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Robert Crimo’s uncle says he’s ‘heartbroken’ after nephew arrested in Highland Park shooting: ‘I saw no signs’

An uncle of Robert E Crimo, the man charged with murder in the mass shooting at an Independence Day parade in Illinois on Monday, said he “saw no warning signs” that his nephew could be violent.At least six people were killed and 36 injured after a gunman on a rooftop opened fire during the 4 July parade in Highland Park – about 25 miles north of downtown Chicago – sending hundreds of marchers, parents with strollers, and children on bicycle fleeing in terror.Hours later, police announced that they had arrested a 21-year-old man named Robert E Crimo as...
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Robert Crimo: Everything we know about 21-year-old charged with murder in Highland Park parade shooting

Officials have charged 21-year-old Robert E Crimo with seven counts of first-degree murder after a mass shooting that left at least seven people dead and 36 injured during a 4 July parade in Illinois.Mr Crimo was taken into custody after a brief chase near Lake Forest, a city north of Chicago, about six miles from the site of the massacre a few hours after shots were fired from a high-powered rifle at a crowd enjoying the holiday.The shooter appeared to have taken up a sniper position on a rooftop before opening fire and triggering scenes of chaos as people...

Trump-backed Illinois candidate says ‘let’s move on’ just hours after parade shooting

Hours after a mass shooting at a 4 July parade in Illinois left six people dead and dozens of others injured, state senator Darren Bailey asked Americans to move on and celebrate.The Republican lawmaker said in a statement: “Let’s move on and celebrate the independence of this nation,” reported The Daily Beast.“We have got to get corruption and evil out of our government.”Mr Bailey is being backed by former president Donald Trump in the race for Illinois governor.Mr Bailey who was speaking on a Facebook live from Skokie, a village around 20 minutes from Highland Park where the shooting...

July 4 gunman charged with seven counts of murder

A 21-year-old man who allegedly opened fire on a July 4 parade in a Chicago suburb while disguised in women's clothing was charged with seven counts of first-degree murder on Tuesday, prosecutors said. In another July 4 shooting, two police officers were wounded when they came under fire during a fireworks show in Philadelphia, officials said.

High cost of Russian gains in Ukraine may limit new advance

After more than four months of ferocious fighting, Russia claimed a key victory: full control over one of the two provinces in Ukraine’s eastern industrial heartland. But Moscow’s seizure of the last major stronghold of Ukrainian resistance in Luhansk province came at a steep price. The critical question now is whether Russia can muster enough strength for a new offensive to complete its capture of the Donbas and make gains elsewhere in Ukraine.

'9-1-1: Lone Star' Actor Tyler Sanders Death Treated as Apparent Drug Overdose

Tyler Sanders' death is being treated as a suspected overdose ... sources connected to the death investigation tell TMZ. We're told Tyler, who had roles in big shows like "9-1-1: Lone Star" and "Fear the Walking Dead," had a history of drug use and cops found a plastic straw and white powder in the room where he died.

Stranger Things co-creator Matt Duffer responds to Millie Bobby Brown’s criticism of show

The Stranger Things writers have responded to Millie Bobby Brown’s criticism of the show.Brown, who plays Eleven on the series, candidly called out its creators, the Duffer brothers for failing to killing off many original characters. Follwing the conclusion to season four, many reshared Brown’s comments due to the fact that every one of the main set of heroes made it out alive despite the fact fans were convinced one would die.Brown told TheWrap in a video: “It’s way too big. Last night, we couldn’t even take one group picture because there was like 50 of us. I...


BPD UPDATE – — Dennisport Man Arrested for Home Invasion and Firearms Charges. At approximately 10am on Monday July 4, 2022 the Barnstable Police received a 911 call from a Centerville resident reporting that a masked individual entered their home brandishing a firearm. As part of the description the victim advised officers that the suspect was wearing a GPS monitoring bracelet. During the investigation Barnstable Police were able to determine that the suspect was 29 year old William Benton of Dennisport, MA. A short time later Benton was taken into custody by members of the Cape Cod Regional SWAT team the Barnstable Police Department, Dennis Police Department, and Yarmouth Police Department. As a result of the investigation and search warrants executed by Barnstable Detectives several pieces of evidence were recovered, to include a semi-automatic .22 caliber rifle and a magazine containing 21 rounds of ammunition.
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Pittsburg House Fire Starts by Illegal Fireworks

A home in Pittsburg was destroyed by a fire caused by illegal fireworks Monday, firefighters said. The fire was reported on Lynbrook Drive near Los Medanos College. The battalion chief said the flames were in the house when they arrived to fight it and that it was started by people setting off fireworks in the area.

LSO: One dead after Fourth of July evening crash

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deadly crash from Monday evening, on the northern edge of Lincoln city limits. LSO says it happened around 7:30 p.m. at 27th and Arbor Road. Witnesses told sheriff’s deputies that a northbound SUV, traveling at a high rate of speed, ran the stop sign at the intersection.