Police have surrounded a Des Moines hotel after they said a man allegedly fired multiple gunshots at a Polk County Sheriff’s Deputy during a traffic stop then ran to the hotel to barricade himself inside.
Officials in Cedar Rapids are looking at a program that would offer vouchers to low-income families to help them buy a bike. Under the city’s plan, once people are approved, they could either get a $700 voucher for a bike or $900 for an electric bike.
The Dubuque Community School District's superintendent said now is the time for voters to ask questions and for officials to clear up misconceptions about a $150 million bond that will be on the ballot this November.
Authorities on Monday will begin allowing the first residents and property owners to return to their devastated properties in Lahaina, many for the first time since the historic town was demolished by a wildfire nearly seven weeks ago.
Soon after one of Maui’s Japanese Buddhist temples, the Lahaina Hongwanji Mission, burned in the deadliest U.S. wildfire in more than a century, its resident minister was desperate to go back and see what remained.
Pope Francis on Saturday labeled the weapons industry as being a key driver of the “martyrdom” of Ukraine’s people in Russia’s war, saying even the withholding of weapons now is going to continue their misery.