Trial In Post Office Pipe Bomb Explosion Reset For JuneThe delay from a previously scheduled November trial was sought to give his lawyer more time to prepare.
Jury Convicts Jason Van Dyke Of Second-Degree Murder, 16 Counts Of Aggravated Battery In Death Of Laquan McDonaldA Cook County jury has convicted Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke of second-degree murder, 16 counts of aggravated battery, and acquitted him of one count of official misconduct in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald in 2014.
FOP President Says Van Dyke Will AppealAfter a jury convicted Jason Van Dyke of second-degree murder and aggravated battery charges, his lead defense attorney said he expected the jury to convict the Chicago police officer of at least some charges.
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Van Dyke Trial Day 8: Five Fast FactsChicago police officer Jason Van Dyke’s murder trial for killing Laquan McDonald is over for the week after four days of the defense presenting evidence.
Woman Who Called 911 On Laquan McDonald 'Wasn't In Fear,' Calls Him 'A Nice Young Guy'A woman who called 911 about Laquan McDonald hours before he was shot and killed said he had asked to borrow her car even though she'd never met him, but said he never acted aggressively, and "seemed like he was a nice young guy."
Defense Witness In Van Dyke Trial Says Laquan McDonald Tried To Stab HimChicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke’s defense team will be presenting evidence for a third day on Wednesday, though it’s still unclear if the officer will testify on his own behalf in the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Live Updates: Jury Sees 3D Recreation Of Jason Van Dyke Shooting Laquan McDonaldDefense attorneys for Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke showed jurors a 3D animation showing a recreation of the first few shots the officer fired at Laquan McDonald four years ago, in an effort to bolster his claim the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald was a justified act of self defense.