Van Dyke Could Serve Just Over Three Years For Murder Of Laquan McDonaldBefore Judge Vincent Gaughan handed down a six-and-a-half-year prison sentence to former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke for killing Laquan McDonald, he acknowledged the sentence wouldn’t sit well with either side.
Activist Calls Van Dyke Sentence 'A Slap In The Face'"Frankly, he walked in there today expecting to do another 15 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. They found out now he's going to do three years. It's a pretty good day for the Van Dyke family."
Jason Van Dyke Gets 81 Months For The Murder Of Laquan McDonald
LIVE UPDATES: Sentencing Hearing For Jason Van Dyke In Shooting Of Laquan McDonaldA sentencing hearing is underway for former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke, who has been convicted in the 2014 shooting death of Laquan McDonald.
Former Officer Jason Van Dyke To Be Sentenced For Fatal Shooting Of Laquan McDonaldIt’s decision day for former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke. A Cook County judge will hand down his sentence for the 2014 murder of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Chicago Police Prepare For Jason Van Dyke Sentencing HearingChicago police are monitoring social media to see where protests could spring up as they prepare for the sentencing hearing in the case of former police officer Jason Van Dyke and the shooting death of Laquan McDonald.
Three CPD Officers Cleared In Cover-Up Trial A Day Before Van Dyke SentencingThree Chicago police officers have been found not guilty of a cover-up in the case of the shooting death of Laquan McDonald.
Reaction To Acquittal Of CPD Officers Of Alleged Cover-Up In Laquan McDonald Shooting Death"I don't think all the police officers are bad, but the small few that are part of this machine need to be weeded out and need to be taken out of the system."
CPD Officers Found Not Guilty Of Alleged Cover-Up In Laquan McDonald Shooting DeathOfficer Thomas Gaffney, former officer Joe Walsh and former detective David March all appeared stoic early on. But the judge gradually picked apart the state's case.
3 Chicago Police Officers Acquitted Of Cover-Up In Laquan McDonald ShootingThree current and former Chicago Police officers have been acquitted of criminal charges accusing them of conspiring to cover up the circumstances of the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald in 2014 in an effort to protect fellow officer Jason Van Dyke.
Judge To Issue Verdict In Chicago Police Cover-Up CaseDuring the trial, prosecutors argued that the reports written by the three about the October 2014 shooting included some of the same lies they say were designed to protect Officer Jason Van Dyke.
Van Dyke's Family And Fellow Officers Ask For Probation Ahead Of Sentencing; Prosecutors Make Case For PrisonWith Police Officer Jason Van Dyke facing a sentencing hearing this week in the shooting death of Laquan McDonald, his attorneys have submitted nearly 200 letters from family, friends, and fellow officers; asking a judge to give him only probation.