Fox revealed ahead of its upfront Monday that “Empire” will end with its upcoming sixth season. What it didn’t reveal is how, if at all, Jussie Smollett will be worked into the show’s final.. The Wrap - Published
New details surfaced about an Amber Alert from Oakland that turned out to be a false report. A father whose car was stolen lied to Oakland police about his daughter being abducted so he could get his..
The case of a carjacking that prompted an Amber Alert when it was reported that a 3-year-old child in the vehicle Saturday night took a new turn on Sunday when Oakland police reported they had arrested..
Fox’s “Empire” reign is coming to an end.
The network announced on Monday that the previously announced sixth season of the hit musical drama would be the show’s last. It will return in the.. The Wrap - Published
An Alabama woman reported a burglary to get back at her husband who she suspected of cheating, but the ruse backfired after she was arrested for making a false police report, police said. FOXNews.com - Published
A Cook County judge recently called out embattled State’s Attorney Kim Foxx for upholding a double standard by prosecuting a woman for filing a false police report after dropping similar charges.. FOXNews.com - Published
(Warning: This post contains spoilers for Wednesday’s “Empire,” titled “Never Doubt I Love.”)
There are still two more episodes left in the fifth season of “Empire,” but Wednesday’s.. The Wrap - Published
The stars of Fox’s “Empire” are standing by their co-star Jussie Smollett.
In a letter sent to Fox and the show’s producers on Wednesday, series regulars, including Taraji P. Henson and.. The Wrap - Published
The city of Chicago is planning on filing a lawsuit against Jussie Smollett to recoup the $130,000 in overtime expenses it cost for the investigation into the actor’s police report. While Jussie.. Just Jared - Published
Prosecutors infuriated Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the police chief this week when they abruptly dropped 16 felony counts that accused Smollett of making a false police report about being the target of a.. Newsday - Published
The City of Chicago has sent a letter to Jussie Smollett demanding that he repay the city for the $130,106 “expended on overtime hours in the investigation” of the alleged attack on him back in.. Just Jared - Published
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the city would ask “Empire” star Jussie Smollett to foot the bill for his own criminal investigation.
“The police are right now finalizing the cost that was.. The Wrap - Published
Jay-Z will receive the President’s Award at the 50th NAACP Image Awards this Saturday in Los Angeles, the organization said on Thursday.
The President’s Award recognizes “special achievement.. The Wrap - Published
CHICAGO (AP) — President Donald Trump is calling on the FBI and Department of Justice to review how Chicago prosecutors handled the case against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett. Prosecutors.. Seattle Times - Published
The comments from Tina Tchen are her first about her involvement in the case and come one day after Foxx’s office abruptly announced they were dropping charges against Smollett, who was charged last.. USATODAY.com - Published
Chicago prosecutors dropped all charges against “Empire” star Jussie Smollett on Tuesday, but the State’s Attorney’s office said it stands behind the investigation and having brought the.. The Wrap - Published
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel strongly condemned the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office decision to drop all charges against Jussie Smollett, calling it a “whitewash of justice.”
“This is.. The Wrap - Published
The television star, who is black and gay, had been accused of filing a false police report that he was a victim of a possible hate crime. Now, his lawyers say "his record as been wiped clean." NPR - Published
“Empire” sunk to series lows on Wednesday, one week after an already-rough midseason premiere. Those episodes marked the first two original hours of the Fox soap since star Jussie Smollett was.. The Wrap - Published
Jussie Smollett entered a formal not guilty plea to 16 counts of disorderly conduct in a Chicago court on Thursday, according to the Chicago Tribune.
Smollett was indicted by a Cook County grand.. The Wrap - Published
“Empire” returned from winter hiatus on Wednesday, airing its first original episode since star Jussie Smollett was arrested and charged with filing a false police report. It didn’t receive a.. The Wrap - Published
“Empire” returns to Fox Wednesday for its Season 5 midseason premiere — the first new episode since Jussie Smollett was arrested and charged with filing a false police report.
As a matter of.. The Wrap - Published
Someone in Chicago called 911 to report a mass suicide was about to go down at R. Kelly's Chicago home, but it turned out to be a false alarm. Police descended on Trump Tower in Chicago Tuesday.. TMZ.com - Published
“Empire” returns from its fifth season’s winter hiatus tomorrow night with an episode that includes the recently-indicted Jussie Smollett.
But you might not know that if you were to look at.. The Wrap - Published
Gloria Schmidt, the attorney for Abel and Ola Osundairo, the men who say Jussie Smollett paid them to stage an attack on him, told CBSN on Monday, “This entire thing started because they put their.. The Wrap - Published
A grand jury has multiplied the amount of charges against the 'Empire' star, who is now facing decades in jail, two weeks after he got arrested for allegedly filing a false police report. AceShowbiz - Published
Mark Geragos, a member of Jussie Smollett’s defense team, said Friday that news that the “Empire” star was indicted on 16 felony counts by a Cook County Grand Jury on Friday was not a surprise to.. The Wrap - Published Also reported by •Access Hollywood
The charges expand the initial single count of filing a false police report. Now Smollett is charged with multiple counts tied to different aspects of his alleged false report about being attacked. NPR - Published Also reported by •The Wrap
Jussie Smollett just got slammed by a Cook County grand jury, which has returned a 16-count felony indictment against him for filing a false police report. Smollett was originally charged by the.. TMZ.com - Published
In a new 'Through Her Eyes' interview, the 'Chicago' actress claims she has no reason to believe that the 'Empire' actor filed a false police report of hate crime attack to boast his career and salary. AceShowbiz - Published
Jussie Smollett’s legal defense team has to do three things to save him from conviction: Discredit the main witnesses against him, rebut the police theory that he staged a hoax to get a raise, and.. The Wrap - Published
Jussie Smollett is unlikely to serve time if he’s convicted of filing a false police report, which he was charged with last week, Chicago-based defense attorneys and other legal experts told.. The Wrap - Published
Chicago police superintendent Eddie Johnson just doubled down on the cops’ theory that Jussie Smollett staged the assault he reported in late January.
“I can tell you this, Robin, there’s a.. The Wrap - Published
Terrence Howard, who plays father to Jussie Smollett on “Empire,” showed his unwavering support for his co-star following his arrest on charges of filing a false police report. He is accused of.. USATODAY.com - Published
Actor Jussie Smollett has been written out of the final two episodes of "Empire" this season. It comes after he was charged with filing a false police report, and allegations he staged an attack on.. CBS News - Published
While the fictional overturned murder conviction at the center of “Proven Innocent” isn’t based on one particular real-life case, that doesn’t mean Fox’s new legal drama won’t be pulling.. The Wrap - Published
The actor was arrested Thursday for filing a false police report. Now, it appears the role that made him famous may be in doubt. Empire producers said they chose "to avoid further disruption on set." NPR - Published