Jason Van Dyke

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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FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2018 file photo, from left, former Detective David March, Chicago Police Officer Thomas Gaffney and former officer Joseph Walsh appear at a pre-trial hearing at Leighton Criminal Court Building in Chicago. Prosecutors have laid out
Zbigniew Bzdak/Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool File
November 25, 2018 - 3:45 pm
Dashcam video showing Jason Van Dyke pointing his gun at black teenager Laquan McDonald and firing 16 times was key evidence in the murder conviction of the white Chicago police officer. The same video will be at the forefront again this week, as three more officers stand trial, accused of lying to...
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Antonio Perez/ Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool
October 15, 2018 - 4:50 pm
One of Jason Van Dyke's attorneys, Tammy Wendt, launched the GoFundMe campaign shortly after a jury earlier this month found the officer guilty of second-degree murder and 16 counts of aggravated battery with a firearm -- one for each time Van Dyke shot the teen on Oct. 20, 2014.
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October 09, 2018 - 4:00 pm
Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke -- convicted last week in the 2014 death of a teenager -- is one of 45 detainees housed off-site, the Cook County Sheriff's Department said.
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People react outside of City Hall after a jury convicted white Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke of second-degree murder in the 2014 shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald Friday, Oct 5, 2018, in Chicago. Van Dyke, 40, was the first Chicago office
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October 06, 2018 - 10:37 am
It was the second such verdict nationally in two months. Jason Van Dyke's guilty conviction for second-degree murder and multiple counts of aggravated battery for fatally shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald 16 times came two months after a Texas officer was convicted in the killing of a 15-year-...
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Marvin Hunter, Laquan McDonald's uncle, leads a news conference following Jason Van Dyke's conviction. (Jim Gudas/WBBM Newsradio)
October 05, 2018 - 6:10 pm
The Rev. Marvin Hunter, McDonald's uncle, blamed the teen's death on a rogue police officer "who thought he could be judge, jury and executioner."
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Demonstrators gather outside Chicago City Hall after the Van Dyke verdict. (WBBM Newsradio)
October 05, 2018 - 2:58 pm
A jury on Friday afternoon found Van Dyke, 40, of second-degree murder in McDonald's death and also guilty of aggravated battery charges, but acquitted him of official misconduct.
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(Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool)
October 05, 2018 - 12:57 pm
A jury on Friday convicted Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke of second-degree murder in the 2014 shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald.
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