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Murder Trial For Chicago Cop Who Shot and Killed Laquan McDonald Begins

by Teddy Grant   Sep 17, 2018

The murder trial of the Chicago cop who shot and killed a Black teenager, Laquan McDonald, in 2014, is set to begin on Monday.... Read More

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Judge: Prosecutors Can’t Call Laquan McDonald ‘Victim’ in Murder Trial

by Teddy Grant   Aug 16, 2018

Prosecutors are not allowed to call Laquan McDonald, a 17-year-old Black teen, who was killed by a Chicago police officer, a “victim,” until closing... Read More

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Stephon Clark’s Killing Raises Question: Who Polices the Police?

by Jasmyne A. Cannick and Patrisse Cullors   Apr 02, 2018

The fatal shooting of Stephon Clark has captured the nation’s attention and elevated the conversation around whether police can and should investigate themselves, especially... Read More

Chicago Police Review Board Declares 2012 Cop Shooting Of 15-Year-Old “Unwarranted”

Chicago Police Review Board Declares 2012 Cop Shooting Of 15-Year-Old “Unwarranted”

by Zahara Hill   Aug 11, 2017

15-year-old Dakota Bright was running from police officers in 2012 when they fatally shot him in the back of the head. Read More

CPD Officers Indicted in Laquan McDonald Killing

CPD Officers Indicted in Laquan McDonald Killing

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jun 28, 2017

A grand jury indicted three Chicago police officers Tuesday on felony charges connected to the fatal police killing of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. The officers—two... Read More

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Cop in LaQuan McDonald Shooting Case Gets 16 New Counts

by #teamEBONY   Mar 23, 2017

Prosecutors in Chicago added 16 new counts against policeman Jason Van Dyke’s first degree murder charges in the shooting death of LaQuan McDonald. Earlier... Read More

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Lawyer for Cop Who Killed Laquan McDonald Wants Murder Charge Dropped

by #teamEBONY   Jan 11, 2017

A lawyer representing the Chicago police officer charged in Laquan McDonald’s shooting death is asking that the first-degree murder charge be dismissed. Attorney Daniel... Read More

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Chicago Top Cop Says Fire Officers Linked to LaQuan McDonald Shooting

by #teamEBONY   Aug 18, 2016

Chicago’s police superintendent recommended that seven police officers be fired for the filing of false reports after the shooting death of LaQuan McDonald in... Read More

Lead Prosecutor in Laquan McDonald Case Steps Down

Lead Prosecutor in Laquan McDonald Case Steps Down

by #teamEBONY   May 06, 2016

The prosecutor who announced charges against the Chicago police officer who fatally shot Laquan McDonald announced she is withdrawing from the case. Cook County... Read More

Cop Who Killed Laquan McDonald Wants to Skip Court

Cop Who Killed Laquan McDonald Wants to Skip Court

by #teamEBONY   Mar 24, 2016

The Chicago police officer who fatally wounded 17-year-old Laquan McDonald wants to skip court appearances. Jason Van Dyke is charged with first-degree murder in... Read More