Will Jussie Smollett Be Sentenced to Prison for Lying to the Police?
The actor who was found guilty of falsely telling the police he was the victim of a hate crime faces a possible sentence of up to three years, but experts disagree on whether the judge is likely to incarcerate him. By Julia Jacobs and Mark Guarino Dec. 10, 2021 [...]
The jury has reached a verdict in the Jussie Smollett trial.
By Julia Jacobs and Mark Guarino Dec. 9, 2021 A jury in Chicago has reached a verdict in the trial over charges that the actor Jussie Smollett lied to the police about being the victim of a racist and homophobic hate crime in 2019. The New York Times has [...]
When Armed Vigilantes Are Summoned With a Few Keystrokes
Kevin Mathewson, who quickly organized the Kenosha Guard on Facebook, said the Wisconsin city’s police were outnumbered during protests. The streets turned deadly after his call to arms. By Neil MacFarquhar and Mark Guarino Oct. 16, 2020 Tapping on his cellphone with a sense of purpose, Kevin [...]
Kyle Rittenhouse Must Go to Wisconsin for Trial, Illinois Judge Rules
Mr. Rittenhouse, 17, is accused of shooting three protesters, two fatally, during a protest against the police in Kenosha, Wis. By Mark Guarino Published Oct. 30, 2020Updated Nov. 3, 2020 WAUKEGAN, Ill. — Kyle Rittenhouse, the Illinois teenager accused of killing two men during protests over a police shooting in Kenosha, [...]
Bail for Kyle Rittenhouse Set at $2 Million in Kenosha Protest Shooting
The father of one of the men who died in the shooting said Mr. Rittenhouse was a flight risk, and “thinks he’s above the law.” By Mark Guarino Nov. 2, 2020 CHICAGO — Bail for Kyle Rittenhouse, an Illinois teenager accused of killing two men during protests over a [...]