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.
Police Officer Jason Van Dyke Transferred To Rock Island County JailAs he awaits sentencing in the death of Laquan McDonald, convicted Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke has been transferred out of Cook County Jail, to another jail three hours away.
Activists Target Aldermen For Payouts After The Van Dyke Verdict"They have not held the police accountable and hundreds of millions of dollars have been paid out in police lawsuits and police misconduct."
Journalist Reflects On Van Dyke VerdictWhen asked if Smith had any inclination that in getting the video released it would lead to Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke to be convicted of second degree murder in the shooting death of Laquan McDonald, Smith said no.
Family Of Laquan McDonald: Van Dyke 'Verdict Was A Victory For Everyone'The family of Laquan McDonald spoke to media following the announcement of the Van Dyke verdict Friday afternoon at Grace Memorial Church, saying the verdict "was a victory for everyone."
Jury Convicts Jason Van Dyke Of Second-Degree Murder, 16 Counts Of Aggravated Battery In Death Of Laquan McDonaldA Cook County jury has convicted Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke of second-degree murder, 16 counts of aggravated battery, and acquitted him of one count of official misconduct in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald in 2014.
Legal Analyst Irv Miller: Van Dyke Verdict Is RightCBS 2 legal analyst Irv Miller said the Cook County jury was right to convict Jason Van Dyke of second-degree murder.
Van Dyke Trial: A Timeline From Jury Selection To ConvictionFor the past three weeks, countless eyes in Chicago have been focused on a courtroom at 26<sup>th</sup> and California, watching the historic murder trial of Police Officer Jason Van Dyke, charged in the deadly shooting of Laquan McDonald.
Community Members React To 'Groundbreaking' Van Dyke VerdictCommunity activists said the "groundbreaking" guilty verdict at Jason Van Dyke's trial is "a starting point" to holding police officers accountable for wrongdoing.
Jury Says Jason Van Dyke Should Not Have Testified About Shooting Laquan McDonald; 'He Messed Up'"I felt he shouldn’t have. He messed up," said Juror 245, an African-American woman. "His testimony wasn’t credible to me. I felt like he was trying to remember stuff that he said that maybe wasn’t true, and he wanted to make sure he didn’t trip hisself up. So I didn’t really feel his testimony was credible."
Van Dyke Stoic As Verdict Is ReadChicago police officer Jason Van Dyke showed no emotion as a Cook County jury convicted him Friday afternoon of second-degree murder in the shooting of Laquan McDonald.
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Where Was Laquan McDonald Killed? Facts About Jason Van Dyke TrialChicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke encountered Laquan McDonald on near 41st Street and Pulaski Road on October 20, 2014.
Van Dyke Murder Trial: Jurors Begin First Full Day Of DeliberationsJurors will resume deliberations today in the murder trial of Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke, a day after closing arguments were given.