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4 Chicago police fired for alleged police shooting coverup

Jul 19, 2019 - 5:55 PM

Laquan McDonald's 2014 murder lays bare a deep distrust of government institutions among African Americans

JASON VAN DYKE. Former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke (C) and his attorney Daniel Herbert (R) listen to proceedings during Van Dyke's sentencing hearing at the Leighton Criminal Court Building on January 18, 2019 in Chicago. Photo by Antonio Perez/AFP

Thousands protest police shooting in Chicago

Nov 28, 2015 - 7:15 AM

This comes after officials released a dashcam video showing officer Jason Van Dyke shooting Laquan McDonald after the teenager walked away from him in October 2014

POLICE SHOOTING. Protesters stand in front of Saks Fifth Avenue store on Michigan Avenue blocking entrance after the release of a video showing Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke, shooting 17 year old Laquan McDonald on October 20, 2014, in Chicago, Illinois, USA, November 27, 2015. Photo by Kamil Krzacynski, EPA