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    Shootings and murder are surging in Chicago, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, New York City, and Philadelphia, all of which are Democrat-controlled cities. CNN reports murders in Milwaukee are up 95 percent this year. They note murders in Philadelphia rose 24 percent as shootings rose 57 percent, and Los Angeles witnessed a 250 percent increase in murders during the first week of June alone. Shootings have surged by 44 percent in NYC, compared to the number of shootings at this same point in...
    SEATTLES Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) zone saw a 525 percent surge in crime, two fatal shootings and robberies before police moved in and crushed protest camps. Mayor Jenny Durkan threatened to end the six-block cop-free zone for over a week and eventually issued an executive order to boot demonstrators from it. 6 Seattle Mayor Durkan said CHOP saw a staggering 525 percent increase in crimeCredit: AFP or licensors The emergency order, which took effect early on Wednesday morning, directed...
    ROGERS PARK — Rogers Park officials are looking at ways to stem the neighborhood’s gun violence after shootings in the area have spiked this year. The Far North Side neighborhood saw a violent end to June, with one person killed and five others shot in Rogers Park since Sunday. Since June 16, two people have been killed and six others wounded in Rogers Park shootings, according to Chicago Police crime statistics. Through the first six months of 2020,...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The number of homicides in Baltimore in 2020 continues to outpace 2019’s record-breaking per capita rate, the latest data from the city’s police department shows. As of Thursday morning, there have been 164 homicides in Baltimore in 2020 compared to 161 at the same point last year, the police department said. Homicides have been trending above 2019’s rate for much of 2020. At the beginning of June, 2020 had seen half a dozen more homicides than in...
    CHICAGO — This June was rocked by violence that left children dead and hundreds wounded by gunfire throughout Chicago. The month saw some of Chicago’s worst violence in years: Murders, shootings and the number of shooting victims were all up more than 50 percent compared to last June. A 20-month-old was shot dead, as were other young children. One weekend at the beginning of the month saw 18 murders within just 24 hours. Officials and experts, trying to explain what...
    Two men were fatally shot in the head as they sat in a car in the Bronx early Thursday — among four people killed during yet another violent night across New York City, cops said. The victims, whose names were not immediately released, were discovered with gunshot wounds to the back of their heads inside a parked car on Sedgwick Avenue near Depot Place in Highbridge just after 1 a.m., police said. The relationship between the two victims —...
    Two men were fatally shot in the head as they sat in a car in the Bronx early Thursday — among four people killed during yet another violent night across New York City, cops said. The victims, whose names were not immediately released, were discovered with gunshot wounds to the back of their heads inside a parked car on Sedgwick Avenue near Depot Place in Highbridge just after 1 a.m., police said. The relationship between the two victims — a...
    HIGHBRIDGE, Bronx (WABC) -- The NYPD is investigating after two people were found shot to death in a car in Bronx.It happened just after 1 a.m. Thursday on Sedgewick Avenue in the Highbridge section.Police say they were called to a reported crowd condition situation.Officers arrived to find two deceased men inside a parked car.They had both sustained gunshot wounds.The NYC Medical Examiner will work to determine the circumstances.This continues the trend of high numbers of shootings in the city.The NYPD...
    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Two men are dead after a shooting Wednesday in Milwaukee, the latest in a string of fatal shootings, police said. The double fatal shooting happened around 2:30 p.m. on South 19th Street. The victims are a 34-year-old man and a 33-year-old man, both from Milwaukee. Police are investigating what led up to the shooting. The deaths follow two other fatal shootings in Milwaukee in less than 24 hours. A 16-year-old girl was found dead of a gunshot...
    CLICK HERE if you’re having trouble viewing media on a mobile device. Gov. Gavin Newsom orders indoor restaurants, theaters and wineries to close in 19 counties Newsom issued the order Wednesday for 19 counties across California, following a 32% statewide rise in coronavirus-related hospitalizations over the past week. California joins several other states, including Arizona and Texas, in reversing course on reopening businesses amid the pandemic. China confirms discovery of new swine flu with “pandemic potential” Researchers in China have...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Seven children under the age of 18 have been killed in shootings in Chicago in the last two weeks as police prepare for a historically violent holiday weekend.RELATED: 63 shot, 16 fatally, in Chicago weekend shootingsBalloons and doves were released as the community came together Wednesday for a vigil for 20-month-old Sincere Gaston. The toddler was killed over the weekend while riding in a car with his mom.I am lifeless, said Yasmine Miller, the boys mother. That...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Seven children under the age of 18 have been killed in shootings in Chicago in the last two weeks as police prepare for a historically violent holiday weekend.RELATED: 63 shot, 16 fatally, in Chicago weekend shootingsBalloons and doves were released as the community came together Wednesday for a vigil for 20-month-old Sincere Gaston. The toddler was killed over the weekend while riding in a car with his mom.I am lifeless, said Yasmine Miller, the boys mother. That...
    Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago saw a 75 percent increase in shootings in June 2020 versus the number of shootings in June 2019. NBC 5 reported that murder subsequently rose too, with 78 percent more murders in June 2020 versus June 2019. Looking at the first six months of 2020, Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago witnessed a 42 percent increase in shootings and a 34 percent increased in homicides. WGN 9 reported that Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown plans to put 1,200...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The troubling increase in the number of shootings in New York City is continuing, and the latest person shot is a boy, just 11, who was simply playing outside the front of his home in Brooklyn. The search is on for the gunman. “That’s devastating. That’s devastating,” said neighbor Rosita Clayton. Devastating news for neighbors on East 29th Street in East Flatbush. Police stood guard all day outside the home where an 11-year-old boy was shot...
    By Martha Bellisle and Lisa Baumann | Associated Press SEATTLE — Seattle police turned out in force early Wednesday at the city’s “occupied” protest zone, tore down demonstrators’ encampments and used bicycles to herd the protesters after the mayor ordered the area cleared following two fatal shootings in less than two weeks. Television images showed police, many in riot gear, confronting dozens of protesters at the “Capitol Hill Occupied Protest” zone that was set up near downtown following the police...
    A spike in shootings in New York City has left more than 100 people wounded or killed during a nine-day span. One hundred twelve people were victimized by 83 shootings from June 19-27 in America’s largest city, and at least six of those victims have died, according to 1010 Wins Radio. So far this year, 503 shooting incidents have yielded 605 victims. It has just been ridiculous how it has taken place, because we saw a serious decline...
    A man was killed in Queens late Tuesday — one of 12 people shot in nine incidents citywide throughout the day, cops said Wednesday morning. Dante Sartillian was blasted in the chest on Warren Street near 40th Road in Elmhurst around 11:40 p.m., authorities said. He was rushed to Elmhurst Hospital by private means, where he was pronounced dead. The slaying comes amid a spate of shootings across the city in recent weeks. About two hours before Sartillian was...
    Seattle police showed up in force early Wednesday at the citys occupied protest zone, tearing down demonstrators tents and using bicycles to herd the protesters away. The move came after the mayor issued an emergency order that the area be cleared following two fatal shootings in less than two weeks. Television images showed no signs of clashes between the police, many dressed in riot gear, and dozens of protesters at the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest zone that was set up...
    SEATTLE - Seattle police early Wednesday showed up in force at the citys occupied protest zone, tore down demonstrators tents and used bicycles to herd the protesters so the officers could carry out an executive order from the mayor for the area to be vacated. Television images showed no immediate signs of clashes between the police, many dressed in riot gear, and dozens of protesters at the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest zone that was set up near downtown following the...
    A person was killed in Queens late Tuesday — considered one of 12 individuals shot in 9 incidents citywide all through the day, cops mentioned Wednesday morning. Dante Sartillian was blasted within the chest on Warren Road close to 40th Highway in Elmhurst round 11:40 p.m., authorities mentioned. He was rushed to Elmhurst Hospital by non-public means, the place he was pronounced useless. The slaying comes amid a spate of shootings throughout town in latest weeks. About two hours...
    President Trump blasted Mayor Bill de Blasio after the New York City Council approved slashing the NYPD’s budget by $1 billion, urging the Big Apple to spend the money “fighting crime.” “NYC is cutting Police $’s by ONE BILLION DOLLARS, and yet the @NYCMayor is going to paint a big, expensive, yellow Black Lives Matter sign on Fifth Avenue, denigrating this luxury Avenue,” the president wrote on Twitter on Wednesday. “This will further antagonize New York’s Finest, who LOVE...
    A man was killed in Queens late Tuesday — one of 12 people shot in nine incidents citywide throughout the day, cops said Wednesday morning. Dante Sartillian was blasted in the chest on Warren Street near 40th Road in Elmhurst around 11:40 p.m., authorities said. He was rushed to Elmhurst Hospital by private means, where he was pronounced dead. The slaying comes amid a spate of shootings across the city in recent weeks. About two hours before Sartillian was killed,...
    Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan issued an executive order Wednesday morning declaring that gathering in the zone is considered unlawful assembly that requires city and police action, The Seattle Times reported.  Over 100 heavily equipped police officers swept through the protest zone to clear it, overturning toilets as they went. The order comes on the heels of four recent shootings, including one that killed a teenager.  Visit Insiders homepage for more stories. More than 100 heavily armed police officers...
    OAKLAND — Two East Oakland shootings less than a half-hour apart early Wednesday left a 30-year-old Stockton man who was riding in a car dead and a 62-year-old man with multiple wounds, authorities said. Neither man’s name has been released.  Police do not believe the two shootings are related. The fatal shooting was reported about 12:11 a.m. Wednesday in the 2500 block of International Boulevard. Police said the Stockton man, who used to live in Oakland, was a passenger in...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City An 11-year-old boy was shot while sitting on the stoop of his home in Brooklyn Tuesday night was one of seven people shot overnight in the five boroughs, police said.  One of those shootings was fatal, per the NYPD. The shootings continue a surge in violent crimes around New York City as the city reduces the budget of the NYPD that...