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    Republican Louisiana Sen. John Kennedy said Monday that “Chicago is now the largest outdoor shooting range in America” and he blamed the mayhem on “nihilism” and Democratic neglect. “And other cities are following,” the senator told Fox News’ “Hannity.” “It’s not caused by the coronavirus, it’s not caused by racism. It’s caused by nihilism.” “To kill a child, you have to be a nihilist goon with no values whatsoever. But that is what happens when we defund our police,...
    A suspect with a lengthy rap sheet is facing murder and other charges in connection to the Fourth of July shooting death of 7-year-old Chicago girl Natalia Wallace, according to police and reports. see also 4th of July shootings: Children, elderly among victims of bloody weekend A wave of gun violence swept through the nation over... Reginald Merrill, 33, was charged with first-degree murder and aggravated battery on Monday, after a bloody holiday weekend that saw 17 people...
    AUSTIN — A 33-year-old man has been charged with murder in the shooting death of a 7-year-old girl fatally shot while visiting her family on the West Side for the Fourth of July. CPD’s Chief of Detectives Brendan Deenihan announced the charges Monday night, saying the shooting stemmed from ongoing “gang-on-gang violence” dating back several weeks. Natalia Wallace, of East Side, was visiting relatives in Austin for the holiday when she was killed. Police said they responded to a...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- The grieving family of 1-year-old Sincere Gaston, the victim of a Chicago shooting last month, and community leaders all say more needs to be done to stop violence in the city.Sincere was laid to rest in a South Side church Monday, attended by friends and family dressed all in white.The most difficult thing to do for any parent is to bury a child, said Pastor Isaiah Miller, Jr., who is also Sinceres cousin. These are heinous acts...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- One person has been charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of a 7-year-old girl in the South Austin neighborhood over the weekend, Chicago police said.Natalie Wallace, 7, was killed after being shot at a family 4th of July party in the 100-block of North Latrobe Avenue. She was playing on a sidewalk when police said three men got out of a white car and shot more than 20 times in the direction of the...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- A person of interest is in custody in connection with the fatal shooting of a 7-year-old girl in the South Austin neighborhood over the weekend, Chicago police said.Natalie Wallace, 7, was killed after being shot at a family 4th of July party in the 100-block of North Latrobe Avenue. She was playing on a sidewalk when police said three men got out of a white car and shot more than 20 times in the direction of the...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- A person of interest is in custody in connection with the fatal shooting of a 7-year-old girl in the South Austin neighborhood over the weekend, Chicago police said.Natalie Wallace, 7, was killed after being shot at a family 4th of July party in the 100-block of North Latrobe Avenue. She was playing on a sidewalk when police said three men got out of a white car and shot more than 20 times in the direction of the...
    At least six children were shot and killed over the 4th of July weekend. The kids ranged in ages from six to 14 years old, according to a report published Monday by CNN. San Francisco police on Sunday announced that a six-year-old child was killed in a shooting Saturday night that injured one other person. https://t.co/UZgxuMhNYM — SFist (@SFist) July 6, 2020 San Francisco Police are investigating the death of a six-year-old child who was shot and killed late...
    By DON BABWIN CHICAGO (AP) — One of Chicago’s bloodiest holiday weekends in memory ended with 17 people fatally shot, including a 7-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy, and 70 more wounded, despite a concerted effort to quell the violence with an additional 1,200 police officers on the streets. The violence was far worse than last year, when the long July Fourth weekend ended with six people dead and 66 wounded in gunfire. And the holiday weekend of violence follows...
    DONALD Trump tweeted that he is ready to intervene as a bloody July 4th weekend saw at least 63 injured in Chicago and a 140% spike in gun crime in New York.  At least 41 people were injured and at least nine killed in a spate of shootings in the Big Apple across the holiday weekend. 8 Shootings across US surged over the July 4 weekendCredit: AP:Associated Press 8 At least 63 were reportedly wounded as a result of gun...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- A person of interest is in custody in connection with the fatal shooting of a 7-year-old girl in the South Austin neighborhood over the weekend, Chicago police said.Natalie Wallace, 7, was killed after being shot at a family 4th of July party in the 100-block of North Latrobe Avenue. She was playing on a sidewalk when police said three men got out of a white car and shot more than 20 times in the direction of the...
    (CNN)At least five children were killed in shootings across the country over the holiday weekend, sparking calls from officials to end the gun violence plaguing their communities. The children, aged six to 11, were all shot and killed while doing everyday things -- riding in moms car, walking in a mall, and playing in a yard with their cousins.Secoriea Turner, 8, AtlantaIn Atlanta, eight-year-old Secoriea Turner, was sitting in a car with her mother and another adult when gunshots rang...
    CHICAGO (AP) — At least 13 people, including a 7-year-old girl at a family party and a teenage boy, were killed in Chicago over the Fourth of July weekend, police said. At least 59 others were shot and wounded. In one shooting, just before midnight Saturday, four males opened fire on a large gathering in the street in the Englewood neighborhood, police spokesman Tom Ahern said. Two males died at the scene and two more, including a 14-year-old boy, died...
    CHICAGO (AP) — At least 13 people, including a 7-year-old girl at a family party and a teenage boy, were killed in Chicago over the Fourth of July weekend, police said. At least 59 others were shot and wounded. In one shooting, just before midnight Saturday, four males opened fire on a large gathering in the street in the Englewood neighborhood, police spokesman Tom Ahern said. Two males died at the scene and two more, including a 14-year-old boy, died...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Three children were among eight people shot Saturday, four of them fatally, in Englewood on the South Side.They were at a large gathering in the street about 11:35 p.m. in the 6100-block of South Carpenter Street when four males walked up and started shooting, according to Chicago police.A 14-year-old boy was hit in the back and pronounced dead at Comer Childrens Hospital, police said.Three other male victims were pronounced dead, two at the scene and one at...
    AT least 14 people were killed amid Fourth of July celebrations as gunfire erupted across the US on Saturday, with a seven-year-old girl who was shot in Chicago among the dead. Natalie Wallace was playing outside her grandmothers house in the citys Austin neighborhood during a Fourth of July party when a vehicle pulled up and three men emerged and began shooting at around 7pm. 12 Natalie Wallace was shot and killed in ChicagoCredit: Facebook The girl was shot in...
    The Fourth of July holiday weekend across the U.S. was marred by violence as more than 14 were killed and dozens were injured in shootings, including at a nightclub in South Carolina. In Chicago, a city known for its bloody gun violence, more than 67 people were shot over the holiday weekend and at least 13 were killed, including a 7-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy. “Tonight, a 7-year-old girl in Austin joined a list of teenagers and children whose...
    Two children — a 7-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy — were among the more a dozen killed in Chicago this weekend, as the city suffers through its worst streak of gun violence in years. Of the nearly 70 wounded in the city between Friday night and Sunday morning, nine were minors. Several were shot in two eight-plus victim mass shootings, both on the city’s south side, according to the Chicago Sun-Times, which has been tracking the city’s dramatic uptick...
    Gunfire broke out in cities across the US during Independence Day celebrations, leaving dozens of people injured and at least 14 dead.  Chicago appeared to experience the worst of the violence on Saturday as 30 people were shot and eight were killed, including two children.  New York City, Memphis, Omaha, Cleveland and several other cities were also rocked by a spate of shootings amid the holiday revelry.   One of the children killed in Chicago was identified by her family as...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Three children were among eight people shot Saturday, four of them fatally, in Englewood on the South Side.They were at a large gathering in the street about 11:35 p.m. in the 6100-block of South Carpenter Street when four males walked up and started shooting, according to Chicago police.A 14-year-old boy was hit in the back and pronounced dead at Comer Childrens Hospital, police said.Three other male victims were pronounced dead, two at the scene and one at...
    ENGLEWOOD — A community gripped with grief over the Saturday murder of 20-month-old Sincere Gaston has come together to take a stand against violence while calling for action Wednesday. Sincere’s family was joined by community organizations — including Purpose Over Pain and Chicago CRED — for a vigil near 60th and Halsted streets, the intersection where the baby was shot to death Saturday, to honor the toddler “whose smile could light up a room.” Sincere Gaston, a 20-month-old, was shot...
    CHICAGO (AP) — A 3-year-old girl was shot and wounded while playing with other children in the front yard of a home on Chicago’s South Side — the latest in a spate of child shootings in the city. The girl’s mother ran outside and found her daughter on the ground after a relative heard what was believed to be fireworks about 8 p.m. Tuesday. She was listed in serious but stable condition at a hospital following surgery. Police said the...
    A YOUNG girl in Chicago was shot on Tuesday night while playing outside in her front yard, police said. The three-year-old was said to be in serious but stable condition after being shot in the neighborhood of West Englewood, located on the citys South Side, around 8pm. 1 A three-year-old girl was shot in Chicago on Tuesday night while playing in her front yard, police saidCredit: Fox 32 Chicago According to WLS-TV, the child was playing outside with other kids...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago police say a 3- year-old girl is in serious but stable condition after being shot Tuesday evening in West Englewood on the South Side.The shooting happened at West 70th Street and South Damen Avenue a little before 8 p.m. Chicago police said it appeared that the shooters were in a vehicle and the victim was not.Family members said the girl was outside, playing in the front yard with some other children when a family member heard...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago police say a 3- year-old girl is in serious but stable condition after being shot Tuesday evening in Englewood on the South Side.The shooting happened at West 70th Street and South Damen Avenue a little before 8 p.m. Chicago police said it appeared that the shooters were in a vehicle and the victim was not.Family members said the girl was outside, playing in the front yard with some other children when a family member heard what...