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

Jul. 04, 2022 17:54 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...

Mother of abandoned newborn receives 18-month sentence

Jul. 04, 2022 17:44 PM EDT

GLEN BURNIE, Md. (AP) — The mother of a newborn girl who was found abandoned in the woods has been sentenced to 18 months of incarceration but may be able to serve much of the time in a residential facility. The Capital newspaper reports that Anne Arundel County Circuit Judge Stacy...

1 killed, 4 wounded in shooting outside Sacramento nightclub

Jul. 04, 2022 17:42 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — One man was killed and four were wounded in a shooting early Monday outside a nightclub in downtown Sacramento, police said. Police Chief Kathy Lester told the Sacramento Bee that authorities received a call about shots fired shortly before 2 a.m. on...

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. ...

Man sentenced to more than 120 years in Tennessee robbery

Jul. 04, 2022 16:58 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A man who was convicted in a violent Tennessee home invasion robbery that took place 11 years ago has been sentenced to more than 120 years in prison, prosecutors said. A criminal court judge has sentenced Giorgio Lakeith Jennings to 132 years in prison,...

I-95 shooting leaves man injured, car riddled with bullets

Jul. 04, 2022 16:51 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia state police are asking for the public's help as they investigate a shooting on Interstate 95 that left a man hospitalized and his car riddled with bullets. State police said they were notified just after 2:40 a.m. Monday about a single-vehicle crash...

Missing Canadian girl is found in Oregon; suspect arrested

Jul. 04, 2022 16:48 PM EDT

OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — A 13-year-old girl who went missing from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada for more than a week has been found in Oregon and the man accused of kidnapping is detained in jail, authorities said Monday. FBI agents on Saturday helped arrest Noah Madrano, 41, on...

At least 1 person dies after shooting at a home in Surprise

Jul. 04, 2022 16:23 PM EDT

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — One person died and several others were injured after a shooting at home in the Phoenix suburb of Surprise, authorities said Monday. Surprise police said officers were called out to the scene late Sunday night. They said several people were...

6 gang members killed in Honduras prison

Jul. 04, 2022 16:04 PM EDT

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Inmates from one of Honduras' powerful street gangs have killed six of their own inside a prison in northwest Honduras, authorities said Monday. Prison guards found the bodies of six inmates from the Barrio 18 gang piled in a hallway during a routine...

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...