Former police chief says Jussie Smollett could have avoided arrest

It seems unfathomable today, but Jussie Smollett could have avoided being arrested as well as enduring the public humiliation, the widespread condemnation, the exile from Hollywood and being convicted of several felonies in a court of law. All Smollett had to do was apologize. At least that’s what former Chicago Police Chief Eddie Johnson asserts. […]

Black woman brutally attacked by Chicago police officer while walking her dog

On Aug. 30, 2021, a viral video surfaced showing a Chicago police officer manhandling a Black woman while she was walking her dog. Nikkita Brown is the woman seen in the video. Attorney Keenan Saulter is representing Brown and his firm made an official statement. “This was an obvious case of racial profiling,” Saulter’s firm […]

Innocent woman forced to stand naked in handcuffs while police raid her home

Anjanette Young had just returned home from the social worker job that she has maintained for over 20 years when police burst into her quarters with a battering ram. They were there due to an anonymous tip from a neighbor who said the person inside, a felon, was in possession of a handgun. According to […]

Chicago cops captured on video relaxing in congressman’s office during looting

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and top police brass have responded to surveillance video showing several officers relaxing in U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush’s office while looters were ravaging several businesses nearby. Lightfoot held a special news conference on Thursday, June 11, 2020, to report some information that she had received that left her “enraged.” Rush shared […]

Jussie Smollett links protests to alleged police misconduct in his case

Disgraced “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett claims there is a strong link between the ongoing national protests against police misconduct and his accusations that Chicago police engaged in lying and a cover-up in his case. According to legal documents obtained by TMZ, Smollett, 37, says what we’re witnessing across the country only confirms his stance that […]

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson has been fired

The Chicago police superintendent has been fired just weeks before he planned to retire. According to the Chicago Tribune and CBS Chicago, Superintendent Eddie Johnson was fired by Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot after he reportedly lied to her about why he was found passed out in his parked car at a stop sign with the […]

Chicago police chief who had it in for Jussie Smollett has been fired

The Chicago police superintendent who was determined to prosecute former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett has been terminated just weeks before he planned to retire. According to the Chicago Tribune and CBS Chicago, Superintendent Eddie Johnson was fired by Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot after he reportedly lied to her about why he was found passed out […]

Jussie Smollett Googled himself more than 50 times after alleged attack

In the continuing public relations storm that is oversaturating the media and Jussie Smollett, the Chicago Police Department released documents that show the “Empire” actor searched himself on Google about five dozen times after allegedly being attacked. The beleaguered Smollett, 37, filed charges on Jan. 29 stating that he was the victim of a homophobic […]

Jussie Smollett lied to police during previous arrest

Embattled actor Jussie Smollett’s past transgressions are coming back to haunt him at the most inopportune time. The “Empire” star previously gave false information to police when he was busted for drunk driving just more than a decade ago, CNN reports. This information comes to light as Smollett is currently being accused by Chicago police […]

Jussie Smollett’s ‘Empire’ role greatly reduced amid possible felony charges

The privileged world that Jussie Smollett knows, is quickly collapsing around him. His prized role on the career-making series “Empire,” has been greatly reduced amid the growing sentiment that he staged his own racist and homophobic attack in January — one that made international headlines. His career is in peril, his future with “Empire” is […]

Jussie Smollett drama: Nigerian brothers ‘rehearsed attack’ in advance

When the two Nigerian brothers involved in the alleged pseudo beat down of Jussie Smollett were arrested upon their return to the United States from West Africa, the entire trajectory and direction of the Chicago Police Department’s investigation changed dramatically. Because of what the brothers shared with investigators, Smollett has escalated from sympathetic victim to […]

Police: ‘New evidence’ shifts focus of investigation in Jussie Smollett case

The case involving an alleged attack on “Empire” star  Jussie Smollett continues to unfold. The latest development comes shortly after two men were arrested and questioned in connection with the incident, which remains under investigation. The 36-year-old actor required hospital treatment after a suspected racist and homophobic attack in Chicago last month, and the two […]

Was Jussie Smollett attack staged? Police have video

News of the assault on “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett swept through social media as a viral storm. According to Smollett, he was assaulted by two men after he left a local Subway restaurant in Chicago. The men wore ski masks and according to Smollett said, “Aren’t you that f—t ‘Empire’ n—–?” and yelled “This is […]

Chicago police release bodycam footage of fatal shooting of Black man

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A Chicago police officer shot and killed a man on the South Side of Chicago yesterday evening. Angry residents gathered to protest the fatal shooting and a clash erupted between the protesters and the police. According to Chicago Police Chief of Patrol Fred Waller, officers approached a man while on patrol “who they thought might […]

14-year-old Chicago teen arrested for alleged gang rape on Facebook Live

Another alleged crime was broadcast on Facebook Live. The incident took place in March after a 15-year-old girl was reported missing from the Lawndale community, according to Chicago police. The 15-year-old girl went to the store and returned home the following day. While she was missing, she was allegedly gang-raped by five or six people. […]

DOJ proves Chicago police practiced racism and violence in Black communities

Black and minority communities in Chicago were terrorized by the Chicago Police Department. According to a report by the Department of Justice, the CPD had a pattern of and practicing the use of deadly force that was in violation of the Fourth Amendment of the Constitution. The data was compiled over the past 12 months […]

Chicago police injure 82-year-old great grandmother in botched raid

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More bad press for the Chicago Police Department. This time the CPD find themselves having to explain how and why they managed to send an 82-year-old great grandmother to the hospital after allegedly raiding her home by mistake. According to ABC 7 Chicago, the incident happened earlier this week when police were issued a warrant […]