Defense To Begin Presenting Its Case At Jason Van Dyke Murder TrialChicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke’s defense attorneys will begin presenting evidence on Monday, following four days of testimony from witnesses for the prosecution in the shooting death of Laquan McDonald.
#SayHerName Rally Draws Attention To The Murders Of Trans WomenAccording to the Human Rights Campaign, at least 28 transgender people were killed in 2017. This year 21 transgender people have been "fatally shot or killed by other violent means" according to the organization.
Victims' Relatives Teaming Up With Police To Seek Leads In Cold Case MurdersA group of mostly moms is partnering with police. They are organizing an effort to get leads in cold cases, including some of their loved ones’ cases.
Jason Van Dyke Murder Trial: Prosecution Rests Its CaseAfter four days of testimony, prosecutors rested their case Thursday against Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke, and his defense will begin presenting its first witnesses on Monday, seeking to convince jurors Van Dyke was justified when he shot and killed 17-year-old Laquan McDonald in 2014.
Live Updates: Jason Van Dyke Murder Trial Day 3; Medical Examiner Details Laquan McDonald's 16 Gunshot WoundsA forensic pathologist told jurors Laquan McDonald died of 16 gunshot wounds, before detailing each individual wound as she testified about the autopsy at Officer Jason Van Dyke's murder trial.
Author Who Wrote 'How To Murder Your Husband' Now Accused Of Murdering Husband"Divorce is expensive, and do you really want to split your possessions?" Brophy reportedly wrote.
Van Dyke Released After Judge Increases Bail Over Media InterviewsChicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke is being taken into custody, after a judge ruled he violated the conditions of his bail by granting two media interviews just days before jury selection started, but he'll likely be free again soon, as his $1.5 million bail was increased by only $2,000.
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.