Seattle Police Chief Adrian Diaz wrote a letter to Seattle Pride Parade leadership, expressing frustration with the organization’s move to keep police from attending. He said SPD employees will not be marching in the event.
- 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.
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.
- WLS – Chicago
A person of interest in the Highland Park parade shooting is in custody.
- The Daily Beast
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
- The Daily Beast
Courtesy Josefina ToledoSurrounded by a dozen family members, Nicolás Toledo, 78, was sitting on his walker to watch the Highland Park July 4 parade on Monday when the gunshots rang out.“We all threw ourselves to the ground,” his daughter, Josefina Toledo, told The Daily Beast. “My dad, since it’s difficult for him to walk … he was sitting on his walker and he was hit in his back and in his head.”The father of eight, who recently became a great-grandfather, was killed instantly—one of the six pe
- 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
White Sox pitcher says "something needs to change" after mass shooting at Fourth of July parade outside Chicago.
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
- 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 22-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
"The only reason you’re celebrating Independence Day is because citizens were armed," the NRA tweeted. Unless you've been killed by an armed citizen.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The girls have been missing since June 29, officials say.
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.
- LA Times
They have converged on Little Saigon from the rest of the state and beyond, drawn by familiar foods and the ease of communicating in their native language.
San Antonio migrant truck driver put powdered chicken bouillon on the floor to throw off dogs at security checkpoints, survivor says
Surveillance cameras showed the truck, which was found in San Antonio with dozens of dead people, passing a security checkpoint with no issues.
- Portsmouth Herald
Hundreds of swimmers who planned to have a fun holiday at the pool had to make other plans.
Authorities said he may have fled in a 2010 Honda Fit and is considered armed and dangerous.
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.
Orlando’s big fireworks display will shoot off at Lake Eola Park on Monday.
- Kansas City Star
“An event diving into everything you ever wanted to know about race and culture, but could not ask, until now.”