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White Sox, MLB decide to play game after parade shooting

Jul. 05, 2022 00:08 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox talked to Major League Baseball on Monday about postponing their game against the Minnesota Twins after a gunman opened fire on an Independence Day parade in suburban Chicago, killing at least six people. After the team's conversation with MLB...

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

Jul. 04, 2022 22:50 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. ...

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

Jul. 04, 2022 21:59 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. ...

Police chief: Person of interest in July 4 shooting at Chicago-area parade is in custody after brief chase

Jul. 04, 2022 19:57 PM EDT
HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — Police chief: Person of interest in July 4 shooting at Chicago-area parade is in custody after brief chase.

Police: 3 men killed after shooting at a home in Surprise

Jul. 04, 2022 18:19 PM EDT

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Three men were killed and four people hospitalized with injuries after a shooting at a home in the Phoenix suburb of Surprise, police said Monday. Surprise police said officers were called out to the scene late Sunday night after getting 911 calls about shots...

Police ID 22-year-old "person of interest" in July Fourth parade shooting who they describe as "armed and dangerous"

Jul. 04, 2022 18:07 PM EDT
HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — Police ID 22-year-old "person of interest" in July Fourth parade shooting who they describe as "armed and dangerous."

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...

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...