Chicago's Rep. Bobby Rush introduces legislation to mandate the proper use of police body cameras and dash cams.
Lawyers for officer Jason Van Dyke, who is charged in the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan Mcdonald, requested a dismissal of the criminal case Tuesday. A judge also approved the release of Mcdonald's juvenile records to the lawyers.
McDonald, a 17-year-old Chicago teen, was shot 16 times in 2014 by officer Jason Van Dyke. McDonald's death lit a long simmering fire within Chicago that led to protests, calls for Emanuel's resignation, the termination of former superintendent Garry McCarthy, and a Justice Department probe.
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Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago officer charged in the death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, was released from jail after posting 10 percent of his $1.5 million bond.