Jason Van Dyke Trial Day 1: Live UpdatesThe trial of Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke, accused of fatally shooting Laquan McDonald 16 times, is underway.
Jason Van Dyke Trial Set To Begin MondayThe judge still has to rule on the change of venue motion whether to move the case out of Cook County.
Jason Van Dyke Choses A Jury For His Trial"Judges know what the potential penalties are. Jurors really don't. That's a major factor in a case like this."
Van Dyke Opts For Trial By JuryOne of Cook County's biggest murder trials in history will begin next week after attorneys for Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke decided to put the hands of his fate in a jury that was selected this week.
Big Decisions For Van Dyke: Bench Trial Or Leave Fate To JuryOne of Cook County's biggest murder trials in history will hit a fork Friday morning, as attorneys for Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke decide whether they want the case in the hands of the jury that was selected this week or Judge Vincent Gaughan.
Van Dyke Murder Trial: 12 Jurors, 5 Alternate Jurors Sworn InThe 12th juror has been chosen, and Jason Van Dyke will have to decide tomorrow whether to let a jury or judge decide his fate.
First Black Juror Chosen In Jason Van Dyke TrialRace is at the heart of this case. Van Dyke, the white officer, killed a black teenager, Laquan McDonald. An example, black activists say, of racism in the Chicago Police Department.
Nine Van Dyke Trial Jurors ChosenJury selection continued Wednesday in officer Jason Van Dyke’s trial for the murder of Laquan McDonald.
As Jury Selection Continues In Van Dyke Trial, No African Americans Chosen, YetJury selection resumes Wednesday in the trial of Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago police officer charged with murder in the killing of Laquan McDonald.
Jurors Chosen In Jason Van Dyke Murder TrialPotential jurors in one of the most anticipated trials in recent Chicago history are continuing to be questioned today.
Van Dyke Released After Judge Increases Bail Over Media InterviewsChicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke is being taken into custody, after a judge ruled he violated the conditions of his bail by granting two media interviews just days before jury selection started, but he'll likely be free again soon, as his $1.5 million bail was increased by only $2,000.
Testy Mayor Emanuel To Keep Focus On Next 9 Months; 'Do I Look Like I'm Sitting Back?'Since dropping the bombshell that he won’t seek a third term in office, there has been plenty of speculation about why Mayor Rahm Emanuel isn’t running for re-election.
Jury Selection Begins In Jason Van Dyke TrialDay 1 of jury selection for the murder trial of police officer Jason Van Dyke began Wednesday, with hundreds of protestors gathering outside to advocate for his conviction.
Potential Jurors To Fill Out Questionnaires In Van Dyke Murder TrialJury selection is set to begin today in what will be one of the most watched murder trials in America, as Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke faces murder charges in the 2014 shooting death of Laquan McDonald.
Laquan McDonald Shooting Video Changed Chicago's Policing PoliciesWhen Laquan McDonald was shot in October 2014, it took one year for the video to be released. When it was finally made public, it unleashed a storm of protests and change that resonates to this day.