Tag: Crime

Jussie Smollett Lawyers: Police ‘Trampled’ on His ‘Presumption of Innocence’

Attorneys for Empire actor Jussie Smollett said Thursday evening that Chicago law enforcement “trampled” upon his “presumption of innocence” after arresting their client for allegedly filing a false police report concerning a racist and homophobic attack against himself last month. “Today we witnessed an organized law enforcement spectacle that has no place in the American legal system,” […]

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Iowa Looks to Punish Businesses Hiring Illegals After Mollie Tibbetts Death

Iowa state lawmakers are looking to crack down on businesses hiring illegal aliens in the wake of 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts’ alleged murder by an illegal alien. A measure by 26 Iowa state Senate Republicans would strip businesses who knowingly hire illegal aliens of their business licenses and would mandate that employers use the E-Verify system — […]

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Maxine Waters on Jussie Smollett: ‘I Would Be Disappointed’ if It’s a Hoax

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) said Thursday that she couldn’t yet “make sense” of Empire actor Jussie Smollett being arrested for filing a false police report about being attacked by Trump supporters in Chicago. “I don’t think we can, at this point, make sense of it,” Maxine Waters told Variety. “There are still some questions that […]

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Cook County D.A.: Jussie Smollett Led Police to Believe Attackers Were White

During a press conference Thursday, Cook County Assistant District Attorney Ressa Lanier described in detail how Empire actor Jussie Smollett planned an attack on himself and how he tried to mislead police. Among the most shocking details, Lanier described how Jussie Smollett originally planned to use gasoline in the “attack” against himself, instead of bleach, and how […]

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Judge Expands Gag Order on Roger Stone: No Further Public Statements on Case

A federal judge on Thursday issued a gag order on longtime political operative Roger Stone, ordering the Trump ally to refrain from making further public statements regarding his case. “I’m not giving you another chance,” federal U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson said before a Washington, D.C. courtroom after Stone apologized repeatedly for his now-deleted Instagram […]

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Judge: Plea Deal in Jeffrey Epstein Sex Trafficking Case Was Illegal

A U.S. District judge on Thursday ruled that federal prosecutors illegally signed a plea agreement with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein and hid it from his more than two dozen underage victims. “Epstein used paid employees to find and bring minor girls to him.,’’ wrote U.S. District Judge Kenneth A. Marra of Palm Beach County. “Epstein worked in […]

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FOX Studios on Jussie Smollett: ‘We Are Considering our Options’

Twentieth Century Fox Television studios issued a statement reacting to the felony charge against Empire actor Jussie Smollett in connection to staging his own hate crime, saying they are “evaluating the situation and we are considering our options.” “We understand the seriousness of this matter and we respect the legal process. We are evaluating the […]

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Report: Jussie Smollett ‘Dissatisfied’ with over $1,000,000 Annual ‘Empire’ Salary

Empire actor Jussie Smollett staged an attack on himself last month because he was dissatisfied with his salary from the hit drama, a salary that was over $1 million per year, according to new reports. Jussie Smollett was arrested Thursday morning for once charge of “felony disorderly conduct for filing a false police report.” According to […]

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Police: Jussie Smollett Sent Himself Hate Letter Because He Was Dissatisfied with ‘Empire’ Salary

Chicago Police Department Superintendent Eddie Johnson said Thursday that Empire actor Jussie Smollett sent himself a threatening letter because he was dissatisfied with his salary on the hit FOX drama. JUST IN: Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson: Jussie Smollett “paid $3,500 to stage this attack…The stunt was orchestrated by Smollett because he was dissatisfied with his […]

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Jussie Smollett Under Arrest After Surrendering to Police

Empire star Jussie Smollett surrendered to police at 5:00 a.m. and is now in custody, reports ABC 7 Chicago. “Smollett surrendered to authorities Thursday morning after he was charged with one count of felony disorderly conduct for filing a false police report,” the report says. “Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said that Smollett is in […]

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Chicago Police: Jussie Smollett ‘Suspect in a Criminal Investigation’

Empire actor Jussie Smollett is now a “suspect in a criminal investigation” for allegedly “filing a false police report,”  a Chicago Police Department official said Wednesday. Case Update: Jussie Smollett is now officially classified as a suspect in a criminal investigation by #ChicagoPolice for filing a false police report (Class 4 felony). Detectives are currently […]

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Report: Chicago Issues Subpoenas to Obtain Records from Jussie Smollett

Authorities have issued subpoenas to obtain records from Empire’s Jussie Smollett amid reports the actor-singer allegedly staged a racist and homophobic attack on himself last month, according to a report Wednesday. MORE: @ABC7Chicago has also learned subpoenas have been issued to obtain records from Jussie Smollett. — Rob Elgas (@RobElgasABC7) February 20, 2019 The report comes as lawyers […]

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Congressmen Call for U.S. Designation of Mexican Cartels as Terror Orgs — Los Zetas, Gulf in Crosshairs

U.S. Representatives Chip Roy (R-TX) and Dr. Mark Green (R-TN) drafted a letter that will be sent to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo requesting specific Mexican cartel factions be designated as Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTOs). The letter follows years of coverage by Breitbart News and calls from Border/Cartel Chronicles Director Brandon Darby for these specific […]

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DC police arrest suspect in fatal hit-and-run of Bowie man

WASHINGTON — D.C. police arrested a suspect in the death of a Prince George’s County man who was struck by a vehicle in Northwest. Police arrested 36-year-old Morris Kenya Harley on charges of first-degree murder while armed. They said that on Feb. 5, the victim, 35-year-old Daniel Olaya, of Bowie, Maryland, got into a verbal […]

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Hayward: If Smollett Isn’t Charged with a Hate Crime, No One Should Be

If a fair and thorough investigation establishes that Jussie Smollett faked the attack he claimed was perpetrated by white men wearing MAGA hats, then he should be charged with a hate crime. Fake hate crimes are hate crimes. If hate crime laws are merely instruments of totalitarian political power, rather than sound legal principles applicable […]

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Illegal Alien Accused of Repeatedly Raping 15-Year-Old Girl in Kentucky

An illegal alien has been accused of repeatedly raping a 15-year-old girl in McCracken County, Kentucky, according to local authorities. Illegal alien Andres Villarrealmercado has been charged with three counts of first-degree rape, according to the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department. Following a lengthy investigation, police claim the illegal alien repeatedly raped a 15-year-old girl between March and […]

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CBS: Brothers Told Police Jussie Smollett Behind Sending Himself Hate Letter

The two men who participated in the allegedly staged attack on Empire actor Jussie Smollett told Chicago police that the singer-actor was behind “creating” a threatening letter sent to him on the set of the program, according to a report. Chicago’s local CBS affiliate, WBBM Channel 2, reports Smollett allegedly “orchestrated” the racist and homophobic assault on […]

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FBI Investigating Whether Jussie Smollett Involved in Sending Hate Letter to Himself

Federal law enforcement officials are investigating whether actor-singer Jussie Smollett was involved in sending a threatening letter to himself at Empire’s Chicago studio before allegedly staging a racist and homophobic attack on himself last month, according to a report. According to ABC News, FBI and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service officials are probing the matter after two […]

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Masked Protesters Invade, Deface Memorial to Fallen Border Patrol Agents

A group of masked protesters “occupied and reclaimed” a privately run Border Patrol museum located on federal land. The demonstrators defaced a memorial honoring fallen agents, curators reported. Newly appointed Houlton Sector Chief Patrol Agent Jason Owens tweeted a shocking message that a group of masked protesters “occupied and reclaimed” the Border Patrol Museum and […]

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Nolte: Looks Like Jussie Smollett Chose Wrong Surveillance Camera to Capture ‘Attack’

Jussie Smollett appears to have picked the wrong location for his “hate crime” to be caught on video, if we compare his Good Morning America interview to the latest reports about the two Nigerian men who say the actor-singer paid them to stage an assault. As of now, it looks as though police believe Empire star Smollett not […]

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