Deputy Petersburg Police Chief Emanuel Chambliss is worried about his community. Petersburg, like many communities in Virginia around the nation, is experiencing an increase in gun-related violence and crime. Chambliss, who has patrolled Petersburg for decades, said the recent violence was different from the drug-fueled violence of the 1980s and 1990s.
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."
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photos by Reuters / WGN News The Illinois teen accused of fatally gunning down seven people and wounding dozens more at a Fourth of July parade dressed as a woman to disguise himself during the rampage, police announced Tuesday.Highland Park resident Robert “Bobby” Crimo, 21, “did this to conceal his facial tattoos and his identity, and help him during the escape with... other people who were fleeing the chaos,” Dep. Chief Christopher Covelli, a spokesman
- 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.
- National Review
Police are investigating after a woman said she was attacked by a coyote in the parking lot of a restaurant on the North Shore.
- Charlotte Observer
The man fired a gun to try stopping the attack, officials said.
- 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 former Colorado funeral home owner pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a federal charge of defrauding relatives of the dead by dissecting their family members' corpses and selling the body parts without permission, a practice exposed in a 2018 Reuters investigative report https://www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/usa-bodies-funeral. Megan Hess, who operated a funeral home called Sunset Mesa and a human body parts business called Donor Services from the same building, entered the plea to the charge of fraud at a hearing before U.S. Magistrate Judge Gordon Gallagher in Grand Junction, Colorado. Gallagher scheduled Hess, who had previously pleaded not guilty, to be sentenced in January, with the prosecution calling for 12 to 15 years in prison.
- 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
Asian man spat on, kicked repeatedly and told 'Go back to China' at McDonald’s drive-thru in Maryland
An Asian man allegedly fell victim to a racist and violent attack at a McDonald’s drive-thru in Rockville, Maryland, last month. The incident occurred while Shang Wang was ordering his usual Diet Coke at the restaurant along the 1300 block of Rockville Pike just before noon on June 25, according to a recent report. “It seemed like he [the driver] was on the phone,” Wang told 7News.
- Chicago Tribune
Suspect in Highland Park shooting allegedly planned attack for several weeks before firing more than 70 rounds on parade crowd while wearing women’s clothing, police say
The man suspected of killing at least six people and injuring more than 30 others Monday morning during a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park allegedly planned the attack for several weeks before he climbed a fire escape ladder and fired on the crowd from the roof of a building, authorities said at a news conference Tuesday. The suspect, Robert “Bobby” E. Crimo III, 21, dressed as a woman ...
- 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.”
- WGN - Chicago
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.
Authorities said he may have fled in a 2010 Honda Fit and is considered armed and dangerous.
- Travel Noire
An unruly female passenger has been kicked off a plane for refusing to sit next to a baby.
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.
A source shared video of police arresting the suspected shooter in Monday's deadly mass shooting in Highland Park, after the suspect was stopped in his car in Lake Forest.
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.
A loss prevention officer said he recognized some of the suspects from other thefts at Lowe’s stores in the area.
- The Advocate
Last month, members of the white supremacist group Patriot Front were arrested on their way to riot at a Pride in Idaho.