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The scene of the Laquan McDonald shooting taken on the night of the fatal incident is shown on a screen to jurors during the trial of Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. (Chicago Police Department)

Jason Van Dyke is the first Chicago police officer to be convicted for an on-duty shooting in 50 years. Sentencing and an appeal are sure to follow, but as that case comes to a close, another is yet to begin.

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Defense attorney Dan Herbert, center, reacts to Cook County Judge Vincent Gaughan’s remarks during the murder trial of Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke, right, on Oct. 3, 2018. (John J. Kim / Chicago Tribune / Pool)

The former Chicago cop and Cook County prosecutor who represented Jason Van Dyke talks about the trial, the verdict and prospects for an appeal.

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Jason Van Dyke (Courtesy Rock Island County Jail)

The suspended Chicago police officer, who was convicted last week in the shooting death of Laquan McDonald, is being sent to Rock Island County Jail nearly three hours away.

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Prosecutor Joseph McMahon delivers closing statements to the jury on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018 as Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke, far left, watches. (Antonio Perez / Chicago Tribune / Pool)

The special prosecutor in the Jason Van Dyke murder trial talks with us about one of the highest-profile cases in Chicago history.

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Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke listens to closing arguments Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. (Antonio Perez / Chicago Tribune / Pool)

Cook County Jail officials say the Chicago cop recently convicted of second-degree murder is being housed in a single cell and closely monitored for his safety and security.

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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.

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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.

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From left: Prosecutor Joseph McMahon, defense attorney Daniel Herbert and Jason Van Dyke approach the judge’s bench on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. (Antonio Perez / Chicago Tribune / Pool)

Jason Van Dyke faces 19 counts in the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald. With jury deliberations underway, we break down the charges, the evidence and closing arguments.

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(Eric Molina / Flickr)

The U.S. attorney’s office charged a dozen people Thursday with federal drug offenses for allegedly conspiring to sell heroin on Chicago’s West Side. 

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Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke listens to closing arguments Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. (Antonio Perez / Chicago Tribune / Pool)

After nearly three weeks of witness testimony from police officers, medical and law enforcement experts, and police Officer Jason Van Dyke himself, the 12-person jury began deliberations in the high-profile murder case.

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Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke appears in court Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. (John J. Kim / Chicago Tribune / Pool)

Jurors heard from more than 40 witness over the past two-plus weeks, including emotional testimony from Jason Van Dyke himself. On Thursday, they’ll hear closing arguments before beginning their deliberations.

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Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke takes the stand on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. (Antonio Perez / Chicago Tribune / Pool)

The suspended Chicago police officer spent more than an hour on the witness stand Tuesday, recounting how and why he killed teen Laquan McDonald in 2014. Updates from the high-profile murder trial.

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Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke, right, and his attorney Daniel Herbert stand before the judge’s bench Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. (Antonio Perez / Chicago Tribune / Pool)

Jurors on Thursday learned how officers, including suspended Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke, are trained in the use of firearms as the second week of the high-profile murder trial came to a close.

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Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke and defense attorney Elizabeth Fleming listen to testimony Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018 during the seventh day of the trial. (John J. Kim / Chicago Tribune / Pool)

Attorneys for suspended Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke wrapped up their third day of defense by calling a truck driver who they believe was attacked by Laquan McDonald the night the fatal shooting, and an instructor from Chicago’s police academy.

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Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke listens Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018 during the trial. (Antonio Perez / Chicago Tribune / Pool)

Jason Van Dyke’s attorneys presented expert testimony and an animated video that purports to show how the shooting occurred from Van Dyke’s perspective during the sixth day of the high-profile murder trial.

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Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke listens during the fifth day of the trial on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. (Antonio Perez / Chicago Tribune / Pool)

Jason Van Dyke is the one facing murder charges, but his attorneys on Monday painted teen Laquan McDonald as a violent drug user who became aggressive when under the influence of PCP.

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