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Big Quake Hits,
Crumbling Mall Ceilings
Nov 17, 2023 8:58 AM CST
Big Quake Hits, Crumbling Mall Ceilings
Magnitude 6.7 temblor caused ceilings to plunge to the ground at 2 shopping centers in Philippines
- A powerful undersea earthquake shook the southern Philippines on Friday, causing ceilings in shopping malls to plunge to the ground as shoppers screamed. There were no immediate reports of injuries, and no tsunami warning was in effect. The magnitude 6.7 quake was located 16 miles from Burias at the...
One of These 'Mannequins'
Is Not Like the Others
Oct 19, 2023 10:35 AM CDT
One of These 'Mannequins' Is Not Like the Others
Warsaw police nab alleged thief who robbed shopping mall after posing as dummy
- Polish cops say they've nabbed an alleged thief who stayed late at shopping malls, at one point concealing himself as a mannequin in a store window. Authorities released a photo of the unnamed 22-year-old standing still, with an outstretched arm holding a shopping bag, in front of a row...
Teen Boy Arrested
in Mall Shooting
Oct 3, 2023 10:35 AM CDT
Teen Boy Arrested in Mall Shooting
At least one person is dead in posh Thai mall, though initial reports had said 3 were slain
- A shooter opened fire inside a major shopping mall in the center of Thailand's capital Tuesday afternoon, killing at least one person before being apprehended, CNN reports, though initial reports had between two and three dead. Police said a suspect was taken into custody less than an hour after...
Investigators Trace Fall
of Prop Helicopter Into Pool
Feb 25, 2023 3:35 PM CST
Investigators Trace Fall of Prop Helicopter Into Pool
Wire rope was damaged, officials say, as water park reopens
- New Jersey investigators say a damaged wire rope was behind the plunge of a decorative helicopter into a swimming pool last weekend at a water park, which the state allowed to reopen Saturday. A spokeswoman for the state agency that oversees the park said the wire rope "used to...
Police Thank 'Good Samaritan'
for Stopping Mall Shooting
Jul 18, 2022 6:15 AM CDT
Police Thank 'Good Samaritan' for Stopping Mall Shooting
Armed citizen stepped in, killed gunman, who'd already killed 3, injured 2 at Greenwood Park Mall
- Authorities are expressing their gratitude to an armed bystander after he shot and killed a gunman who opened fire in a shopping mall food court in Indiana. The mass shooting took place Sunday evening at Greenwood Park Mall in Greenwood, leaving three dead and two injured, including a 12-year-old girl...
He Sat on the
Toilet at Dawn.
Suddenly, a 'Nip'
in case you missed it
Jul 11, 2021 9:15 AM CDT
He Sat on the Toilet at Dawn. Suddenly, a 'Nip'
Python escapes from Austria apartment, ends up in neighbor's bathroom
- An elderly Austrian man had an unpleasant surprise waiting for him while answering nature's call early Monday: a python, in his toilet. The man, identified by the BBC as 65-year-old Walter Erhart, tells the broadcaster that he "went to the toilet as usual" in his Graz apartment around...
Suspect Arrested in Mall
Shooting. He's Not Even 16
Nov 22, 2020 4:30 PM CST
Suspect Arrested in Mall Shooting. He's Not Even 16
8 were injured when 'bullets started flying' in Milwaukee
- A 15-year-old boy was arrested in connection to a shooting at a suburban Milwaukee mall that injured eight people, authorities said Sunday. Wauwatosa Police Chief Barry Weber said the shooting happened during a dispute Friday afternoon between two groups, the AP reports. He said four "innocent bystanders" suffered what...
Fight Over Mall Parking
Spot Leaves Man Dead
Mar 9, 2020 7:17 AM CDT
Fight Over Mall Parking Spot Leaves Man Dead
25-year-old fatally shot at Atlanta's Lenox Square
- A 25-year-old man is dead over a dispute about a mall parking spot, reports the
. The fatal shooting took place Sunday night at Atlanta's Lenox Square mall in the Buckhead district. Police say a group of people in one car got into an argument with a group...
Cops Killed Guy Who
Wasn't the Mall Shooter
Nov 24, 2018 9:29 AM CST
Cops Killed Guy Who Wasn't the Mall Shooter
Seems Emantic Fitzgerald Bradford Jr. was fleeing the scene
- The guy shot by police at an Alabama mall Thanksgiving night wasn't really an alleged gunman, AL.com reports. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office released a statement Friday saying police actually shot and killed Emantic Fitzgerald Bradford Jr., 21, who was carrying a gun as he fled the...
Broken Glass Triggered
'Active Shooter' Hysteria
Jul 28, 2018 1:56 PM CDT
Broken Glass Triggered 'Active Shooter' Hysteria
People ran for the exits in Texas mall
- Glass cases being smashed during an attempted robbery at a jewelry store in a popular Texas mall on Saturday were misconstrued as gunfire and sent people running for the exits, according to the authorities and witnesses, the AP reports. All known suspects in the attempted robbery at the La...
Florida Mall to Be America's
Biggest—by a Long Shot
Jun 20, 2018 12:07 PM CDT
Florida Mall to Be America's Biggest—by a Long Shot
You'll definitely need a map
- In an era of shuttered shopping malls, the biggest one in America is set to be built. Officials in Florida's Miami-Dade County last month approved zoning changes for a 6.2-million-square-foot shopping and entertainment center on a 174-acre site off the Florida Turnpike, complete with an indoor water park,...
Made Behind Wall
of Mall Bathroom
May 1, 2018 6:24 AM CDT
Horrifying Find Made Behind Wall of Mall Bathroom
Man's body was found at Calgary mall
- Police in Calgary are investigating a horrifying find made when a mall maintenance worker tried to fix a toilet in a women's bathroom that wouldn't flush. "If you were to look at the toilet, there's a panel behind it so that when people move, it would...
What It's Like to Work in the
Last Big Store in a Dying Mall
in case you missed it
Jan 6, 2018 7:30 AM CST
What It's Like to Work in the Last Big Store in a Dying Mall
Washington Post writer follows one worker at store's jewelry counter in Hermitage, Pa.
- To say the Shenango Valley Mall has seen better days would be an understatement. The Hermitage, Pa., mall used to offer the town's 16,000 residents a Sears, Macy's, and JC Penney. But in March, the first two closed, and smaller stores—Rue 21, GNC, a pizza place—...
About Her Outfit
Jun 14, 2017 9:56 AM CDT
Someone Complained to Mall Security About Her Outfit
A Finding Dory tank top, and cutoff jean shorts...
- A woman wearing nude-colored flats, a Finding Dory tank top, and cutoff jean shorts was kicked out of a mall in Michigan on Saturday for breaking dress code—even though it was 90 degrees outside. So Hannah Pewee took to Facebook to share her version of what happened at Woodland...
'Absolute Chaos' as 2 Killed
in Shooting at Arizona Mall
Apr 15, 2017 10:01 AM CDT
'Absolute Chaos' as 2 Killed in Shooting at Arizona Mall
The shooting Friday night also left one injured
- Two men were killed and a woman injured in a shooting Friday night at an Arizona mall, CNN reports. According to KOLD , witnesses reported hearing 10 shots around 7:30pm in the bar area of Firebirds Wood Fired Grill at La Encantada Mall in Tucson. Authorities say all three people...
Woman's Warning About
Windshield Shirt Goes Viral
Feb 22, 2017 9:53 AM CST
Woman's Warning About Windshield Shirt Goes Viral
Michigan's Ashley Hardacre thinks it was planted there to lure her out of car
- Who drives around with a shirt draped over their windshield? A 19-year-old in Michigan did, and now her tale—which includes a chilling warning—has gone viral. WDAF reports Ashley Hardacre had just finished up working an evening shift at Flint's Genesee Valley Center on Thursday and had gotten...
5 Killed as Plane
Crashes Into Mall
Feb 21, 2017 2:12 AM CST
5 Killed as Plane Crashes Into Mall
4 Americans, Aussie pilot die in Melbourne crash
- An Australian pilot and four American tourists on a golfing vacation were killed when a light plane crashed in flames into a shopping mall on Tuesday shortly after takeoff in Melbourne, police say. The five were on a twin-engine Beechcraft Super King Air that crashed about 45 minutes before the...
Ohio Mall Issues Partial Ban
on Youths, and It Isn't Alone
Jan 7, 2017 3:36 PM CST
Ohio Mall Issues Partial Ban on Youths, and It Isn't Alone
No unaccompanied minors after 5pm on weekends following melee
- An upscale suburban Cleveland shopping mall where police broke up a post-Christmas melee with pepper spray joined other shopping complexes in Ohio and the US on Friday in restricting children 17 and under from entering during certain weekend hours. The AP reports Beachwood Place announced new rules this week that...
Mall Attacker Was
Kid in Neighborhood'
Sep 20, 2016 1:03 AM CDT
Mall Attacker Was 'Most Assimilated Kid in Neighborhood'
Dahir Adan worked as a security guard
- He was a recent college student with an interest in computers who had worked part time as a private security guard. He was said to be an honor student in high school. And he had nothing more than a minor traffic citation on his record. But on Saturday, for reasons...
Shoppers Panic as Shots
Reported at NC Mall
Aug 13, 2016 4:08 PM CDT
Shoppers Panic as Shots Reported at NC Mall
Crabtree Valley Mall in Raleigh has been locked down
- A North Carolina mall was locked down Saturday afternoon after gunshots were reported from inside, though no suspects or victims have been found, WRAL reports. According to WNCN , reports of gunshots at the Crabtree Valley Mall came in around 2:30pm. The AP says the mall is in an "...
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