A medical examiner’s investigator testifies that then-Det. David March told him that McDonald “lunged at” an officer with a knife.
The judge decide the jury will get the transcript of the testimony of Officer Joseph Walsh. Two jurors also wanted a cigarette break.
“He had no blood pressure, no respiration, no pulse,” Jeremu Stayton said. “By the time I was able to see the heart, it was not moving.”
The video indicates that Laquan McDonald went from being 39 feet away from Jason Van Dyke to 15 feet in about four seconds.
Sunny skies again greeted rock fans for Day 2 of Riot Fest.
Gonzalo Guzman has worked at Service One Inc. for 13 years and is regularly assigned to clean the windows at the 60-story building at 300 N. LaSalle.
Fourteen Chicagoans participated in Before The Plate, a culinary arts training program offering the opportunity to work at the University of Chicago.
Don Bell, who is visually impaired, runs Don’s Snack Attack, selling chips, coffee, soda and more in the lobby of the Leighton Criminal Courthouse.
The chief pilot at Chicago Helicopter Experience, who can go on as many as 20 tours in a day, said the job is never boring.
The restaurant goes through about 100 pounds of beef every day, while the booth at Lollapalooza goes through about 700 pounds daily.
Five high schools students were introduced to farm-to-fork practices at Windy City Harvest’s Legends Farm on Chicago’s South Side.
Closing night of the Pitchfork Music Festival was slated to be a mighty one-two punch courtesy of powerhouses Chaka Khan and Ms. Lauryn Hill.
Chicago’s five-day celebration of the 50th anniversary of Special Olympics culminated with a concert Saturday night at Northerly Island.
Among the 40-plus bands slated for this years music extravaganza, nearly one third of them are from, or based in, Chicago.