Wednesday, November 25, 2015

16 Shots

A first-degree murder prosecution begins in Chicago, where a white police officer is charged in the October 2014 shooting death of a 17-year-old black teenager. The officer was arraigned Tuesday; the judge denied bail. Chicago Sun-Times More: The prosecutor moved up the announcement of the charges to coincide with the release of a grim police video, which shows Laquan McDonald gunned down — and contradicts police statements made at the time of the shooting. Chicago Tribune Related: The defendant, Jason van Dyke, has a history of misconduct complaints. The Washington Post Finally: Protests there overnight remained largely peaceful. NBC News

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