Alyssa's Law is named in honor of a Parkland school shooting victim. Gov. Hochul is expected to sign it today.
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."
- National Review
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.
- Akron Beacon Journal
A 25-year-old woman was shot in the head through the front window of her Summit Lake home, the Akron Police Department said Tuesday.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/Photos by Reuters/WGN News The Illinois man accused of fatally gunning down seven people and wounding dozens more at a Fourth of July parade threatened to “kill everyone” in his immediate family nearly three years ago, according to authorities.Alleged mass shooter Robert “Bobby” Crimo, 21, made the chilling vow in September 2019, Dep. Chief Christopher Covelli, a spokesman for the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, said at a press conference Tuesday afternoon.A r
Police are investigating after a woman said she was attacked by a coyote in the parking lot of a restaurant on the North Shore.
- KABC – Los Angeles
The man who attacked and sexually assaulted an Orange County woman at a storage facility was arrested over the weekend, authorities said.
A judge for the Mobile County Circuit Court in Alabama was suspended and charged with inappropriate demeanor and temperament based on multiple allegations, including a racially charged comment to a potential Asian American juror. The Judicial Inquiry Commission, the state agency that investigates complaints against judges, accused Judge James Patterson of violating judicial ethics with his inappropriate remarks and repeated profanity in court. The allegations refer to his remarks about Alabama Republican Gov. Kay Ivey.
- Charlotte Observer
The man fired a gun to try stopping the attack, officials said.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Police said the incident is still under investigation.
- The Daily Beast
Highland Park Police, ReutersAfter a daylong manhunt, Illinois police have taken in the “person of interest” wanted in connection with a sniper attack at a July 4 parade in Highland Park that killed six people and sent dozens more to the hospital.Authorities have not said 21-year-old Robert “Bobby” Crimo III is the suspected gunman, but before he was taken into custody, they said he was armed and dangerous.They said a North Chicago police officer spotted the car Crimo was believed to be driving
- Chicago Tribune
Alleged shooter in Highland Park July 4th parade attack charged with 7 counts of murder in ‘premeditated and calculated attack’
Prosecutors on Tuesday filed charges against the man suspected of firing upon crowds gathered for a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park on Monday morning, killing at least seven people and injuring more than 30. Robert “Bobby” E. Crimo III, 21, is charged with seven counts first-degree murder in what Lake County State’s Attorney Eric Rinehart called a “premeditated and calculated attack.” ...
- Kansas City Star
The suspects were said to have opened fire into the crowd of the Fourth of July cookout “with absolutely no regard for human life whatsoever.”
- Consequence of Sound
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
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.
- Travel Noire
An unruly female passenger has been kicked off a plane for refusing to sit next to a baby.
- CBS News
Police released video of the seized drones and said each one could carry up to 200 kilograms of product.
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 12 members of a religious group denied the girl medical treatment for six days, police say.
Speaking from jail in his first comment on the case, George Degiorgio said if he had known more about Daphne Caruana Galizia - the journalist he and two others are accused of killing in 2017 - then he would have asked for more money to carry out the hit. His admission came after several attempts by Degiorgio's lawyers since 2021 to secure a pardon in return for testimony about Degiorgio's role in Caruana Galizia's murder and other alleged crimes involving prominent figures on the island. On June 22, Malta's Appeal Court rejected remaining legal challenges by Degiorgio to the murder charges against him and his brother Alfred, who is co-accused.
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Troy Travis Starling and Dustin Reddish were present in court with their lawyers on Tuesday and pleaded guilty to torturing black bears.