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.