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Officer Van Dyke's lawyers lose bid to bring in different judge to decide if murder trial should be moved

CHICAGO - The presiding judge of Cook County's criminal court on Tuesday shot down an unorthodox request by lawyers for indicted Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke to bring in a different judge to decide just one issue: whether to move the hot-button trial outside Cook County.

Van Dyke's lead lawyer, Daniel Herbert, had alleged that the judge presiding over the upcoming first-degree murder trial had already made up his mind to

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