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  • $4.9M worth of heroin seized in largest bust on Polk County record (FL)

    12/02/2019 3:51:03 PM PST · by chajin · 13 replies
    WFLA ^ | Dec. 2, 2019 | WFLA 8 On Your Side Staff
    POLK COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Seven people were arrested in what authorities are calling the “largest seizure of heroin” by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office. According to a news release, it all started when deputies learned someone was sending methamphetamine to Polk County by mail from southern California. Detectives began working with a task force in Bloomington, California and had undercover detectives buy 100 pounds of “Mexican methamphetamine” from a supplier based in California.
  • Minnesota: Police threaten to charge grandmother for filming traffic problems at mosque

    11/27/2019 12:46:48 PM PST · by robowombat · 36 replies
    JIHAD WATCH ^ | NOV 27, 2019 3:00 PM | ROBERT SPENCER
    Minnesota: Police threaten to charge grandmother for filming traffic problems at mosque NOV 27, 2019 3:00 PM BY ROBERT SPENCER The police there know who is in charge and who they must not allow to become offended or enraged. And it isn’t Sally Ness. “Civil Rights Lawsuit Filed by Grandmother Threatened with Prosecution for Filming Mosque Violations,” American Freedom Law Center, November 12, 2019 (thanks to the Geller Report): (Minneapolis, Minnesota)—On November 12, 2019, the American Freedom Law Center filed a civil rights lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota on behalf of Sally Ness. The...
  • The War on ‘White Supremacy’ Invades the Farmer’s Market

    08/24/2019 2:06:28 AM PDT · by OddLane · 44 replies
    American Greatness ^ | August 24, 2019 | Julie Kelly
    The mayor of Bloomington, Indiana knows who is responsible for the race-related turmoil plaguing his town’s weekly farmer’s market and dividing his college community: Donald Trump, of course. In a press conference last month announcing he would suspend the popular event for two weeks amid accusations one of the vendors is a white supremacist, Mayor John Hamilton said that the nation’s racially charged climate is to blame for his decision...
  • Suspect in Mall of America stabbing identified

    11/13/2017 7:07:19 AM PST · by conservative98 · 116 replies
    NY Post ^ | November 13, 2017 | 9:39am | Max Jaeger
    Police have named the man accused of stabbing two people inside the Mall of America during a botched robbery attempt Sunday. Officials identified him as Mahad Abdiaziz Abdirahaman, 20, according to a local CBS report. Abdirahaman snuck into a men’s fitting room at the Minnesota mall and tried to swipe something from a customer’s belongings while the man was outside the fitting room modeling clothes for his family. But he caught Abdirahaman in the act, and the would-be thief pulled a knife and stabbed him, authorities said. Hearing the victim’s screams, his family rushed to his aid, but Abdirahaman slashed...
  • BREAKING: Almost Certainly Knife Jihad at Mall of America

    11/12/2017 7:04:05 PM PST · by LSUfan · 51 replies
    Terror Trends Bulletin ^ | 12 November 17 | Christopher Holton
    Reports are surfacing about a stabbing attack at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota. We are going to go ahead and speculate that this is a case of knife jihad. There are a few reasons for this:
  • It's official: State takes over I-69 Section 5 project

    08/21/2017 1:10:38 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 12 replies
    The Bloomington Herald-Times ^ | August 15, 2017 | Michael Reschke
    The state has officially taken over the Interstate 69 Section 5 project from I-69 Development Partners.The Indiana Finance Authority announced it had reached an agreement with the private developer in June to take over construction, operation and maintenance of the project after several delays in the completion schedule. To officially take control of the project, the Indiana State Budget Committee had to approve the plans. Additionally, all parties had to endorse a settlement agreement and bondholders had to be paid in full.The finance authority announced Monday it had completed the settlement transaction to terminate the contract with I-69 Development Partners...
  • Muslims Deserve President Who Defends Them When Attacked: Mosque bombed, Trump still silent

    08/12/2017 8:23:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 62 replies
    Teen Vogue ^ | August 11, 2017 | Lincoln Anthony Blades
    President Donald Trump desperately needs us all to know how important the battle against terrorism is to him. He tells us in speeches that he's "working night and day to keep our nation safe from terrorism." He flexes his Twitter fingers after any act of terror allegedly caused by a Muslim person hits nearly anywhere around the globe. But when an act of extremism appears to have been carried out against the Muslim community in the United States, he serves up radio silence. At around 5 a.m. on August 5, a bomb exploded at the Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center...
  • FBI: 'Improvised explosive device' caused blast at Bloomington Islamic center

    08/07/2017 9:56:24 AM PDT · by ptsal · 51 replies
    Star Tribune ^ | August 06, 2017 | Stephen Montemayor
    []Full tite: FBI: 'Improvised explosive device' caused blast at Bloomington Islamic center **SNIP** A blast caused by what the FBI called “an improvised explosive device” rocked a Bloomington Islamic center before dawn Saturday...The blast was reported at 5:05 a.m.Even before the FBI update, congregants said the blast appeared to be a hate crime. Mohamed Omar, the center’s executive director, who was in the building when the explosion erupted...The building was once the site of Northgate Elementary School and Concordia High School. It also served as a worship space for Maranatha Community Church. The Dar Al Farooq Center bought it in...
  • The Latest: Group offers $10K reward after mosque explosion

    08/05/2017 2:53:21 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 42 replies
    abc ^ | 8/5
    It comes after a different group earlier said it was also offering a $10,000 reward. The blast occurred around 5 a.m. Saturday at the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington. Police say there were no injuries. The FBI is leading an investigation into the explosion. CAIR's local chapter says its national office is urging Islamic centers and mosques to step up security.
  • Anti-capitalist protesters disrupt work, traffic at IU

    04/07/2017 10:00:15 AM PDT · by C19fan · 12 replies
    College Fix ^ | April 6, 2017 | Marissa Gentry
    A rally Wednesday afternoon resulted in a disrupted workplace and gridlocked traffic as student protesters marched to demand more diversity at the Indiana University-Bloomington campus. The rally and march was organized by the student group Students Against State Violence (SASV) in support of a Resolution on Diversity that was passed last April by the Faculty Council, because according to the SASV, the university “has been delaying and opposing its implementation.”
  • Bloomington residents react to Black Lives Matter protesters being hit by SUV

    10/11/2016 4:43:08 PM PDT · by digger48 · 35 replies
    WISH ^ | October 11, 2016 | Howard Monroe
    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WISH) – Viral video shows a car ramming into a group of protesters in Bloomington. That protest happening Monday night. The video was taken during a Black Lives Matter protest. “It’s just kind of scary. You wouldn’t expect, especially in Bloomington, stuff to kind of occur violently like that or get that hectic,” said Sitav Elturan, after watching the video for the first time. “Irrational behavior by the driver,” said Zach Warren, who also watched the video. “There’s no reason to even have to try to run someone over. Like, what is the reason for that?” It’s not...
  • I-69 work needs more supervision

    10/11/2016 12:50:47 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 2 replies
    The Daily Journal ^ | October 11, 2016 | Bloomington Herald-Times
    The state of Indiana needs to do a better job of looking out for the interests of Hoosiers, especially Monroe County Hoosiers, when it comes to construction of Interstate 69. Section 5 of the project, the part that starts just south of Bloomington and goes north to Martinsville, has run into problems. Not for the first time. Again, the private development company the state picked to build the highway has fallen behind on payments for work that’s been done. So major contractor Crider & Crider of Bloomington has stopped working, again, until it gets paid. State officials aren’t saying so,...
  • I-69 construction woes lead to another bond downgrade

    10/11/2016 1:03:45 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 15 replies
    Indiana Business Journal ^ | September 20, 2016 | Susan Orr
    Continuing delays on the construction of Interstate 69 between Bloomington and Martinsville have led to another ratings downgrade on the bonds issued to help finance the project. Standard & Poor’s has lowered its rating from BB+ to BB- on $244 million in bonds issued by the Indiana Finance Authority in 2014 for the interstate project. “The rating action reflects our view of increased construction risk at the project, which is eight months behind schedule and about 56 percent complete,” S&P Global Ratings credit analyst Tony Bettinelli said in the ratings agency’s statement on the downgrade last week. The 21-mile project,...
  • U. S. City Rolls Over for Radical Mosque

    07/27/2016 4:04:56 PM PDT · by boatbums · 12 replies
    WND.com ^ | July 25, 2016 | Leo Holman
    A radical mosque known for breeding terrorists has been granted special privileges by the city of Bloomington, Minnesota, which allows its members to take over a public park and treat it as their own, to the exclusion of other residents, according to complaints filed by a citizens group. Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2016/07/u-s-city-rolls-over-for-radical-mosque/#7UHWQlF7O7Ccp8fO.99
  • How the F.B.I. Can Detain, Render and Threaten Without Risk

    11/03/2015 8:41:50 AM PST · by Theoria · 27 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 03 Nov 2015 | Patrick G. Eddington
    At exactly 5 p.m. on March 13, 2007, just as I was preparing to leave my cubicle in Washington for the day, I got a phone call from the journalist Jonathan Landay of McClatchy Newspapers. To this day, I remember his exact words. 'One of your congressman’s constituents is being held in an Ethiopian intelligence service prison, and I think your former employer is neck-deep in this.' The congressman was Rush Holt, then a Democratic representative from New Jersey, for whom I worked for 10 years starting in 2004. The constituent was Amir Mohamed Meshal of Tinton Falls, N.J., who...
  • U.S. city rolls over for radical mosque

    07/26/2016 5:54:16 PM PDT · by detective · 30 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 26 July 2016 | Leo Hohmann
    A radical mosque known for breeding terrorists has been granted special privileges by the city of Bloomington, Minnesota, which allows its members to take over a public park and treat it as their own, to the exclusion of other residents, according to complaints filed by a citizens group. The Friends of Smith Park started a petition drive and took its case to the Bloomington City Council with a formal complaint Monday night. At issue is the Dar al-Farooq mosque, which WND has previously reported has a record of turning Somali refugees into jihadists for ISIS and other terror groups.
  • Ara Pacis Illuminated: 3D models shed light on shadowy theory [update]

    04/25/2016 9:54:50 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 11 replies
    Using NASA data and 3D modeling, Indiana University Bloomington professor Bernard Frischer and his research team have dispelled a long-held theory regarding the relationship between two famous monuments in ancient Rome. The Ara Pacis Augustae, or Altar of Augustan Peace, was built in 9 B.C.E. in ancient Rome's Campus Martius. The marble altar stood as a propagandistic celebration of the peace and prosperity ushered into the new empire by Rome's first emperor, Augustus. Near the Ara Pacis sat a 71-foot-high granite obelisk brought from Egypt by Augustus, which served as the gnomon, or pointer, of a meridian line. Following a...
  • Indiana University Students Mistake Priest for KKK Member

    04/06/2016 10:33:24 AM PDT · by detective · 47 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Tom Ciccotta
    On Monday, students at Indiana University Bloomington mistook a priest for a Klu Klux Klan member, taking to social media to express their fear of the alleged Klansman, who they claimed was carrying a whip, and dressed in “white robes.”
  • LIVE:Trump rallies Bloomington, IL @ 10am CST, Cincinnati, OH 2pm EST, Boca Raton, FL 6pm EST

    03/13/2016 3:04:31 AM PDT · by DollyCali · 1,792 replies
    Right Side Network ^ | March 13, 2016 | DollyCali
    3 Rallies Today Sunday, March 13, 2016: GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump will hold a campaign rally in Bloomington, IL at the Synergy Flight Center. The event is scheduled to begin at 10:00 AM CDT. Sunday, March 13, 2016: GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump will hold a town hall event in Cincinnati, OH at the Savannah Center. The event is scheduled to begin at 2:00 PM EDT. Sunday, March 13, 2016: GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump will hold a campaign rally in Boca Raton, FL at Sunset Cove Amphitheater. The event is scheduled to begin at 6:00 PM EDT....
  • Donald J. Trump in Bloomington, IL (Sun 3/13)

    03/12/2016 9:35:21 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 2 replies
    Event Brite ^ | 3/12/16 | Donald J. Trump for President
    Donald J. Trump in Bloomington, IL Doors open at 7:00 AM WHEN Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 10:00 AM (CDT) WHERE Synergy Flight Center - 2823 East Empire Street, Bloomington, IL 61704