• State rests case at Jussie Smollett trial after star witnesses

    1 month ago - By KETV

    The state has rested its case to jurors at Jussie Smollett's trial after key testimony from two brothers who said the actor plotted a racist and anti-gay attack on himself and paid them to carry it out.
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  • Prosecution rests in Jussie Smollett trial

    Prosecution rests in Jussie Smollett trial

    1 month ago - By WGN TV

    CHICAGO - Prosecutors in the criminal trial of former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett rested their case Thursday evening following the testimony of the two star witnesses in the case, two body-building brothers who were allegedly recruited by Smollett to carry out a phony hate crime attack on a frigid night in January 2019.
    All told, the special prosecutor's office - led by former U.S. Attorney Dan Webb - called seven witnesses over three days of testimony: five police officers who were involved in the investigation, as well as Abimbola and Olabinjo Osundairo.
    Both Osundairo brothers...
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