Fires Chicago police chief in wake of furor over teen shooting-death video

CHICAGO MAYOR RAHM EMANUEL — left, during a press conference last Tuesday — fires Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, right, amid claims of a police coverup in the shooting death of Laquan McDonald, 17, by Officer Jason Van Dyke, for which Van Dyke has been charged with murder.

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