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  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Saturday 10/6/2018

    10/06/2018 5:21:53 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 2 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 10/6/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    The Senate has been in session all night with senators speaking about the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. The final vote will be today and it could be..... Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke faces a minimum of six year in prison after being convicted of second degree murder.... A new tone from the European Union about Brexit..... The latest on the disappearance of the Chinese official who heads Interpol is that Chinese authorities took him into custody..... We still don't know what happened to Saudi journalist and critic of hte Saudi Arabian government Jamal Khashoggi.......
  • Officer convicted of murder in slaying of Laquan McDonald

    10/05/2018 6:09:41 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 35 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct. 05, 2018 7:56 PM EDT | Don Babwin and Michael Tarm
    A white Chicago officer was convicted of second-degree murder Friday in the 2014 shooting of a black teenager that was captured on shocking dashcam video that showed him crumpling to the ground in a hail of 16 bullets as he walked away from police. The video, some of the most graphic police footage to emerge in years, stoked outrage nationwide and put the nation’s third-largest city at the center of the debate about police misconduct and use of force. The shooting also led to a federal inquiry and calls to reform the Chicago Police Department. Jason Van Dyke, 40, was...
  • BREAKING: A verdict as been reached in the trial of Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke,...

    10/05/2018 10:55:54 AM PDT · by blueyon · 53 replies
    Twitter @NadarDIssa ^ | 10/05/18 | Nadar Issa
    BREAKING: A verdict as been reached in the trial of Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke, charged with shooting teenager Laquan McDonald. The jury will announce the verdict in about one hour.
  • Legal team for Chicago cop charged with teen's murder wants a change of venue

    03/08/2018 3:39:27 PM PST · by BackRoads775 · 14 replies
    http://abcnews.go.com ^ | 03/08/2018 | Whitney Lloyd
    Lawyers for a Chicago police officer accused of murdering a Chicago teen in a shooting captured on dashcam video that ignited protests in the city and around the country are arguing their client will not be able to get a fair trial in Chicago. Chicago cop Jason Van Dyke was back in court Thursday as his lawyers argued extensive media coverage of the October 2014 incident in which Van Dyke shot and killed 17-year old Laquan McDonald means Van Dyke will not be able to get a fair trial in Cook County where Chicago is the county seat.
  • Police: Homicides rise in Chicago; illegal gun seizures fall

    03/01/2016 2:38:56 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar 1, 2016 4:38 PM EST | Don Babwin
    Homicides and shootings have doubled in Chicago so far this year compared with the same period in 2015, and police have seized fewer illegal guns - more possible signals that officers have become less aggressive in the aftermath of a shooting video released last fall.Interim Police Superintendent John Escalante said Tuesday that he was so concerned about officers possibly holding back that he filmed a video for the entire department in which he encouraged them to do their jobs and assured them that a federal probe of the force was not aimed at individuals. "We are aware that there is...
  • How Should Police Stop A Knife-Swinging Laquan On PCP?

    11/25/2015 11:57:19 AM PST · by IChing · 197 replies
    Misadventures in Diversity ^ | 11/25/15 | Donald Joy
    In the latest high-profile racial railroading of a white policeman for obvious political reasons, it has taken authorities over a full year to decide to charge Chicago cop Jason Van Dyke in the fatal shooting of black 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. The obviousness of the racial/political theater here is largely due to the fact that the timing of the ridiculous charge — first degree murder — being suddenly announced after all these months, so transparently coincides with the sudden FOIA public release of a police dashcam video of the shooting which, to the untrained eye, looks pretty bad. The video in...