Murder Trial

Sun-Times Wire / CBS Chicago
Associated Press
September 08, 2019 - 3:33 pm
Jury selection will begin Friday in the murder trial of two of three men charged with carrying out the November 2015 attack on Tyshawn Lee, a smart fourth-grader who prosecutors say was killed by gang members to send a message to his father, a purported member of a rival gang.
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Antonio Perez/ Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool
Lisa Fielding
October 03, 2018 - 7:20 am
A Chicago police officer charged with murder in the 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald testified that he opened fire when the teenager kept advancing toward him while waving a knife, adamantly sticking to his version of events even when confronted with video that showed a different scene.
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Chicago Police Department via AP
September 27, 2018 - 2:13 pm
Now it is Laquan McDonald who is on trial. After days of prosecutors making their case to jurors that Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke committed first-degree murder in 2014 when he shot Laquan McDonald 16 times, attorneys for the Van Dyke are presenting their own evidence. Their contention:...
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Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool
September 19, 2018 - 2:18 pm
A doctor testifying in the trial of a white Chicago police officer charged with murder in the death of Laquan McDonald said Wednesday that it's impossible to determine the exact order of the wounds the black teenager suffered from 16 shots that were fired.
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