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.
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.
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.
Police Officer Jason Van Dyke Transferred To Rock Island County JailAs he awaits sentencing in the death of Laquan McDonald, convicted Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke has been transferred out of Cook County Jail, to another jail three hours away.
Family Of Laquan McDonald: Van Dyke 'Verdict Was A Victory For Everyone'The family of Laquan McDonald spoke to media following the announcement of the Van Dyke verdict Friday afternoon at Grace Memorial Church, saying the verdict "was a victory for everyone."
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.
Van Dyke Trial: A Timeline From Jury Selection To ConvictionFor the past three weeks, countless eyes in Chicago have been focused on a courtroom at 26<sup>th</sup> and California, watching the historic murder trial of Police Officer Jason Van Dyke, charged in the deadly shooting of Laquan McDonald.
Jury Says Jason Van Dyke Should Not Have Testified About Shooting Laquan McDonald; 'He Messed Up'"I felt he shouldn’t have. He messed up," said Juror 245, an African-American woman. "His testimony wasn’t credible to me. I felt like he was trying to remember stuff that he said that maybe wasn’t true, and he wanted to make sure he didn’t trip hisself up. So I didn’t really feel his testimony was credible."
Van Dyke Stoic As Verdict Is ReadChicago police officer Jason Van Dyke showed no emotion as a Cook County jury convicted him Friday afternoon of second-degree murder in the shooting of Laquan McDonald.
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Where Was Laquan McDonald Killed? Facts About Jason Van Dyke TrialChicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke encountered Laquan McDonald on near 41st Street and Pulaski Road on October 20, 2014.
Van Dyke Murder Trial: Jurors Begin First Full Day Of DeliberationsJurors will resume deliberations today in the murder trial of Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke, a day after closing arguments were given.