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The former Chicago police officer who was convicted in the shooting death of Black teenager Laquan McDonald has been released from prison after serving less than half of his sentence.
A jury has reached a verdict in the trial of actor Jussie Smollett on charges he staged a racist, anti-gay attack on himself and lied to Chicago police about it.
Neny Uche said during his closing argument Wednesday that prosecutors' case against Smollett is “built like a house of cards.” Smollett is charged with staging a racist, anti-gay attack against himself in January 2019 and lying to Chicago police about…
Throughout his second day of testimony on Tuesday, Smollett repeatedly denied claims that he staged an attack against himself.
Former "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett has testified that claims he staged an anti-gay, racist attack on himself are "100 percent false."…
A second man has testified that Jussie Smollett plotted a racist and anti-gay attack on himself and paid him and his brother to carry it out.
Taking the stand as prosecutors began their case against Smollett, former Chicago police detective Michael Theis said he initially viewed Smollett as a victim.
The trial of actor Jussie Smollett will boil down to the question of whether the jury believes the actor's version of what he says was a racist and homophobic attack or that told by two brothers who say they helped…
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has taken her fight with the head of the city’s police officers union to court, arguing that his call for officers to ignore an order to report their COVID-19 vaccination status by Friday was illegal.
The Chicago-based John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation on Tuesday announced the 25 recipients, who will each receive $625,000.
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