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Special prosecutor named in Jussie Smollett case

USATODAY.com Friday, 23 August 2019
A Chicago judge on Friday named a special prosecutor to look into why state prosecutors abruptly dropped charges against actor Jussie Smollett that accused him of staging a racist, anti-gay attack against himself. (Aug. 23)
 
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Two months after ordering a special prosecutor to investigate the Jussie Smollett case, a Cook County judge on Friday might name the person he has picked to handle the probe. CBS 2's Cesar Rodriguez reports.

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Men Jussie Smollet Hired To Attack Him Refuse To Cooperate With Prosecution [Video]

Men Jussie Smollet Hired To Attack Him Refuse To Cooperate With Prosecution

Two brothers admitted to helping former 'Empire' cast member Jussie Smollet stage a fake hate crime in 2019. Now, Newser reports Abimbola "Abel" and Olabinjo "Ola" Osundairo are no longer cooperating with prosecutors. The development stems from a police raid on their home, in which numerous items were seized, including things belonging to other family members. Smollett had paid the brothers $3,500 to stage a racist and homophobic attack. He claimed they beat him and poured bleach on him.

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Jussie Smollett suffered another blow in his attempt to have the criminal charges against him dropped on Friday, after being told that new charges against him do not violate his right against double jeopardy.

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Jussie Smollett accuses Chicago of covering for police in his legal case

Jussie Smollett has accused the city of Chicago of trying to cover for police officers involved in his legal case.

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