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The Blue City Crime Wave Marches On

Police in New York City and Chicago are reporting another wave of weekend violence.

A spokesperson for the New York City Police Department told Fox News that there were at least 16 shooting incidents and 5 homicides in the Big Apple just on Friday and Saturday.

Shooting incidents in New York City are up 68% year-to-date, according to the latest NYPD crime data, with a total of 602 incidents reported compared to 358 as of the same period in 2020. Within the past month alone, shootings incidents are up about 31%, with a total of 153 incidents reported compared to 116 incidents reported during the same period in 2020.

Meanwhile, police in Chicago said at least three people were killed and 45 injured in 32 shootings across the city over the weekend. Read more…

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Media Won’t Identify Mass Shooter Due to “Stereotypes”

The Austin American-Statesman newspaper declined to publish a police description of a black mass shooting suspect because the paper felt “such publication could be harmful in perpetuating stereotypes.” Apparently the leftist media feels that the public’s right to know does not supersede the tenets of racial Wokeness. 14 people were injured in a mass shooting in Austin at approximately 1:30 AM Saturday morning.

Police stated that a suspect “described as a black man with a thin frame and locs-style hair” was still at large, after the police took one other suspect into custody. But at least one paper decided to keep its readers blissfully unaware of the appearance of an at-large suspect.

“Police have only released a vague description of the suspected shooter as of Saturday morning. The Austin American-Statesman is not including the description as it is too vague at this time to be useful in identifying the shooter and such publication could be harmful in perpetuating stereotypes. If more detailed information is released, we will update our reporting,” according to the newspaper’s statement on their journalistic omission. Read more…

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