Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul announces that he will challenge former Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke’s nearly seven-year sentence for murdering Laquan McDonald. Heather Cherone/The Daily Line

Raoul Challenges Van Dyke’s 6¾-Year Sentence, Says Judge Improperly Applied Law

Attorney General Kwame Raoul said he took no position on whether Van Dyke’s sentence — which was widely criticized — was too lenient.

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Belmont Cragin Residents Ask Candidates How They Plan To Revitalize Neighborhood’s Business Corridors

Because Belmont Cragin is in the 29th, 30th and 31st wards the Northwest Side Housing Center invited all nine candidates running to participate in the Saturday morning forum.