Political Fallout of Laquan McDonald's Shooting Death Lingers in Chicago

Political Fallout of Laquan McDonald's Shooting Death Lingers in ChicagoA day after Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel forced the city’s police superintendent to resign, the political fallout from the Laquan McDonald shooting threatens to linger amid ongoing discontent over how the city handled the case. Now, politicians and activists, including Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, are asking for the resignation of Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez. Alvarez has come under fire for taking 400 days after McDonald’s shooting to file charges against Jason Van Dyke, the police officer who allegedly murdered the teen Oct. 20, 2014.

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