The white former Chicago police officer who shot and killed Laquan McDonald in 2014 has been sentenced to 81 months in prison. Judge Vincent Gaughan issued the sentence on Friday for Jason Van Dyke. Van Dyke was found guilty in October of 2018 of second-degree murder and 16 counts of aggravated battery, one for each […]

A white police officer has been found guilty in the murder of Laquan McDonald, a black Chicago teenager who was fatally shot in 2014. The jury of eight women and four men announced the verdict Friday afternoon, one day after they began deliberating. Jason Van Dyke was convicted of second-degree murder and 16 counts of aggravated […]

Jason Van Dyke's lawyer entered a not-guilty plea Tuesday before a Cook County trial judge.

Images surfaced of Chicago police officers viewing Burger King footage, which reportedly shows the moments before Laquan McDonald's death.

Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago police officer charged in the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, pleaded not guilty Monday before being placed on a $1.5 million bond.