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.
Leo Varadkar says he would not like to be associated with Conor McGregor’s unlawful actions.
MMA star Conor McGregor and Irish premier Leo Varadkar have led the St Patrick’s Day parade in Chicago.
The Taoiseach will begin his St Patrick’s trip to the US this week with a series of engagements in Washington DC and Chicago.
R&B singer R Kelly has walked out of a Chicago jail after a 161,000 US dollar (£124,000) child support payment was made on his behalf.
R Kelly is set to be released from jail after the child support he owes was paid.
Children as young as 13 say they have drank alcohol in the last 30 days in Chicago, according to the latest Illinois Youth Survey.
A judge has set a $100,000 (£77,000) bond for Empire actor Jussie Smollett, who is accused of staging an attack against himself in Chicago last month.
Empire actor Jussie Smollett has been charged with filing a false police report after alleging he had been the victim of a racist and homophobic attack, authorities have said.
Chicago police say “the trajectory of the investigation” into the reported attack on Jussie Smollett has shifted and they want to conduct another interview with the Empire actor.
Chicago police have released two Nigerian brothers who had been arrested earlier in the week on suspicion of assaulting Empire actor Jussie Smollett.
While the UK faces its coldest temperatures of the winter so far, in the US, Hell has literally frozen over.
The United States city of Chicago is experiencing Arctic levels of cold as the Midwest is gripped by a Polar Vortex, and one social media user has demonstrated the low temperatures by freezing bubbles in mid-air.
Kim Kardashian West has shared new pictures from daughter Chicago’s Alice In Wonderland-themed birthday party.