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.
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Police Board To Move Forward With Disciplinary Cases Against 4 Officers Accused Of Cover-Up In Laquan McDonald ShootingThe process to potentially fire four Chicago police officers accused of trying to cover up the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald gets underway on Monday.
Judge Denies Jason Van Dyke's Bid To Overturn Murder Conviction, Get New Trial; Sentencing Set For JanuaryAttorneys for former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke will try to convince a judge on Friday to reverse his murder conviction, or at least grant him a new trial.
Chicago Police Cover-Up Trial Ends; Judge To Rule Dec. 19Thursday the defense rested its case and closing arguments were made in the trial of three Chicago police officers accused of helping cover up the 2014 murder of Laquan McDonald.
Three Officers Charged With Covering Up Shooting Won't TestifyOne witness testified Thursday -- a retired detective who says that March couldn't have changed the report filed by an officer at the scene of the October 2014 shooting by Officer Jason Van Dyke.
Witness Contradicts Police Account Of Shooting of Laquan McDonaldTorres came forward after a police union official told reporters that Torres saw McDonald lunge at Van Dyke.
3 Chicago Police Officers Face Trial In Alleged Cover-Up Of Laquan McDonald ShootingThe trial begins Tuesday for three Chicago police officers charged with lying in official reports to cover up the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald.
Judge Won't Throw Out Conspiracy Charges In Alleged Cover-Up Of Laquan McDonald ShootingA judge has refused to dismiss the case against three Chicago police officers accused of participating in a cover-up surrounding the fatal police shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald.
No Sentencing Date Yet For Jason Van Dyke; Defense Seeks New TrialAttorneys for disgraced former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke have filed motions to throw out his conviction, and seeking a new trial in the shooting death of Laquan McDonald.
GoFundMe Page Created For Jason Van Dyke's Wife And DaughtersA GoFundMe page has been created for the family of Jason Van Dyke, who was transferred Tuesday to a county jail three hours west of Chicago pending sentencing.
Chicago Shelled Out Millions To Mitigate PR Crisis After Release Of Laquan McDonald VideoAs city leaders scrambled to react to the outrage that enveloped Chicago three years ago following the release of the Laquan McDonald shooting video and the city's subsequent coverup, city officials shelled out millions of dollars for lawyers and consultants to help mitigate one of the biggest PR crises in the city's history.