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Robert Crimo III will face “dozens” of counts in July 4 shooting, authorities say; police announce 7th fatality.
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Day after mass shooting, VP Kamala Harris visits Highland Park and Chicago, calls for assault weapons ban ‘to end this horror’
The nation’s first woman and person of color to occupy the vice president’s office struck a somber tone before thousands of teachers at McCormick Place while taking the first five minutes to discuss the massacre and push for “reasonable gun safety laws.” Later, she met with local officials in Highland Park and made brief remarks.
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About 7:30 p.m., an “all-clear” was given, according to a statement from the Chicago Zoological Society.
The teen was walking down the street in the 2300 block of West 21st Street about 5:15 p.m. when he was shot in the chest, Chicago police said.
A nation is acting irrationally when it allows, as police allege, a 21-year-man to walk into a store and legally buy a high-powered rifle that he will use to massacre parade goers.
Although police say Bobby Crimo planned a mass shooting for weeks, his uncle Paul Crimo said he had no inkling the attack was coming.
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Sun-Times Washington Bureau Chief Lynn Sweet was at the Highland Park parade when the shooting started, and we debated whether to use her photos of the dead. We decided to use one, and put it behind a click-to-view warning module. Here’s our reasoning.
The victims were sitting on stairs about 10:20 p.m. Monday in the 1400 block of North Leamington Avenue when they were struck by gunfire.
A jury convicted ex-Ald. Patrick Daley Thompson in February of cheating on his taxes and lying to regulators. He is the grandson of the late Mayor Richard J. Daley and the nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley.
Several people were at a party inside the house about 2:50 a.m. in the 6600 block of South Evans Avenue when someone opened fire.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she is not at all surprised that City Council turnover would follow the two-year pandemic. “I think we’ll see some others who may also say ... ‘It’s time for me to move in a different direction.’”
The wounded were stopped at a red light about 3:45 a.m. in the 5100 block of West Jackson Boulevard when a red vehicle pulled alongside them and someone inside opened fire.
Little changes when these kind of shootings happen in Black communities. But now that it’s happened in a community that is mostly white and affluent, let’s see if things will change now.
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How the Highland Park shooter temporarily escaped, a first-person account of the tragic scene and more in your Chicago news roundup
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Retiring incumbent Jesse White is widely regarded as having used his position to help libraries, readers, writers and lifelong learners.
Horror on the Fourth: Suspect in custody after 6 killed, dozens wounded at Highland Park Fourth of July parade
Grandfather visiting family killed in Highland Park mass shooting: ‘He was the one who saved all of our lives’
19-year-old said he fatally shot teenage girl after she threw water at McDonald’s employee in Little Village, prosecutors say
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Lightfoot, Kelly tout gun safety legislation, though admit it may not have prevented Highland Park parade massacre
The Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, among other things, enhances background checks for gun buyers age 18 to 21. and encourages states to enact “red flag” laws that can allow firearms to be temporarily confiscated from people deemed dangerous.
Here’s a look at photos taken by Sun-Times photographers following the Fourth of July mass shooting in Highland Park.
Biden orders flags lowered to half staff as ‘mark of respect’ to Highland Park July 4th parade victims
Biden’s proclamation to run through Saturday.
Her comments fall in line with that those of Macy Gray and J.K. Rowling, who have been accused of being transphobic by suggesting women other than cisgender do not belong to the same classification.
A Jewish security group says that, after seeing photos of Robert E. “Bobby” Crimo III, a Highland Park rabbi “recognized him” as the man turned away from a Passover service at his synagogue in April.
Park Ridge family says off-duty Chicago cop pinned 14-year-old boy on the sidewalk and pressed knee against his back
The family said it believes the incident last Friday evening was racially motivated. The boy is of Puerto Rican descent and the man was white.