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Activists, Residents Hold Laquan Memorial as Protests Start Again Downtown

Activists and residents gathered near the site where Laquan McDonald was shot and killed in October 2014.View Full Caption DNAinfo/Ed Komenda ARCHER HEIGHTS — More than two dozen community activists and residents gathered Wednesday afternoon outside a memorial for Laquan McDonald near 41st and Pulaski, a short drive from where the 17-year-old was shot 16…

Police, Protesters Take to the Streets After Laquan Video Released

CHICAGO — Protesters marched through streets in Downtown Chicago Tuesday after the release of a video showing one police officer fatally shooting a black 17-year-old. There were few arrests but some heated moments as protesters screamed at officers. Hundreds of protesters marched on Roosevelt Road, as well as Michigan Avenue and State Street. Chicago Police…