Van Dyke Murder Trial

(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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Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool
Lisa Fielding
October 05, 2018 - 7:13 am
Attorneys in the trial of Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke charged with murder in the 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald sparred over what video of the deadly encounter actually proves just before jurors withdrew to begin deliberating.
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Jason Van Dyke
Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool, File
October 04, 2018 - 12:54 pm
Attorneys in the trial of Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke charged with murder in the 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald sparred Thursday over what video of the deadly encounter actually proves.
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(Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune via AP)
October 04, 2018 - 7:47 am
From the moment Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was charged with first-degree murder in the 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald, the case has centered around the video.
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Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke testifies on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, during his first degree murder trial for the shooting death of Laquan McDonald at the Leighton Criminal Court Building in Chicago. (Antonio Perez/ Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool)
Lisa Fielding
October 03, 2018 - 11:50 am
Testimony in the murder trial of a Chicago police officer in the 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald concluded Wednesday morning, a quiet ending to a trial just a day after the officer himself provided sometimes emotional and sometimes defiant testimony that what he saw did not unfold the way it did...
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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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