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In this Feb. 1, 2019 photo, a surveillance camera is seen near the spot where "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett allegedly staged the attack in Chicago. Chicago police tapped into a vast network of surveillance cameras _ and some homeowners' doorbell cameras _ to help determine the identities of two brothers who later claimed they were paid by "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett to stage a racist and homophobic attack. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford)
Chicago's vast camera network helped solve Smollett caseChicago's vast network of surveillance cameras helped track down brothers who discredited Smollett attack
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If proven, Smollett allegations could be a 'career killer'The case against Jussie Smollett could do more lead to a conviction for the "Empire" star _ some experts see the allegations he orchestrated an attack designed to look like a hate crime as dealing a potentially fatal blow to his career
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"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett leaves Cook County jail following his release, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in Chicago. Smollett was charged with disorderly conduct and filling a false police report when he said he was attacked in downtown Chicago by two men who hurled racist and anti-gay slurs and looped a rope around his neck, a police official said. (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
Celebrities, athletes, others accused of lying to the publicCelebrities, athletes, others accused of lying to the public
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"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, center, is escorted to a gate as he leaves Cook County jail following his release, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in Chicago. Smollett was charged with disorderly conduct and filling a false police report when he said he was attacked in downtown Chicago by two men who hurled racist and anti-gay slurs and looped a rope around his neck, a police official said. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski)
The Latest: Lawyer call Smollett man of character, integrityLawyers for Jussie Smollett say the Chicago Police Department put on an "organized law enforcement spectacle" when its superintendent detailed its findings about the alleged attack on the "Empire" actor.
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"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, center, is escorted to a gate as he leaves Cook County jail following his release, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in Chicago. Smollett was charged with disorderly conduct and filling a false police report when he said he was attacked in downtown Chicago by two men who hurled racist and anti-gay slurs and looped a rope around his neck, a police official said. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski)
Case against Jussie Smollett resembles detailed movie scriptProsecution's case against Jussie Smollett resembles detailed movie script
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FILE - In this May 14, 2018 file photo, Jussie Smollett, a cast member in the TV series "Empire," attends the Fox Networks Group 2018 programming presentation afterparty in New York. A police official says "Empire" actor is now considered a suspect "for filing a false police report" and that detectives are presenting the case against him to a grand jury. Smollett told police he was attacked by two masked men while walking home from a Subway sandwich shop at around 2 a.m. on Jan. 29. He says they beat him, hurled racist and homophobic insults at him and looped a rope around his neck before fleeing. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Prosecutors: Smollett paid brothers $3,500 for staged attackTwo 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" television series, and court documents allege one of the men provided Smollett with designer drugs
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In this courtroom sketch, "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, appears in from before Cook County Judge John Fitzgerald Lyke Jr. with his attorney Jack Prior at Cook County Court, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in Chicago. Smollett has made his first court appearance on charges that he falsely reported being beaten by two men last month in downtown Chicago. The judge set bond at $100,000, meaning that Smollett must post $10,000 to be released. Police say the 36-year-old actor staged a racist, anti-gay attack on himself because he was unhappy about his salary and wanted to promote his career. Smollett said little during the hearing, except to state his name. (AP Photo/Tom Gianni)
A look at why brothers in alleged hoax appear off the hookTwo brothers who played key roles in what Chicago police say was a staged attack on Jussie Smollett are so far walking away legally unscathed
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In this Nov. 14, 2015, photo, Jussie Smollett is shown at Macy's Lenox Square during the Sean John 2015 Fall Holiday event in Atlanta. The 36-year-old actor was charged Wednesday with making a false police report when he told authorities he was attacked last month in Chicago by two men who hurled racist, anti-gay slurs and looped a rope around his neck. (John Amis/AP Images for Macy's)
Some notable reaction to the arrest of Jussie SmollettTyler Perry, Yvette Nicole Brown among celebrities, politicians and government officials reacting to the arrest of Jussie Smollett
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"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett has been released from jail after posting bond"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett has been released from jail after posting bond
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Omaha on trial in shooting death of 'Cops' crew memberOmaha is on trial in the fatal shooting by police of a TV crew member who worked on the law enforcement show "Cops."
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FILE - In this May 20, 2016 file photo, actor and singer Jussie Smollett attends the "Empire" FYC Event in Los Angeles. Chicago police said Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, they're still seeking a follow-up interview with Smollett after receiving new information that "shifted" their investigation of a reported attack on the "Empire" actor. (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
Key moments since Jussie Smollett reported Chicago attackKey moments since Jussie Smollett reported Chicago attack
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Prosecutors: Smollett told 2 brothers to yell "MAGA country" and put rope around his neck during staged attackProsecutors: Smollett told 2 brothers to yell "MAGA country" and put rope around his neck during staged attack
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Judge sets bond at $100,000 for "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, who is accused of lying about being attackedJudge sets bond at $100,000 for "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, who is accused of lying about being attacked
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Studio behind "Empire" show says it understands "seriousness" of Smollett situation and is "considering our options"Studio behind "Empire" show says it understands "seriousness" of Smollett situation and is "considering our options"
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