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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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CDC warns that superbug fungus is infecting hundreds across the U.S.

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 3:00pm 4/9/2019 at 3:00pm
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At Legal Insurrection, not only do you get hard-hitting legal analysis of current events, you also are exposed to the cutting edge of emerging disease news!

Readers may recall that in November, 2016, I reported that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicated that the first cases of a drug-resistant...

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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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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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U. Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Ignores Student Demands to Divest from Fossil Fuels

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 18, 2019 at 2:00pm 3/18/2019 at 2:00pm

It takes astounding arrogance for students to believe they have a say in how a school invests capital.

Campus Reform reports:

UIUC shrugs shoulders at fossil fuel divestment demand

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has stated that it has no plans to divest from fossil fuels after students approved in early March a...

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Grad Employee Union at U. Illinois Urbana-Champaign Petitions to Remove Job Postings for ICE, DHS

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 17, 2019 at 1:30pm 3/17/2019 at 1:30pm

Grad students who want to unionize always claim it’s about pay. Then something like this happens which shows it’s also about politics and power.

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Grad employees get cold feet over ICE

The Graduate Employees Organization (GEO), a public sector labor union representing graduate employees at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,...

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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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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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