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Appeals court: Sun-Times illegally published details about cops in lineup

The Sun-Times violated privacy law by giving heights, weights of cops in Koschman lineup, appeals court rules.

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Year after guilty plea, City Hall probe continues

A year after Richard J. “R.J.” Vanecko admitted he killed David Koschman a decade earlier, City Hall probe of police continues.

Ronald E. Yawger

Koschman cop found soft landing with state job

Three years after he led the initial botched investigation, Ronald E. Yawger retired from the Chicago Police Department and took a plum job with Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration asked City Hall Inspector General Joseph Ferguson to determine whether any police officers should be disciplined for their roles in the David Koschman case. Police Supt. Garry McCarthy is awaiting Ferguson’s recommendations.  |  Rich Hein/Sun-Times

While some Koschman cops await fate, many get big pensions

THE WATCHDOGS: Nine months after a nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter, not a single cop has been disciplined for letting Richard J. “R.J.” Vanecko get away for nearly 10 years with killing David Koschman. And many of them can’t be punished because they no longer work for the city.

Nanci Koschman in March

Koschman mom appeals, pressing for answers on probes of son’s death

Nanci Koschman appeals ruling dismissing civil rights suit in her son’s death.

Nanci Koschman in March

Judge rips defendants but dismisses ‘cover-up’ lawsuit

Judge rips defendants but dismisses lawsuit Nanci Koschman filed accusing police, prosecutors and City Hall of “official cover-up.”

Ronald E. Yawger (left) via Facebook; Denis P. Walsh via Kalamazoo Township Police

Key CPD lieutenant had secret meeting with detective

Why did high-ranking cop hold secret meeting in 2011 with retired detective who didn’t solve case in 2004?

Chicago Inspector General Joseph Ferguson told the police he is conducting an “administrative inquiry."  |  Sun-Times file photo

City Hall hasn’t disciplined any Koschman cops

The Chicago Police Department has ceded its disciplinary authority in the David Koschman case to city of Chicago Inspector General Joseph Ferguson.

Nanci Koschman in March

Lawyers: Conspiracy kept mom from suing

Nanci Koschman should be allowed to sue, her lawyers said in a court filing Monday.

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City, county: Dismiss Koschman mom’s suit

Lawyers for cops, prosecutors being sued by Nanci Koschman argue she waited too long to sue.