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Chicago gunman opens fire on crowd — but is quickly shot and incapacitated by nearby Uber driver

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The Uber driver who shot and wounded a gunman in Chicago last Friday will not be charged, Chicago Tribune reports.

The driver fired six shots from a handgun at 22-year old Everardo Custodio when the latter started firing at a group of people walking in front of the driver in Logan Square on Friday, according to the police report.

Custodio was wounded and lying on the ground when the responding officers arrived. No other injury was reported, said Assistant State’s Attorney Barry Quinn in court on Sunday.

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The driver, a 47-year-old resident of Little Italy, who had a concealed-carry permit acted in the defense of himself and others, said Quinn. No charges will be filed against him.

Custodio sustained gunshot wounds to the shin, thigh and lower back and was treated at Advocate Illinois Masonic hospital, police said. He was charged with aggravated assault and unlawful use of a weapon charges and was denied bond during the Sunday court hearing.


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‘Unconscionable’: Trump administration turns a blind eye to price gouging amid the coronavirus pandemic

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The Federal Trade Commission, the federal agency created more than a century ago by President Woodrow Wilson, is supposed to protect consumers, but don’t expect the commission’s Republican majority to step in as our nation’s citizens are searching for hand sanitizer and face masks.

Sandeep Vaheesan, the legal director at the Open Markets Institute, said the FTC has been reluctant to act on complaints about price gouging.

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Trump falsely tweets ‘LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL!’ as America begins worst week yet of coronavirus deaths

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President Donald Trump kicked off what medical experts – and his own Surgeon General – have said will be the worst week yet of coronavirus deaths, by posting this wholly false tweet:

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— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 6, 2020

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Giuliani trying to ‘regain relevance’ by advising Trump behind the scenes on coronavirus cures: report

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According to a report in the Washington Post, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is slowly reinserting himself back into White House affairs by advising Donald Trump on possible cures for the coronavirus.

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