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.
Family Of Man Fatally Shot By Chicago Police Awarded $1.18 MillionThe family of a man shot and killed by police in 2015 has been awarded $1.18 million after a jury ruling Tuesday.
SUV Rams Police Car, Officer Shoots Driver In LawndaleA Chicago police officer shot a driver who allegedly rammed a police car late Wednesday night at a gas station in the Lawndale neighborhood.
Fatal Police Shooting Of Pennsylvania Man In Lakemoor Ruled JustifiedPolice say the shooting happened after an officer stopped to investigate an SUV parked on a single-lane access road about 40 miles northwest of Chicago and they struggled over a handgun that Martell pulled out.
Judge Denies Acquittals In Trial Of Alleged Cover-Up Of Laquan McDonald ShootingA judge has denied defense requests for directed acquittals in the trial of three Chicago police officers charged with lying about the shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald.
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.
Jemel Roberson Funeral Set For SaturdayA colleague said the 26-year-old Roberson had the gunman pinned down and was waiting for police to help. The officer responded and said Roberson ignored orders to drop the gun he had on the offender.
Judge Denies Request To Release Name Of Officer Who Killed Security Guard Jemel RobersonA federal judge has denied a request to release the name of the Midlothian officer who shot and killed security guard Jemel Roberson earlier this month, according to court records.
Community Leaders Demand Name Of Officer Who Killed Jemel RobersonRoberson was working as a security guard at Manny's Blue Room in Robbins last week when he was fatally shot by a police officer.
Questions Linger After Officer Shots, Kills Robbins Security Guard"Release the name of the officer. He has nothing to hide. Release the autopsy report. Include in your statements to the public information that goes both ways, that will provide more clarity about what happened."
Ministers Want Police Officer Charged With Murder In Shooting Of 'National Hero' Jemel Roberson“We’re not going to tolerate a cover-up. We’re not going to tolerate this being swept under the rug. We’re calling for a full investigation,” Rev. Marshall Hatch said Friday morning outside the Midlothian Police Department.
Ministers Want Police Officer Who Shot Security Guard Jemel Roberson FiredChicago church leaders are calling for the white Midlothian police officer who shot and killed a black security guard to be fired.