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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.
New documents on the Jussie Smollett case released Thursday show that prosecutors told Chicago police detectives that a possible deal with the “Empire” actor was in the works a month before charges against him were dropped.
The two Nigerian brothers who allegedly participated in a staged hate attack on Jussie Smollett have filed a defamation suit against Smollett’s lawyers.
Chicago filed a lawsuit against Jussie Smollett on Thursday in a bid to recoup the costs of investigating a racist, anti-gay attack that authorities say was orchestrated by the “Empire” actor as a publicity stunt, with the city saying — at minimum — that it now wants triple the amount it initially asked Smollett to pay.
When prosecutors dropped the charges that accused Jussie Smollett of orchestrating a fake attack, the outrage was swift and overwhelming. Smollett saw his record wiped clean without offering so much as an apology.
Authorities in the United States have dropped all criminal charges against Jussie Smollett.
A Chicago grand jury on Friday indicted American actor Jussie Smollett on 16 felony counts after allegedly lying to police about being the victim of a racist, homophobic hate crime.
Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie T. Johnson blasted Jussie Smollett in an emotional press conference on Thursday in which he said that Smollett's alleged staging of a hoax attack was a "publicity stunt...to promote his career."
Actor Jussie Smollett has been arrested after he was charged with lying to police when he claimed he was attacked and beaten by two masked men shouting racist and homophobic slurs, Chicago police said.
“Empire” actor Jussie Smollett was charged Wednesday with making a false police report when he said he was attacked in downtown Chicago by two men who hurled racist and anti-gay slurs and looped a rope around his neck, police said.
The General Manager, Kwara State Television Authority, Abdulfatai Adebowale, has been arrested by the Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over allegations of Land fraud.
Who did he kill? That was the first question that immediately came to my mind. You can’t earn such a punishment without committing a capital offense.
Alex Iwobi has joined Daniel Amokachi, Joseph Yobo, Yakubu Aiyegbeni and Victor Anichebe as the only Nigerians to have played for Everton.
The 24-year-old Mr Nigeria, Nelson Enwerem, late on Friday in Manila in the Philippines won five talent awards in the just concluded Mr World pageant.
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), says no tariff increase has been approved by the commission yet.
Former Flying Eagles midfielder Kingsley Micheal has signed a new contract with Serie A giant, Bologna, after the club announced.
The accident of a brown bear killing a man in the Khabarovsk region has stirred fears among dwellers, mainly in the small villages and communities near forests.
Cristiano Ronaldo told Portuguese television on Tuesday that “2018 was the most difficult year on a personal level.”
Former Flying Eagles midfielder Kingsley Michael has extended his contract with Serie A club, Bologna.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has called for further assessment of microplastics in the environment and their potential impact on human health.