Laquan McDonald

(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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Former Chicago Police officer Joseph Walsh, left, former detective David March and former officer Thomas Gaffney (AP Pool)
January 17, 2019 - 3:25 pm
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A judge has acquitted three Chicago police officers of trying to cover up the 2014 shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald to protect another officer who pulled the trigger. Judge Domenica Stephenson said Thursday that after considering all of the evidence, including...
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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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