One day after all criminal charges were dropped against Jussie Smollett, many people are left with questions about the puzzling case — but will those be answered anytime soon? CBS Chicago received the redacted Chicago Police Department reports through a Freedom of Information Act Request, which offer some new insights into the criminal investigation. Detectives […]
News that a grand jury had indicted “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett for allegedly lying to Chicago police about being attacked by two masked men may not have made much of a splash except for one thing: The lone felony count that Smollett had been arrested on last month had turned into 16. The reasons Smollett […]
Actor Jussie Smollett paid two brothers to stage a racist and homophobic attack on him and pose as supporters of President Donald Trump because he was unhappy with his pay on the hip-hop TV drama “Empire,” Chicago’s police chief said on Thursday. Smollett, who is black and openly gay, was arrested on Thursday and charged […]
A black security guard at a bar in the Chicago suburbs was killed by the police as he apparently tried to detain a man he believed to be involved in a shooting, the authorities said Monday. Officers from several police departments had responded to reports of a shooting early Sunday morning at Manny’s Luxury Lounge […]
Ever wonder what it’s like to be on the radio; a DJ or radio personality? Does it seem like it would be fun, glamourous, exciting, etc? Here’s your chance to find out from a brother who did it; no LIVED IT for many years at a series of midwestern and west coast radio stations. The book […]
Chance the Rapper announces the launch of the New Chance Arts and Literature Fund for Chicago public schools.
Barack Obama returned to his adopted hometown of Chicago for the first time as ex-president on Wednesday, mapping plans and raising money for his Obama Presidential Center.
Vandetta Redwood will not see a day in prison for the role the prosecution believes she played in the shooting death of Endia Martin.
Joshua Beal's family says an off-duty officer with road rage fatally shot their loved-one, who was only trying to protect his teenage cousin after the officer threw her to the ground and pointed a gun in her face.