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New Orleans shooting: Two arrested, including suspected gunman, police say

Two men, including the suspected gunman, were arrested Tuesday in connection with last weekend’s shooting in the French Quarter of New Orleans that left five people wounded, according to authorities.  A manhunt was still underway for a third suspect, they added. Police identified Markez Jefferson, 22, as the suspect who opened fire on the city’s famed Bourbon …

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2 women found dead in Las Vegas hotel room near Strip in possible murder-suicide, police say

Two women were found dead Monday inside a Las Vegas hotel room near the Strip in what investigators believe was a murder-suicide. The women were discovered by employees at the Palms Casino Resort around 3 p.m., Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Homicide Lt. Ray Spencer told reporters across the street from the hotel.  The guests had …

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Chicago Mayor Lightfoot recommending coronavirus masks for residents over 2, regardless of vaccinations

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is now recommending anyone above 2 years old wear a coronavirus mask indoors, regardless of whether or not they’ve gotten a vaccine – even as she’s still urging Windy City residents to get their shots. “Based on our current COVID-19 data, we’re now recommending that everyone over 2 years old, regardless …

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Missouri governor pardons St. Louis couple Mark, Patricia McCloskey after guilty pleas in gun-waving incident

The St. Louis couple who was famously pictured wielding guns as Black Lives Matter demonstrators marched outside their property last year received a pardon from Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, his office announced Tuesday.  The pardons for Mark and Patricia McCloskey, two attorneys in their 60s, were granted July 30. In total, Parson, a Republican, granted …

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St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner’s office dropping slew of felony cases; critics say criminals can walk

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner was already under fire after three murder cases fell apart on her watch and records show that the turnover of prosecutors in her office is greater than 100%. Now, records show her office has been dropping felony cases at a rate more than double the years before she took …

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Friends of California movie theater shooting suspect believed he had gun, snuck out of cinema, detective says

The suspect charged with opening fire on two people on a date inside a California movie theater was accompanied by three friends who snuck out of the cinema over fears that he brought a gun, according to local reports.  The friends of Joseph Jimenez told authorities he was acting strange and that they left the …

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Atlanta police release images of potential witnesses to deadly park stabbing of woman and dog

Atlanta investigators released images of potential witnesses Tuesday in connection with the brutal killing of a woman walking her dog at a local park.  Authorities are hoping the people in the photos can shed light on the death of Katherine Janness, 40, who was discovered dead at 1 a.m. along with her dog in Piedmont …

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