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Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke listens while attorneys step before Judge Vincent Gaughan’s bench on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. (Antonio Perez / Chicago Tribune / Pool)

“I hope that everybody heeds the advice of Laquan McDonald’s family, the pastors, the community leaders to make their message heard in what they have to say and do it in a way that’s respectful to the city that we all call home,” Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Friday morning.

Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke, left, reacts to the verdict on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. His lead attorney, Daniel Herbert, sits beside him. (Antonio Perez / Chicago Tribune / Pool)

A 12-person jury has found Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke guilty of second-degree murder for the 2014 shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.

Copa is a 1-year-old male dog available for adoption through Chicago's city-run animal shelter (Chicago Animal Care and Control)

Swiping right could help you find a new furry best friend, if not a date for the weekend.

Hotel workers strike in front of the Hyatt Regency Chicago on Monday, Oct. 1, 2018.

Workers began their strike nearly a month ago and will return to work at 24 hotels after reaching an agreement with two hotels Friday. But the strike continues at two hotels.

Kevin Graham appears on “Chicago Tonight” on Oct. 5, 2018.

For years, Chicago’s police union has steadfastly defended Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke. Police union president Kevin Graham joins us with reaction to Friday’s verdict.

The high-profile case and its impact on Chicago: A conversation with journalists Jamie Kalven, Kimberly Egonmwan, Greg Hinz and John Fountain.

Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke is led out of the courtroom following the verdict announcement Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. (Antonio Perez / Chicago Tribune / Pool)

Jurors explain how they came to their decision in the high-profile murder trial.

Jason Van Dyke remained expressionless as one guilty verdict after another was read Friday in court. And now, with his bail revoked, he is in jail as a convicted felon.

Laquan McDonald’s great-uncle, the Rev. Marvin Hunter.

Family members of Laquan McDonald on Friday made their way to Grace Memorial Baptist Church on the city’s West Side, where the slain teen’s great-uncle, the Rev. Marvin Hunter, preaches.

Tanya Watkins of Southsiders Organized for Unity and Liberation

Community activists and organizers on Friday began gathering outside City Hall before the verdict was announced in the murder trial of Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke.

Watch the Oct. 5, 2018 full episode of “Chicago Tonight.”