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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 Fraternal Order of Police in Chicago will no longer refer cases to Dan Herbert, a private defense attorney and former Chicago police officer who previously worked as an FOP staff attorney.

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Back row, from left: Chicago police Officer Thomas Gaffney, ex-Officer Joseph Walsh and former Detective David March at a pretrial hearing on on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018. Seated in front are their attorneys, William Fahy, left, and Thomas Breen. (Zbigniew Bzdak / Chicago Tribune / Pool)

Three current and former Chicago police officers accused of trying to cover up details of the Laquan McDonald shooting will stand trial for their alleged crimes.

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Jason Van Dyke (Courtesy Rock Island County Jail)

Defense attorneys for the Chicago cop convicted of second-decree murder in the fatal shooting of black teen Laquan McDonald are asking a judge to toss out the convictions or grant a new trial.

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From left: Former Chicago Detective David March, officer Thomas Gaffney and former officer Joseph Walsh attend a pretrial hearing Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018. (Zbigniew Bzdak / Chicago Tribune / Pool)

A Cook County judge will decide next week whether she’ll grant a request to dismiss charges against three Chicago police officers accused of working to cover up the shooting death of black teen Laquan McDonald, less than a month before they are set to face trial.

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From left: Special prosecutor Joe McMahon, attorney Daniel Herbert and his client, Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke, attend a hearing Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. (Antonio Perez / Chicago Tribune)

Legal experts weigh in on Jason Van Dyke’s impending appeal as the Chicago police officer returns to court next week for the first time since his second-degree murder conviction.

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Tiffany Van Dyke, center, watches as verdicts are read in the murder trial of her husband, Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke, on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. (Antonio Perez / Chicago Tribune / Pool)

A fundraiser started by one of Jason Van Dyke’s trial attorneys has raised more than $43,000 in one week to support the family of the suspended Chicago police officer.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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