NORTH HUNTINGTON, Pa. (AP) 10/22 — Police say a suspect wearing a mask left a note on the counter of a restaurant falsely claiming there was an active shooter at two nearby Pennsylvania high schools so that he could rob a bank.
By HERBERT G. McCANN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 07/18 — The Chicago Police Board on Thursday fired four police officers for allegedly covering up a white officer’s 2014 fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald.
By DAN SEWELL and ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) 04/05 — A 23-year-old ex-convict accused of pulling a cruel hoax by pretending to be a long-missing Illinois boy was charged Friday with making false statements to federal authorities.
By TAMMY WEBBER, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 02/22 — Police tapped into Chicago’s vast network of surveillance cameras — and even some homeowners’ doorbell cameras — to track down two brothers who later claimed they were paid by “Empire”
By JEFF McMURRAY, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 02/21 — Two brothers who told police that Jussie Smollett paid them $3,500 to help stage an attack on himself were linked to the actor through the “Empire”
By DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 02/21 — “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett turned himself in early Thursday to face accusations that he filed a false police report when he told authorities he was attacked in Chicago by two men who hurled racist and anti-gay slurs and looped a rope around his neck,