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Jesse Smollett indicted on 16 Counts

A Cook County grand jury has returned a 16-count indictment against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett.

On Friday, a grand jury returned 16 felony counts of filing a false report.

Smollett, 36, has maintained his innocence. He is currently free on bail after being arrested a few weeks ago.

This is a developing story.


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