Gun violence kills 160 as holiday weekend exposes tale of ‘two Americas’ | US news

Gun violence kills 160 as holiday weekend exposes tale of ‘two Americas’ | US news

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A six-year-old in Philadelphia, a seven-year-old in Chicago, an eight-year-old in Atlanta, a 15-year-old in New York, all shot. Community cries of “enough is enough”. Neighborhoods in some of the largest US cities erupted in gun violence over the Fourth of July weekend, killing an estimated 160 people and leaving more than 500 wounded from
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Chicago mayor blames city’s murder rate in part on coronavirus

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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot cited the coronavirus pandemic as a contributing factor to a recent spike in shootings in her city. When asked by CNN’s Omar Jimenez why shootings were up 40 percent over last year and homicides up more than 30 percent, Lighfoot said: “All of these forces are coming together at the same
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Independence Day chaos across US with two children shot dead in Chicago

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Gunfire broke out in cities across the US during Independence Day celebrations, leaving dozens of people injured and at least 16 dead.  New York City appeared to experience the worst of the violence on Saturday as 41 people were shot and at least four were killed. Meanwhile in Chicago, 30 people were shot and eight
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Democrat Dick Durbin to face Senate challenge from Chicago businessman

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A Chicago businessman says he plans to challenge longtime U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., who will be seeking a fifth term in November. Willie Wilson, who previously challenged former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel in 2018, announced his independent candidacy Thursday, FOX 32 of Chicago reported. Meeting with reporters, Wilson tore into Durbin, the current Senate
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