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Brothers tied to alleged attack on 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett meet with prosecutors, detectives

CHICAGO - Two brothers released without charges after being identified last week as "possible suspects" in the alleged attack on actor Jussie Smollett met with detectives and prosecutors at the Leighton Criminal Court Building on Tuesday, authorities said, as investigators continue to look into whether the "Empire" cast member staged the incident.

Their attorney, Gloria Schmidt, declined to comment as

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