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Kim Foxx, Who Fumbled Jussie Smollett Case, Wins Primary for Cook County State’s Attorney

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 8:30am 3/18/2020 at 8:30am

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx survived her primary on Tuesday despite the mess she made of actor Jussie Smollett’s case.

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Jussie Smollett Pleads Not Guilty to Six Felony Charges of Disorderly Conduct

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 24, 2020 at 7:00pm 2/24/2020 at 7:00pm
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Former Empire actor Jussie Smollett pleaded not guilty to six felony charges of disorderly conduct in Chicago, IL.

The court alleges Smollett staged a hate crime on himself in January 2019.

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Jussie Smollett Indicted by Special Prosecutor on Six Counts Related to False Claim of Hate Crime Attack

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 6:46pm 2/11/2020 at 6:46pm
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A special Cook County grand jury indicted actor Jussie Smollett on six new charges related to the alleged fake attack.

Smollett faces “charges of disorderly conduct, accusing him of filing false reports claiming he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack last year.”

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Jussie Smollett Sues City of Chicago for “Malicious Prosecution”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 5:28pm 11/21/2019 at 5:28pm
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Guy concocts faux hate crime to gin up national press attention, gets busted, Chicago insists he pay for cost of investigating bogus crime and now guy is suing for “malicious prosecution,” basically.

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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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Jussie Smollett’s Lawyers Blame Cost of Investigation on Police Department

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 7:00pm 9/4/2019 at 7:00pm
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Jussie Smollett, now infamous for allegedly paying a couple of dudes to stage a hate crime, has been billed by the city of Chicago for the investigation into his faux allegations. That tab is just over $130,000. In April, the city sued Smollett for failure to reimburse the costs associated with...

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Jussie Smollett’s Criminal Case to be Unsealed, Judge Orders

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 24, 2019 at 7:00am 5/24/2019 at 7:00am
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Jussie Smollett’s sweet deal just got a little less so. Thursday, a judge ordered the actor’s criminal records unsealed.

Smollet, now infamous for allegedly paying a couple of dudes to stage a hate crime, had his record sealed as part of a sweetheart deal that enraged Chicago’s entire political machine.
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Larry Elder: “This is about harassing the president up until the election”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 12:00pm 5/4/2019 at 12:00pm
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A new interview from the ‘American Thought Leaders’ series at The Epoch Times features conservative author and talk host Larry Elder discussing a number of topics.

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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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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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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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Congressional Black Caucus Blasts Trump’s “Silence” on White Nationalism, Ignores Its Own Complicity in Rise of Anti-Semitism

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 10:00am 3/31/2019 at 10:00am
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In the aftermath of the national outrage over the charges against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett being dropped, President Trump on Thursday called for a federal investigation into the case.

The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) took issue with Trump’s call, and Chairwoman Karen Bass (D-CA) blasted him in a statement:

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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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