Monita Gibbs was due to give birth to a son on Tuesday, but a different kind of emergency brought neighbors, police and fire to the Conover home of the mother of a disabled child.
"I went into the laundry room and I just saw smoke," she said. "A lot of smoke."
A city street has caught the attention of Newton City Council member Tom Rowe and he said he wants to see something done about it.
A Newton man was killed Tuesday afternoon when he was hit by a car while riding a lawnmower near his mailbox.