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Chicago wants Smollett to Pay $130K for Investigation Costs

The city of Chicago wants Jussie Smollett to pay $130,000 to help cover the police department's costs of conducting an investigation into allegations he'd made that he was the victim of a homophobic and racist hate crime attack.

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Chicago Police Release Investigative Files from Smollett Case

The 61-page police file — which was redacted to remove witness names and other personal information — lays out in detail the investigative steps taken by a team of detectives to unravel what happened to Smollett on the frigid January night in Streeterville when he claimed he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack.

8 Oklahoma Officers on Leave Following Fatal OIS at Domestic Call

Eight officers with the Muskogee Police Department are on routine paid administrative leave following a deadly shooting at a domestic violence call earlier this week.

Jussie Smollett Case: In the Trick Bag

The Jussie Smollett case put the Chicago PD in an untenable situation, and it may not be over.

CPB Announce Seizure of $19M of Cocaine in Shipment of Pineapples

The United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced on Friday that field operations officers working at the port of Savannah, GA discovered a massive haul of cocaine secreted in a shipment of pineapples from Cartagena, Colombia last fall.

"Empire" Actor Charged with Felony Over Alleged False Report

Following several weeks of investigation by Chicago police—and due diligence by the Cook County State’s Attorney office—"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett has been charged with a felony for filing a false police report claiming he was the victim of a hate-crime attack last month.

Brothers Tell Police that Jussie Smollett Paid them to Stage Attack

Two brothers—identified as Olabinjo and Abimbola Osundairo—told police in Chicago that "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett paid them to stage an attack orchestrated to look like a hate crime.

Virginia Trooper Killed in Gunfight During Drug Investigation

Trooper Lucas Dowell was killed while helping the Piedmont Regional Drug and Gang Task Force search a home on Monday night.

Off-Duty Chicago Officer was with Another Officer When She Reportedly Died by Suicide

Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said on Monday, "She was with a male individual whom she knew, they were coming home from an event together and he has been completely cooperative with police."

Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested After Using Rental Scooter for Getaway

Turning a rental scooter on, as regular users know, requires a rider to use an app that contains their phone number, email address and credit card information.