• Jussie Smollett Aug 28, 2020

    Judge Won't Release Full Report on Handling Smollett Case

    A judge refused Friday to release the full report on how an Illinois prosecutor handled the case against former actor Jussie Smollett, who is accused of staging a racist, homophobic attack against himself. Cook County Circuit Judge Michael Toomin determined that much of the material compiled by special prosecutor Dan Webb on the actions of State’s Attorney Kim Foxx...

  • Jussie Smollett Feb 14, 2020

    Smollett Case Could Complicate Career of State's Attorney Kim Foxx

    The decision by a grand jury to restore charges against Jussie Smollett could bedevil the reelection bid of the first black woman to hold Chicago’s top law enforcement job and potentially alter the trajectory of a prosecutor once seen as a rising star in Illinois politics. The indictment drew a stinging public response from Kim Foxx, who quickly raised...

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