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Jason Van Dyke Reportedly Attacked In Federal Prison

Jason Van Dyke, the former Chicago police officer who shot Laquan McDonald 16 times in October 2014, was reportedly attacked shortly after being transferred to a…

Illinois Prosecutors Seeks Harsher Sentence For Jason Van Dyke

Illinois prosecutors are challenging Jason Van Dyke’s prison sentence after the former Chicago cop was convicted of second-degree murder and 16 counts of aggravated…

Former Chicago Cop Jason Van Dyke Sentenced For Killing Laquan McDonald

Former Chicago police officer, Jason Van Dyke, could end up serving just over three years in prison for killing 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. Van Dyke was sentenced to 81…

Three Chicago Officers Acquitted Of Covering Evidence In Laquan McDonald’s Death

On Thursday (Jan. 17), Cook County Judge Domenica Stephenson acquitted three Chicago officers who were on trial for covering evidence behind Laquan McDonald’s shooting…

Twitter Reacts To Jason Van Dyke’s Guilty Verdict Over Laquan McDonald Killing

Justice is one step closer to being served. Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke has been found guilty of second-degree murder in the 2014 shooting of 17-year-old Laquan…

James Van Dyke Found Guilty Of Second Degree Murder In Laquan McDonald Shooting

A Chicago jury has found Jason Van Dyke guilty of second-degree murder in the 2014 shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.  The ruling happened Friday (Oct. 5) as…

Laquan McDonald’s Family Begs For Peace Regardless Of Trial Outcome

In October 2014, 17-year-old Laquan McDonald was shot 16 times by Chicago officer Jason Van Dyke. The shooting, which further deepened the divide between the…

Grand Jury Ends Indictment Of New Officers Involved With Laquan McDonald’s Death

According to The Chicago Tribune, a grand jury’s investigation of Laquan McDonald’s death in 2014 has reached its final point. Certain officers involved with each stage…

Three Chicago Cops Charged In Cover-Up Of Laquan McDonald’s Fatal Shooting

A strike against the Chicago Police Department’s “code of silence,” has prompted a grand jury to indict three-Chicago Police officers who were a part of 17 year-old Laqua…