Richard Gaines, the senior pastor at Consolidated Baptist Church, says only about half of his pre-pandemic congregation have returned to church so far.
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Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/Courtesy of Lilli MartiniThis story contains graphic imagesI’d been to the July 4 parade in Highland Park so many times. This time, I went with my cousin and her boyfriend, plus another 5-year-old cousin and her grandmother. We walked in the pets and children’s march that comes right before the main parade and then rushed to our seats in front of Walker Bros. pancake house to take it all in—like I had done almost every year of my life.The ambulances and poli
Justice Clarence Thomas once opposed Highland Park's assault weapons ban, saying that the 'overwhelming majority' of those with the rifles use them lawfully
Thomas called the city's ban "highly suspect because it broadly prohibits common semiautomatic firearms used for lawful purposes."
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A gunman opened fire on the parade, killing at least six people and injuring dozens of others. 22-Year-Old Rapper Identified as “Person of Interest” in July 4th Highland Park Parade Shooting Alex Young
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An unruly female passenger has been kicked off a plane for refusing to sit next to a baby.
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Writer strongly disagrees with those young Catholics who feel you can be a good Catholic without the Holy Eucharist.
Tearful WWII vet says on his 100th birthday that current state of America is 'not what they died for'
A U.S. veteran who saw action in World War II lamented the current state of the country while celebrating his 100th birthday. Carl Spurlin Dekel, who spent his special day on June 29 with friends and family, broke down in tears as he told Fox13 in an interview shared the day after that his fellow soldiers did not die in the war for what America has now purportedly become.
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GoFundMeA married couple in their 30s whose toddler is now terrifyingly alone. A preschool teacher. A great-grandfather visiting from Mexico. A financial adviser who rode the train daily. These are some of the lives that were snuffed out by the gunman who opened fire on the Highland Park Fourth of July parade on Monday. A little over a day after the killing stopped, officials released the names of all but one fatal victim of the latest mass shooting nightmare in America. They identified the dece
The mother of the suspect in Monday’s deadly mass shooting in Highland Park has been at the center of some police contact for hours on Tuesday, as well as with a SWAT team in the hours after the shooting.
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Fox NewsOn the heels of yet another mass shooting, Tucker Carlson identified what he believes to be one contributing factor in young men using firearms on innocent bystanders: women “lecturing” them about “their so-called privilege.”Carlson opened his Tuesday show discussing the shooting at a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park, Illinois, allegedly by 21-year-old Robert “Bobby” Crimo. The Fox News host mentioned how authorities said Crimo had appeared on their radar twice before: in April 201
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Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune via Getty Lauren Silva, a mother of two from Deerfield, Illinois, set out Monday morning to have a quiet breakfast with her boyfriend in Highland Park. She ended up caring for the toddler of a parade-shooting victim still covered in his father’s blood.Silva, 38, told The Daily Beast she woke up craving banana pancakes at Walker Bros., a breakfast spot on a corner of the day’s July 4 parade route.The former event planner and her boyfriend parked in a nearby garage an
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"I know I'm young," Nyekuoth Manyuan told CBS News. "But the food's been taken away, and I want my family to survive."
Highland Park mayor: People said they could tell by looking at mass shooting victims which were unlikely to survive based on 'unbelievable violence' they endured
Seven people have died as a result of the mass shooting that occurred in Highland Park, Illinois, on Monday. Dozens more are injured.
Cameras caught a recent attack where a woman dumped out tins full of food and poured out barrels of horchata at the "South Tacos Stand" before attacking vendor Bertha Zuniga on the corner of Slauson and Normandie Avenues Saturday night. Before leaving, the woman spit on everything she had not already trashed. Laurie Perez reports.
Authorities in suburban Chicago are seeking to identify the parents or guardians of a young boy who was found in the aftermath of a mass shooting at a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park.
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The 22-year-old man is accused of opening fire at a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park on Monday, killing six people and injuring dozens of others. He has posted online videos prolifically, many that foretold violence and one that appeared to dramatize a school shooting.
Afreen Fatima, a Muslim student activist who's paying the price for being vocal against the Indian government, has a message for the world
A Los Angeles event planner has been charged with murder in the November death of model Christy Giles and her friend, Hilda Marcela Cabrales-Arzola. David Pearce, 40 — who was already in jail awaiting trial on a string of unrelated alleged rapes — has long been at the center of the investigation into the women’s deaths, but it wasn’t until late last month that Pearce was formally charged with the murder of both women by the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office, according to The Los Ange
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Joey Chestnut 'felt bad' after putting hot dog eating contest protester in chokehold: 'I was just amped up'
Joey Chestnut said he "felt bad" about taking down an animal rights activist who took the stage during the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest.
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Robert Crimo III, who is believed to have taken shots at parade-goers from a rooftop in Highland Park, Illinois was arrested by police Monday evening after his DNA was identified.
Two police officers were taken to hospital after being shot during Fourth of July festivities in Philadelphia, local media reported citing police.Philadelphia’s Office of Emergency Management said a “security incident” had taken place on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway but did not provide any further details.Footage by Twitter user @ChaiMike26 shows a crowd gathered on the parkway suddenly begin fleeing. Credit: @ChaiMike26 via Storyful