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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 examine the long history of friction between African-Americans and the Chicago Police Department. And we’ll follow the trial — bringing you insight, context, and analysis.
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12 Available Episodes (12 Total)Average duration: 00:20:46
Sep 18 | 00:10:06
Ep 11: Van Dyke’s Police Partner Testifies
Sep 17 | 00:16:43
Ep 10: Opening Statements
Sep 14 | 00:17:48
Ep 9: A Jury Of His Peers
Sep 10 | 00:15:31
Ep 8: Building A Jury
Sep 06 | 00:10:02
Ep 7: Bail & Reform
Sep 05 | 00:11:47
Ep 6: Jury Selection Begins
Sep 05 | 00:34:27
Ep 5: The Trial
Sep 04 | 00:13:12
Ep 4: Chicago’s Mayor Says He Won’t Run Again
Aug 31 | 00:44:31
Ep 3: The Fallout
Aug 30 | 00:36:04
Ep 2: Pattern & Practice
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