CHICAGO — The search for a 22-year-old man who authorities suspected of opening fire at the Highland Park Independence Day parade, killing at least six people and wounding more than two dozen others, ended Monday evening when he was taken into custody on the North Shore.
The arrest of Robert “Bobby” Crimo III came about eight hours after ...Read more
CHICAGO — The first popping noises sounded like firecrackers or maybe a gun salute honoring the American flag.
Then someone screamed, “There’s a shooter.”
And, in an instant, everyone understood the reality.
This is the country of Uvalde. Of the Tops Friendly Markets store. Of the Waukesha Christmas parade.
They grabbed their ...Read more
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said Monday that he will sign a package of seven gun safety bills Tuesday that will, among other things, regulate ammunition sales, expand requirements for gun owners relocating to New Jersey and empower the state's attorney general to prosecute gun manufacturers and retailers.
Murphy made his announcement on Twitter...Read more
Unknown hackers claimed to have stolen data on as many as a billion Chinese residents after breaching a Shanghai police database, in what industry experts are calling the largest cybersecurity breach in the country’s history.
The person or group claiming the attack has offered to sell more than 23 terabytes of stolen data from the database, ...Read more
Sudan’s military said it will withdraw from internationally mediated talks to allow political factions to pick a new government, signaling a compromise after eight months of crisis sparked by a 2021 coup.
The move will let “political and revolutionary forces” form an independent administration able to rule for the transitional period, ...Read more
CHICAGO — What haunts longtime Highland Park resident Dana Gordon now are the words of the mother of one of the Uvalde, Texas, school shooting victims.
Just days ago, Gordon helped organize an event in Highland Park dubbed “a community art action against gun violence.” It was prompted by the Uvalde shooting in May, and the names of its 21...Read more
FORT WORTH, Texas — The man who killed two people and wounded three police officers and an elderly woman in Haltom City on Saturday served in the Army and Texas Army National Guard, according to Army public affairs.
Edward Christian Freyman, 28, killed Collin Davis, 33, and Amber Tsai, 32, on Saturday evening, turned his gun on an elderly ...Read more
CHICAGO — On an idyllic summer morning, from a rooftop high above the Highland Park Independence Day parade, a gunman aimed down at the floats and lawn chairs and strollers and opened fire.
Members of the high school marching band sprinted for their lives, still carrying their flutes and saxophones. Bystanders scooped up young children and ...Read more
President Joe Biden celebrated the Fourth of July with a cookout at the White House, noting that the nation has made great strides but also taken “a few steps backward.”
“As it’s been before in our history, in times of war and division, of growth and change, the Fourth of July comes at a critical moment,” Biden said in a late ...Read more
LOS ANGELES — A rowdy street takeover in South Los Angeles ended in the early hours of July 4 with a fatal shooting.
About 200 people had gathered by 12:30 a.m. Monday in the Vermont Vista neighborhood, at the intersection of Hoover Street and West Century Boulevard. Cellphone videos posted on KTLA show crowds of people cheering and cars ...Read more
With the shooting in Highland Park, Illinois, on the nation’s 246th birthday, the U.S. had marked its 309th mass shooting this year, according to a nonprofit that tracks gunfire incidents.
To date this year, there have been on average 11 mass shootings per week, the nonprofit Gun Violence Archive’s data show. The group classifies an ...Read more
Chile’s Constitutional Convention presented the final version of the charter that will be put to a referendum as a growing number of voters question the broad changes it would enact from social rights to political rules.
The institution’s leadership handed the draft to President Gabriel Boric at a closing ceremony on Monday in Santiago. On ...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Six people were shot in three separate incidents overnight in Kansas City, police said Monday, including two people who were killed and four injured.
One of the shootings left four people wounded shortly after midnight at 13th Street and Grand Boulevard near the Power & Light District after a concert at the T-Mobile Center,...Read more
BOSTON — Gunshots rang and blood spilled across the streets of Boston on the eve of the Fourth of July as 10 people were shot at seven different locations in the city.
“Investigations are underway,” Mayor Michelle Wu said in response to the violence. “My heart goes out to the family members and all those who are impacted by unnecessary ...Read more
CHICAGO — A gunman opened fire on the Highland Park Independence Day parade, killing at least six people and wounding more than two dozen others in the latest mass shooting incident to terrorize an American community.
A person of interest had been identified late Monday afternoon, according to Highland Park police Chief Lou Jogman. ...Read more
President Joe Biden said he spoke with officials in Illinois after a mass shooting in a suburb of Chicago and pledged federal law enforcement assistance in finding the gunman.
Six were killed and dozens injured in an attack on an Independence Day parade in Highland Park, Illinois, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s office. The suspect ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS — An 18-year-old man died early Monday from serious fireworks injuries — the first publicly reported death in Minnesota from fireworks this year.
At about 1:30 a.m. Monday, Brooklyn Park Police responded to a report that a firework exploded in the victim's face near the 9800 block of Fallgold Parkway North. When police arrived, ...Read more
NEW YORK — An animal rights activist learned a tough lesson Monday about getting between Joey Chestnut and a plate full of hot dogs as the Major League Eating legend won a record 15th Nathan’s Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest championship in Coney Island.
The protester sporting a Darth Vader mask interrupted Chestnut as he ...Read more
BALTIMORE — Two men died, and nine others, including a 14-year-old boy, were injured in separate shootings in Baltimore over the July Fourth weekend, police said.
A man died in the hospital after he was shot in the McElderry Park neighborhood early Sunday morning, police said.
Around 3:12 a.m., police were patrolling the area of North Glover...Read more
ORLANDO, Fla. — A 28-year-old surfer was bitten on his foot, “presumably by a shark,” off New Smyrna Beach Sunday, Volusia County Beach Safety said.
The Daytona Beach man was surfing shortly before noon next to the New Smyrna Beach jetty when he fell off his board and was bitten on his left foot, Volusia County Beach Safety Capt. A.J. ...Read more
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