Judge allows Chicago suit against Jussie Smollett to proceed

CHICAGO - A federal judge has refused to dismiss Chicago's lawsuit against former "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett.

U.S. District Judge Virginia Kendall on Tuesday allowed the lawsuit to proceed. It seeks to recoup the $130,000 that the city says the police department spent to investigate Smollett's claim that he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack in January.

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