Van Dyke Opts For Trial By JuryOne of Cook County's biggest murder trials in history will begin next week after attorneys for Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke decided to put the hands of his fate in a jury that was selected this week.
Jury Selection Begins In Jason Van Dyke TrialDay 1 of jury selection for the murder trial of police officer Jason Van Dyke began Wednesday, with hundreds of protestors gathering outside to advocate for his conviction.
Potential Jurors To Fill Out Questionnaires In Van Dyke Murder TrialJury selection is set to begin today in what will be one of the most watched murder trials in America, as Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke faces murder charges in the 2014 shooting death of Laquan McDonald.
With Jury Selection Approaching, Van Dyke To Face Final Pretrial Hearing In Murder CaseOfficer Jason Van Dyke returns to court today for a final pretrial hearing, before jury selection begins tomorrow on first-degree murder charges in the death of Laquan McDonald.
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Jury Selection Resumes Monday For Suspects In Hadiya Pendleton MurderJuries are simultaneously being picked to decide the fates of Kenneth Williams and Micheail Ward.
Jury Selection Begins In Quintonio LeGrier Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against City, OfficerQuintonio LeGrier’s family is going to trial in their lawsuit against the city, accusing Officer Robert Rialmo of shooting the teenager without justification.
Jury Selection Finishing At Major Chicago Street-Gang TrialJury selection is winding down at a much-anticipated trial of six purported members of Chicago's notorious Hobos street gang blamed for outbreaks of deadly gun violence for over a decade.
Jury Selection To Begin In Drew Peterson Murder-For-Hire TrialJury selection is set to begin in the murder-for-hire trial of Drew Peterson, the former suburban Chicago police officer accused of plotting to kill the prosecutor who put him behind bars in his third wife's death.
Former City Official's Red Light Cameras Bribery Trial To StartJury selection in John Bills' trial gets underway Monday morning in U.S. District Court in Chicago. Chicago U.S. Attorney Zachary Fardon will be among the trial prosecutors.
Bribery Trial Starts For Rep. Derrick SmithOpening statements Thursday at an Illinois lawmaker's bribery trial focused on a campaign worker-turned-FBI informant, referred to in court only by a first name, Pete, who secretly recorded state Rep. Derrick Smith allegedly seeking a $7,000 bribe.
Jury Selection Nears End At Sheley Murder TrialThe 34-year-old Sheley pleaded not guilty in the deaths of 29-year-old Brock Branson; 20-year-old Kilynna Blake; her 2-year-old son, Dayan; and 25-year-old Kenneth Ulve.
Plainfield Murder Trial Pushed Back To January Over Juror IssuesGabriela Escutia, 24, of the 2700 block of Snowmass Court, faces two counts of murder in the death of 18-year-old Javier Barrios.
Jury Selection Begins In Torture Murder TrialFollowing somewhat of a rocky start Monday, the murder trial of Jose Horta of Waukegan, charged in connection with the July 2011 grisly torture murder of 27-year-old Waukegan resident David Campell, got under way.
Jury Selection Begins In 1999 Armed Robbery CaseThe bizarre case of a 43-year-old former Gurnee woman who was acquitted on charges that she stabbed her husband to death only to flee the country after being accused in 1999 of an armed robbery and home invasion goes to trial this week in Lake County Circuit Court.