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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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Jussie Smollett Removed From Empire’s Final Episodes

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 22, 2019 at 10:53am 2/22/2019 at 10:53am

On Thursday, Jussie Smollett returned to the Empire set after he posted $10,000 in bond after the Cook County State Attorney’s office pressed charges against him for filing a false police report.

Smollett apologized to the cast and crew, but maintained his innocence. A person in the meeting told CNN that everyone...

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Prosecutors: Jussie Smollett Ordered Brothers to Yell, ‘This is MAGA Country’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 22, 2019 at 9:00am 2/22/2019 at 9:00am
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The prosecutors in the case against Empire actor Jussie Smollett released their bond proffer, which provides evidence that he filed a false police report.

The prosecutors wrote that Smollett instructed brothers Abimbola “Abel” and Olabinjo “Ola” Osundairo to attack him, place a noose around his head, pour bleach on him, and also...

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Jussie Smollett Under Arrest on Felony Charge for Filing False Police Report

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 8:32am 2/21/2019 at 8:32am
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Empire actor Jussie Smollett turned himself into the Chicago Police Department early Thursday morning after the Cook County States Attorney charged him with a class 4 felony on Wednesday for filing a false police report.

CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson said “Smollett paid $3,500 to stage the attack because he was dissatisfied with...

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Chicago Police: Felony charges approved “against Jussie Smollett for Disorderly Conduct / Filing a False Police Report”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 5:49pm 2/20/2019 at 5:49pm

Empire actor Jussie Smollett has been charged with filing a false police report. He is expected in court on Thursday at 1:30PM CT.

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Reports: Police believe Jussie Smollett paid Nigerian men to stage “MAGA” attack

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 9:00pm 2/16/2019 at 9:00pm

The Jussie Smollett story of a racial attack was too politically convenient to be true. And as with investments, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.

We have covered several dozen hoaxes, including 

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Report: Illinois Third Most Corrupt State, Chicago the Most Corrupt City in America

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 3:30pm 2/16/2019 at 3:30pm
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A report released from the University of Illinois at Chicago shows that per capita Illinois is the third most corrupt state/district (following Washington D. C. and Louisiana) and that Chicago is the most corrupt city...

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Armed Robbery Suspects Arrested on U. Chicago Campus, Students Angry at… Police

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 15, 2019 at 9:00am 2/15/2019 at 9:00am
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Earlier this week, armed robbers fled the scene of a crime, crashed their getaway car and proceeded on foot to the campus of the University of Chicago. Police temporarily locked down the campus and ultimately arrested all of the suspects.

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American press excited that Midwest is having a winter storm…in January

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 1:00pm 1/30/2019 at 1:00pm
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The news cycle has been overwhelmed with chilling stories of the Midwest being colder than the continent of Antarctica this week.

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DePaul U. Student Running for Office in Chicago Sues Democratic Opponent for Fraud

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 10:00am 1/30/2019 at 10:00am
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David Krupa’s candidacy has been a fascinating thing to watch. Read the full backstory here.

The College Fix provides this update:

‘It will open a lot of eyes’: College politician sues opponent for election fraud

DePaul University freshman and political candidate David Krupa publicly announced on Monday that he is filing a federal lawsuit...

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Chicago State University Agrees to Pay $650K Settlement in Free Speech Case

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 12:00pm 1/9/2019 at 12:00pm

The case stems from a faculty run blog which was critical of the previous administration. Then FIRE got involved and delivered another victory for free speech.

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U. Chicago Student Paper Reports That School President Voted Republican

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 8:00am 1/8/2019 at 8:00am

For many people on the left, the mere act of voting Republican is considered scandalous. At the University of Chicago, it was considered newsworthy.

The College Fix reports:

U. Chicago student paper considers it news that school president … voted Republican

In a seeming indication of just how far left colleges have become, the...

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Chicago Women’s March Canceled Amid Anti-Semitism, Nation of Islam Controversy

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at 11:00am 12/26/2018 at 11:00am
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The organizers of the Women’s March in Chicago have canceled the 2019 march due to the anti-Semitic views of Linda Sarsour and Tamika Mallory at the national level.

The ties to Nation of Islam and hatred of Jews by the leaders is nothing new to us at LI, but since Tablet...

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College Student Running for Office Finally Beats the Chicago Machine

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 10:00am 12/16/2018 at 10:00am
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We recently told you the story of David Krupa, a DePaul University student who is running for an alderman seat in Chicago which hasn’t been challenged since 1991.

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College Student Runs for Public Office and Meets the Corrupt Chicago Machine

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 12:00pm 12/8/2018 at 12:00pm
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