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State's attorney recused herself from Jussie Smollett probe over interactions with actor's family, Chicago police

CHICAGO - Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx recused herself last week from the investigation into a reported attack on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett "out of an abundance of caution" because she spoke to one of his relatives after it was reported and acted as a go-between with Chicago police, one of Foxx's aides told the Chicago Tribune on Wednesday.

The disclosure of Foxx's reason for the recusal comes nearly 24 hours after her office announced she would be sitting out the case without giving

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