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Bronx Woman Accused of Making 24,000 False 911 Calls

Police and firefighters had to respond to each of the woman's many false calls, taking services away from real victims with real emergencies, said Lt. John D’Amico of the NYPD’s Communications Division.

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Judge: Chicago PD Can Continue Lawsuit Against Jussie Smollett

A United States District Judge has ruled that the Chicago Police Department can continue its lawsuit against Jussie Smollett, who falsely claimed he was the victim of a hate crime earlier this year, sparking a massive investigation by the department.

Maryland Police Officer Reported Shot by Suspects Died by Suicide

An officer with the Montgomery County (MD) Police Department who was found shot atop a Silver Springs parking garage had suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to officials.

Jussie Smollett's Lawyers: Police Didn't Need to Investigate so Vigorously

Attorneys for actor Jussie Smollett—who allegedly filed a false report of being the victim of a hate crime in January—oppose a lawsuit against him for recovery of $130,000 spent by the City of Chicago during the extensive investigation into the incident.

CBS Chicago Reports Police Expected Admission of Guilt in Smollett Deal

Jussie Smollett was to admit guilt for staging a hate crime. Instead he walked free.

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.

Chicago Police Union Calls for Investigation of State's Attorney Over Smollett Case

"The conduct of her office from the very beginning of this case was highly, highly suspicious,” Martin Preib, the FOP’s second vice president said.

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.

Chicago Chief, Mayor Furious At Charges Being Dropped in Smollett Case

Mayor Emanuel said, "Our officers did hard work day in and day out, countless hours working to unwind what actually happened that night. The city saw its reputation dragged through the mud ... It's not just the officers' work, but the work of the grand jury that made a decision based on only a sliver of the evidence [presented]," he continued. "Because of the judge's decision, none of that evidence will ever be made public."

All Charges Against Jussie Smollett Dropped by Prosecutors

“After reviewing all of the facts and circumstances of the case, including Mr. Smollett’s volunteer service in the community and agreement to forfeit his bond to the City of Chicago, we believe this outcome is a just disposition and appropriate resolution to this case,” the Cook County state’s attorney’s office said in a statement.