Tag: Chicago

Chicago Rapper Lil Mister (Lil Durk’s Cousin) Shot & Killed in South Side Englewood Neighborhood

Chicago rapper Lil Mister was shot and killed Friday night (Mar. 14) in the city's South Side Englewood neighborhood.

Jussie Smollett Indicted on 16 Felony Counts by Chicago Grand Jury

Jussie Smollett was initially charged with one Class 4 Felony charge of disorderly conduct last month, but a grand jury has applied that charge 15 more times in an 86-page indictment.

R. Kelly Back in Jail Over Unpaid Child Support to Ex-Wife Andrea Kelly

R. Kelly is back in the custody of Chicago police after a court hearing on failure to pay child support.

Woman Who Owns Christian Day Care Posted R. Kelly’s $100K Bond & Bailed Him Out of Jail

The suburban "mystery woman" who posted the $100K bond to bail R. Kelly out of jail has been identified as 47-year-old Valencia Patrice Love, of Romeoville, Illinois.

R. Kelly Spends 2nd Night in Jail Because He Can’t Come Up With $100K Bail

Because R. Kelly's finances are trash right now, he's having trouble coming up with $100K to bail himself out of jail and he was forced to spend another night behind bars.

FBI Says Jussie Smollett May Not Have Sent Hate Letter to Himself, Jussie Says $3,500 Check Was for “Training”

The FBI is disputing the Chicago Police Department's claim that Jussie Smollett sent a threatening hate letter to himself before allegedly staging his January 29th attack with Nigerian brothers Abel and Ola Osundairo.

R. Kelly’s Bail Set at $1 Million in Sex Abuse Case, Singer Faces Up to 70 Years in Prison

Prosecutors reportedly requested the R&B singer-songwriter not be granted bail, but the judge denied the request and set his bail at $250K for each of the 10 indictments, which totals $1M. If convicted, he could spend up to 70 years in prison (3-7 years for EACH count).

R. Kelly’s Mugshot Released by Chicago Police After He’s Booked on Sex Abuse Charges

R. Kelly's mugshot has been released by the Chicago Police Department after the singer-songwriter turned himself in to police Friday night (Feb. 22) to answer to sex abuse charges.
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WATCH: R. Kelly Swarmed by Media As He Surrenders to Chicago Police for Sexual Abuse Charges

R. Kelly was met with a swarm of reporters as he arrived at a Chicago police station to be booked on 10 counts of criminal sexual abuse involving underage girls.

No-Bail Arrest Warrant for R. Kelly Issued After He’s Charged With 10 Counts of Criminal Sexual Abuse Involving Underage Girls

A judge approved a no-bail arrest warrant for R. Kelly after he was charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. Most of the counts involved girls who were between the ages of 13 and 16 at the time the alleged sexual abuse occurred (between 1998 and 2010).

Mugshot Madness: Jussie Smollett Arrested, Police Say Actor Faked Attack Because He Was Unhappy With “Empire” Salary

The actor's arrest came just hours after he was indicted on a felony charge of disorderly conduct for filing a false police report when he said was attacked in downtown Chicago by two men who hurled racist and anti-gay slurs and looped a rope around his neck.

Jussie Smollett Indicted, Charged With One Felony Count of Disorderly Conduct for Filing False Police Report

Not too long after Chicago police announced that Jussie Smollett had been officially classified as a suspect in a criminal investigation for filing a false police report, the "Empire" actor was indicted by a Chicago grand jury and charged with a felony related to the ongoing investigation.

Nigerian Brothers Told Police They Were Paid by Jussie Smollett to Stage Attack (Report)

Law enforcement sources have revealed that Chicago police say new evidence suggests Jussie Smollett paid two men to orchestrate his hate crime assault, CNN...

Chicago Police Suggest Jussie Smollett Staged Hate Crime Attack Because He Was Being Written Off “Empire” (Report)

For weeks, Empire star Jussie Smollett has kept up the narrative that he was viciously attacked in Chicago by pro-Trump supporters in an apparent hate crime. Now, local media reports claim that police investigating the incident believe that the whole thing was staged.

Charges Dropped Against Chicago Teen Girl Tased & Punched by Cops

All charges have been dropped against the Marshall High School Student who was tased and punched by Chicago police officers during an incident at the school.

Chicago Police Banned From School for Tasing & Punching 16-Year-Old Girl, Yet She’s the One Facing Felony Charges

Three Chicago police officers seen on video punching and tasing a 16-year-old female student at a school in the city's West Side have been...

Jussie Smollett Beaten Up in Homophobic, Racist Attack by Trump Supporters Who Put His Head in a Noose & Screamed “MAGA”

Empire star Jussie Smollett was hospitalized in Chicago Tuesday (Jan. 29) following a homophobic, racist attack from two men who physically assaulted him, put his head in a noose and yelled "This is MAGA country."

9-Year-Old Chicago Boy Who Went Missing After School Found Safe

Police said Michael stayed the night at a friend's house and was reunited with his family the next morning.

Kenneka Jenkins’ Family Sues Chicago Hotel for $50 Million Over Teen’s Death in Freezer

More than a year after Kenneka Jenkins was found dead in the walk-in freezer at the Crowne Plaza Hotel near Chicago, the 19-year-old's family has filed a negligence lawsuit for $50 million against the hotel.

Shots Fired at Chicago Hospital, Multiple People Wounded Including Officer & Shooter

Multiple people were wounded, including a police officer, after a gunman opened fire at a Chicago hospital Monday afternoon (Nov. 19). The suspected gunman was also reportedly injured in the shooting.