A man killed his 22-year-old ex-girlfriend and her 21-year-old friend outside an Ames church on Thursday before turning the gun on himself, authorities said. He had been arrested days earlier for harassing his ex.
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.
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.
- Travel Noire
An unruly female passenger has been kicked off a plane for refusing to sit next to a baby.
- 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 gunman later died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
- 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.
- 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.
Four people were shot overnight on Monday in a Manassas parking lot after an argument between multiple people escalated, Prince William County Police confirm.
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.
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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.
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Authorities on Sunday released the shocking body camera footage from eight police officers shooting a Black man up to 60 times.
HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (Reuters) -Six people were killed and at least two dozen injured 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 were searching for a white male about 18 to 20 years old and asked the public for tips and cellphone images and surveillance video to help find him. "We are aggressively looking for the individual responsible," sheriff's department spokesperson Christopher Covelli told journalists.
- Portsmouth Herald
Hundreds of swimmers who planned to have a fun holiday at the pool had to make other plans.
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The men, some of whom carried police shields and flags, were part of the white supremacist group Patriot Front.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/Getty/APHe’s been called the “Mormon Manson,” but polygamist Ervil LeBaron and his Mexican-based family managed to make Charlie and his gang look almost tame by comparison. A 6’8” white supremacist and religious fundamentalist who loved to seduce underage girls, LeBaron trained women to kill for him and ordered hits on rival polygamists and “apostates” from his church. And kill they did: Members of LeBaron’s family were responsible for as many as 50 murders,
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.
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Police say the repeal of Indiana's handgun permit law means someone openly carrying a gun can be on a sidewalk eyeing a school but cops can't legally ask them what they're doing
House Bill 1077 repealed a requirement that handgun owners register for a license to carry permit in the state of Indiana.