The 32-year-old Queens man has been charged with two counts of attempted murder, assault and criminal possession of a weapon in connection with the unprovoked a
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 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.
- 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.
- Charlotte Observer
The man fired a gun to try stopping the attack, officials 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.
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.
- 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
- Kansas City Star
Fights broke out inside and outside of the bar, police said.
- 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.
- Travel Noire
An unruly female passenger has been kicked off a plane for refusing to sit next to a baby.
- Miami Herald
Online, Ian Anthony Medina has boasted of his legal skills — graduating Emory Law school, working with high-level prosecutors and gaining valuable “legal experience” in Florida. He even posted a photo of his Florida bar card.
- Ocala Star Banner
Troy Travis Starling and Dustin Reddish were present in court with their lawyers on Tuesday and pleaded guilty to torturing black bears.
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.
Illinois Gov. Pritzker says the Founding Fathers wouldn't have approved of today's gun laws since they 'carried muskets, not assault weapons'
Hours after 6 died in the Highland Park shooting, Pritzker said none of the Founding Fathers would have backed the right to own high-powered weapons.
- USA TODAY Opinion
Authorities on Sunday released the shocking body camera footage from eight police officers shooting a Black man up to 60 times.