Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press | Posted Sep 26th - 4:41pm
Facing their second-largest flood in city history, Cedar Rapids leaders and residents pinned their hopes Monday on a 10-mile system of quickly erected flood barriers to protect government buildings, homes and businesses in Iowa's second largest city.
A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when he randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood Monday morning before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said.
The suspect accused of killing five people at a Macy's department store confessed to police, court documents said, but his motive remained a mystery Monday as a portrait emerged of him as a mentally troubled young man whose parents said they were trying to help him.
Andrew Demillo, Associated Press | Posted Sep 26th - 4:03pm
An Arkansas legislator who co-sponsored a law aimed in part at preventing authorities from prohibiting the filming of an arrest was arrested Monday after police said he refused to leave the area of a traffic stop he was recording.
The father of an unarmed robbery suspect fatally shot by a police officer after refusing to remove his right hand from his waistband filed a federal lawsuit on Monday claiming the shooting was unreasonable and the officer used excessive force.