Brothers tell police ‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett paid them to orchestrate and stage attack: Source

(ABC News)- The two brothers who were interrogated by police investigating the alleged attack on Jussie Smollett in Chicago told authorities that the “Empire” actor allegedly paid them to help him orchestrate and stage the crime, sources told ABC News Sunday. Detectives are trying to corroborate the account of Olabinjo and Abimbola Osundairo, but thus far police have not independently verified the allegations, a law enforcement…

Brutal attack of actor being investigated as possible hate crime

Chicago (ABC NEWS) — Police say Jussie Smollet reported being attacked while walking in Chicago around 2AM Tuesday. The actor told police the two men yelled racial and homophobic slurs at him before pouring an unknown chemical on him and putting a rope around his neck. Authorities say they now have a dozen local police officers and members of the…

Troopers Investigating pedestrian struck

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–State Troopers are investigating an accident in Orangeburg County where they say a pedestrian was struck and killed. Investigators say it happened just after 8:15 on Highway 6 near Cable Drive. The victim has not yet been identified. The driver of the car was not injured, say officials. Categories: Local News Tags: Investigation, Pedestrian