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Complaint: Man Went to Mall of America Intending to Kill
The man charged with throwing a 5-year-old boy off a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America told police he was angry at being rejected by women at the Minnesota mall and was "looking for someone to kill" when he went there last week, according to a criminal complaint Monday.
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.
Man Pleads Guilty to Kidnapping of Jayme Closs
A Wisconsin man has pleaded guilty to kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents.
Station: Suspect in Closs Abduction Says He’ll Plead Guilty
A Minnesota television station is reporting that the Wisconsin man charged in the kidnapping of 13-year-old Jayme Closs says in a letter from jail that he plans to plead guilty.
J.C. Penney to Drop Major Appliances After 3-Year Run
J.C. Penney will no longer be selling major appliances, ending its three-year run.
Senators Want to Protect Kids’ Rights to Run Lemonade Stands
Two state senators want to protect the right of Minnesota kids to operate lemonade or hot dog stands without fear of the police.
The Impact of the Frigid Cold: By The Numbers
A look at how this week's snowstorm and bitter cold have affected the United States, by the numbers:
Sweetheart Candies Won’t Be On Shelves This Valentine’s
Sweethearts -- those chalky little candies with messages on them -- won't be on store shelves this Valentine's Day.
Bill Requiring Hands-Free Phones for Drivers Passes 1st Test
A bill to require motorists to use hands-free devices when talking on the phone while driving has passed its first committee stop in the Minnesota Legislature.
Minnesota State Fair Board OKs Nearly $20M in Improvements
The board of managers of the Minnesota State Fair has approved nearly $20 million in improvements and maintenance projects for the fairgrounds.