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  • Iowa boy declared 20th safe haven baby

    Iowa boy declared 20th safe haven baby

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:11 AM EDT2014-08-20 15:11:11 GMT
    Officials with the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) are using the state's safe haven procedures for the 20th time since the law went into effect in 2001.According to a press release, an individual brought a healthy newborn boy to a medical center in Iowa on Aug. 13 and asked that the child be declared a safe haven baby.“This no-questions-asked approach continues to be used by parents in crisis who wish to safely hand over care,” said DHS Director Charles M. Palmer.The infant was releas...More >>
    Officials with the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) are using the state's safe haven procedures for the 20th time since the law went into effect in 2001.According to a press release, an individual brought a healthy newborn boy to a medical center in Iowa on Aug. 13 and asked that the child be declared a safe haven baby.“This no-questions-asked approach continues to be used by parents in crisis who wish to safely hand over care,” said DHS Director Charles M. Palmer.The infant was releas...More >>
  • Ferguson shooting shows why Iowa City Police use body camera

    Ferguson shooting shows why Iowa City Police use body camera

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-08-20 03:48:17 GMT
    A renewed focus is being put on police transparency. With all eyes on Ferguson, the push to have officers wear body cameras is increasing. More >>
    A renewed focus is being put on police transparency. With all eyes on Ferguson, the push to have officers wear body cameras is increasing. More >>
  • Officer-involved shooting in St. Louis, Missouri

    Officer-involved shooting in St. Louis, Missouri

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 7:18 PM EDT2014-08-19 23:18:17 GMT
    A police officer was involved in a shooting Tuesday in St. Louis, about three miles from where Michael Brown was shot and killed, police confirmed to NBC News.More >>
    A police officer was involved in a shooting Tuesday in St. Louis, about three miles from where Michael Brown was shot and killed, police confirmed to NBC News.More >>
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