Forty people watched, but no one reported it to police. Alderman Michael Scott,Jr., says social media are “becoming a place where young people act out movie scenes, if you will, people are getting shot and killed and beaten on Facebook Live.”
The data were provided by the nonprofit Gun Violence Archive, which tracks shootings and gun deaths using media reports. The Guardian reported earlier that in 2015, 26 percent of U.S. gun homicides occurred in areas with 1.5 percent of the U.S. population.
A Harvard-Harris Poll of registered voters says that only 17 percent have a favorable view of FBI Director James Comey, compared to 35 percent who have a negative view of him. The survey was taken before he testified before Congress on Monday.
Investigators accused the top Philadelphia prosecutor of repeatedly selling his influence and offering to intervene in a case on behalf of one wealthy benefactor, as well as stealing from his own mother.
“This is the kind of investigation that is never good news for an administration,” says Princeton historian Julian Zelizer, a student of the Nixon presidency.