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As a citizen of Chicago and the adoring aunt of black children, Paula Hooper felt a mix of emotions - fear, disappointment, anger - when... [Read More]
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The sentencing of Jason Van Dyke raised questions across the city about criminal justice and police reform. The Rev. Marvin Hunter, Laquan McDonald's great-uncle, weighs... [Read More]
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A discussion with two central figures in the story of the 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald: journalist Jamie Kalven and former police union president Dean... [Read More]
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The highly anticipated sentencing of Jason Van Dyke – and a ruling on the fate of three other Chicago cops in a related case stemming... [Read More]
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Days after the sentencing of former police officer Jason Van Dyke for the murder of Laquan McDonald in 2014, several organizations rallied and marched to... [Read More]
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Hundreds of hardy protesters marched on a chilly Monday afternoon on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive to protest the 81-month sentence that former Chicago Police... [Read More]
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Three officers walk away clear of all charges on Thursday from a public battle for police accountability. Showing the city and the country the blue... [Read More]
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Jackson and other community leaders addressed steps forward after Friday's sentencing of Van Dyke for the 2014 murder of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. [Read More]
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A protest march over the Laquan McDonald case begins at noon Monday at 51st and King Drive. Activists and residents are frustrated that three Chicago... [Read More]
Former Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke shouldn't be happy. Not now, and not for a very long time. He's a convicted murderer, guilty... [Read More]
Former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke is sentenced for the 2014 fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald. Reaction from the courthouse and testimony from the... [Read More]
Laquan McDonald's murder has been a watershed moment for a city with a decadeslong history of police abuses yet on back-to-back days last week at... [Read More]
The white Chicago police officer who gunned down a black teenager in 2014 was sentenced Friday to nearly seven years in prison, ending an explosive... [Read More]
The white Chicago police officer who gunned down a black teenager in 2014 was sentenced Friday to nearly seven years in prison, ending an explosive... [Read More]
Ex-Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke was sentenced to 81 months in prison after a day of impassioned testimony. The only people walking after this... [Read More]
The white Chicago officer who gunned down a black teenager in 2014 was sentenced Friday to nearly seven years in prison, ending an explosive case... [Read More]
Laquan McDonald's family and community activists were quick to criticize the sentence of Jason Van Dyke. They say it's far too lenient for the crime... [Read More]
We would like to believe the scandal of the death of Laquan McDonald marks a turning point in police behavior and race relations. And maybe... [Read More]
In this week of Flannery Fired Up, political editor Mike Flannery sits down one-on-one with Chicago mayoral candidate Garry McCarthy, while also discussing taxes on... [Read More]
Former Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke was sentenced to 6 ¾ years in prison Friday for the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, closing... [Read More]
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