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Friday, Dec 4, 2015
Officials Release Full Laquan McDonald Police Report

Officials Release Full Laquan McDonald Police Report

Chicago Police have released the complete police report documenting the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald on Oct. 20, 2014. Read More

Investigations
Friday, Dec 4, 2015
Video From Burger King Near McDonald Shooting Released

Video From Burger King Near McDonald Shooting Released

Newly released video from surveillance cameras at a Burger King restaurant, near the scene where 17-year-old Laquan McDonald was fatally shot by a Chicago police officer last year, confirms that the video is missing 86 minutes... Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Dec 3, 2015
Family Fights to Have Video of Teen’s Fatal Shooting Released

Family Fights to Have Video of Teen’s Fatal Shooting Released

On the same day a Cook County judge ordered dashcam video showing 17-year-old Laquan McDonald’s fatal shooting by a Chicago police officer be released, a federal magistrate judge granted the city of Chicago’s request that... Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Dec 3, 2015
'Serial Stowaway' Marilyn Hartman Goes Free From Jail

'Serial Stowaway' Marilyn Hartman Goes Free From Jail

So-called “serial stowaway” Marilyn Hartman was freed from custody Friday morning under an agreement where she will be placed on GPS-based electronic monitoring to keep her away from Chicago’s airports. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Dec 2, 2015
 Email Reveals First Question to City About Laquan McDonald Video

Email Reveals First Question to City About Laquan McDonald Video

The very first question surrounding dashcam video of the shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald came on Dec. 8, 2014, from independent journalist Jamie Kalven, NBC 5 Investigates found. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Dec 1, 2015
McCarthy's Tenure Full of Highs and Lows

McCarthy's Tenure Full of Highs and Lows

At just short of 4 years and seven months, ousted Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy served longer than either of his two predecessors, Jody Weis and Phil Cline. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Dec 1, 2015
Dashcam Video Sought of Another Fatal Police Shooting

Dashcam Video Sought of Another Fatal Police Shooting

Amid the fallout over the fatal police shooting of Laquan McDonald, activists and family members of another young African American killed by a Chicago officer are asking for an investigation. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Dec 1, 2015
Questions Remain After Firing of Police Supt. McCarthy

Questions Remain After Firing of Police Supt. McCarthy

The dismissal of Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy closed the door on his four and a half years as Chicago’s top cop but left open questions first raised by NBC 5 Investigates. Chief among the questions: why was there no... Read More

Investigations
Monday, Nov 30, 2015
Photos Show Officer at Burger King Night of McDonald's Death

Photos Show Officer at Burger King Night of McDonald's Death

On the night of the Laquan McDonald shooting, Chicago police entered the nearby Burger King restaurant on Pulaski Road to see what its security cameras captured, a store official told NBC5 News six months ago. Read More

Investigations
Friday, Nov 27, 2015
What Chicago Police Said The Night Laquan McDonald Died

What Chicago Police Said The Night Laquan McDonald Died

On a protest-filled Friday, it helps to return to the events of the night of Oct. 20, 2014. when Laquan McDonald was shot and killed. Not long after the shooting, Chicago police officers flooded Pulaski Road where the initial... Read More

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