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Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois and the third most populous city in the United States. As of the 2017 census-estimate, it has a population of 2,716,450, which makes it the most populous city in the Midwestern United States. Chicago is the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States, and the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, which is often referred to as "Chicagoland." The Chicago metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States, the fourth largest in North America, and the third largest metropolitan area in the world by land area.

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Factbox: List of some reported racial attacks in U.S. deemed to be false

Actor Jussie Smollett of the television drama "Empire" staged an attack on himself that appeared to have racist and homophobic overtones as a publicity stunt, Chicago police said on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

Police say actor Smollett staged Chicago attack to advance career

Actor Jussie Smollett paid two brothers thousands of dollars to beat him in a staged racist and homophobic attack because he was dissatisfied with his salary on the hip-hop TV drama "Empire," Chicago's..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Chicago

Chicago's Police Chief On Jussie Smollett case And Gun Violence [Video]Chicago's Police Chief On Jussie Smollett case And Gun Violence

According to Business Insider, Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson broke away from talking about the arrest of "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett on Thursday morning, to chide media outlets for..

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Police say Smollett staged attack over ‘Empire’ salary [Video]Police say Smollett staged attack over ‘Empire’ salary

Actor Jussie Smollett claimed to be the victim of a racist and homophobic attack because he was dissatisfied with his salary on the hip-hop TV drama "Empire," Chicago's police chief said on Thursday...

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Chicago Cops Reveal Smollett's Alleged Motive [Video]Chicago Cops Reveal Smollett's Alleged Motive

Newer reports that actor Jussie Smollett has been arrested for filing a false police reports. The CPD reports that Smollett's motive was selfish. He staged the fake assault on himself so his series,..

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Police Reveal Motive For Smollett Hoax [Video]Police Reveal Motive For Smollett Hoax

“Empire” actor Jussie Smollett has been arrested and charged with felony disorderly conduct. ExtraTV reports the charges stem from Smollett allegedly filing a false police report. At the news..

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Smollett Arrested for Allegedly Filing a False Police Report [Video]Smollett Arrested for Allegedly Filing a False Police Report

Police say the "Empire" actor stagged the alleged attack because he was unhappy with his salary.

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Smollett staged attack to advance career: police [Video]Smollett staged attack to advance career: police

Chicago police chief Eddie Johnson told reporters Thursday that actor Jussie Smollett claimed to be the victim of a racist and homophobic attack because he was dissatisfied with his salary on the..

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Actor Jussie Smollett Staged Attack Because He Was 'Dissatisfied' With Salary [Video]Actor Jussie Smollett Staged Attack Because He Was 'Dissatisfied' With Salary

Actor Jussie Smollett claimed to be the victim of a racist and homophobic attack because he was dissatisfied with his salary on the hip-hop TV drama “Empire,” Chicago’s police chief said on..

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Jussie Smollett Arrested And Faces A Felony Charge [Video]Jussie Smollett Arrested And Faces A Felony Charge

Actor Jussie Smollett has been arrested on suspicion of filing a false report about it, Chicago police said Thursday. The "Empire" star was taken into custody around 5 a.m. CT, police said, ahead of a..

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Jussie Smollett Turns Himself In [Video]Jussie Smollett Turns Himself In

Los Angeles - Chicago police say Empire actor Jussie Smollett has turned himself in to face a charge of making a false police report when he said he was attacked in downtown Chicago by two men who..

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Jussie Smollett Could Be Sentenced 3 Years In Prison [Video]Jussie Smollett Could Be Sentenced 3 Years In Prison

According to Business Insider, "Actor Jussie Smollet has been arrested by police in Chicago, charged with making a false police report of a homophobic and racist attack he said happened to him. Police..

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Jussie Smollett charged with faking racist attack [Video]Jussie Smollett charged with faking racist attack

Actor Jussie Smollett is charged with lying to police after claiming he was attacked and beaten by two masked men. Chicago police are now seeking his arrest. Eve Johnson reports.

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Chicago Cops Arrest Smollett [Video]Chicago Cops Arrest Smollett

Reuters reports that actor Jussie Smollett has been arrested after he was charged with lying to police. Smollett claimed he was attacked and beaten by two masked men shouting racist and homophobic..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Smollett now a suspect in his report of hate crime [Video]Smollett now a suspect in his report of hate crime

Chicago Police said on Wednesday 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett filed a false report when he claimed to have been the victim of a racist and homophobic attack last month and is now a suspect. Havovi..

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Fox Addresses Rumor Jussie Smollett Being Written Off Empire [Video]Fox Addresses Rumor Jussie Smollett Being Written Off Empire

Jussie Smollett remains a cast member in the televised drama “Empire,” Fox Entertainment said on Wednesday, in a show of support for the actor after a report said he had staged an attack on himself..

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Massive winter storm hits Midwest, East Coast [Video]Massive winter storm hits Midwest, East Coast

A massive winter storm is sweeping across the Midwest and East Coast, causing major travel delays and forcing schools and federal offices to close. Colette Luke has more.

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Federal Judge OKs a Lawsuit Aimed at Halting Obama's Library in Chicago [Video]Federal Judge OKs a Lawsuit Aimed at Halting Obama's Library in Chicago

A federal judge gave the green light Tuesday to a parks-advocacy group’s lawsuit that aims to stop for good the delayed construction of former President Barack Obama’s $500 million presidential..

Credit: Time     Duration: 01:50Published

Illinois to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour [Video]Illinois to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour

Illinois' governor signed a bill Tuesday that will gradually bump the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025.

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Trump to Nominate Jeffrey Rosen As Deputy Attorney General [Video]Trump to Nominate Jeffrey Rosen As Deputy Attorney General

If confirmed by the Senate, Rosen will replace Rod Rosenstein, who is expected to step down from his role by the middle of March.

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Jussie Smollett Case: Rumors, Hoax Allegations And Everything We Know About The Alleged Attack [Video]Jussie Smollett Case: Rumors, Hoax Allegations And Everything We Know About The Alleged Attack

Empire star Jussie Smollett claimed he was attacked on Jan. 29 hours after touching down in Chicago, but what was once being considered a possible hate crime could now potentially be an orchestrated..

Credit: Newsweek     Duration: 02:26Published

Feds Investigate If Jussie Smollett Sent Threatening Letter To Himself [Video]Feds Investigate If Jussie Smollett Sent Threatening Letter To Himself

The FBI and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service are investigating Jussie Smollett, says SFGate.com. The feds say he may have played a role in the threatening letter sent to the “Empire” studio on..

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Factbox: Timeline of incidents in Jussie Smollett's alleged attack

Actor Jussie Smollett of TV's "Empire" staged a racist and homophobic attack on himself as a publicity stunt because he was dissatisfied with his salary, Chicago police said on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

Actor Jussie Smollett staged attack because he was unhappy with salary: police

Actor Jussie Smollett claimed to be the victim of a racist and homophobic attack because he was dissatisfied with his salary on the hip-hop TV drama "Empire," Chicago's police chief said on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

Actor Jussie Smollett arrested, accused of lying to Chicago police

Actor Jussie Smollett has been arrested after he was charged with lying to police when he claimed he was attacked and beaten by two masked men shouting racist and homophobic slurs, Chicago police said.
Reuters - Published

'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett charged with faking racist attack

Actor Jussie Smollett was charged on Wednesday with lying to police when he claimed he was attacked and beaten by two masked men shouting racist and homophobic slurs, Chicago police said on Wednesday..
Reuters - Published

Actor Jussie Smollett named suspect in criminal investigation

Actor Jussie Smollett was named as a suspect in a criminal investigation into whether he lied about being attacked by two masked men shouting racist and homophobic slurs, Chicago police said on..
Reuters - Published

Exclusive: Kinder Morgan to expand Chicago ethanol hub to calm glut concerns - sources

Kinder Morgan Inc will expand barge-loading capacity at its ethanol terminal in Chicago to help relieve a supply glut there that is driving down global prices for the biofuel, three people briefed on..
Reuters - Published

Presidents Day protests decry Trump's emergency declaration

Activists in Washington, Chicago and dozens of other U.S. cities protested on Monday's Presidents Day holiday against President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to secure funding for..
Reuters - Published

Chicago police seek follow-up interview with 'Empire' actor

Chicago police have shifted the direction of their investigation into actor Jussie Smollett's report of a hate-crime assault and are seeking to interview him again, after releasing two men detained for..
Reuters - Published

Jussie Smollett 'paid Nigerian brothers to attack him'

jussie smollett 'paid nigerian brothers to attack him'
The actor's lawyers deny the latest reports, which come after Chicago police released two men.
BBC News - Published

After ex-policeman's murder sentence, divisions in Chicago persist

After white former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was sentenced last month for the 2014 killing of black teen Laquan McDonald, top local officials urged the third-largest U.S. city to pull..
Reuters - Published

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