Laquan McDonald

Former Officer Jason Van Dyke has been indicted on 6 counts of murder and one count of official misconduct in the death of Laquan McDonald.

A grand jury on Tuesday returned an indictment on six murder charges and one count of official misconduct against a Chicago police officer in the shooting death of Laquan McDonald.

Embattled Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel stood before city leaders and issued a heartfelt apology for the police shooting of Laquan McDonald on Wednesday as calls for him to resign intensified.

The news comes a year after reports of fatalities and injuries at the hands of police--most recently Laquan McDonald in Chicago--amid widening frustration over the lack of official recordings of the incidents.

The video of Ronald Johnson's shooting was released by Alvarez's office during a press conference explaining key details of the video on Monday. The shooting happened eight days before Laquan McDonald was also fatally shot by officer Jason Van Dyke in October 2014.

Constantine "Dean" Andrews, the Chicago Police Department's chief of detectives, has resigned following the announcement that the Department of Justice will investigate the department.

The investigation will examine police practices used in the October 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald and dive deeper into other police shootings, training and the use of deadly force.

The investigation will examine police practices used in the October 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald and dive deeper into other police shootings, training, and the use of deadly force.

The executive board of the Black Youth Project 100 (BYP) has suspended the membership of one of it's leaders after a young woman came forth to share her experience with sexual assault.

Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke and his fellow officers painted a different narrative of the evening Laquan McDonald was fatally shot, according to the official police report, released Friday evening.

Johnson, 25, was fatally shot by Officer George Hernandez eight days before the shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.

In a letter to U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Illinois AG Lisa Madigan asked the DOJ's Civil Rights Division to determine if the department's practices violate federal law.