Chicago

R. Kelly
Tyler LaRiviere/Chicago Sun-Times via AP
March 06, 2019 - 6:31 pm
R. Kelly was taken back into custody Wednesday after appearing at a child-support hearing, authorities said.
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R. Kelly
Tyler LaRiviere/Chicago Sun-Times via AP
February 25, 2019 - 5:40 pm
R. Kelly pleaded not guilty Monday to charges that he sexually abused four people dating back to 1998, including three underage girls, and the R&B star posted $100,000 bail that will allow him to go free while awaiting trial.
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Jussie Smollett mug shot
Chicago Police Department
February 21, 2019 - 6:25 pm
After turning himself in to face a charge of 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, "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett was released from jail on $100,000 bond.
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Jussie Smollett
Scott Kirkland/Fox/PictureGroup/Sipa USA
February 18, 2019 - 12:52 pm
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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FILE - In this May 20, 2016 file photo, actor and singer Jussie Smollett attends the "Empire" FYC Event in Los Angeles. Chicago police say they're interviewing two "persons of interest" who surveillance photos show were in the downtown area where Smollett says he was attacked last month. A police spokesman said Thursday the two men aren't considered suspects but may have been in the area at the time Smollett says he was attacked. Smollett says two masked men shouted racial and homophobic slurs before beating him and putting a rope around his neck on Jan. 29. (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
February 16, 2019 - 1:23 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police released without charges two Nigerian brothers arrested on suspicion of assaulting "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett and said they have new evidence to investigate as a result of questioning them. "The individuals questioned by police in the Empire case have now been...
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Jussie Smollett
Scott Kirkland/Fox/PictureGroup/Sipa USA
February 15, 2019 - 11:48 am
Two men characterized by police as "persons of interest" in the attack against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett are now considered suspects and have been arrested on "probable cause that they may have committed a crime," a Chicago police spokesman said Friday.
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Jussie Smollett
AP Photo/Andrew Dalton
February 03, 2019 - 3:46 am
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Jussie Smollett was blunt, emotional and defiantly determined Saturday night at a Southern California concert some urged him not to play, telling the crowd before singing a note that he had to go on with the show because he couldn't let his attackers win. "The most...
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Jussie Smollett
Scott Kirkland/Fox/PictureGroup/Sipa USA
January 29, 2019 - 1:19 pm
Chicago police have opened a hate crime investigation after a cast member of the television show "Empire" alleged he was attacked by men who shouted racial and homophobic slurs at him and physically attacked him.
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Jason Van Dyke
Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool
January 18, 2019 - 6:41 pm
The white Chicago police officer who gunned down a black teenager in 2014 was sentenced Friday to nearly seven years in prison.
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Chicago police train
Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune via AP
December 18, 2018 - 6:50 am
Two Chicago police officers were fatally struck by a train Monday as they investigated a report of gunshots on the city's far South Side.
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