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The formal request says Chicago States Attorney Anita Alvarez is too cozy with police to be trusted with the first-degree murder case.
Jason Van Dyke faces six counts of first-degree murder and one of official misconduct in the 17-year-old's death.
Police radio recordings reveal officers repeatedly requested Taser backup.
The choice between support for police and support for Black Lives Matter is a false choice. The critical questions the movement raises are questions that must be addressed in the interest of us all. They are questions that must be asked, too, in the interest of the "good cops" trotted out in response to news reports about the bad ones.