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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...
8 Victims, Gunman Dead
at Mall Near Dallas
May 7, 2023 5:13 AM CDT
8 Victims, Gunman Dead at Mall Near Dallas
Seven more are hospitalized in Allen, Texas
- The nation's latest mass shooting took place Saturday afternoon at a shopping mall near Dallas. At least nine people are dead in Allen, Texas, including the shooter, reports the
. Another seven are hospitalized. Details:
The shooting took place at an outlet mall, Allen Premium Outlets, about
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...
Mall of America
Did This, We Will
Dec 24, 2022 7:00 AM CST
Mall of America Shooting: "Whoever Did This, We Will Catch Them'
19-year-old is dead after being gunned down Friday night at nation's largest shopping mall
- Shoppers searching for last-minute holiday gifts at the nation's largest shopping mall instead found themselves on lockdown after a shooting that left one person dead. Police in Bloomington, Minnesota, say a 19-year-old man was killed at the Mall of America on Friday night after a fight broke out between...
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...
7 Hurt After Black Friday
Mall Shootings in NC, Tacoma
Nov 27, 2021 7:30 AM CST
7 Hurt After Black Friday Mall Shootings in NC, Tacoma
And in Tennessee, 3 are dead, 4 wounded after mass shooting in Nashville apartment
- A trio of shootings across the US left three dead and nearly a dozen injured on Black Friday. NBC News reports that the three fatalities happened at an apartment in Nashville, Tenn., in an incident that also left four injured. Per WKRN , police responded to the shooting that took place...
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...
Shoppers Using Mall Kiosks
Oct 30, 2020 9:21 AM CDT
Shoppers Using Mall Kiosks Unknowingly Photographed
Watchdogs say Cadillac Fairview broke Canadian privacy laws
- A commercial real estate company behind major shopping malls in Canada broke privacy laws in taking 5 million photos of shoppers and using facial recognition technology without their knowledge, according to federal and provincial privacy commissioners. Cadillac Fairview embedded inconspicuous cameras at digital information kiosks at 12 shopping malls—two...
Where Old Mall Stores Move
Out, Amazon Looks to Move In
Aug 10, 2020 5:21 AM CDT
Where Old Mall Stores Move Out, Amazon Looks to Move In
Retailer is in talks to turn old Sears, JC Penney sites it helped drive out into fulfillment centers
- That depressing, empty Sears or JC Penney at your local shopping mall? Amazon may soon turn it into a fulfillment center. Simon Property Group Inc., the largest mall owner in the US, is in talks with the online retailer on the matter, the
Wall Street Journal
reports. If the deal...
Shooting at Shopping Mall:
The Gunfire 'Just Kept Going'
Jul 4, 2020 5:30 AM CDT
Shooting at Shopping Mall: The Gunfire 'Just Kept Going'
8-year-old killed, 3 others hurt in Hoover, Alabama; no word on motive or who's responsible
- An 8-year-old boy was killed Friday in a shooting at an Alabama shopping mall that left three other people injured, police said. Hoover Police Chief Nick Derzis said the child was killed in the afternoon shooting at the Riverchase Galleria, per the AP . The police chief said a girl and...
How 49 Malls
Will Manage to
Open by Monday
Apr 29, 2020 10:40 AM CDT
How 49 Malls Will Manage to Open by Monday
Simon Property Group reopening them in 10 states
- Some of the urinals will apparently be taped off, but shoppers in 10 states should be able to return to 49 malls operated by Simon Property Group between Friday and Monday. Several media outlets have obtained an April 27 memo put out by the company and shared with retailers that...
Thai Man Kills 20 in Rampage
Sparked by 'Financial Dispute'
Feb 8, 2020 4:30 PM CST
Thai Man Kills 20 in Rampage Sparked by 'Financial Dispute'
Thai suspect reportedly stole weapons, Humvee from army base before heading to mall
- A mass shooting at various sites in Thailand has left at least 20 dead and 31 injured, with the gunman still on the loose, police say. The
New York Times
reports the shootings took place in Korat, located to the northeast of Bangkok in the Nakhon Ratchasima province. The gunman,...
'Extremely Unique' Mall Now
Open for Business—Kind Of
Oct 25, 2019 12:21 PM CDT
'Extremely Unique' Mall Now Open for Business—Kind Of
Owners of American Dream in New Jersey want it to compete with Disney, other tourist attractions
- Fifteen years after construction first began, the Xanadu mall is open. Except the new name for the "extremely unique" $5 billion project in East Rutherford, NJ, is American Dream, and publicists prefer to call it not a mall, but a "style and entertainment destination." The grand opening...
Cops: Man Drove Through Mall
After 124 Online Searches
Sep 30, 2019 2:09 PM CDT
Cops: Man Drove Through Mall After 124 Online Searches
Javier Garcia charged with terrorism after Sept. 20 incident near Chicago
- A 22-year-old man who allegedly drove his SUV into an Illinois mall on Sept. 20 has been charged with terrorism, police announced Sunday. Javier Garcia allegedly entered the Sears store at the Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg, left without purchasing anything, then returned in his SUV four minutes later and crashed...
He Fell Outside Mall Store.
The Shooter Kept Going
Jan 22, 2019 11:05 AM CST
He Fell Outside Mall Store. The Shooter Kept Going
Suspect Jakharr Williams at large after Monday shooting near Chicago
- Authorities are seeking a man suspected of fatally shooting a teenager and wounding a bystander at a suburban Chicago mall, reports the AP . Orland Park police say the suspect and the victim were involved in "an altercation" before the Monday shooting at Orland Square Mall. Police say the suspect...
Huge NYC Arson May Have
Been Unusual Revenge
Sep 18, 2018 9:40 AM CDT
Huge NYC Arson May Have Been Unusual Revenge
Homeless man allegedly set fire after being booted from sleeping spot
- Fire officials believe a homeless man ignited a seven-alarm blaze that ripped through a parking garage at a Brooklyn shopping mall Monday, leaving more than two dozen people injured. Six civilians and 22 of more than 250 responding firefighters suffered non-life-threatening injuries, including smoke inhalation and heat exhaustion, after plumes...
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,...
Nearly Killed by Shopping Cart,
Woman Gets $45M
Jun 16, 2018 7:03 AM CDT
Nearly Killed by Shopping Cart, Woman Gets $45M
Marion Hedges was hit by cart tossed from an overpass at Manhattan mall
- A woman who was nearly killed when two boys tossed a shopping cart from an overpass at a Manhattan mall has just been awarded $45 million. A jury this week awarded 53-year-old Marion Hedges the money seven years after the incident at the East River Plaza Mall left her with...
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