The actor was originally charged with one felony count of disorderly conduct for filing a false police report by the Cook County State's Attorney's Office on February 20, according to the outlet.
A Cook County grand jury returned a more thorough indictment on Saturday. He said two men physically attacked him while yelling racist and homophobic slurs, threw a chemical liquid on him and looped a rope around his neck.
If Smollett is found guilty, falsifying a police report is a Class 4 felony which carries a potential sentence of up to three years in prison.
Police say he staged the attack because he was "dissatisfied" with his salary.
Prosecutors said Smollett staged the attack because he was unhappy with the studio's response to the threatening letter.
Aston Villa's Grealish attacked by fan
A Villa statement read: " Aston Villa Football Club is appalled by the disgraceful attack on Jack Grealish during today's game. Grealish then got his revenge in the second half, when he scored a left-footed goal to give Villa a 1-0 lead away from home.
'Beast' Harry Kane was Dortmund's undoing - Burki
Mundo Deportivo highlighted the two faces of the game, with the Ajax squad exultant while Madrid's players looked down and out. Hugo Lloris stood on his head, making save after save as well as a few crucial goal saving blocks from Tottenham defenders.
He also claimed the men said "this is Maga country" during the assault, a reference to President Donald Trump's campaign slogan, "Make America Great Again".
The Jewish actor apparently "took advantage of the pain and anger of racism to promote his career", according to Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson. While Smollet has maintained that he is telling the truth, authorities are clearly stepping up their pressure on him, and ultimately he could be sent to prison.
Smollett has consistently denied any involvement in orchestrating the attack against himself. They cause harm to legitimate victims who are in need of support by police and by investigators as well as the citizens in the city. The decision was made to 'avoid further disruption on set, ' producers said.
The pair has combined to score Burnley's last 9 goals in the Premier League , of which Barnes has scored 5. Overall, nine of Liverpool's 14 fixtures here have seen the hosts strike three times or more.
Militants, the report noted, were escorted to al-Hol camp, with Kurds in control, located in Hasakah, a northeastern province. The observatory said by the end of the day, as many as another 1,200 people had left.
On Saturday, House lawmakers in the Washington legislature passed a measure to keep Daylight Savings Time year-round. On Sunday, March 10, 2019, nearly all the clocks in America will "spring forward" for Daylight Saving Time at 2 a.m.
Captain Marvel opens in the United Kingdom and U.S. on Friday, which has been designated International Women's Day 2019. The big catch for her is that she has no idea who she is, having completely lost her memory in unknown circumstances.
The women's fashion retailer filed for bankruptcy last month and said it would liquidate completely if it couldn't find a buyer. The Greenbrier Mall location for Charlotte Russe declined to give the contact information for the company's media relations.
Savage and Clary said they were both "absolutely" in love with Kelly and the pair said their families should not be concerned. Michael Avenatti , a lawyer for two of Mr Kelly's alleged victims, has responded to the singer's double jeopardy comments.
The launch of the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule atop a Falcon 9 rocket to the International Space Station from Pad 39A at Kenned. A while later, both astronauts as well as ISS commander Oleg Kononenko boarded the capsule and had a look around.
About 300 pounds of cargo, including unneeded hardware and scientific samples, were packed aboard the Dragon for the return trip. The first flight without crew is slated for no earlier than April and a crewed launch in late summer.
Prince William , Middleton, Prince Harry and Markle were last seen together during the royals' annual Christmas morning service. Lo and behold, the Duchess of Sussex appeared on stage, wearing black Rag & Bone maternity jeans and a navy blazer.
Box CEO Aaron Levie has changed his name to "Aaron Box", and our very own Chris Merriman has changed his to "Chris Inquirer". Today Tim Cook changed his official name on Twitter to read "Tim [Apple logo]" in reference to the president's flub.
Trump Says Good Relations Remain with Kim Jong
Trump made the comments to reporters Friday as he prepared to travel to Alabama to view tornado damage. "It's a very early report. Ambassador Harry Harris signed the new cost-sharing deal on Friday.
No word on local stores, but Family Dollar closing 400
Dollar stores overall have enjoyed a decade of strength as consumers focused on buying cheap goods in the wake of the recession. Family Dollar will be closing almost 400 stores over the next several months around the country.