Jussie Smollett charged with filing false police report about attack

CHICAGO — “Empire” star Jussie Smollet was charged Wednesday night with lying to cops when he claimed to be the victim of a racist and homophobic attack — and authorities want him to surrender, police said. Chicago PD spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said Smollett was charged with filing a false police report, a felony, after the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office […]

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Jussie Smollett finally turns phone records over to cops

Jussie Smollett finally provided his phone records to the Chicago Police Department on Monday morning, hours after The Post reported his delay in providing the data. “Phone records from Jussie’s manager were sent to police on Feb. 5 and Jussie’s records were sent over this morning. Both were sent to Chief of Staff to the Superintendent of Police Robert Boik, […]

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Chicago cop gets 81-month sentence in Laquan McDonald murder

Former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke attends his sentencing hearing at the Leighton Criminal Court Building in Chicago on Friday. (Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool) Former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke, already found guilty of the 2014 murder of teenager Laquan McDonald, was sentenced Friday to 81 months in prison — close to seven years' incarceration. Van Dyke […]

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DEA agent was a secret double agent for drug cartel: feds

A law enforcement agent accused of joining the Drug Enforcement Administration so he could act as a “double agent” for a Puerto Rican drug cartel was ordered detained Monday until his September trial. Chicago DEA agent Fernando Gomez was denied bail by Manhattan federal Judge Jesse Furman, who said allegations that Gomez has lived double lives for decades while in […]

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Bryce Harper pursuit murky as ever with Nationals back in picture

The more we learn about the Bryce Harper free-agency pursuit, the more muddled it gets. The Dodgers traded away assets that cleared cash and an outfield spot for Harper, and the slugging outfielder helpfully liked a post indicating Los Angeles was the favorite to sign him. But all has been quiet on the Dodgers front since they sent outfielders Yasiel […]

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Chicago Bulls-Oklahoma City Thunder scuffle spills into courtside seats

It's been a difficult season for the Chicago Bulls, and the struggles continued Monday night in a 121-96 loss on the road to the Oklahoma City Thunder.  Tempers flared in the third quarter with the Bulls trailing by 21 when Russell Westbrook and Kris Dunn made contact, leading Dunn to shove Westbrook in the chest with both hands. Westbrook's Thunder […]

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Chicago Blackhawks mascot Tommy Hawk fights fan in viral video

A video went viral of Chicago Blackhawks mascot "Tommy Hawk" fighting with a fan at the United Center on Friday night.  According to Chicago police via the Chicago Sun-Times, the mascot – portrayed Friday night by a male – was punched and put in a headlock by the alleged attacker. In the video, Tommy Hawk bodyslams the fan before throwing a few punches.  […]

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Lee Smith, Harold Baines To Be Inducted Into The Baseball Hall Of Fame

Baseball greats Lee Smith and Harold Baines finally received the news each has been longing to hear for the nearly two decades they’ve been retired from the game. On Sunday, December 9, it was announced that both men have been elected for induction into the coveted National Baseball Hall of Fame. MLB.com reports that Smith and Baines received the nod […]

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Chicago cop, 28, who 'ran toward danger,' was slain 1 month shy of 1st wedding anniversary

Cop among 3 killed by gunman in Chicago hospital shooting A gunman killed a police officer and two hospital employees in an attack that began with a domestic dispute at Mercy Hospital on Chicago’s South Side. Officer Samuel Jimenez, the rookie Chicago cop who died in a shootout Monday night that left three others dead, including the suspect, always knew what […]

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