When asked specifically about gun laws, the poll found large majorities support two specific proposals: background checks and raising the purchasing age.
- The Daily Beast
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."
- 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
- Travel Noire
An unruly female passenger has been kicked off a plane for refusing to sit next to a baby.
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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MAX HERMAN/ReutersA 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 identifie
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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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
- CBS News
"I know I'm young," Nyekuoth Manyuan told CBS News. "But the food's been taken away, and I want my family to survive."
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.
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.
- 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.
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AFP via GettyMore than 130 days into Vladimir Putin’s “special military operation” against Ukraine, Russia’s Defense Ministry is apparently counting on prison inmates and shipyard workers to serve as fresh cannon fodder.The desperate new recruiting drive has been reported in St. Petersburg, where the families of inmates at two prisons say the Wagner Group—a private Russian military force that has been tied to the Kremlin—is offering prisoners money and a get-out-of-jail-free card to go “search f
I moved to Tokyo after growing up in Northern Ireland. Here are the 10 things that surprised me most.
After relocating to Tokyo in 2018, I've learned the ins and outs of Japanese culture and cuisine, which extends far beyond sushi and ramen.
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
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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.
- Idaho Statesman
The two men were free soloing the popular Colorado climbing spot.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The girls have been missing since June 29, officials say.
- 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 Wrap
GOP Governor Candidate in Illinois Roasted for Saying ‘Let’s Move On’ Hours After July 4 Parade Mass Shooting
Gubernatorial candidate Darren Bailey has since apologized for his comments