Illinois Supreme Court Denies Bid To Resentence Van DykeA request to reconsider an 81-month prison sentence being served by former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was denied Tuesday by the Illinois Supreme Court.
Van Dyke Could Serve Just Over Three Years For Murder Of Laquan McDonaldBefore Judge Vincent Gaughan handed down a six-and-a-half-year prison sentence to former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke for killing Laquan McDonald, he acknowledged the sentence wouldn’t sit well with either side.
Judge Berates Van Dyke For TardinessJason Van Dyke was grilled by Judge Vincent Gaughan Friday morning about why he was late to court Thursday.
Van Dyke Trial Leads To Extra Security Measures In Chicago As Jury DeliberatesAs the jury deliberates the fate of Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke, agencies, institutions and businesses are preparing for the verdict. Van Dyke is charged with first degree murder in the shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Jason Van Dyke Trial: Key Moments As Jury DeliberatesThe trial has lasted 11 days trial, with 40 witnesses. Now 12 jurors will have the final say. Is Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke guilty of first degree murder?
Chicago Police Increasing Patrols In Preparation For Van Dyke VerdictClosing arguments are set to begin Thursday in the Van Dyke murder trial. The Chicago Police Department said it is increasing police patrols around the city in preparation for the verdict.
Van Dyke Trial Resumes MondayIt's unclear how many witnesses will take the stand next week. The president of the Fraternal Order of Police said Van Dyke has a compelling story to tell.