Judge to weigh possible bias by Jussie Smollett special prosecutor

A Chicago judge could decide this week whether the special prosecutor investigating possible conflicts of interest in Jussie Smollett’s criminal case has a conflict himself, the latest twist in a saga marked by turns and reversals since the “Empire” actor reported a racist, homophobic attack that police say he staged against himself.

Special prosecutor in Jussie Smollett case donated to Kim Foxx's campaign

The special prosecutor appointed to look into why the state's attorney's office in Chicago abruptly dropped the case against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett allegedly staging an attack on himself acknowledged Monday that he donated to the top prosecutor's campaign and that his law firm co-hosted a 2016 fundraiser for her.

Kim Foxx releases Jussie Smollett files, offers recusal explanation

Chicago's top prosecutor gave a new justification in documents released Friday for why she recused herself from the investigation into "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett's claim he was the victim of a hate crime: there were false rumors she was related to Smollett and she didn't want any hint of a conflict of interest.

Anita Alvarez threatens to sue successor Kim Foxx

Former state's attorney Anita Alvarez isn't happy with her successor, Kim Foxx. In fact, she's threatening to sue her. At issue, an interview Foxx gave to the author of a book on sexual harassment in Illinois politics. Alvarez’ attorney Eugene Hollander talks about the looming lawsuit.