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Highland Park parade shooter had prior run-ins with police

Robert Crimo III, the 21-year-old man charged in the Highland Park parade mass shooting, had prior run-ins with law enforcement. From The Washington Post: Police were contacted in September 2019 by a relative who reported that Robert Crimo III had a collection of knives and “said he was going to kill everyone,” said Christopher Covelli, …

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Supreme Court strikes down New York concealed carry law

Supreme Court strikes down New York concealed carry law - Bent Corner

The U.S. Supreme Court handed down a ruling on the state of New York’s concealed carry handgun laws, deeming it so severe that it was unconstitutional. From Maryland’s newspaper of record, The Baltimore Sun: A 6-3 opinion written by Justice Clarence Thomas found that a New York law requiring applicants to demonstrate “proper cause” to …

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Three killed in mass shooting in Smithsburg, Maryland

Three killed in mass shooting in Smithsburg, Maryland

At around 2:30 p.m. yesterday, a lone gunman entered Columbia Machine, a manufacturing facility in Smithsburg, Maryland and shot four people, killing three. After fleeing the scene, a member of the Maryland State Police confronted the suspect. He then shot the trooper, wounding his shoulder. The trooper returned fire, injuring the suspect. Members of the …

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