By AMY TAXIN and TAMI ABDOLLAH
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) -- An acquaintance says the mother of the gunman who killed five people in Santa Monica, Calif., is in mourning and is trying to make sense of what happened.
Neighbor Beverly Meadows says she spoke with Randa Abdou on Monday. Abdou cut short a family visit in Lebanon and spoke to investigators Sunday.
Meadows says Abdou will not be returning to her Los Angeles apartment anytime soon and has no plans to talk to news media.
Abdou's 23-year-old son John Zawahri, shot his father and brother, leaving their home in flames Friday before opening fire on strangers in cars, a bus and on the Santa Monica College campus.
Police say he was heavily armed and carrying 1,300 rounds of ammunition when officers killed him in the campus library.
The snow, freezing rain, and sleet will end overnight, but a windy Sunday is on the way.
A Washington State family says their dog took three bullets while protecting his 16-year-old owner during a burglary.
Hundreds of people headed to Sunnyvale Park in Wausau Saturday afternoon for the annual Polar Plunge.
The residents of Marshfield were able to get a taste of the world Saturday afternoon without going too far.
Hundreds of people from many different unions converged on the Wisconsin State Capitol Saturday to rally as part of a Working People's Day of Action.
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