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Chicago, Illinois / Hate Crime / Smollett Case #1136066

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 30, 2019
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(Studio: Whit Johnson) Report introduced.

(Studio: Erielle Reshef) The complex legal drama in Chicago in the case of actor Jussie Smollett, who alleged he was attacked in a hate crime that police later called a hoax, examined; details given of claims from Smollett criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos. [Voice of GERAGOS - says the prosecutors called for a deal.] Statements in the "Chicago Tribune" from state's attorney Kim Foxx & from police Supt. Eddie Johnson quoted. [FOXX - comments.] [Chicago Mayor Rahm EMANUEL - says Smollett should pay for the investigation.,]

Johnson, Whit;
Reshef, Erielle

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