Following bomb explosions in NYC and New Jersey, officials tracked down and arrested Ahmad Khan Rahami after a shootout. NY Mayor Bill De Blasio called the bombings an act of terror, and new NYPD commissioner James P. O’Neill explained that “the investigation now focuses on motive and if there were others who helped the bomber.” Buzzfeed is tracking the latest.

+ “Who in this world finds a pressure cooker with a phone and just takes the bag?” One clear lesson from this incident is that we need to change our immigration laws … and let in more thieves. From DNA Info: “Thieves snatching bags from city streets and train stations inadvertently helped law enforcement get the upper hand.”

+ When the suspect was identified, there was a notification sent to all the cell phones in the region.

+ And Trump. “I should be a newscaster because I called it before the news.” (OK, deal.)

+ In Minnesota, a Mall stabbing spree ended when an off-duty police officer shot the assailant.