Smith & Wesson sued over link to July 4 parade mass shootingSeptember 28, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Survivors of the mass shooting at a suburban Chicago Independence Day parade and family members of those killed filed 11 lawsuits Wednesday against the manufacturer of the rifle used in the attack, accusing gun-maker Smith & Wesson of illegally targeting its ads at young men at risk of committing mass violence.
Boy shot in July 4 parade massacre returns home to familySeptember 22, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Eight-year-old Cooper Roberts is back home after more than two months of treatment for injuries from a shooting at a Fourth of July parade in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park, his family said Thursday.
Red flag laws get little use as shootings, gun deaths soarSeptember 2, 2022 GMT
Chicago is one of the nation's gun violence hotspots and a seemingly ideal place to employ Illinois' "red flag” law that allows police to step in and take firearms away from people who threaten to kill.
Chicago-area July 4 parade attack suspect pleads not guiltyAugust 3, 2022 GMT
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — The man accused of killing seven people and wounding dozens more in a shooting at an Independence Day parade in suburban Chicago pleaded not guilty on Wednesday, a week after prosecutors announced he faces 117 felony counts in the attack.
Boy wounded in parade attack moves to rehab-focused hospitalAugust 2, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — An 8-year-old boy whose spine was severed in the shooting at a parade on July 4 has moved to a rehabilitation-focused hospital after spending nearly a month in a Chicago pediatric intensive care unit.
July 4 parade funerals conclude with tribute to slain dadJuly 19, 2022 GMT
HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — A funeral service was held Monday afternoon for the last of seven people killed by a gunman at an Independence Day parade, as family and friends gathered in suburban Chicago to remember Kevin McCarthy.
Mourners remember toddler’s mother for humor, love of familyJuly 12, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Mourners shared memories and tears Tuesday during the funeral for the mother of a 2-year-old boy who lost both his parents in the attack on a suburban Chicago Independence Day parade, and they pledged to care for young Aiden McCarthy and ensure he shares in their memories of his mom and dad.
Week after July 4 parade shooting, a moment of silenceJuly 11, 2022 GMT
HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — One week after a shooting at a Fourth of July parade that left seven dead, the Chicago suburb of Highland Park held a moment of silence Monday morning to mark the exact time police say the first shot was fired.
Business area opens for 1st time since July 4 parade attackJuly 10, 2022 GMT
HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — A business district that had been blocked since a July 4 parade mass shooting that left seven people dead reopened Sunday morning in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park.
July 4 parade attack victim remembered for love of familyJuly 10, 2022 GMT
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Friends, neighbors and dignitaries paid their respects Saturday to the family of Eduardo Uvaldo, one of the seven people who were killed in the attack on a July Fourth parade near Chicago.
July 4 victims remembered for dedication to faith, familyJuly 9, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Mourners on Friday remembered a woman who worked tirelessly at her synagogue and a gentle man who loved art in the first formal services to be held for the seven people killed by the gunman who opened fire on a July Fourth parade.
Gun violence in America: A long list of forgotten victimsJuly 8, 2022 GMT
ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — Amid the stream of mass shootings that have become chillingly commonplace in America, the reality of the nation's staggering murder rate can often be seen more clearly in the deaths that never make national news.
EXPLAINER: Will parents face legal trouble in July 4 attack?July 7, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — In 2019, Robert E. Crimo III was too young to apply independently for a gun license in Illinois.
His father sponsored the application just months after an unidentified family member called police to report that the son had a collection of knives and had threatened to “kill everyone.”
Police: Parade shooting suspect contemplated 2nd shootingJuly 7, 2022 GMT
HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — The man charged with killing seven people at an Independence Day parade confessed to police that he unleashed a hail of bullets from a rooftop in suburban Chicago and then fled to the Madison, Wisconsin, area, where he contemplated shooting up an event there, authorities said Wednesday.
‘Taken too soon’: Remembering Highland Park shooting victimsJuly 7, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Two of the victims of a July Fourth parade massacre in a Chicago suburb left behind a 2-year-old son.
In the midst of chaotic shooting, strangers save a young boyJuly 7, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — A woman — stunned and speechless in the chaos of a July 4 parade massacre — walked up to Greg Ring and handed him a 2-year-old boy, covered in blood.
Ring had fled the scene in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park with his wife and three children to an area behind a popular pancake house.
Deadly July 4 parade: Shots, then a frantic rush to escapeJuly 6, 2022 GMT
HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — David Shapiro and his wife brought their two young kids to enjoy the Independence Day parade in their hometown north of Chicago, snagging a spot in front of a boutique winery.
Parents of boy, 2, found alone at parade shooting among deadJuly 6, 2022 GMT
Aiden McCarthy's photo was shared across Chicago-area social media groups in the hours after the July 4 parade shooting in Highland Park, accompanied by pleas to help identify the 2-year-old who had been found at the scene bloodied and alone and to reunite him with his family.
Highland Park set tight gun limits long before parade attackJuly 6, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — In a state with some of the country’s toughest gun regulations and a city that bans semi-automatic weapons, Dana Gordon still feared a mass shooting could happen here.
Gordon, a Highland Park resident and an anti-gun violence activist, knew the familiar questions from victims of mass shootings across the country — how could such violence come to their school, their supermarket or movie theater, their city.