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Chicago Officer Charged With Murder in Shooting of Black Teen

A police officer in Chicago has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a black teen. Veteran Officer Jason Van Dyke turned himself in to authorities Tuesday before a scheduled court hearing. Van Dyke is shown on a police car video shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald 16 times during an incident in October 2014. Many of those rounds were fired after McDonald was on the ground. The Chicago Tribune quoted police saying that during his encounter with officers,...

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