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In October of 2014, a white police officer fatally shot a black teenager on the streets of Chicago. The shooting of Laquan McDonald was captured on video, and sparked outrage across the city. Chicago's top cop was fired, the local state’s attorney was voted out, and the feds were sent in to investigate the culture at the police department. Now, the police officer at the center of the shooting, Jason Van Dyke, will stand trial for murder. WBEZ and the Chicago Tribune look at how Van Dyke and McDonald intersected that night nearly four years ago, the alleged cover-up of the shooting, and...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.6 stars from 931 ratings
Well done
However, why would you name an episode with the verdict results? I was bummed to see it in advance. Off to start “74 seconds” !!!
enlight€ned via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/05/19
Meh
Not amazing. Unsubbed.
Nullity via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/09/19
Quality v Content
The spit quality is a off putting and bad first few episodes. Content is good and deep. The big problem is the right question does not come-out. Some cops are good, some bad, but you should not assume police will treat you right. That said, we know if you break the law, get high, and run around...Read full review »
jump jump in it via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/31/19
Recent Episodes
Judge Vincent Gaughan sentences Jason Van Dyke to 81 months in prison. It means he’ll likely serve about 3 years. The officer celebrates with his attorneys. Young activists are angry and struggle to make sense of it.
Published 01/19/19
Judge Domenica Stephenson finds 3 Chicago police officers did not lie in their reports to cover-up for Jason Van Dyke the night he killed Laquan McDonald. Defense attorneys call her courageous. Activist Will Calloway says the code of silence extends to judges. And we hear from Van Dyke jurors as...
Published 01/18/19
Defense attorneys present just one witness and some documents. That comes after 7 prosecution witnesses over 4 days. The sides make their closing arguments and Judge Domenica Stephenson says she’ll announce a verdict December 19.
Published 12/07/18
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