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Here are the headlines you Need2Know for Wednesday, July 6, 2022:


Robert E. Crimo III was charged with seven counts of first-degree murder for the shooting deaths at the July Fourth parade in suburban Chicago. Crimo, 21, faces a mandatory sentence of life without parole, according to Eric F. Rinehart, the Lake County state’s attorney, who said he expects dozens of additional charges for what is described as a “premeditated and calculated attack.” Police said the gunman fired more than 70 rounds with a legally purchased AR-15-style gun from a rooftop and then wore women’s clothing to blend in with the fleeing crowd during his getaway. NY TIMES 
Police say Crimo at first evaded capture by dressing as a woman. [Lake County Major Crime Task Force via AP]


The Fulton County (Ga.) district attorney has subpoenaed U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani and other members of Donald Trump’s campaign legal team to testify before a special grand jury in the investigation into what she alleges was “a multi-state, coordinated plan by the Trump Campaign to influence the results of the November 2020 election in Georgia and elsewhere.” Prosecutor Fani Willis’ move on Trump’s “inner circle” is a significant escalation in a case that could pose a serious legal challenge to the former president. AP


British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government is in crisis mode after two cabinet ministers and several other officials have quit. British Chancellor Rishi Sunak resigned first, followed by Health Secretary Sajid Javid, who said in a letter to Johnson, “It is clear to me that this situation will not change under your leadership — and you have therefore lost my confidence too." Johnson narrowly survived a vote of no-confidence last month, which came after a string of scandals eroded his leadership. BBC
Did not expect members of the British leadership team to be part of the Great Resignation.


More than 40 nations — including the U.S. — signed the Lugano Declaration aimed at raising the hundreds of billions of dollars needed to rebuild Ukraine after the war. Ukraine Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal disclosed at the Switzerland conference that the cost for reconstruction already stands at more than $750 billion. Meanwhile, with Luhansk Province firmly in Russia’s hands, its forces are now shelling Bakhmut and Sloviansk in the province of Donetsk. Also, NATO members formally approved membership bids for Finland and Sweden. NY TIMES


Basketball superstar Britney Griner sent a handwritten letter to President Joe Biden pleading for her release from a Russian prison. The WNBA star has been detained in Russia since February for allegedly carrying cannabis vape cartridges in her luggage at a Russian airport. In the letter to Biden, Griner wrote, “I’m terrified I might be here forever,” and described how she typically spends July Fourth celebrating freedom and honoring those who served, including her Vietnam veteran father. Officials say Biden has read the letter, but Griner’s wife told “CBS Mornings” that she has not heard from the president, calling the lack of response “very disheartening.” AP


ABORTION: In Florida, abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy remain banned after state officials appealed a judge’s ruling to block the law. After going into effect late last week, the law provides no exceptions for rape or incest, and only allows an abortion past 15 weeks if it’s necessary to save the woman’s life or to prevent serious injuries, or if there is a "fatal fetal abnormality." Violators could face up to five years in prison. AP
LISTERIA: A deadly outbreak of listeria, a bacterial disease, has been linked to the ice cream brand Big Olaf Creamery, a brand sold only in Florida. The CDC advises anyone who owns Big Olaf products to throw them away immediately, and clean areas that may have touched the products. The outbreak has killed one person and hospitalized 22 others in as many as 10 states. HEALTHDAY


DROUGHT: Italy declared a state of emergency in the northern Po River basin, which is suffering its worst drought in 70 years. The region accounts for one-third of the nation’s agricultural production, so Italian authorities are beginning to impose limits on water use for homes and businesses. Many stretches and tributaries of the Po — Italy’s longest river at 400 miles — have run dry. “There is no doubt that climate change is having an effect,” said Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi. CNBC
AVALANCHE: At least seven people are dead after a broken glacier triggered an avalanche that sent a cascade of ice and rock down an Italian mountainside onto a group of hikers. Five people remain unaccounted for as rescuers continue search efforts. Italy is in the middle of a weekslong heatwave, which experts say likely led to the glacier melting enough to partially collapse. AP
A view taken from a rescue helicopter of the Punta Rocca glacier. [AP Photo/Luca Bruno]


Polarizing Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios is scheduled to appear in court next month to face charges for an alleged assault of his former girlfriend, Chiara Passari, late last year. The 27-year-old could reportedly be sentenced to two years in prison if found guilty. Kyrgios today is set to face Chile’s Christian Garin in a quarterfinal men’s singles match at Wimbledon. Kyrgios’ career has been riddled with controversy; he was fined just this week for heckling spectators and shouting obscenities during a previous match. NY POST


Anyone in the market for a Gorgosaurus? Sotheby’s announced it’s auctioning off the skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus rex relative that roamed Earth about 76 million years ago, with a price tag ranging from $5 million to $8 million. Measuring nearly 10 feet tall and 22 feet long, the Gorgosaurus — a carnivore that predated the T. rex by 10 million years — was discovered in Montana in 2018. (Note: Sotheby's owner Patrick Drahi is chairman of Altice USA, parent company of Cheddar News.) CHEDDAR


Calling it the “most significant menu update in its nearly 60-year history,” Subway unveiled 12 new sandwiches called the “Subway Series.” The sub chain hopes the update makes for an easier ordering experience but also encourages guests to explore new options beyond their build-your-own customized sandwich. The Subway Series menu is divided into four categories: cheesesteaks, Italianos, chicken and clubs. Subway will promote the menu redesign by giving away up to 1 million 6-inch subs on July 12 from 10 a.m. to noon local time. NATION'S RESTAURANT NEWS
Ordering off the new menu at a Yankees-Mets game = Eating the Subway Series while watching the Subway Series.


Cheddar News Morning Shows Introduce Fresh Slate of New Talent
If you turn on Cheddar News this morning, you might notice some shiny new faces. Shannon LaNier now joins Alicia Nieves each morning to co-anchor “Opening Bell,” and he’ll also serve as a correspondent on “Wake Up With Cheddar,” which welcomes Alicia Quarles and Katie Sands as co-anchors. They’ll join Baker Machado to co-anchor “Wake Up” each morning at 7 a.m. ET. ALTICE USA