Plano Shooter's Father, Amazon HQ, Flood Insurance Funds: Your Wednesday Evening Roundup

Good evening. Here are some stories you may have missed today.Do you want to get this roundup via email? Sign up for our newsletters here.Father of Plano shooter says family is 'sorry' and living a 'nightmare'Chester Hight often asked his oldest son to visit. The two hadn't seen each other in almost a year. Now, that visit will never happen.On Sunday, police say, Hight's oldest son, Spencer Hight, burst into the Plano home of his estranged wife, Meredith Hight, killing the 27-year-old and seven others in one of North Texas' worst mass shootings in recent memory.An officer who responded to the attack fatally shot Spencer, 32.Chester Hight, speaking out for the first time, told The Dallas Morning News on Wednesday that the family is living in a "nightmare.""I love all my children, but I certainly don't love what Spencer did. I absolutely hate it," said the elder Hight, who has three other children. "It's beyond words."The victims: Spencer's other victims were Anthony "Tony" Cross, 33; Olivia Deffner, 24; James Dunlop, 29; Darryl William Hawkins, 22; Myah Bass, 28; and Caleb Edwards, 25. A ninth victim, who hadn't been named, remains hospitalized.Deadly Affection: A yearlong examination of domestic violence deaths in North Texas.Domestic violence: Information and resources on the most personal of crimes.  Continue reading...

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