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Tuesday July 5th, 2022 night edition

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Police said 22-year-old Robert "Bobby" E Crimo III was taken into custody following a police pursuit that ended in north suburban Lake Forest.

He was being taken to the Highland Park Police Department for questioning, but no charges had been filed as of 6:50 p.m. Stay informed about local news and weather.

Crimo, who police said is from the area but did not specify if he is from Highland Park, was believed to be driving a 2010 silver Honda Fit with the Illinois license plates DM80653.

He is wearing a white or blue T-shirt, according to Highland Park Police Cmdr.

The shooting happened at 10:14 a.m. in the area of Central Avenue and 2nd Street in downtown Highland Park during the city's Fourth of July parade, authorities said.

Numerous law enforcement officers are responding and have secured a perimeter around downtown Highland Park.".

The public is being asked to avoid downtown Highland Park as police continue to respond to the shooting "in the area of the Independence Day parade route," the Lake County Sheriff posted on Twitter. »

2 Arizona election officials abruptly quit before the primaries, citing continuous threats from Trump supporters over 2020 elections

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They said they were leaving after threats from Trump supporters denying the 2020 election results.

Two top Arizona election officials abruptly quit their jobs before the state's primary elections, citing continuous threats from former President Donald Trump's supporters after the 2020 elections, multiple reports say.

Election officials across the country had been under attack after Trump lost the 2020 president election and falsely claimed that it was fraudulent. »

US: Israeli fire likely killed reporter; no final conclusion

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials said Monday the bullet that killed veteran Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh was likely fired from an Israeli position.

An Associated Press reconstruction of her killing lent support to witness accounts that she was killed by Israeli forces.

He did not address the U.S. conclusion that the bullet that struck her was likely fired from an Israeli position. »

Bulgarian secret services: Russia pays public figures to spread propaganda

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The Bulgarian secret services have data showing that Russia pays about €2000 (BGN 4,000) per month to public figures, journalists, and politicians to spread its propaganda in the country, a government spokesperson and head of the prime minister’s office, Lena Borislavova told Darik radio over the weekend.

Borislavova explained that the money was given to Bulgarian politicians, famous journalists, analysts, political scientists and other persons appearing in the public media.

According to her, some public speakers are used to confusing the public and playing with misconceptions and fears. »