CHICAGO (AP) - Testimony is expected to resume in the murder trial of Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke. In the first two days of testimony, the case was dominated by officers and former officers who were at the scene in October 2014 when the white officer shot black teenager Laquan McDonald 16 times. The officers, including Van Dyke's partner, were asked why they did not shoot as Van Dyke did.
JACKSONVILLE, Ill. (AP) - The wife and daughter of a central Illinois man imprisoned for murder and arson have been charged with joining the inmate to steal from a relative. The State Journal-Register in Springfield reports Joyce Gill and Jewell Maul, both of Jacksonville, are charged in Morgan County Circuit Court with financial exploitation of an elderly person. Authorities say the 63-year-old Gill and the 38-year-old Maul joined with Robert Gill to steal more than $50,000 from a relative.
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) - A former member of a Christian college football team has settled his lawsuit against the school and four of five teammates accused of attacking him. The Daily Herald in Arlington Heights reports Wheaton College officials announced the confidential settlement involving Charles Nagy on Tuesday. Details of the settlement weren't revealed. However, in a joint statement issued by the college and Nagy, the college offered regrets for the incident and "saddened by any harm suffered by Charles Nagy."
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - McDonald's workers are staging protests in several cities in what organizers called the first multistate strike seeking to combat sexual harassment in the workplace. The protesters are demanding that McDonald's require anti-harassment training for managers and employees. The fast food chain declined to comment on the protests, saying it stood by a statement issued last week defending its anti-harassment policies.
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