Kimberly Foxx had earlier asked Chicago police to hand over the Smollett case to the FBI, according to media reports.
"This is a whitewash of justice," Emanuel said.
Smollett was indicted earlier this month on 16 felony counts of disorderly conduct for making a false report.
American actor Luke Perry has died aged 52 after suffering a stroke, his publicist said in a statement.
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The movie had its world premiere in London, closing the London Film Festival. Critics have been raving about Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly's performances.
Ten years in the making, it sparked controversy in May following the release of an initial trailer that was accused of downplaying the singer’s sexuality. But Queen guitarist Brian May says fans will enjoy the movie.
The Italian actress recalled her experience during an Italian TV show on Sunday, after having previously denied the two had any sexual relationship, saying she "froze" during the encounter.
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The French actor Gérard Depardieu has denied accusations of rape and sexual assault made by a 22-year-old woman.
69-year-old Depardieu is one of France's best-known film stars, known for roles including Jean de Florette and Cyrano de Bergerac.
Officials say the complaint against him was made on Mo
Damien Chazelle is the Director of the biopic of the pioneering astronaut Neil Armstrong. "First Man" follows Armstrong from 1961 to 1969 as NASA worked to land a man on the moon
The US actor suffered a minor knee injury in the crash, according to reports.
The U.S. actor had been admitted to hospital earlier this month
The auction at Sotheby's, 'The Art of Divorce' attracted dozens of buyers and spectators and reaped in more than $208 million dollars in Sydney.