LIVE UPDATES: Sentencing Hearing For Jason Van Dyke In Shooting Of Laquan McDonaldA sentencing hearing is underway for former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke, who has been convicted in the 2014 shooting death of Laquan McDonald.
Former Officer Jason Van Dyke To Be Sentenced For Fatal Shooting Of Laquan McDonaldIt’s decision day for former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke. A Cook County judge will hand down his sentence for the 2014 murder of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Addison Police Shoot Knife-Wielding SuspectAddison police shot a person armed with a knife, after they ignored orders to drop the weapon, as officers were responding to a domestic disturbance Thursday morning, police said.
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.
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.
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."