Thursday, May 23, 2019

Tag: LaQuan McDonald

Fox News Guests Offer This Explanation for...

In the wake of the Jussie Smollett scandal, Fox News contributors Rochelle Ritchie and Richard A. Fowler schooled the conservative network on why the...

Family of Ex-Cop Convicted for Murdering Laquan...

CHICAGO (AP) — A white Chicago police officer who fatally shot Black teenager Laquan McDonald was assaulted by inmates in his cell at a...

Illinois Office May Seek Rare Sentencing-Related Appeal...

CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois attorney general's office has signaled it may be considering a rare sentencing-related appeal if it concludes that the less...

Local Activist Urges Black Chicagoans to ‘Take...

CHICAGO (AP) — Activists and others who were disappointed by the outcome of two historic cases involving the killing of black teenager Laquan McDonald...

Jason Van Dyke Sentenced to 7 Years...

CHICAGO (AP) — The white Chicago officer who gunned down a black teenager in 2014 was sentenced Friday to nearly seven years in prison,...

As Jason Van Dyke Awaits Sentencing in...

CHICAGO (AP) — Several black motorists testified Friday that the white officer who fatally shot Laquan McDonald used racial slurs and excessive force during...

Judge Acquits 3 Officers of Laquan McDonald...

CHICAGO (AP) — Three Chicago officers were acquitted Thursday of trying to cover up the 2014 shooting of a black teenager by a white...

Three Chicago Officers to Learn Their Fate...

CHICAGO (AP) — Three Chicago police officers will learn this week whether a judge thinks they lied about the 2014 killing of Laquan McDonald...

Laquan McDonald Shooting Cover-up Trial: Witness Contradicts...

CHICAGO (AP) — A man who witnessed a Chicago officer fatally shoot black teenager Laquan McDonald testified Thursday that police waved him away without...

Father-Son Witnesses Detail the Challenge of Exposing...

A father headed to the hospital with his son recalled the night four years ago when they became witnesses to an officer-involved shooting, looking...

Chicago Verdict Raises Hope of Greater Police...

A rare scene in the American justice system unfolded Friday in a Chicago courthouse: A white officer stood before a mostly white jury and...

Guilty! Jury Convicts Jason Van Dyke of...

CHICAGO (AP) — A jury on Friday convicted white Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke of second-degree murder in the 2014 shooting of black...

As Jury Deliberates, Van Dyke’s Lawyer Argues...

CHICAGO (AP) — Attorneys in the trial of a white Chicago police officer charged with murder in the 2014 shooting of black teenager Laquan...

Ex-Cop Testifies He Thought Laquan McDonald Was...

CHICAGO (AP) — A white Chicago police officer charged with murder in the 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald testified that he opened fire when...

Defense for Ex-Cop Jason Van Dyke Details...

CHICAGO (AP) — Now it is Laquan McDonald who is on trial. After days of prosecutors making their case to jurors that Chicago police Officer Jason Van...

Jurors Shown Animated Video of Killing at...

CHICAGO (AP) — Lawyers for a white Chicago police officer who killed a black teenager presented an animated video to jurors on Tuesday that...

Defense Pathologist Questions Accuracy of Laquan McDonald’s...

CHICAGO (AP) — A defense expert in the trial of a white police officer charged with murder in the death of Laquan McDonald on...

Race Central to Chicago Case, Even if...

CHICAGO (AP) — In front of jurors in the trial of a white Chicago police officer charged with murder in the shooting of a...

Doctor: Can’t Determine Order of Laquan McDonald’s...

CHICAGO (AP) — A doctor testifying in the trial of a white Chicago police officer charged with murder in the death of a Laquan...

Chicago Cops’ Testimony Help Bolster Prosecutors Claim...

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago police officers clearly do not want to be in court testifying against a colleague accused of murder, with one...

Jury Watches Video of Chicago Cop Firing...

CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors on Monday showed jurors video of a white Chicago police officer opening fire on Laquan McDonald, dramatically recounting the 16...