Five officers and a sergeant will start in August. After winter break, another five officers will be added.
- WLS – Chicago
Police ID'd a person of interest in the Highland Park parade shooting. A manhunt is underway.
Police have released the names of the two women killed inside the home where a barricade situation took place over nearly nine hours Saturday in an eastern Henrico neighborhood.
Six people were killed and at least two dozen wounded when a man with a high-powered rifle opened fire from a rooftop at a Fourth of July parade in the wealthy Chicago suburb of Highland Park on Monday, turning a civic display of patriotism into a scene of panicked mayhem. Police said they had identified a person of interest in the shooting, 22-year-old Robert E Crimo III, who was from the area. "He is considered armed and dangerous," sheriff's department spokesperson Christopher Covelli told journalists, adding that people should not approach him if they see him.
Portland man charged with hate crimes for punching 5-year-old and her father because they’re ‘Japanese’
A man has been charged with bias crimes in Portland, Oregon, after allegedly attacking a man and his 5-year-old daughter because he thought they were Japanese. The victims, who came from California, were riding bikes along the Eastbank Esplanade on Saturday at around 3:45 p.m. when Dylan J. Kesterson, 34, approached them and “made comments about his perception that they were of Japanese descent,” Portland police said. After making the remark, Kesterson allegedly began hitting the 36-year-old man in the head.
- The Daily Beast
YouTube/Akron PDPolice in Akron, Ohio, have released disturbing body-camera footage showing the moment cops shot an unarmed 25-year-old Black man dozens of times as he fled.“I won’t mince words, the video you are about to watch is heartbreaking,” Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan warned at a press conference Sunday. “I am urging all of our residents to please reserve your full judgment until our investigation is complete.”The body-cam videos begin with officers pursuing Jayland Walker in their squad cars
The event, which happened on July 3 in Downtown Phoenix, was broken up by police about an hour after it began. Organizers said they have done similar events at the same property before, without any issues.
The gunman later died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
- The Advocate
Last month, members of the white supremacist group Patriot Front were arrested on their way to riot at a Pride in Idaho.
- Biloxi Sun Herald
In one text message sent to a victim, the suspect threatened to post naked photos of her on social media if she didn’t undress for him on video chat. Here’s more.
The gunman who killed 6 people at an Illinois Fourth of July parade opened fire from a nearby rooftop, police said
Local police officials confirmed witness reports that the gunman opened fire from a nearby rooftop, though they couldn't say which roof.
Four people were shot overnight on Monday in a Manassas parking lot after an argument between multiple people escalated, Prince William County Police confirm.
- Akron Beacon Journal
Various Akron clergy and activists offered their thoughts on video footage of Jayland Walker's shooting by Akron police.
They posted other "overtly racist, sexist and ableist" comments on WhatsApp that mocked some of the same people they were protecting, a tribunal ruled.
The suspect allegedly lit a Pop-Tart box on fire then threw it on the victim while she sat in her car.
People watching and participating in the July 4th parade in Highland Park ran for cover after hearing gunfire erupt Monday morning. A TikTok video from the parade captured the sound of gunfire.
- USA TODAY Opinion
Authorities on Sunday released the shocking body camera footage from eight police officers shooting a Black man up to 60 times.
- Yahoo News Video
Police are responding to a shooting at a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park, Ill., a suburb of Chicago. Illinois State Police referred to it as an “active shooter situation.” Shortly after 10 a.m. at the beginning of the parade, multiple shots were fired. At least six people are dead and two dozen wounded, police said.
- Reuters Videos
STORY: Officials told a news conference that six people were killed and 24 taken to hospital, and that a rifle was recovered from the scene.Police were still searching for a white male, believed to be about 18 to 20 years old, and asked the public for tips to help find him. Police said initial reports suggested he fired from a rooftop.
- CBS News
The men, some of whom carried police shields and flags, were part of the white supremacist group Patriot Front.
The shooting unfolded on June 4th at the station on Magnolia Avenue. It was there that authorities say a black Chrysler 300 entered the parking lot, pulled up to the front lobby, and a driver was caught on video firing one shot into the front lobby through the passenger window.