Activist Ja'Mal Green On Derek Chauvin Conviction: 'The Last Time I'd Seen People Cheering Like This, It Was In Chicago' For Jason Van Dyke ConvictionChicago activist Ja’Mal Green headed to Minneapolis Tuesday for the verdict in the trial of fired police Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd.
Law Professor Sharon Fairley: Derek Chauvin Verdict In George Floyd's Death Will Be 'Defining Moment' For Many Young People, Sends Message About What's Possible In ChicagoA local expert on Tuesday said the conviction of fired Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin will be a defining moment for many young people seeking change, and will serve also as a lesson in Chicago that such convictions are possible.
Jason Van Dyke Drops Appeal Of Conviction In Murder Of Laquan McDonaldFormer Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke has dropped his appeal of his 2018 conviction for the murder of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Community Activists Concerned About Progress On Chicago Police ReformOrganizers of a vigil for Laquan McDonald's birthday say real reform can only happen with significant changes to the Chicago Police Union contract.
Lawyer: Officer Didn't Intentionally Lie About Teen SlayingRicardo Viramontes and three other officers were fired last year because of statements made to an investigating detective or in police reports.
Former Police Officer Jason Van Dyke Transferred To Custody In MarylandFormer Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke, convicted in the death of Laquan McDonald, has been moved to a correctional center in Maryland, after he was transferred from a federal prison in New York.
Former CPD Officer Jason Van Dyke No Longer In Federal CustodyFormer Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke is no longer in federal custody, nor is he in Illinois state custody.
Scandals, Controversies Have Marked Ends Of Terms For Last 4 Chicago Police SuperintendentsAll four Chicago Police superintendents who have served over the past 16 years have seen their tenures end in either scandal or controversy.
16 Reports Released On The Shooting Death Of Laquan McDonaldThe OIG said their actions prevented CPD from collecting potentially important, objective evidence of the McDonald shooting. Leading to heightened public outrage.
Read The Inspector General Reports On The Fatal Police Shooting Of Laquan McDonald, Including Transcripts Of Officer InterviewsThe city's Law Department on Wednesday released a bevy of documents from Inspector General Joseph Ferguson's investigation of the fatal police shooting of Laquan McDonald.
LIVE UPDATES: City Releases Inspector General's Reports On Officers Accused Of Covering Up Laquan McDonald ShootingThe reports are expected to shed new light on how the city’s top watchdog says other officers tried to protect Officer Jason Van Dyke, who has since been convicted of second-degree murder for fatally shooting McDonald on Oct. 20, 2014.
Chicago Police Board Fires Four Cops Connected To Jason Van Dyke Shooting Of Laquan McDonaldThree Chicago police officers and a police sergeant have been fired for covering up for Jason Van Dyke after he fatally shot Laquan McDonald, the Police Board said Thursday night.
Prosecutor In Laquan McDonald Case Won't Seek Re-ElectionKane County State's Attorney Joseph McMahon, the special prosecutor in the case of Jason Van Dyke who was convicted of killing black teenager Laquan McDonald, says he won't seek re-election.
Police Board To Decide Fate Of 4 Officers Accused Of Cover-Up In Laquan McDonald ShootingFour Chicago police officers accused of covering up the circumstances of the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald face possible firing, as the Chicago Police Board begins a hearing on their case on Wednesday.
Illinois Supreme Court Denies Bid To Resentence Van DykeA request to reconsider an 81-month prison sentence being served by former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was denied Tuesday by the Illinois Supreme Court.