Judge Vincent Gaughan sentenced former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke to six years and eight months in state prison for second-degree murder. He killed a black 17 year-old named Laquan McDonald. It was the first time that a Chicago police officer was sentenced to prison for a shooting in
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Office Invokes Terrorism To Keep Response Plan To Van Dyke Verdict Secret
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office invoked terrorism to exempt itself from releasing plan for protests after verdict in former Chicago cop Jason Van Dyke’s trial.
Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke Found Guilty Of Second-Degree Murder In Killing Of Black Teenager Laquan McDonald
A jury found former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke [not guilty or guilty] of first-degree murder. He fired 16 shots that killed Laquan McDonald.
Former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke testified in a trial, where he is accused of first-degree murder and other offenses for killing Laquan McDonald.
State attorneys prosecuting Jason Van Dyke, the former Chicago police officer accused of murdering 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, finished presenting their case on September 20. The defense called its first witness September 24. The key moment so far in the trial known for the 16 shots Van Dyke fired—his entire magazine—came
In the murder trial of Jason Van Dyke, the former Chicago police officer who shot 17-year-old Laquan McDonald 16 times, the outcome truly seems up for grabs.
New Chicago PD Chief Escalante approved reports on Laquan McDonald’s shooting fabricated by officers, including Jason Van Dyke, who is charged with murder.
The case against Jason Van Dyke marks the first time in Chicago’s history that a police officer faces criminal charges for an on-duty shooting.