"It's going to be very difficult for the city to prevail in making a case my client should pay for overtime for a case ultimately dismissed by the state's attorney," Smollett's attorney stated.
Matthew Sibson, 26, was shot dead on the South Side of Chicago. Jake Lee has been charged with aggravated battery.
Lori Lightfoot later told reporters that "it was not appropriate for me to say that out loud."
Smollett was still considered a victim of racial and homophobic aggressiveness at the time of this video obtained from police body cam.
"A lot like O.J. Simpson, he's guilty in the court of public opinion even if he wasn't found guilty in the court of law," said Ronn Torossian, CEO of 5W Public Relations.
R. Kelly was indicted on 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse for allegedly sexually abusing four women, including three minors.
"I, among many others when hearing of the report, said that the reports were horrific and that we should come with all that we can come with in law enforcement to find out what happened and the guilty should suffer the maximum."
"This is not justice," said Reverend Marvin Hunter, the great-uncle of slain teenager Laquan McDonald.
Incident took place at a Chicago train station.
Protesters shouted "murderers" after an officer fatally shot a man in South Side Chicago.
Chicago police said they are investigating an incident caught on camera showing a 10-year-old boy being handcuffed and detained by several officers up against a squad car. He was mistakenly accused of having a gun.
The twin daughters and pastor of Bettie Jones are calling for justice after new report finds shooting "not justified."
Tereasa Martin and Leonore Jenkins appeared on Tuesday's episode of 'The Dr. Oz Show.'
Activists and Jenkins' family have demanded a federal probe into Jenkins' death after Rosemont police released hotel surveillance footage of her last movements.
Surveillance videos show Jenkins stumbling through hotel hallways and entering the kitchen, but do not capture the moment she went into the walk-in freezer.
They were last seen driving a rented gray 2017 Hyundai sedan.
The existence of this mystery officer has been called into question by the mayor's office and the police department.
The group argues that federal oversight of reforms is necessary after history of racial discrimination.
The Justice Department's 161-page document outlines an array of issues within the Chicago P.D., including routine use of excessive force.
A drug investigation-turned-shootout left a suspect dead and three cops injured in Chicago's West Side on Monday.
A Guardian analysis shows that 30 percent of the police contracts it reviewed contain clauses that officer disciplinary records be kept from the public.
Quintonio LeGrier, 19, called 911 three times before he was fatally shot by a Chicago police officer on December 26, new records show.
Quintonio LeGrier and Bettie Jones were shot and killed the day after Christmas.