The files included video footage that for the first time shows the "Empire" actor with a thin, white rope wrapped around his neck that he told detectives was a noose.
By Don Babwin, Sophia Tareen, Associated Press
Smollett has been accused of faking a racist, anti-gay attack on himself in Chicago.
By Don Babwin, Associated Press
Danny Strong gives his Brief But Spectacular take on writing what you don't know.
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