A Western Maryland community held a candlelight vigil on Saturday in honor of the people who were shot and killed while at work earlier this week.
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
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.
- Travel Noire
An unruly female passenger has been kicked off a plane for refusing to sit next to a baby.
- 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
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"I know I'm young," Nyekuoth Manyuan told CBS News. "But the food's been taken away, and I want my family to survive."
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.
- 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.
White Sox pitcher says "something needs to change" after mass shooting at Fourth of July parade outside Chicago.
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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
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
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.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The girls have been missing since June 29, officials say.
- 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
- Idaho Statesman
The two men were free soloing the popular Colorado climbing spot.
"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.
- 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 smugglers put powdered chicken bouillon on the floor of the truck to throw off dogs at security checkpoints, survivor says
Surveillance cameras showed the truck, which was found in San Antonio with dozens of bodies in June, passing a security checkpoint with no issues.
- Idaho Statesman
The fire, which started near the World Center for Birds of Prey on Monday evening, has been contained.