• Minneapolis April 14, 2019 12:08 am

    Chief: Boy Thrown From Mall of America Balcony Being Treated

    A 5-year-old boy who was thrown from a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America near Minneapolis remains hospitalized with serious injuries, authorities said Saturday. Bloomington police Chief Jeffrey Potts said during a news conference that the boy fell nearly 40 feet after a man who apparently didn’t know the boy or his family threw him off the balcony Friday....

  • Minneapolis April 13, 2019 12:16 am

    Child Hurt, Suspect Arrested in Mall of America Incident

    A 5-year-old boy plummeted three floors Friday after being pushed or thrown from a balcony at the Mall of America, according to witnesses, and a 24-year-old man with a history of causing disturbances at the mall was in custody. Bloomington Police Chief Jeffrey Potts said police don’t think there is any relationship between the man and the family of the...

  • Governor August 7, 2017 11:03 am

    Minnesota Mosque Explosion ‘Deeper and Scarier' Than Threats

    The Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in suburban Minneapolis, like other U.S. mosques, occasionally receives threatening calls and emails. But leaders say they’re more frightened after a weekend attack in which an explosive shattered windows and damaged a room as worshippers prepared for morning prayers. “We feel like it’s much deeper and scarier than like something random,” Mohamed Omar, the center’s...

  • NEW YORK January 29, 2016 10:40 pm

    FBI Assists Police in Missing Indiana Student Investigation

    Federal authorities and Bloomington police are conducting investigative work in Morgan County connected to the 2011 disappearance of an Indiana University student.

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