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A historic murder conviction of a Chicago cop — and a city's sigh of relief (228 hits)

A historic murder conviction of a Chicago cop — and a city's sigh of relief
By Megan Crepeau, Christy Gutowski, Jason Meisner, Stacy St. Clair

With an entire city watching, convicted murderer Jason Van Dyke was taken into sheriff’s custody Friday and escorted from the courtroom.

And Chicago exhaled.

Businesses closed early and commuters scurried out of downtown, but the feared riots never materialized. Protests, too, remained peaceful.

And inside the courthouse, the special prosecutor who won Van Dyke’s conviction predicted Chicago would heal from the wounds inflicted by the video-recorded shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.

READ MORE: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/a-historic-murder-conviction-of-a-chicago-cop-—-and-a-citys-sigh-of-relief/ar-BBO0X7q?ocid=spartandhp

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