‘I just shot her:’ Orange County teen accused in girl’s death knew about her pregnancy, records show
New Orange County court records released reveal details about the shooting death of a pregnant 16-year-old girl, including the fact the accused killer was the baby’s father and knew about the pregnancy.
Florida leaders react to jury recommending life in prison for Parkland school shooter
Florida leaders expressed a mixture of emotions Thursday after a jury rejected the death penalty and recommended instead a life sentence without parole for Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz for killing 17 people in 2018.
5 people wounded in drive-by shooting in northwestern Chicago suburb
Gun Violence in the U.S. increasing Recent data reports showed an increase in gun ownership across the U.S. (NCD)WHEELING, Ill. — Five people were wounded in a drive-by shooting in a northwestern Chicago suburb on Saturday, authorities said. >> Read more trending newsAccording to the Wheeling Police Department, the shooting appeared to be connected to an earlier dispute at a restaurant in neighboring Prospect Heights, the Chicago Tribune reported. Police said the victims’ ages ranged in age from 28 to 30 and they had wounds “of varying degrees,” according to WLS. “This normally doesn’t happen here,” Louis Arrela, a neighbor, told WLS. “About five minutes later the fire department rolled up, the police rolled up and five ambulances rolled up.”There have been no arrests, according to the Tribune.wftv.com
Memphis police thwart mass shooting targeting fans at Yo Gotti concert
>> Read more trending newsAccording to a Facebook post by the Memphis Police Department, Elijah Hyman, 28, of Memphis was arrested shortly after the incident at about 2:48 a.m. CDT on Saturday, WHBQ-TV reported. The event was Yo Gotti’s annual Birthday Bash concert, which was returning for the first time after the event was canceled in 2020 and 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the police department’s Facebook post, Hyman had several weapons inside his apartment. BREAKING: The Memphis Police Department said a man has been charged after threatening to kill everyone coming from the FedExForum after the concert. https://t.co/xrlkvKB0s7 — FOX13 Memphis (@FOX13Memphis) July 16, 2022Yo Gotti, 41, whose real name is Mario Sentell Giden Mims, continued his concert tour with an appearance in Atlanta on Saturday evening.wftv.com
Deadly deputy shooting at Osceola Target leads to push for transparency; questions remain
In April, Osceola County Sheriff Marcos Lopez held a brief news conference to announce his deputies had been involved in a deadly shooting in the parking lot of a Target, offering almost no details about what had happened or what led to the shooting.
Multiple people shot at Alabama church; alleged gunman in custody
>> Read more trending newsAccording to police, the shooting occurred at Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Vestavia Falls, WBRC-TV reported. Shane Ware, a Vestavia Hills Police Department spokesperson, confirmed to reporters during a brief news conference. BREAKING NEWS: Vestavia Hills Police: Shooting at Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church https://t.co/ctKoGVZZn5 — WBRC FOX6 News (@WBRCnews) June 16, 2022The church was hosting an event Thursday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. CDT, WBMA-TV reported. Dispatchers took a 911 call at about 6:22 p.m. CDT, WBRC reported. Vestavia Hills is located south of Birmingham.wftv.com
House bill on gun reform: What is in it; who supported it; will it pass the Senate?
While the bill passed in the House, it is not expected to pass in the Senate. Democrats would need to persuade 10 Republicans to vote with them to pass any legislation on gun control. “America has lost more children from gun violence than any other cause. To think that in our country, more children have died from gun violence than any other cause? What’s in the House bill?wftv.com
Cuomo Declares ‘Disaster Emergency’ on Gun Violence in New York
At a presentation Tuesday, Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo declared a "disaster emergency" on gun violence in New York and issued an executive order expediting funding to address the problem, which he called a new "epidemic."news.yahoo.com