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Chicago verdict comes 4 years after Laquan McDonald’s death

Chicago verdict comes 4 years after Laquan McDonald’s death

Gerry Broome, Associated Press

October 8, 2018


Filed under Nation & World

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 convicted felon came suddenly. A clerk announced the jury's decision....

War at home: Routh found guilty in ‘American Sniper’ murder

War at home: Routh found guilty in ‘American Sniper’ murder

Sharon Lavin

March 8, 2015


Filed under Opinions

It all started from a generous act of compassion, but turned south for a motive unknown.  Eddie Ray Routh, former U.S. Marine and diagnosed schizophrenic, will spend the rest of his life in prison for a murder he committed two years ago. Routh shot “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle and friend Chad Littlefield in a day that was planned to b...

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