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SWAT officer shoots suspect in weekend homicide

Police said the suspect in last weekend's shooting in Sioux City was killed as authorities attempted to arrest him. The Sioux City Police Department said officers were trying to serve an arrest warrant at an apartment complex on South Helen Street for 29-year-old Felix Navarrette Tuesday morning. Police said a department SWAT member shot Navarrette in the chest as he was armed. Navarrette then jumped out of a second-floor window and died later at the hospital.

Bishop Heelan New High school Update

Leaders from the Sioux City Catholic Diocese got an update on construction at Heelan School. On Tuesday, several parish priests and Bishop Walker Nickless took a progress tour of the Fine Arts building that is part of Phase One of the $50 million project. The facility includes a new auditorium and a chapel. Officials said the Fine Arts building will be ready for students in the fall.

Man donates badge worn by Sioux City's longest-serving fire chief

Sioux City Fire and rescue receives a piece of its own history. Jim Jung of Sioux City donated the badge of former Fire Chief George M. Kellogg to fire station number 4. Kellogg served as Sioux City Fire Chief for 50 years from 1889-1939. His tenure is the longest in American History, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. The badge is now on display at the department.

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