Former Police Officer Jason Van Dyke Transferred To Custody In MarylandFormer Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke, convicted in the death of Laquan McDonald, has been moved to a correctional center in Maryland, after he was transferred from a federal prison in New York.
Attorney General, Special Prosecutor Ask Supreme Court To Order Re-Sentencing For Jason Van DykeIllinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul and Special Prosecutor Joseph McMahon are asking the state's highest court to order a new sentencing hearing for former Police Officer Jason Van Dyke, who was sentenced to less than seven years in prison for the murder of Laquan McDonald.
No Sentencing Date Yet For Jason Van Dyke; Defense Seeks New TrialAttorneys for disgraced former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke have filed motions to throw out his conviction, and seeking a new trial in the shooting death of Laquan McDonald.
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.
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.
Man Pleads Guilty To 2010 Murder Of RoommateA former Gilberts man has pleaded guilty to the 2010 death of his roommate, according to the Kane County State's Attorney's Office.
Man Gets 20 Years For Fatal Portage Park Shooting In 2014A man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for fatally shooting another man during an argument in the Northwest Side Portage Park neighborhood more than two years ago.
Prostitute Convicted Of Second-Degree Murder For Stabbing TeacherAfter six hours of deliberation, jurors convicted 22-year-old Alisha Walker of second-degree murder for stabbing the veteran Brother Rice High School teacher to death.
Pfleger, Rush Applaud Decision To Charge George ZimmermanThe Rev. Michael Pfleger says he is grateful for the second-degree murder charge against George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin in Florida, but he believes “stand your ground” laws are dangerous precedents that will lead to more unnecessary deaths.
Man Guilty In Fatal Shooting Over Dog Urine Charles Clements faces up to 20 years in prison when he is sentenced for second-degree murder.