Tyler Barker Tyler

Tyler Barker Tyler

first_img Tyler Barker Tyler Barker is currently the Interim News Director and Digital Content Manager for WOAY-TV. I was promoted to this job in Mid-November. I still will fill in on weather from time to time. Follow me on Facebook and Twitter @wxtylerb. Have any news tips or weather questions? Email me at [email protected] Tumblr Linkedin Google+ CHICAGO (AP) — Attorneys for “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett say charges alleging he lied to police about an attack have been dropped.Smollett attorneys Tina Glandian and Patricia Brown Holmes said in a Tuesday morning statement that Smollett’s record “has been wiped clean.” Smollett was indicted on 16 felony counts related to making a false report that he was attacked by two men who shouted racial and homophobic slurs.A spokeswoman for Cook County prosecutors didn’t immediately respond to messages requesting comment.Police and prosecutors have said the black and gay actor falsely reported to authorities that he was attacked Jan. 29 in downtown Chicago because he was unhappy with his pay on the Fox show and to promote his career. Twitter Pinterest Home NewsWatch National News Jussie Smollett’s attorneys say all criminal charges dropped National NewsNewsWatchTop Stories Jussie Smollett’s attorneys say all criminal charges dropped By Tyler BarkerMar 26, 2019, 11:33 am 271 0 Previous PostDems cry foul as Trump calls for striking down ‘Obamacare’ Mail Next PostMidland Trail High School Lockdown Lifted Facebooklast_img read more