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Van Dyke trial approaches a verdict as prosecution rests

Emma Oxnevad, Asst. News Editor

October 1, 2018

The prosecution rested last week in Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke’s murder trial for the 2014 death of Laquan McDonald, a 17-year-old black teenager. Van Dyke and other officers encountered McDonald after responding to a report that he was breaking into vehicles while carrying a knife. After m...

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