Laquan McDonald

FILE - In this March 14, 2019, file photo, Empire actor Jussie Smollett arrives at the Leighton Criminal Court Building for his hearing in Chicago.  (AP Photo/Matt Marton, File)
(AP Photo/Matt Marton, File)
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February 13, 2020 - 10:03 am
By DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — When a grand jury revived the criminal case against Jussie Smollett, the indictment for many people called to mind two nights on two different streets in the same big city. On one Chicago street was a wealthy, famous black man who claimed he was a...
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October 06, 2018 - 6:28 am
By DON BABWIN and MICHAEL TARM , Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Four years after he fired 16 bullets into a black teenager, three years after dashcam video of the shooting was released and three weeks after his murder trial began, Jason Van Dyke's transformation from Chicago patrol officer to...
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(Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune via AP)
August 29, 2018 - 1:30 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The white Chicago police officer charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald says he was doing what he was trained to do and that the case against him shows prosecutors are bowing to political pressure. In his first interview since he was...
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