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"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, center, arrives at Leighton Criminal Court Building for a hearing to discuss whether cameras will be allowed in the courtroom during his disorderly conduct case on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, in Chicago. (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago

Smollett's Attorneys Argue City Lawsuit Should Be Tossed

Smollett's attorneys have filed a motion this week arguing that the actor should not have to pay the city of Chicago $130,000 for the police investigation into what he claimed was a racist and homophobic attack in January, because he had no way of knowing how much time and money the department...
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In this March 14, 2019 file photo, "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, stands before Cook County Circuit Court Judge Steven Watkins where he pled not guilty at the Leighton Criminal Court Building, in Chicago. (E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool)

Judge To Rule On Tossing Suit Against Jussie Smollett In October

A hearing is set for the city of Chicago to recover costs from Smollett after police said his claims of a racist and anti-gay attack were phony and staged. The status hearing Tuesday, Aug. 20, is the first since the lawsuit was moved to federal court from state court in July.
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In this May 20, 2016 file photo, actor and singer Jussie Smollett attends the "Empire" FYC Event in Los Angeles. Smollett, who alleges he was the victim of a brutal racial and homophobic attack, is a former child star who grew up to become a champion of L

Chicago Releases 911 Calls From Smollett Incident In January

The city of Chicago has released two 911 calls made after "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett claimed he was the victim of a racist, homophobic attack.
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LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 10: Los Angeles Police Department officers patrol Dodger Stadium prior during the home opener against the Pittsburgh Pirates on April 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Security was high at the stadium for the home opener after a

Police Hunt Assailant After Beating Outside Dodger Stadium

The San Francisco Giants fan who was left disabled in an attack outside Dodger Stadium that drew national attention eight years ago said he's dismayed that Los Angeles police are again investigating an assault at the baseball stadium that left a man seriously injured over the weekend.
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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 15: Jussie Smollett, Taraji P. Henson, Terrence Howard and Lee Daniels attend the 2017 Fox Programming Presentation party at the Wollman Rink in Central Park on May 15, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Anthony Behar/Fox/PictureGroup)

'Empire' Star Terrence Howard Supports Smollett With Post

Howard, who plays the father of Jussie Smollett's character on "Empire," has expressed support for his fellow cast member amid allegations that Smollett staged a racist, anti-gay attack on himself.
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In this Aug. 8, 2017 file photo, Jussie Smollett participates in the "Empire" panel during the FOX Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif. Smollett, an actor on the TV series "Empire," is also an R&B

'Empire' Star Jussie Smollett In Police Custody

"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett turned himself in early Thursday to face accusations that he filed a false police report when he told authorities he was attacked in Chicago by two men who hurled racist and anti-gay slurs and looped a rope around his neck...
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In this May 14, 2018 file photo, Jussie Smollett, a cast member in the TV series "Empire," attends the Fox Networks Group 2018 programming presentation afterparty in New York. Chicago police have opened a hate crime investigation after a man the departmen

'Empire' Actor Jussie Smollett Charged With Making False Police Report

A police official said Wednesday "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett filed a false police report when he said he was the victim of a racist, homophobic attack in downtown Chicago late last month...
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In this May 20, 2016 file photo, actor and singer Jussie Smollett attends the "Empire" FYC Event in Los Angeles. Smollett, who alleges he was the victim of a brutal racial and homophobic attack, is a former child star who grew up to become a champion of L

Police Receive Tip That Smollett, 2 Brothers Seen Together In Elevator

Smollett alleges two masked men hurled racial and homophobic slurs at him, beat him and looped a rope around his neck.
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In this Aug. 8, 2017 file photo, Jussie Smollett participates in the "Empire" panel during the FOX Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif. Smollett, an actor on the TV series "Empire," is also an R&B

Chicago Police Seek Follow-Up Interview With Jussie Smollett

Chicago police said Sunday they're still seeking a follow-up interview with Jussie Smollett after receiving new information that "shifted" their investigation of a reported attack on the "Empire" actor.
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In this May 14, 2018 file photo, Jussie Smollett, a cast member in the TV series "Empire," attends the Fox Networks Group 2018 programming presentation afterparty in New York. Chicago police have opened a hate crime investigation after a man the departmen

Chicago Police Now Say Jussie Smollett Assault Case Has 'Shifted'

Chicago police late Friday released without charges two Nigerian brothers they had detained for questioning earlier in the week.
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