The looting and civil unrest in downtown Chicago is putting Mayor Lori Lightfoot at odds with Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx.
They say Chicago has to do a better job of catching and convicting killers, and they’re calling on Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx to create a new witness protection program they say will help do just that.
After asking for tips about wrongdoing in Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx’s office, the Republican running against her claims he has collected nearly three dozen.
A new tool online allows users to submit complaints about officers directly to Cook County prosecutors.
Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx on Tuesday confirmed FOX 32’s Monday report that she will drop the charges against hundreds of people arrested during this month's civil disturbances.
Cook County State’s Attorney Kimberly Foxx announced Tuesday that her office won’t prosecute protestors for minor offenses, confirming a Monday report by FOX 32.
Kim Foxx, the Chicago area’s top prosecutor, won the Democratic nomination Tuesday against three challengers who zeroed in on her handling of the Jussie Smollett criminal case.
Foxx has been on the defensive on the campaign trail, touting her efforts exonerating innocent people and reforms to the cash bail system.
Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx’s involvement in the Smollett case has dominated much of the attention in her reelection campaign.
The charges drew a stinging public response from Kim Foxx, who quickly raised the specter of a conspiracy against her.
As she battles questions over her handling of the Jussie Smollett case, Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx got a big endorsement Tuesday from Chicago area clergy.
Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx’s motions are the first step in a plan to expunge convictions for possession of less than 30 grams of marijuana, then permanently remove them from criminal records. Recreational marijuana will be legal in Illinois starting Jan. 1.
Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx says in a Tuesday news release she hopes to continue reforming the criminal justice system in the county including Chicago that she began implementing when she was elected in 2016.
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.
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.
A judge decided to appoint a special prosecutor Friday to investigate the decision by Cook County prosecutors to dismiss all charges against actor Jussie Smollett, who was accused of lying to the police by claiming he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack in downtown Chicago in January.
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.
Jussie Smollett’s criminal court records remain sealed, for now, after a court hearing Thursday on whether the files should be made public.
FOX 32's Tia Ewing reports...
Gabriel Montero from the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression joins Good Day Chicago to talk aout the issue really at stake in Monday's protest and rally regarding Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx.