Chicago police have released hundreds of files from the investigation into Jussie Smollett’s claim he was attacked by two men – including video footage of the Empire actor wearing a thin white rope wrapped around his neck.
A baby boy who was cut from his mother’s womb with a butcher’s knife has died in hospital where he had been in grave condition since the April attack that killed his mother, the family said.
Singer R Kelly pleaded not guilty to 11 additional sex-related charges when he appeared in court in Chicago on Thursday.
Singer R Kelly is expected to plead not guilty to 11 new sex-related charges when he appears in court in Chicago.
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.
Chicago’s police chief has condemned a “despicable level of violence” during a weekend in which 52 people in the city were shot, eight of them fatally, and two more were stabbed to death.
New documents on the Jussie Smollett case 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.
Kim Kardashian West and her husband, musician Kanye West, appear to have named their new child - and no, it isn't Pollockshaws West, as one Twitter user suggested.
A Chicago woman has been charged with murder after allegedly strangling a pregnant teenager and cutting the baby from her womb.
Kim Kardashian West dedicated a sweet post to Kanye West ahead of their fifth wedding anniversary.
A pregnant teenager who went to a Chicago home in response to a Facebook offer of free baby clothes was strangled and her baby cut from her womb, US police and family members said.
Kim Kardashian West and husband Kanye West have welcomed their fourth child, a son, via surrogate.
Jussie Smollett’s brother has defended the Empire actor, and asked: “What if he is telling the truth?”
It wasn’t a routine day for a sheriff’s officer after she spotted a donkey meandering along Interstate 90 near Chicago.
The city of Chicago has filed a lawsuit against Jussie Smollett 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.
A lawyer for Jussie Smollett has written a letter warning that if Chicago sues the TV star for the cost of the investigation into his claim that he was attacked, he will demand sworn evidence from mayor Rahm Emanuel, the police chief and others.
The city of Chicago plans to sue Jussie Smollett to recoup the costs of investigating an alleged attack on the actor.
Chicago’s mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot has become the city’s first black woman and openly gay person to be elected to lead the US’s third-largest city.
Donald Trump has called the Jussie Smollett case an “embarrassment” to the US days after all charges were dropped against the actor.
Jussie Smollett’s lawyer has accused authorities of “continuing their campaign” against the actor despite prosecutors dropping all charges against him.