Jussie Smollett has said he has always been truthful about the incident.
The black, openly gay actor has denied accusations that he hired two acquaintances to stage a racist and homophobic attack in order to gain publicity.
Chicago has now become the largest American city to elect a black woman as its mayor, and an openly gay woman as well.
Since 1837, Chicago has chosen only one other black mayor and one other female mayor.
'Empire' star Jussie Smollett's case takes a huge turn as he is now facing felony criminal charges for false claims of assault.
Dozens of federal employees including customs, tax and emergency management officials have been lining up in Brooklyn for basics, having gone unemployed since Dec 22.
Activists wanted a longer sentence.
The sheer volume of brewers in Chicago makes a strong case for the Midwestern city to take the crown as the country's beer capital.
The four officers face various felony charges, including deprivation of constitutional rights and obstruction of justice.
An argument in a hospital parking lot escalated into a shooting that killed four.
She fired two shots after seeing a silhouette of a figure who didn't respond to verbal commands.
South African Anderson led the charge by blasting 17 aces past the Serbian world number three in a 7-6(5) 5-7 10-6 victory.
Van Dyke's lawyers argued that he fired because the teen suddenly began heading toward restaurants filled with people.
The policewoman got off on the wrong floor of the building complex and approached an apartment exactly one floor above her own.
5 people were shot, some multiple times, and 1 victim died at the scene while 2 others succumbed to their injuries in hospital.
Several other police officers connected to the case face criminal charges for making false statements or impeding the investigation into the shooting.
Following an announcement on Twitter, the American band has released a three-track EP.
The case weighing whether brand-name manufacturers can be sued for injuries blamed on generic drug versions was closely watched within the pharmaceutical and legal industries.
A form of hip hop, drill music defenders argue it expresses the nihilistic hopelessness of inner-city life, not the cause of gang wars that have killed and maimed dozens of young black men.
Chicago Police chief of patrol Fred Waller told a press conference some of the shootings were "targeted" and related to gang conflicts.
Chance the Rapper has entered the news business by buying the Chicagoist website and announced the purchase through song on Thursday.
A patient in the air ambulance is in critical condition.
Anish Kapoor accused the NRA of using his “Cloud Gate” sculpture in a recruiting video without permission.
"I Was Raised on the Internet" will feature nearly 100 artworks, all of them interactive, and they will be used to examine the influence of gaming, entertainment, social media and smartphones on everyday life.
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