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6 dead, 30 wounded in shooting at Chicago-area July 4 parade

Jul. 04, 2022 18:14 PM EDT

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — A gunman on a rooftop opened fire on an Independence Day parade in suburban Chicago on Monday, killing at least six people, wounding at least 30 and sending hundreds of marchers, parents with strollers and children on bicycles fleeing in terror, police said. The suspect...

Uneasy US tries to fete a July 4 marred by parade shooting

Jul. 04, 2022 17:29 PM EDT

A shooting that left at least six people dead at an Independence Day parade in a Chicago suburb rattled Monday's celebrations across the U.S. and further rocked a country already awash in turmoil over high court rulings on abortion and guns as well as hearings on the Jan. 6 insurrection. ...

A list of recent high-profile shootings in the US

Jul. 04, 2022 15:07 PM EDT

The latest high-profile shooting in the United States happened on July Fourth, when a gunman opened fire on parade-goers in a Chicago suburb. Other notable episodes of gun violence in recent weeks: VESTAVIA HILLS, ALABAMA At least two...

Cubs activate OF Seiya Suzuki from IL for Brewers series

Jul. 04, 2022 14:42 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Chicago Cubs rookie outfielder Seiya Suzuki has been activated from the injured list after missing about five weeks with a sprained left ring finger. Suzuki was back in the lineup and in the cleanup spot for the Cubs’ Monday game against Milwaukee. Cubs manager...

Police: Chicago-area July 4 parade shooter on loose, residents asked to shelter in place; 6 confirmed dead, 24 injured

Jul. 04, 2022 14:12 PM EDT
HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — Police: Chicago-area July 4 parade shooter on loose, residents asked to shelter in place; 6 confirmed dead, 24 injured.

Police say 5 people killed, 19 hospitalized in shooting at July 4th parade in Highland Park near Chicago

Jul. 04, 2022 13:36 PM EDT
CHICAGO (AP) — Police say 5 people killed, 19 hospitalized in shooting at July 4th parade in Highland Park near Chicago.

Wick's 2-run error in 11th gifts Red Sox 4-2 win over Cubs

Jul. 03, 2022 20:42 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Pitcher Rowan Wick threw Trevor Story’s comebacker down the right-field line for a two-run error with two outs in the 11th inning, and the Boston Red Sox outlasted the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep. With automatic runner Bobby Dalbec on...

Red Sox SS Bogaerts' left thigh cut when stopping a steal

Jul. 03, 2022 18:08 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts left Sunday's game against the Cubs with a left thigh laceration. In the seventh inning, Bogaerts covered second when Willson Contreras ran to steal it. Contreras’ spikes appeared to slide into Bogaerts’ left leg as...

AP source: Goran Dragic, Bulls agree on 1-year deal

Jul. 03, 2022 17:57 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls and guard Goran Dragic have agreed to a one-year, $2.9 million contract, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Sunday. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because free-agent deals can’t be announced until...

$2M bail set for man charged in ambush of Chicago officer

Jul. 03, 2022 12:03 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Bail has been set at $2 million for a man who prosecutors say shot a Chicago police officer multiple times as the officer stepped off an elevator while responding to a domestic disturbance call. Jalen Vales, 27, of Chicago was charged Saturday with attempted murder...