Suspended Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson is facing misdemeanor charges of driving on a limited driver’s license, possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle and having an open bottle in a motor vehicle. Rick Hart, deputy police chief for the city of Bloomington, Minn., confirmed Thursday that Simpson was cited but not arrested July 7.
A new zip line attraction has reopened at the Mall of America after an employee was injured while working on it. A mall statement says the employee was injured by a piece of equipment on the east platform of the Barnacle Blast in the Nickelodeon Universe indoor amusement park around 11:15 a.m. Saturday.
Police said a 21-year-old man suffered non-life threatening injuries after being shot Thursday morning in the parking lot of a Bloomington hotel. Authorities were called at about 1:45 a.m. to a report of shots fired at the Country Inn and Suites parking lot near Killebrew Drive and Old Shakopee Road.
Bloomington police say a teen who fell from a Mall of America second-floor balcony while attempting a handstand has suffered only minor injuries. Deputy police Chief Rick Hart says witnesses saw the 17-year-old attempting a handstand on the upper-level balcony Saturday afternoon when he lost his balance and fell.
Bloomington Police arrested 16 people in a recent prostitution sting, including the former CEO of a Twin Cities hospital. David Cress, 64, was among the 15 men and one woman arrested on Tuesday. North Memorial Medical Center cut ties with Cress after police arrested him in a prostitution sting in Richfield four years ago.
A Bloomington man is behind bars accused of sexually assaulting a woman in a Walgreen’s bathroom. Police arrested 23-year old Jonathan Day on Monday night at his apartment.
The Twin Cities man who tossed1,000 $1 bills to strangers at the Mall of America on Black Friday says it was worth it. Apple Valley-resident Serge Vorobyov, 29, threw money from the third floor rotunda railing on Friday afternoon. The money fell down to a crowd that had gathered to listen to holiday music. When the performers starting singing “Let It Snow,” Vorobyov started tossing the cash. He told police he was going through a divorce and having financial problems. He only had $1,000 to his name.
Police in Bloomington said nobody was hurt and no arrests have been made after a report of a shooting Tuesday morning. Authorities responded to the 7900 block of American Boulevard near the parking lots of the LaQuinta Hotel and a Culver’s restaurant after a report of shots fired.
Bloomington Police say a missing 17-year-old girl was found safe late Sunday night. Mercedes Joann Beauchamp had last seen leaving her room Saturday evening at the Extended Stay Hotel at 7956 Lyndale Ave. S.
A crime alert has been issued after a father disappeared Saturday night with his 7-year-old daughter with special needs.
A male died Thursday after he jumped off a parking ramp at the Mall of America, police say.
Police in Bloomington say they’ve recovered the car of a St. Paul woman who has been missing since last Friday. Kira Trevino works at the Mall of America in Bloomington and hasn’t been seen since Friday.
Police in Bloomington are investigating after a series of thefts involving brass fittings that’s been happening throughout the metro and has occurred recently in city parking ramps and businesses.
A 73-year-old man with Alzheimer’s went missing when he left his home in Bloomington. Now, police are seeking assistance in locating him.
Nearly two dozen cars are stolen each day across Minnesota. Now police have additional crime-fighting tools to find them while patrolling the streets. License Plate Recognition cameras are now mounted on squad cars.