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Nov 30, 2015 9:28 PM

The Latest: Another day of protests over Chicago shooting

The Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer and the online threat that led the University of Chicago to cancel classes on Monday (all times local):

8:30 p.m.

There was another of day of protests in response to the fatal shooting of a black 17-year-old by a white Chicago police officer.

Protesters gathered as Officer Jason Van Dyke made a Monday court appearance in the shooting of Laquan McDonald. A judge ordered him held on $1.5 million bond, and he was released after posting it.

Ten people were detained when a group of NAACP demonstrators gathered outside Chicago's City Hall, urging police reform.

According to Chicago police, the protesters weren't arrested, but instead issued citations when they kneeled in the street.

A prayer vigil was held outside Chicago Police Headquarters, largely organized by Chicago ministers who said they were praying for peace in the city and justice for McDonald.

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5:20 p.m.

The white Chicago police officer charged with murder after a squad car video caught him shooting a black teenager 16 times has posted bond.

Local media outlets showed Officer Jason Van Dyke leaving Cook County Jail on Monday evening.

His bond had been set at $1.5 million, meaning he needed to post $150,000 to get out.

Van Dyke has been locked up since Nov. 24, when prosecutors charged him with first-degree murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.

Authorities also released the dashcam video Nov. 24. It shows McDonald armed with a small knife and walking down a street on the city's southwest side being shot repeatedly by the 37-year-old Van Dyke. A judge had ordered the video released the previous week.

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5:10 p.m.

University of Chicago officials say classes will resume Tuesday, one day after a 21-year-old black student was arrested and charged for allegedly threatening to kill 16 white males on campus.

University President Robert Zimmer wrote in an email Monday that in light of the arrest, classes and activities would resume Tuesday.

The campus was almost desolate aside from police and campus security on Monday after university officials canceled classes due to an FBI tip of a threat of gun violence.

Zimmer called Monday a "challenging day." He says the university will keep additional security presence in place through the quarter, which ends Dec. 12.

Jabari R. Dean of Chicago, who's accused of making the threat, had his initial court appearance Monday. He's a University of Illinois at Chicago student.

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4:10 p.m.

A 21-year-old black man has made an initial appearance in federal court on allegations that he threatened to kill 16 white male students or staff at the University of Chicago in response to the killing of a black teenager by a white city police officer.

Prosecutors indicated at Monday's hearing that they'll agree to Jabari R. Dean being released before trial. The judge ordered Dean be held at least until a Tuesday bond hearing.

A University of Illinois at Chicago spokeswoman confirmed that Dean is a freshman majoring in electrical engineering.

A visibly ill-at-ease Jabari wore a red sweatshirt emblazoned with the words "The University of Illinois at Chicago."

A prosecutor said Jabari cooperated after federal agents confronted him and that he didn't appear to pose a threat.

Dean didn't enter a plea and his lawyer declined comment afterward.

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2:05 p.m.

The lawyer for a white Chicago police officer charged with fatally shooting a black teenager says he's hopeful the officer can post bond in the "very near future."

A judge on Monday set bond at $1.5 million for Jason Van Dyke. He was charged with first-degree murder last week for the shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald 16 times in October 2014. Van Dyke was charged the same day authorities released video of the shooting.

Lawyer Dan Herbert says Van Dyke is pleased the judge set a bond amount after ordering him held without bond last week.

Herbert says Van Dyke is "very scared about the consequences he is facing." He also says Van Dyke "absolutely" can defend his actions in court. Herbert says he has information that isn't yet public.

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1:05 p.m.

A Cook County judge has set bond at $1.5 million for a white Chicago police officer charged with murder after a squad car video caught him shooting a black teenager 16 times.

A judge set the bond Monday afternoon for Officer Jason Van Dyke.

Van Dyke has been locked up since Nov. 24, when prosecutors charged him with first-degree murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.

The same day, authorities released the dashcam video that shows McDonald armed with a small knife and walking down a street on the city's southwest side being shot repeatedly by the 37-year-old Van Dyke. A judge had ordered the video released the previous week.

The bond amount means Van Dyke will need $150,000 to be released. Van Dyke's attorney has said the officer isn't a flight risk.

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