Smollett.

CPD released all of its investigation files on Smollett’s case.

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Charges Dropped Against Jussie Smollett in Chicago

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 11:22am 3/26/2019 at 11:22am
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Cook County prosecutors have decided to drop disorderly charges against Empire actor Jussie Smollett “for allegedly staging a phony attack and claiming he was the victim of a hate crime.” More from TMZ:

Jussie and his lawyers ran to court Tuesday morning in Chicago, where he was facing 16 felony counts of...

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Jussie Smollett Indicted by Grand Jury on 16 Felony Counts

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 8, 2019 at 7:00pm 3/8/2019 at 7:00pm
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A grand jury in Cook Country has indicted Empire star Jussie Smollett on 16 felony counts for filing a false police report.

Smollett had only received one felony charge for this last month. He claimed two white men in MAGA hats attacked him, yelling racist slurs.

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