Tony Timpa, who was unarmed, died after he called for help in 2016. A medical examiner later ruled his death a homicide.
A Chicago judge told the actor's lawyers that he was standing by his decision to appoint a special prosecutor to reexamine the case against Smollett.
Conaway is the fifth congressional Republican in just two weeks to announce a decision to not seek reelection in 2020.
Chantell Grant and Andrea Stoudemire were killed in a drive-by shooting as they stood watch "at their usual spot" to protect their neighborhood.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee staff exodus followed concerns about hiring and a lack of diversity.
A spokeswoman for the U.S. Women's National Team slammed the assertion as "utterly false" and a "ruse" against women players' gender discrimination lawsuit.
Despite facing backlash for his earlier criticism, the president redoubled his censure of Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings and the city of Baltimore.