NOBLESVILLE, Ind.

$55,000 raised for hero

An online fundraiser has surpassed its $55,000 goal for a suburban Indianapolis teacher who was shot while tackling an armed student. A local high school student launched the GoFundMe effort for science teacher Jason Seaman. Officials say the 29-year-old former college football player was shot three times Friday as he tackled the shooter inside his classroom at Noblesville West Middle School. By Sunday afternoon, more than $55,000 had been raised, with gifts ranging from $10 to over $3,000.

ELLICOTT CITY, Md.

Flash floods sweep town

Flash floods struck a Maryland city on Sunday that had been wracked by similar devastation two years earlier, prompting emergency rescues as raging waters engulfed cars and rose above the first floor of some buildings, authorities said. The turbulent floodwaters cascaded down Main Street in Ellicott City, some 13 miles west of Baltimore. Authorities had no immediate reports of injuries. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency for the community.

POPLAR, Mont.

Tribes seek help for meth

Leaders of a tribal executive board in Montana are asking U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke for help battling meth addiction in their community. Zinke met with the executive board of the Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes on Sunday. Fort Peck Tribal Chairman Floyd Azure told Zinke that tribal and county law enforcement cannot keep up with the issues caused by methamphetamine addiction, such as children of addicted parents having to enter foster care. Some board members suggested a drug treatment center on the reservation. Zinke says his agency has focused on treatment for mothers and grandmothers, hoping it will have a broad impact on families.

SANTA ANA, Calif.

Drive-thru patron tags thief

Police in Southern California say an alleged robber at a fast-food restaurant was shot by a customer in the drive-thru lane who fired through a window before speeding off. Santa Ana police said the robbery suspect was hospitalized late Saturday with multiple gunshot wounds, but is expected to survive. The customer witnessing the holdup fired several times at the robber, shattering the drive-thru window of Cozy Corner Drive-In. The armed customer is now wanted on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, authorities said.

Beacon Journal/Ohio.com wires