There must be something in the water at one Iowa fire station. Six volunteer fire fighters at the Mediapolis Fire Department welcomed six children in the last seven months.

Fire department welcomes 6 babies in 7 months
ESCALATOR FRIGHT: At least 18 people were injured after an upwards escalator at a shopping mall in Hong Kong suddenly went in reverse at a higher speed, leading dozens of passengers tumbling to the ground.
Hundreds of people have been arrested in Russia in a crackdown after thousands gathered for massive anti-corruption protests Sunday in the nation's capital.

Hundreds arrested in Russia after mass anti-corruption protests: state media
ANIMAL HOSPITAL CRASH: Surveillance video at Noah's Ark Companion Animal Hospital in Franklin, North Carolina, shows a car crashing into the hospital on March 15, throwing the office manager across the room and pinning her under the debris. There were no serious injuries to staff, clients or pets.
Political strategist Roger Stone, longtime friend and adviser to President Donald J. Trump, doubled down on his defense against allegations that he or others in the Trump campaign may have colluded with Russia in its interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Trump associate Roger Stone:'No contacts or collusionโ€™ with Russia
SUSPECT IN CUSTODY: Video provided by a bystander shows the suspect in a shooting that left one dead and another wounded on a bus in Las Vegas Saturday surrendering to authorities after a lengthy standoff. An explosion could be heard before the suspect was taken into custody. [ Link ]
Storms packing tree-tumbling winds and car-denting hail could strike parts of the Plains on Sunday, the latest round in a turbulent week of wild weather across the Midwest and the South, forecasters said.

Storms to take aim at Plains in turbulent week of weather
SAY CHEESE! The newest members of Jungle Jack Hanna's Animal Ambassadors are bouncing about in their home in the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Cheetah cub sisters, Isabelle, Ophelia and Luciana were born at another facility last year on Dec. 4, which is International Cheetah Day.
As law enforcement officers across the country continue to hunt for Tennessee teen Elizabeth Thomas and her former teacher Tad Cummins --- the 50-year-old man who allegedly kidnapped the 15-year-old -- investigators have shed light on their relationship, revealing that emails between the pair have uncovered a "romantic interest in each other."

Emails between allegedly kidnapped teen and former teacher reveal 'romantic interest,' says DA
DEADLY CRASH LANDING: A small plane spiraled out of control, shattering the quiet on a residential street in Georgia. The yard erupted into flames, killing the pilot on board. As Eva Pilgrim reports, the family remarkably escaped injury.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt slammed the 2015 Paris accord to combat climate change as "a bad deal."

New EPA chief slams Paris climate pact as 'a bad deal'
FLEEING THE SCENE: Dramatic video shot by a bystander in the Bellagio Las Vegas shows masked burglary suspects making a run for it after striking a high-end jewelry and watch store at the luxury hotel Friday night. [ Link ]
Iran said Sunday it has imposed sanctions on 15 American companies over their alleged support for Israel, terrorism and repression in the region.

Iran imposes sanctions on 15 US companies
COSTLY COVERAGE: As insurance premiums continue to skyrocket, membership fees or subscriptions for patients could be the wave of the future. Adrienne Bankert with "Your Money".
President Donald J. Trump took to Twitter on Sunday morning to call out the House Freedom Caucus, saying Democrats are โ€œsmilingโ€ because the group of conservative lawmakers' opposition to the Republican proposal on health care โ€œsavedโ€ Obamacare and Planned Parenthood.

Trump shifts blame to conservatives on failure of health care bill
CHEERING CROWD: President Donald J. Trump was spotted at the Trump Hotel just blocks from The White House Saturday night. Trump was joined by daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner. The three waved and smiled at a cheering crowd.
Former Vice President Joe Biden says that if he had run for president in 2016 he could have won. Biden told students at Colgate University in central New York on Friday that he could have won the election but the Democratic primary would have been "very difficult."

Biden says if he'd run for president he could have won
KILLERโ€™S FINAL MOMENTS: New details are emerging about the final hours of the man accused of the horrifying terrorist attack in London. Officials have also learned the man visited Saudi Arabia three times but was not on any watch lists. Jennifer Eccleston reports from London.
One person is dead and 14 injured, following a shooting incident at a Cincinnati nightclub early Sunday morning, police said.

1 dead, 14 injured in shooting at Cincinnati nightclub
ASSASSIN IN ACTION: Disturbing surveillance footage appears to show the assassination of a vocal critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, just the latest in a series of deadly incidents raising concern. Ron Claiborne reports.