Minnesota Governor Calls Mosque Attack a ‘Criminal Act of Terrorism’

By JONAH ENGEL BROMWICH August 7, 2017 The governor of Minnesota denounced an attack on a mosque the previous day as a “terrible, dastardly, cowardly” act of terrorism. “It’s an act of terrorism, a criminal act of...

Minnesota Mosque Hit by Early-Morning Explosion

By NICK CORASANITI August 5, 2017 An early-morning blast rocked the Dar Al Farooq mosque in Bloomington, Minn., on Saturday, as worshipers had just begun to gather inside for morning prayers. No injuries were reported. The building sustained damage to its...

In Minneapolis, Unusual Police Killing Raises an Old Outcry: Why?

By JOHN ELIGON, VIVIAN YEE and MATT FURBER July 22, 2017 MINNEAPOLIS — There was something bad going on in the alleyway behind the house, she told her fiancé on the phone, someone who sounded as if she was in distress, maybe a...

A Stunt Turns Deadly for a Couple Seeking YouTube Fame

By MATT STEVENS June 29, 2017 Over the past several weeks, Monalisa Perez of Halstad, Minn., and her boyfriend, Pedro Ruiz III, began their quest for YouTube fame by creating and posting videos of mostly harmless pranks: Mr. Ruiz climbing onto a tenuous tree...