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Special prosecutor appointed to investigate why charges were dropped against Empire actor Jussie Smollett

A judge has named a special prosecutor to look into why state prosecutors abruptly dropped charges against actor Jussie Smollett that accused him of staging a racist, anti-gay attack against himself.

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«I’ve been truthful»: Charges dropped against Empire actor Jussie Smollett

«I would not be my mother’s son if I was capable of one drop of what I have been accused of», says Empire star Jussie Smollett.

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Jussie Smollett Suspected of Filing False Report About Hate Attack, Police Say

Empire star Jussie Smollett had maintained he’d been the target of a hate crime in the alleged attack near his Chicago home.

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Police release two men arrested in Jussie Smollett attack probe

Chicago police said they released two men they arrested on suspicion of attacking Empire actor Jussie Smollett amid new evidence in the investigation.

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Jussie Smollett says he’s angry at critics casting doubt on alleged hate crime

Jussie Smollett filed a report with the Chicago Police Department on Jan. 29 after two men allegedly hurled racist and homophobic slurs before they beat him.