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  • Daywatch: Homicide and shooting numbers remain high in 2021, Chicago drivers sue over parking meters and meet the Cubs fan behind Obvious Shirts
    Good morning, Chicago. Here are some of the top stories you need to know to start your day. ... read more
    Source: Guns – Chicago Tribune 1Published on 2021-06-25
  • 2020′s difficulties fade, but Chicago homicides and shootings stay stubbornly elevated
    Last year was billed as an outlier for violence in Chicago as tensions flared during the pandemic and civil unrest. But as the first half of 2021 draws to a close and the country has returned to a sense of normalcy, the violence has not ebbed along with COVID-19. ... read more
    Source: Guns – Chicago Tribune 1Published on 2021-06-25
  • Chicago shootings and murders stay elevated through the first half of 2021
    So far in 2021, homicides have risen by nearly 3% to 316, up from 308 at the same point in 2020, preliminary Chicago police statistics through June 23 show. Shootings — incidents where at least one person was struck by gunfire non-fatally or fatally — jumped by 12%, to 1,438 ... read more
    Source: Guns – Chicago Tribune 1Published on 2021-06-24
  • South Austin man charged with murder in death of 17-year-old in West Garfield Park
    A Streeterville man was arrested at O'Hare and charged with first-degree murder Thursday in connection with a 2020 shooting in West Garfield Park. ... read more
    Source: Guns – Chicago Tribune 1Published on 2021-06-24
  • Man, 31, charged in fatal Bronzeville shooting, police say
    A 31-year-old man is facing a charge of first-degree murder in connection to the fatal shooting of a 21-year-old woman in Bronzeville earlier this month, according to Chicago police. ... read more
    Source: Guns – Chicago Tribune 1Published on 2021-06-24
  • 4 people wounded in South Austin shooting, police say
    Four people were injured in a South Austin shooting Wednesday night, according to Chicago police. ... read more
    Source: Guns – Chicago Tribune 1Published on 2021-06-24
  • Ford Heights man charged with attempted murder in weekend shooting, denied bond
    A Ford Heights man was charged with attempted murder and ordered held without bond, officials said. ... read more
    Source: Guns – Chicago Tribune 1Published on 2021-06-23
  • Uber driver reports carjacking at gunpoint after being called to Oak Park
    Police: Uber driver reports being carjacked at gunpoint after being called to Oak Park ... read more
    Source: Guns – Chicago Tribune 1Published on 2021-06-23
  • Waukegan shootings leave one dead, one wounded
    Marshawn Pettis was shot to death around 8 p.m. in the 2100 block of Williamsburg Drive, according to Waukegan police and Lake County Coroner Jennifer Banek. Officers responding to reports of gunfire found Pettis, 24, in the street with apparent gunshot wounds. ... read more
    Source: Guns – Chicago Tribune 1Published on 2021-06-23
  • Man charged with attempted murder in Ford Heights shooting
    A man has been charged with attempted murder following a shooting Sunday in Ford Heights, and a woman from that community was charged in connection with a Saturday stabbing in which a sheriff's deputy was injured ... read more
    Source: Guns – Chicago Tribune 1Published on 2021-06-23
  • Three taken into custody following early Sunday shooting in Oak Park
    Three taken into custody following early Sunday shooting in Oak Park ... read more
    Source: Guns – Chicago Tribune 1Published on 2021-05-24
  • Column: A weekend of mass shootings — from Chicago to Ohio to New Jersey— and a simple plea: Do something.
    Mass shootings in New Jersey, Ohio, South Carolina and Chicago over the weekend show America's gun violence epidemic continues out of control. And nobody is doing anything to stop it. ... read more
    Source: Guns – Chicago Tribune 1Published on 2021-05-24
  • West Garfield Park man charged with weekend shooting of woman in River North, ordered held without bail
    A 37-year-old West Garfield Park man is accused of shooting a 35-year-old woman in the River North neighborhood early Sunday morning during a dispute between two groups of people, Chicago police said. ... read more
    Source: Guns – Chicago Tribune 1Published on 2021-05-24
  • 8 dead, at least 38 injured — including 4 teens — in weekend shootings in Chicago
    Two men died and 16 other people — including four teens — were injured in shootings in Chicago between Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning, according to police. ... read more
    Source: Guns – Chicago Tribune 1Published on 2021-05-23
  • 4 injured in shooting outside theater in Park Forest where private party was being held, police say
    Four people were injured in a shooting early Sunday outside a theater in downtown Park Forest where a private party was being held, police said. ... read more
    Source: Guns – Chicago Tribune 1Published on 2021-05-23
  • BREAKING: Suspect in Secoriea Turner’s death to turn himself in, attorney says
    A teen accused of felony murder in the shooting death of 8-year-old Secoriea Turner will turn himself in to Atlanta police Wednesday afternoon, according to his attorney.  ... read more
    Source: Guns – Atlanta Journal-Constitution 2Published on 2020-07-15
  • 22-year-old accused of killing man in Smyrna before shooting himself in face
    A Marietta man faces a murder charge after authorities said he fatally shot a man in Smyrna and attempted to kill himself. ... read more
    Source: Guns – Atlanta Journal-Constitution 2Published on 2020-07-14
  • UPDATE: 9-year-old released from hospital after drive-by shooting in East Atlanta
    Days after being shot four times during a drive-by in East Atlanta Village, a 9-year-old boy has been released from the hospital and is recovering at home. ... read more
    Source: Guns – Atlanta Journal-Constitution 2Published on 2020-07-14
  • BREAKING: Prank caller sought after Gwinnett SWAT responds to phony shooting report
    Suwanee police believe a call reporting a shooting Tuesday morning at a Gwinnett County home was a hoax. Now, investigators want to find the person responsible for the call, which prompted the SWAT team to arrive.  ... read more
    Source: Guns – Atlanta Journal-Constitution 2Published on 2020-07-14
  • BREAKING: Arrest made after woman found shot to death in Newton County
    The Newton County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man suspected of shooting and killing a Conyers woman last week. ... read more
    Source: Guns – Atlanta Journal-Constitution 2Published on 2020-07-14
  • BREAKING: 1 critically injured, 2 teens arrested after officer-involved shooting in Cobb
    One person is in critical condition and two teens are in custody after a police chase and shooting Monday in south Cobb County, the GBI said. ... read more
    Source: Guns – Atlanta Journal-Constitution 2Published on 2020-07-14
  • BREAKING: 2 killed, 2 injured in 3 overnight shootings in Atlanta
    Atlanta police are investigating three overnight shootings, including two fatal incidents, that happened within the span of one hour.  ... read more
    Source: Guns – Atlanta Journal-Constitution 2Published on 2020-07-14
  • Person of interest in Secoriea Turner’s death says he was not involved
    A man identified as the second person of interest in the shooting death of 8-year-old Secoriea Turner denies being involved in the incident, according to Channel 2 Action News.  ... read more
    Source: Guns – Atlanta Journal-Constitution 2Published on 2020-07-14
  • Cops: Man arrested in Mississippi after murdering girlfriend at Spalding church
    Soon after shooting and killing his girlfriend at a Spalding County church, a man is in custody in Mississippi, awaiting extradition to face a murder charge, authorities said. ... read more
    Source: Guns – Atlanta Journal-Constitution 2Published on 2020-07-13
  • Police: Man suspected of west Atlanta house party shooting escaped on Beltline
    Police are searching for a man who opened fire at a west Atlanta house party early Monday and escaped on the Atlanta Beltline. ... read more
    Source: Guns – Atlanta Journal-Constitution 2Published on 2020-07-13
  • NEW: 2nd person of interest sought in 8-year-old Atlanta girl’s shooting death
    Secoriea Turner ... read more
    Source: Guns – Atlanta Journal-Constitution 2Published on 2020-07-13
  • Reports: Atlanta rapper Lil Marlo killed in shooting on I-285
    Atlanta rapper Lil Marlo was killed in Atlanta overnight, according to reports.  ... read more
    Source: Guns – Atlanta Journal-Constitution 2Published on 2020-07-12
  • BREAKING: GBI investigating shooting involving Chamblee officer
    The GBI is investigating a shooting involving a Chamblee police officer, the agency confirmed Sunday morning.  ... read more
    Source: Guns – Atlanta Journal-Constitution 2Published on 2020-07-12
  • ‘Take Back the Wendy’s’ march, rally planned at shooting site Saturday
    Days after police cleared people who had camped out at the Wendy’s where Rayshard Brooks was killed, protesters plan to make their presence known again. ... read more
    Source: Guns – Atlanta Journal-Constitution 2Published on 2020-07-10
  • Police: North Georgia man arrested after grabbing cop’s gun, firing shot during fight
    A Floyd County man faces a litany of charges after a domestic incident escalated into a fight with several cops, leading to a gunshot being fired, authorities said. ... read more
    Source: Guns – Atlanta Journal-Constitution 2Published on 2020-07-10
  • New suspect in Austin’s deadly mass shooting arrested in Central Texas
    Charges have been dropped against two teenagers as authorities zero in on third suspect in Austin's deadly mass shooting earlier this month. ... read more
    Source: Guns – Houston Chronicle 3Published on 2021-06-24
  • A year after Vanessa Guillén’s murder, family and advocates say military has not changed enough
    The Texas woman’s death exposed a pattern of violence and abuse against soldiers at Fort Hood, the U.S. military’s largest active-duty base. It also sparked national outrage over federal officials’ handling of sexual harassment and noncombat deaths.   ... read more
    Source: Guns – Houston Chronicle 3Published on 2021-04-23
  • Miami Mayor: Tom Brady of police chiefs gets top Miami job
    Art Acevedo, the Houston police chief who forged a national profile by calling for gun control, marching with protesters after George Floyd's death and criticizing President Donald Trump is taking the top job in the Miami Police Department, news outlets reported. ... read more
    Source: Guns – Houston Chronicle 3Published on 2021-03-15
  • Rapper and activist Obe Noir involved in fatal shooting in downtown Houston
    Xavier Roberson was a former overseas basketball star and rapper. ... read more
    Source: Guns – Houston Chronicle 3Published on 2021-03-09
  • Houston scrambles to give vaccines after outage
    The Latest on winter weather across the U.S. (all times local): HOUSTON — Officials in Houston say massive power outages across Texas because of a winter storm knocked out electricity to a facility storing over 8,000 doses of Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine. The outages forced Houston health officials Monday to ... read more
    Source: Guns – Houston Chronicle 3Published on 2021-02-15
  • Lago Mar site for GHBA Benefit home
    Land Tejas Communities, a long-time supporter of the Greater Houston Builders Association, has donated a prime lot in Lago Mar for a Benefit home to be built by Chesmar homes. Chesmar has begun construction on its Hillcrest plan, that when sold will benefit two local charities. Lago Mar is ... read more
    Source: Guns – Houston Chronicle 3Published on 2021-02-14
  • Houston-area schools announce closures ahead of icy weather
    School districts in the greater Houston region have begun to announce campus closures on Monday ahead of icy weather that is forecast to begin creeping into the area this weekend. ... read more
    Source: Guns – Houston Chronicle 3Published on 2021-02-12
  • 5 wounded in Minnesota clinic attack; local man arrested
    BUFFALO, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say five people were shot and wounded in an attack at a Minnesota health clinic on Tuesday and that they arrested a 67-year-old local man. The five people were taken to hospitals after the attack at the Allina clinic in Buffalo, a community of ... read more
    Source: Guns – Houston Chronicle 3Published on 2021-02-09
  • Half of Texas’ nurses experience workplace violence. A Texas lawmaker says it’s time to protect them
    Now praised as heroes, nurses and other medical workers are routinely scratched, bitten or verbally abused by patients. ... read more
    Source: Guns – Houston Chronicle 3Published on 2021-02-09
  • GOP eyes path to power by making peace with the far right
    NEW YORK (AP) — Over the course of 24 hours this week, House Republicans voted to defend a freshman conspiracy theorist with a history of violent rhetoric and a mainstream party leader who backed Donald Trump's impeachment. The seemingly conflicting moves signal that Republican leaders, particularly in the House, ... read more
    Source: Guns – Houston Chronicle 3Published on 2021-02-05
  • Gun sales hit high in January, continuing 2020 surge
    Gun sales hit a historic high in January as violent riots hit the U.S. Capitol and a new president took over, continuing a record-setting surge that began as the coronavirus pandemic took hold in early 2020. Gun dealers sold more than 2 million firearms in January, a 75% increase ... read more
    Source: Guns – Houston Chronicle 3Published on 2021-02-04
  • Police tighten Congress security in era of rising threats
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House’s chief law enforcement officer is tightening security for traveling lawmakers as Congress reassesses safety in an era when threats against members were surging even before Donald Trump’s supporters attacked the Capitol. Capitol Police officers will be stationed at Washington-area airports and the city’s Union ... read more
    Source: Guns – Houston Chronicle 3Published on 2021-01-29
  • States eye allowing concealed carry of guns without a permit
    Republican lawmakers in several more states want to loosen gun restrictions by allowing people to carry concealed firearms without having to get a permit, continuing a trend that gun control advocates call dangerous. ... read more
    Source: Guns – Houston Chronicle 3Published on 2021-01-24
  • Early voting for the December run-off elections begins in Harris County
    Early voting for December run-off elections has begun. ... read more
    Source: Guns – Houston Chronicle 3Published on 2020-11-30
  • ICE: Man accused of killing HPD officer is in country illegally
    The man in custody for the shooting death of a Houston police officer on Tuesday is in the country illegally, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. ... read more
    Source: Guns – Houston Chronicle 3Published on 2020-10-21