Episode 95: Moist

Hillary and Tina cover the murder of Laquan McDonald and former Suffolk County police chief James Burke.

Hillary’s Story
In 2014, officer Jason Van Dyke fatally shot Laquan McDonald for allegedly threatening police officers. BUT, when dashcam footage contradicts the witness statements of police officers, the investigation reveals a widespread coverup.

Tina’s Story
James Burke served in Suffolk County New York for 31 years as an investigator for the District Attorney’s office before becoming police chief in 2012. BUT, when Burke’s bad behavior gets the best of him, the investigator gets investigated.

Hillary's Story
A timeline of the Chicago police shooting Laquan McDonald

Illinois Court Dismisses Jason Van Dyke’s Appeal in Murder of Laquan McDonald--by Matt Masterson

USA Today
Chicago cop Jason Van Dyke sentenced to more than 6 years for murder of Laquan McDonald--by Aamer Madhani

Chicago Tribune
Laquan McDonald timeline: The shooting, the video, the verdict and the sentencing--By NAUSHEEN HUSAIN

Yahoo! News
Rahm Emanuel questioned on murder of Laquan McDonald in confirmation hearing--by Ivana Saric

New York Times
Rahm Emanuel Addresses the McDonald Killing and China During His Confirmation Hearing

Chicago Cops Found Not Guilty Of Cover-Up In Laquan McDonald Shooting Case--by Patrick Smith and Michael Lansu of All Things Considered

Murder of Laquan McDonald

Rahm Emanuel addresses the murder of Laquan McDonald

Did Chicago police cover up the Laquan McDonald shooting? A judge is about to decide.--by PR Lockhart

Laquan McDonald--from the family of Laquan McDonald
Jason Van Dyke--by Antonio Perez via The New York Times
Rahm Emanuel--by Alex Wong/Getty Images via The Chicago Tribune

Tina's Story
New York Daily News
Police chief who beat junkie begs for no jail time so he can take care of his mom with cancer--By JOHN MARZULLI

NBC New York
Former Suffolk County Police Chief James Burke Pleads Guilty to Obstruction, Civil Rights Charges--By Greg Cergol, Jonathan Dienst and Ann Givens and Joe Valiquette

Yahoo! News
Former Police Chief James Burke Released From Prison: Reports

Daily Beast
The Dirty Cop and the Hunt for the Long Island Serial Killer of Prostitutes--Nick Schager

Who is James Burke? NY police chief allegedly possessed snuff film that linked him to Long Island Serial Killer--by Neetha K

Tales of True Crime, episode 11: Is the Long Island Serial Killer a Cop?--by Troy Larson

Former Police Chief James Burke Sentenced to Prison in Suspect's Beating and Cover-Up--by Christine Pelisek

Long Island Press
State Senator Calls on NY AG to Investigate Handling of Gilgo Beach Murder Investigation--by NICOLE FORMISANO

The Cinemaholic
Where is James Burke Now?--by Kriti Mehorta

Suffolk Legislator Wants To Sue Convicted Police Chief To Recoup Taxpayer Money--By Jill Ryan

New York Post
Disgraced police chief busted with oxycodone in jail cell--By Yaron Steinbuch

The Strange Rise and Violent Fall of Long Island's Dirtiest Police Chief--by Michael Edison Hayden

The New York Times
James Burke, Ex-Suffolk County Police Chief, Is Sentenced to 46 Months--By Joseph Goldstein

News 12 Long Island
Ex-Suffolk officer: Burke ordered officers to spy on Executive Bellone

Police Chief James Burke Resigns--screenshot from ABC News 7
Christopher Loeb Mugshot--from Suffolk County Sheriff Department via The New York Times
Gilgo Beach map showing where bodies were found--by Aitru (CC-BY-SA 4)