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Laquan McDonald's Great-Uncle Calls for Calm After Sentence

Laquan McDonald's Great-Uncle Calls for Calm After Sentence

Laquan McDonald's great-uncle Marvin Hunter calls for calm after the sentence handed down to former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke. 

5 hours ago

Activist Calls for Federal Charges Against Van Dyke

Activist Calls for Federal Charges Against Van Dyke

Activist William Calloway spoke after the sentencing of former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke, calling for federal charges in the case. 

Friday, Jan 18, 2019 at 12:18 PM CST

Funeral Services Held for Fallen Illinois State Trooper

Funeral Services Held for Fallen Illinois State Trooper

Friends and family are saying their final goodbyes to Illinois State Trooper Christopher Lambert, who died last week while responding to an accident on I-294. NBC 5's Lisa Chavarria has the story. 

Friday, Jan 18, 2019 at 07:26 AM CST

Jason Van Dyke to Be Sentenced Friday

Jason Van Dyke to Be Sentenced Friday

Former Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke was scheduled to be sentenced Friday, facing a number of possibilities more than three months after he was convicted in the shooting death of Laquan McDonald. Sandra...

Friday, Jan 18, 2019 at 02:10 PM CST

3 Chicago Cops Not Guilty in Alleged Cover-Up

3 Chicago Cops Not Guilty in Alleged Cover-Up

Three Chicago police officers were found not guilty Thursday of attempting to cover up the 2014 shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.

Thursday, Jan 17, 2019 at 11:02 PM CST

Mayoral Candidates, Others React to Judge's Not Guilty Verdict in 'Code of Silence' Trial

Mayoral Candidates, Others React to Judge's Not Guilty Verdict in 'Code of Silence' Trial

Three Chicago police officers were found not guilty Thursday of attempting to cover up the 2014 shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. Patrick Fazio reports.

Thursday, Jan 17, 2019 at 11:00 PM CST

Robbers Targeting Chicagoans in Canada Goose Coats: Cops

Robbers Targeting Chicagoans in Canada Goose Coats: Cops

For many Chicagoans, Canada Goose coats are the uniform of winter. The down coats with fur hoods cost close to a $1,000—and now, their distinctive patches are being targeted by robbers. Trina Orlando reports.

Thursday, Jan 17, 2019 at 10:59 PM CST

Search Continues For Missing, Pregnant Chicago Postal Worker

Search Continues For Missing, Pregnant Chicago Postal Worker

107 days, 2,568 hours and still -- no sign of Kierra Coles. Lexi Sutter reports.

Thursday, Jan 17, 2019 at 06:40 PM CST

Cubs Host Service Day Ahead of Convention

Cubs Host Service Day Ahead of Convention

The Cubs held their annual Community Service Day on Thursday as players and coaches made stops around the city. NBC 5's Mike Berman has all the latest on the team's activities. 

Thursday, Jan 17, 2019 at 06:36 PM CST

What Thursday's Verdict Means in McDonald Saga

What Thursday's Verdict Means in McDonald Saga

NBC 5 Political Editor Carol Marin has followed the shooting of Laquan McDonald and the subsequent fallout from the beginning, and she has more on what Thursday's acquittal of three other officers means, and...

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