Towns facing another season of drought and wildfire are turning to drone shows as a less risky alternative to organized fireworks.
Cassandra Roberts brought her 1-year-old son to Crow Creek Park in Bettendorf as a fun way to pass the time July 24.
Roberts of Davenport was visiting her mom who lives down the street from the park. The 24-year-old was sitting on the swings with her son, Atticus, when all of a sudden, she saw a drone fly over, hit the swing and strike him in the face around 11 a.m.
When she examined his face, she saw he