Jason Van Dyke

(Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool, File)
March 19, 2019 - 6:05 pm
A former Chicago police officer convicted of second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald won't be resentenced, the Illinois Supreme Court said.
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FILE - In this May 9, 2018 file photo, former Chicago Police Board President Lori Lightfoot announces her bid for mayor of Chicago at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. Reform has long been a dirty word among Chicago politicians.
Abel Uribe/Chicago Tribune via AP, File
February 16, 2019 - 3:55 pm
Reform is not a concept usually embraced by Chicago politicians known for their patronage, but after corruption charges were filed against a powerful alderman and a court got involved in overseeing the city's troubled police department, the word is now on the lips of the 14 candidates running for...
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(Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool, File)
February 13, 2019 - 10:29 pm
Jason Van Dyke’s safety has been a concern for his legal team and family. The reports published Wednesday indicated the ex-cop was attacked and may have been in the general population of a federal lockup in Danbury, Conn.
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WBBM Newsradio/Rob Hart
February 11, 2019 - 1:25 pm
Prosecutors on Monday asked Illinois' highest court to review the less than seven year prison sentence for the white Chicago police officer who was convicted in the shooting death of black teenager Laquan McDonald.
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(Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool)
January 27, 2019 - 11:27 am
Some legal experts believe there's a reasonable chance the prison sentence of less than seven years imposed on a white Chicago police officer last week for second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald 16 times could be tossed out and a new sentencing ordered.
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Zbigniew Bzdak/Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool File)
November 27, 2018 - 6:44 pm
The case marks what's believed to be the first time in Chicago history that members of the police force have faced criminal charges for allegedly trying to cover up the actions of a fellow officer in an on-duty shooting.
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