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Timeline: Laquan McDonald case

Timeline: Laquan McDonald case

Danielle Harris and Mariah Woelfel

December 14, 2015

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Watch: Chicago protesters call for Emanuel’s resignation

Watch: Chicago protesters call for Emanuel’s resignation

Brenden Moore

December 11, 2015

Protesters marched through the Loop and up towards the Gold Coast Wednesday in a protest calling for Rahm Emanuel's resignation in light of alleged police misconduct. Read More »...

Loop protesters call for Emanuel’s resignation

Loop protesters call for Emanuel’s resignation

Brenden Moore

December 9, 2015

Protesters marched through the Loop, up the Magnificent Mile and down the Gold Coast Wednesday as they called for the resignation of Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez in wake of the fallout surrounding the release of the video showing 17-year old Laquan McDonald being shot 16 times by white Ch...

Attendees dissatisfied with Emanuel’s apology for police shooting

Attendees dissatisfied with Emanuel’s apology for police shooting

Rachel Hinton

December 9, 2015

In a special meeting Wednesday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel addressed aldermen, police and the public about the Chicago Police Department, the new task force and plans for moving forward. After the meeting, demonstrators responded to Emanuel’s message, chanting for his resignation and the resignation of Anita Al...

Emanuel apologizes for Laquan McDonald shooting in City Council speech

Emanuel apologizes for Laquan McDonald shooting in City Council speech

Kirsten Onsgard

December 9, 2015

Mayor Rahm Emanuel offered an apology for the 2014 police shooting of Laquan McDonald in a City Council speech Wednesday.  The mayor and Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez have come under fire for their handling of the case, which recently resulted in murder charges for Officer Jason Van Dyke. Read More »...

Protests for justice in Laquan McDonald case continue Saturday

Protests for justice in Laquan McDonald case continue Saturday

Rachel Hinton

December 5, 2015

Only a few blocks away from Michigan Avenue, where protesters blocked stores and streets on Black Friday, a modest crowd of protesters gathered at State Street and Jackson Avenue continuing to chant for justice Saturday. Read More »...

Laquan McDonald remembered at prayer vigil Monday

Laquan McDonald remembered at prayer vigil Monday

Geoff Stellfox

December 1, 2015

Despite forecasts of heavy rain, hundreds of Chicagoans attended Monday night’s prayer vigil for Laquan McDonald, the 17-year-old Chicagoan who was shot 16 times by police in October 2014. Demonstrators marched from surrounding area churches to the Chicago Police main office where group prayers were lead by religious leade...

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