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  • Russia fire: Dozens die in Kemerovo shopping mall blaze

    03/25/2018 3:31:31 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 24 replies
    BBC ^ | 03/25/2018
    At least 37 people are confirmed to have died in a fire that tore through a shopping centre in the Siberian city of Kemerovo. Dozens more people, children believed to be among them, are missing, according to Russian media. The blaze started on an upper floor of the Winter Cherry complex and many of the victims were in a cinema. Video posted on social media showed people jumping from windows to escape the flames on Sunday. Smoke billowed from windows as fire crews worked to evacuate the property. Kemerovo, a key coal-producing area, lies about 3,600km (2,200 miles) east of...
  • ‘March For Our Lives’ gun-control rally bumped from Mall by ‘talent show’

    03/02/2018 6:08:32 PM PST · by Libloather · 20 replies
    A planned rally against mass shootings can’t be held on the Mall later this month because it conflicts with what’s described in a National Park Service permit application as a “talent show.” A permit application filed last week by survivors of the Parkland, Fla., school massacre indicated the “March For Our Lives” rally will be on March 24, with up to 500,000 attendees expected. Mike Litterst, a spokesman for the Park Service, said organizers proposed holding the event on the Mall but were looking to move the rally to another location after the request conflicted with a film crew’s permit....
  • Improvised explosive device detonated near JC Penney at Lake Wales mall [FL USA]

    01/21/2018 6:52:42 PM PST · by Revel · 49 replies
    WFTV9(Florida) ^ | 1-21-18 | Chip Skambis
    LAKE WALES, Fla. - Lake Wales police are searching for those responsible for detonating an improvised explosive device near the entrance of the JC Penney at the Eagle Ridge Mall Sunday evening. Firefighters responded to reports of an explosion at the mall on 451 Eagle Ridge Drive around 5:20 p.m. Firefighters quickly determined an IED had been detonated in a corridor located next to the mall entrance of JC Penney, officials said. Firefighters also found a backpack in the same corridor with another possible IED inside. There were no injuries as a result of the explosion, officials said, but the...
  • China mall erects giant Trump dog statue

    12/30/2017 10:07:49 PM PST · by Eddie01 · 32 replies
    GMA News ^ | Dec. 31, 2017 | staff
    BEIJING — A mall in northern China has installed a larger-than-life canine statue with more than a passing resemblance to US President Donald Trump to welcome the coming Year of the Dog. The giant pooch towers above shoppers in Taiyuan, capital of Shanxi province, sporting a slick golden pompadour, angled brows and a red scarf with one index finger raised in a distinctly Trumpian manner. As he was born in 1946, Trump, who has been accused of having more bark than bite, is a dog under the Chinese zodiac—a trait which he shares with his predecessors George W. Bush and...
  • Hundreds of Teens Wreak Havoc on New Jersey Mall

    12/29/2017 3:40:55 AM PST · by SkyPilot · 169 replies
    The Cut ^ | 28 Dec 17 | Lisa Ryan
    When teens aren’t busy having illegal Ikea sleepovers or jumping into zebra exhibits at the zoo for love, sometimes they find time to flock to the malls of New Jersey, where they kick doors and run up escalators the wrong way. As NBC-10 reports, between 700 and 1,000 teens created such a disturbance at the Cherry Hill Mall in southern New Jersey the day after Christmas. Fellow shoppers were reportedly frightened as the teens moved around nonsensically, and a few fights even broke out. “Kids [were] running up and down the escalator the wrong way, so they shut them off,...
  • 1 body recovered, 'zero chance' of survival for 36 others in Philippine mall fire

    12/24/2017 7:18:23 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 3 replies
    A raging fire in a Philippines shopping mall on Sunday likely claimed the lives of 37 people, according to officials who said that they've recovered one body and there was "zero" chances of survival for the other 36 who were trapped inside the four-story building in southern Davao city. Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said firefighters told distraught relatives of the 36 trapped employees of a business outsourcing company at the top floor of the NCCC Mall that nobody could survive the extreme heat and thick black smoke. "They were told that the chances of survival are zero," she said, adding that...
  • State Rep. (Franks) among seven arrested during mall protest in St. Louis

    11/25/2017 7:45:13 AM PST · by Libloather · 37 replies
    KOMU ^ | 11/24/17
    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A protest forced a large suburban St. Louis shopping mall to close for an hour on one of the year's busiest shopping days, and renewed concerns by protest leaders about how police handle demonstrations. Protesters marched Friday at the St. Louis Galleria mall. Richmond Heights, Missouri, police say seven people were arrested for failure to disperse. One of the seven also was cited for assaulting an officer. Among those arrested was state Rep. Bruce Franks Jr. Activist Darryl Gray says protesters were leaving when police forced a man to the ground. Gray says Franks tried to...
  • Owners hope 8-foot tall Ten Commandments inside Lewisville's Vista Ridge mall inspires shoppers

    11/16/2017 4:17:46 AM PST · by DFG · 12 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | 11/16/2017 | Maria Halkias
    The new owner of Vista Ridge Mall has lots of ideas to make the shopping center attractive to families and even for people who don't care about shopping. Odessa businessman John Bushman wants to turn the mall into a community space where people can find some "peace and love" in the Ten Commandments, hear some local musicians perform live and take in a giant wave of a 30-foot-by-60-foot American flag outside. All of Bushman's other businesses — hotels in Texas, Colorado and New Mexico, other shopping centers and a Chickn4U restaurant in Odessa — display the Ten Commandments engraved on...
  • [YT Video] Chaos erupts after a brawl broke out at Westfield Mall in San Francisco.

    06/27/2017 7:36:22 AM PDT · by johnk · 19 replies
    YouTube ^ | Published on Jun 26, 2017 | tanaseichuk
    Published on Jun 26, 2017 A mall in downtown San Francisco was temporarily put on lockdown Sunday evening following a massive brawl that left a police officer injured and several people detained. The San Francisco Police Department received multiple 911 calls at around 6.43pm about a violent melee at Westfield Mall located at Market and Fifth streets. Cellphone videos recorded by bystanders at the scene and later shared on social media captured people running in panic and screaming inside the mall crammed with shoppers and dozens of responding police officers. Credit :- Twitter/tanaseichuk
  • Video: Chaos erupts after brawl at San Francisco mall

    06/26/2017 8:42:20 PM PDT · by Morgana · 39 replies
    KRON4 ^ | June 25, 2017 | Aja Seldon, KRON
    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON)– Shoppers at Westfield Mall in San Francisco ran for safety after a brawl broke out Sunday evening. Officers responded to the fight around 6:43 p.m. at the mall located at 865 Market Street. The first officers to arrive called for backup, Officer Robert Rueca said. A number of fights occurred as bystanders watched. Rueca said officers tried to detain several people and some resisted.
  • Miami megamall is biggest in US _ but don't call it a mall (14,500 jobs)

    05/30/2017 1:28:34 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    ABC News ^ | May 30, 2017 | Curt Anderson, The Associated Press
    Call it retail-tainment. Just don't call American Dream Miami a mall. Developers are proposing a massive 6 million-square-foot (557,000 square-meter) project on the edge of the Everglades in bustling South Florida that would dwarf any other shopping mecca in North America, including Minnesota's Mall of America. Miami-Dade County officials could vote this fall to approve it, despite some criticism that it will worsen the region's already choking traffic problem and might produce mostly low-paying jobs. In general, malls across the U.S. have been in a slow decline as shoppers flock to the internet....
  • BREAKING: Man killed trying to stop robbery at Rolling Oaks Mall in San Antonio

    01/22/2017 3:42:14 PM PST · by milford421 · 46 replies
    News4SA ^ | 1/22/17 | KABB WOAI
    LIVE OAK, Texas (KABB/WOAI) – A Good Samaritan was shot and killed trying to stop a robbery. Two armed men attempted to rob Kay Jewelers in Rolling Oaks Mall just after 3:30 p.m. Sunday. An unarmed man attempted to stop the robbery and was shot and killed. A second man pulled out his concealed weapon and shot one of the suspects. The second suspect fled the scene, shooting as he ran. Their conditions have not been released. The second suspect is still on the run.
  • Police, Parents Call Fight Caught On Camera At Central Mall ‘Disturbing’

    01/11/2017 11:25:10 AM PST · by Morgana · 23 replies
    5newsonline.com ^ | January 11, 2017 | Laura Simon
    “I think the worst thing is in our society is if you were there, you thought it was a better idea to film this other than intervene and stop, that's what's disturbing to me,” said Sgt. Daniel Grubbs. Williams said he has two kids who are almost teenagers. He said he won’t let them go to the mall alone until they are older. He said he shared his concerns with police and mall security. “They told me they were going to take measures to implement some more policies to prevent this in the future,” Williams said. He also added he...
  • Large Brawl At Mall Leads To Pandemonium At Westfield Culver City

    01/09/2017 9:34:18 AM PST · by Jack Black · 73 replies
    CBS LA.com ^ | 1/12/17 | - unattributed by CBS -
    CULVER CITY (CBSLA.com) — A large fight at the Westfield Culver City mall Saturday led to pandemonium at the facility, officials said. The mall, formerly known as the Fox Hills Mall, was unable to handle a brawl between as many as 50 juveniles. Culver City Police were dispatched to handle the brawl. A SWAT team was also dispatched. Reports of a male with a gun, or an active shooter on scene, appeared to be erroneous. After police arrived, teens running through the mall appeared to set off panic among some shoppers. There were no reports of arrests or injuries. The...
  • SWAT teams dispatched, families flee from 'gunfire' and dozens are arrested... all for the sake.....

    12/26/2016 10:59:57 PM PST · by Morgana · 36 replies
    dailymail.uk ^ | December 27, 2016 | James Wilkinson For Dailymail.com
    FULL TITLE: SWAT teams dispatched, families flee from 'gunfire' and dozens are arrested... all for the sake of a few holiday bargains: Massive brawls break out as shoppers descend on malls across the country Malls across America descended into violence Monday as bargain-hungry shoppers engaged in mass brawls, fought in food courts and - in one instance - led to a SWAT team being deployed. Fights were reported across the country, with instances at malls in Colorado, Illinois, Tennessee, Ohio, Connecticut and New York. Many saw fights taking place in food courts, and incorrect reports of gunfire. Many involved teens...
  • Beachwood mall placed on lockdown

    12/26/2016 4:45:24 PM PST · by grayboots · 137 replies
    newsnet5 ^ | 12/26/2016 | News5 Staff
    BEACHWOOD, Ohio - The Beachwood mall is on lockdown as police respond to an incident. Authorities would not elaborate on what happened, only saying the mall was on lockdown. A Nordstrom employee told News 5 the mall was placed on lockdown around 6:45 p.m. Videos posted to social media show people running through the mall. This is a developing story. News 5 will update as more information becomes available.
  • Christmas Food Court Flash Mob, Hallelujah Chorus

    12/14/2016 4:51:25 PM PST · by Leaning Right · 8 replies
    YouTube ^ | Nov 17, 2010 | Alphabet Photography
    On Nov. 13 2010 unsuspecting shoppers got a big surprise while enjoying their lunch. Over 100 participants in this awesome Christmas Flash Mob.
  • Active shooter, crossgates mall, Guilderland NY

    11/12/2016 1:08:36 PM PST · by NonValueAdded · 8 replies
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  • UPDATE: Police clearing mall and no one in custody yet, shots fired in Crossgates Mall [Albany]

    11/12/2016 1:07:56 PM PST · by Shady · 48 replies
    WTEN Website ^ | WTEN News
    ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS 10) – New York State Police say multiple police departments are on scene at Crossgates Mall currently sweeping inside the mall after reports of shots fired. Witnesses on scene say the mall is on lockdown. Police are currently evacuating the stores inside the mall. No reports of injuries or arrests made. We have multiple crews on scene.
  • Remembering the 5 people killed in Burlington, Wash. mall shooting

    09/24/2016 9:38:09 PM PDT · by Deo volente · 35 replies
    KIRO Channel 7 ^ | September 24, 2016
    BURLINGTON, Wash. - Five people were killed after a shooting at Cascade Mall in Burlington, Wash., about an hour and 20 minutes north of downtown Seattle. Each of the victims is remembered below, and we’ll update this story with additional details and pictures as we get them.