A Western Maryland community will hold a candlelight vigil tonight in honor of the victims who died in a workplace mass shooting 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
- 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.
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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.
- WLS – Chicago
A person of interest in the Highland Park parade shooting is in custody.
- 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
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 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
- 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.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The girls have been missing since June 29, officials say.
"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.
- Idaho Statesman
The two men were free soloing the popular Colorado climbing spot.
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.
- 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.
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Chicago TribuneThe Illinois teen accused of fatally gunning down six 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 for the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, said at a press co
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.
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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