Empire actor Jussie Smollett turned himself into police in Chicago earlier today after he was officially charged with a felony for his alleged participation in staging his own attack late last month. See a full summary of the Chicago PD's investigation so far, which features a mountain of evidence including phone records, texts, surveillance video, Uber receipts, store receipts, a personal check, testimony from the attackers, and more.
Category: Law and Order
The Chicago Police Department has just announced that Empire star Jussie Smollet is officially a suspect in their criminal investigation stemming from the alleged attack on the actor by two men late last month.
Melissa Hancock, who appeared multiple times on the Lifetime reality series Little Women: Atlanta, has been sentenced to 16 years in prison after she was found guilty of multiple charges stemming from a drunk driving accident late last year that killed 29-year-old Coast Guard petty officer Daniel Dill.
Jenelle Eason's ex Kieffer Delp found himself in more legal trouble when he was arrested in January for allegedly running a meth lab in his apartment in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. After spending more than seven months behind bars, Kieffer finally got his day in court this week, during which he accepted a deal that included a guilty plea on three felony charges. Keep reading to find out his prison sentence.
Just as expected, The Real Housewives of New York City star Countess Luann de Lesseps struck a last minute plea deal for her drunken assault of a police officer on Christmas Eve. The deal was agreed to on the same day that Luann was scheduled to go on trial before a jury in Palm Beach County, Florida.
Four alleged owners of the website Mugshots.com have been arrested and face charges of extortion, money laundering, and identity theft stemming from their "pay-for-removal scheme" which reportedly brought in $2 million over the last three years.
The Opiate Crisis looms large over the United States, but it’s really a worldwide, human problem. However, this heartbreaking news story proves that humans aren’t the only victims of heroin (and other opiate/opioid) abuse. Veterinarian Andrés López Elorza was arrested in Spain in 2013 and 2015 for surgically implanting puppies with bags of liquid heroin in order to smuggle the drug into the United States, essentially turning the young dogs into drug mule puppies.
More than 60 women have come forward to accuse Bill Cosby of sexual misconduct ranging from inappropriate touching to rape. Earlier today, they all received their first legal vindication, when the jury in a retrial found the 80-year-old actor and comedian guilty of raping Andrea Constand.
Smallville actress Allison Mack has been arrested and charged with sex trafficking and forced labor after authorities identified her as the second-in-command behind leader Keith Raniere in the Nxivm sex cult. According to the indictment, 35-year-old Allison played a key role in recruiting women into the group as well as gathering "collateral" from them to guarantee they would not leave.
A police report verifies that Jenelle Evans called the police on Mother's Day weekend when her mom, Barbara Evans, denied her visitation of her son Jace. Get the details on what happened–including Barbara's take, in which she says she had a "petrified" Jace hide in a bedroom.
A Massachusetts judge has denied a motion to end the trial of Michelle Carter, the teen who encouraged her boyfriend Conrad Roy to take his own life in a series of text messages. Read the disturbing texts leading up to the very last one from Roy ,and find out why the defense argued that the trial should have been preemptively ended.
Police in Pennsylvania are on the hunt for a culprit who was caught on camera mocking and then sucker punching a man with cerebral palsy. See the mind-blowingly offensive security camera footage (if you can stomach it), and then find out about another crime the attacker committed that's almost as disgusting.