WCCO Talks With Protest Shooting Suspect's FatherThe Hennepin County Attorney's Office has until Monday to decide if it will charge four suspects in Monday night's shooting near the 4th Precinct in north Minneapolis. Police named the suspects Wednesday: Joseph Martin Backman, 27; Daniel Thomas Macey, 26; Allen Lawrence Scarsella, 23; and Nathan Wayne Gustavsson, 21.
MOA Entices Holiday Customers With Experience ShoppingMany malls are struggling for customers in the lead up to one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year. Online sales and fast checkouts have people staying at home -- and that is why the Mall of America in Bloomington is trying something new to lure customers.
Let It (Man-Made) Snow In BloomingtonThere is talk of snow in the weather. But ever since it started getting cold enough, ski hills have been making it. Hyland Ski and Snowboard Area in Bloomington have been making snow since last week, and the runs are looking good.
Shake Shack Coming To Mall Of AmericaShake Shack, the franchise that's had even jaded Manhattanites standing in line and downing burgers while standing shoulder-to-shoulder, is coming to Minnesota. The restaurant serves burgers, hot dogs, fries and other classic fast food options, but is also known for its shakes and frozen custards.
No Plans To Increase MOA Security Following Paris AttacksIntelligence officials found no evidence of any specific or credible threat targeting American soil following the deadly Paris attacks, U.S. officials told The Associated Press. Still patrols were stepped up and added security measures put in place nationwide.
Bloomington Police: No Extra MOA Security After Paris AttacksA Bloomington police official says there are no plans to increase security at the Mall of America following the Paris terrorist attacks. Deputy Bloomington Police Chief Mike Hartley tells The Associated Press that police already had an increased presence at the nation's busiest shopping center.
Thanksgiving 2015 Visitor's Guide To MinnesotaAfter the turkey’s been gobbled, your out-of-town guests may get antsy for some entertainment over the long Thanksgiving weekend. Show them the best of Minnesota with this handy holiday guide.
Actor, Hockey Player & Minnesota Native Joe Cure Killed In Montana Rollover CrashAuthorities say actor and hockey player Joe Cure of Bloomington, best known for his portrayal of Mike Ramsey in the 2004 film Miracle, was killed in a rollover crash in Montana, police say.
Police Arrest Man Suspected In String Of RobberiesPolice say they have made an arrest following a string of robberies in Shakopee and Bloomington. Last week, police released images of a man they suspected of robbing three different places in three days.
Gamers Play For A Cause At 'Extra Life'Gamers around the world are taking part in the 24-hour event known as "Extra Life" to raise money for children's hospitals. Gamers turned on their screens and picked up their controls at 8 a.m. Saturday in Bloomington. They play, while their families and friends donate.
Bloomington Police: Armed Suspect Commits 3 Robberies In 3 DaysThe Bloomington Police Department has released images of a man suspected of robbing three places in three days.
Police Seek Suspect In Bloomington Armed RobberiesThe Bloomington Police Department is asking for the public's help to identify a suspect after a pair of robberies in the city over the last 24 hours. Authorities say they could be part of a recent stretch of several robberies across the Twin Cities metro.