Chicago News

'Empire' star charged for false assault report

US police on Wednesday charged a TV actor with lying to authorities about being the victim of a racist and homophobic attack on the streets of Chicago.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett charged with making false police report

Jussie Smollett (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File) Chicago —“Empire” actor Jussie Smollett was charged Wednesday with making a false police report when he said he was attacked in downtown Chicago by two men who hurled racist and anti-gay slurs and looped a rope around his neck, police said.

IOL , South Africa Feb 20, 2019

Chicago police charge Jussie Smollett with filing false report of assault

Chicago - US police on Wednesday charged a TV actor with lying to authorities about being the victim of a racist and homophobic attack on the streets of Chicago.

EWN , South Africa Feb 20, 2019

WATCH: Jean de Villiers feels Springboks ‘always have ability to up our game at World Cup’

They might also pack even more punch later this year thanks to the confidence that comes with having two wins over the Kiwis – a historic first one in Chicago back in 2016, and another in Dublin in 2018.

IOL , South Africa Feb 20, 2019

Prosecutor recuses herself from Jussie Smollett assault case

File picture: Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP ChicagoChicago's top prosecutor recused herself from the investigation into the attack reported by "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett shortly after police requested another interview with the actor.

IOL , South Africa Feb 20, 2019

Scientist who popularised term 'global warming' dies at 87

Broecker was born in Chicago in 1931 and grew up in suburban Oak Park.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 20, 2019

Jussie Smollett’s role in Empire slashed over ‘staged’ homophobic attack

DAILY POST recalls that Smollett was assaulted in Chicago by two men who hurled racial and homophobic words at him.

Daily Post , Nigeria Feb 19, 2019

Jussie Smollett’s role in Empire slashed following attack

Smollett was assaulted in Chicago by two men who hurled racial and homophobic slur at him.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 19, 2019

Racist Parody Posters Mocking Jussie Smollett Surface

Smollett is now the face of racist parody movie posters that have sprung up in Los Angeles in the wake of his alleged attack in Chicago and an unraveling narrative.

The Guardian , Nigeria Feb 19, 2019

Jordan was a NBA game-changer

In what must be one of the most understated birthday celebrations, Jordan’s only role in the game itself was a ceremonial handover of the match ball from Charlotte, where he now owns a team, to Chicago, where he made himself into a global icon.

IOL , South Africa Feb 19, 2019