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FILE - In this March 26, 2019 file photo, actor Jussie Smollett gestures as he leaves Cook County Court after his charges were dropped in Chicago.  Smollett faces new charges for reporting an attack that Chicago authorities contend was staged to garner publicity, according to media reports Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. The charges include disorderly conduct counts, according to the reports that cite unidentified sources.  (AP Photo/Paul Beaty, File)

Key moments since Jussie Smollett reported Chicago attack

Feb. 11, 2020 7:18 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — "Empire" actor and R&B singer Jussie Smollett told Chicago police in January 2019 that two men physically attacked him and yelled racial and homophobic slurs. Some key moments in the story: Jan. 22, 2019 — Smollett receives a racist and homophobic threatening letter at the studio...

FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2019, file photo, Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson participates in a news conference at police headquarters in Chicago. Attorneys for actor Jussie Smollett are asking that the city of Chicago turn over documents that show Johnson was

Smollett's lawyers seek records on Chicago's ousted top cop

Jan. 29, 2020 5:53 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Attorneys for actor Jussie Smollett have asked the city of Chicago turn over documents that show former police Superintendent Eddie Johnson was “untruthful or misleading in any statement" before he was fired last month, in an apparent bid to undermine Johnson's credibility. The...