(Davenport, IA) -- A busy weekend for the Davenport Police Department responding to "shots fired" calls. Officers were called out at least three times for gun-related incidents. The first happened at Shenanigan's Irish Pub where a man pointed a handgun and later fired it while chasing someone down the street. The suspect was taken into custody following a confrontation with police. The second shooting report was a block away from Saint Ambrose University and casings were found at the scene. And, a 22-year-old man was arrested after walking out of a home and firing a weapon. Officers say the suspect admitted to being drunk and is now jailed on firearm charges. No injuries were reported in any of the incidents.
(Sioux City, IA) -- A 16-year-old boy is hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after an apartment fire Sunday in Sioux City. Firefighters found an upstairs unit engulfed in flames at 3:40 A-M Sunday and then evacuated the building. The teen was found in the apartment and stabilized by emergency responders before being flown to a burn center in Lincoln, Nebraska. Officials say he suffered severe burns and smoke inhalation. Investigators believe the fire was accidental. The American Red Cross is assisting 13 displaced residents.
(Des Moines, IA) -- Nine Iowa communities will split more than three-million dollars in federal funding to help pay for sewer and water infrastructure improvements. The city of Clinton will receive 600-thousand dollars for its project. Hamburg and Central City are each getting a half-million dollars. Portsmouth was awarded 195-thousand dollars to dig a new well and install new water mains. The cities of Armstrong, Scranton and Shelby are line for 300-thousand-dollar grants, while Lehigh and Smithland will each receive 242-thousand dollars.
(Fort Dodge, IA) -- The Iowa State Patrol is still investigating a weekend crash near Fort Dodge where a woman fell out of a pickup and was struck and killed by another vehicle. The Webster County Sheriff's Office says 29-year-old Sarah Jensen of Newell fell from a truck on Highway 169 Friday night and was hit by a car following the pickup. Jensen was taken to a hospital where she died. Investigators believe Jensen was accidentally struck by a car driven by a Joplin, Missouri woman. The truck she fell from was driven by 31-year-old Joshua Jensen of Newell. No one else was hurt in the crash.