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Trial to begin for man accused in Minnesota mosque bombing

Michael Hari has pleaded not guilty to multiple civil rights and hate crimes charges

MINNEAPOLIS – Jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday in the trial of the leader of an Illinois anti-government group who’s accused of being the mastermind behind the 2017 bombing of a Minnesota mosque. Michael Hari, of Clarence, has pleaded not guilty to multiple civil rights and hate crimes stemming from the early morning pipe bombing of Dar al-Farooq Islamic…

Police: No Evidence Break-in at Bloomington Mosque is a Hate Crime

There have been no arrests in the burglary or in the August bombing

  BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Police say there’s no evidence a recent break-in at a Bloomington mosque, that had earlier been targeted by a bomb, was a hate crime. Authorities released this surveillance video of the break-in last Friday at the Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center which shows two intruders wearing ape or monkey masks. Police say the suspects took a…

Minnesota Man Killed in Somalia Bombing

He was applying for a job with the U.N.

1/7 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/7 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/7 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/7 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/7 Show Caption Hide Caption 6/7 Show Caption Hide Caption 7/7 Show Caption Hide Caption BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — The deadliest single attack in Somalia’s history killed more than 300 people including a man from Bloomington, Minnesota. According to a GoFundMe…

Rewards Offered for Information in Bloomington Mosque Bombing

Muslim advocacy groups and Twin Cities' mosques are separately offering a combined $24,000 reward

  BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — The FBI is offering a $30,000 reward for information in the bombing of a mosque in Bloomington. They say finding whoever was responsible for the August 5 explosion at the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center remains its “top priority.” The explosion happened early on a Saturday just before morning prayers and caused extensive damage to the imam’s…

Community Rallies Support Behind Minnesota Islamic Center

The FBI continues their investigation into the bombing but that's not stopping members of the community showing their support. KMSP Fox 9 Reporter Tom Lyden has more from Bloomington

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — While the FBI continues to investigate Saturday’s bombing at a Minnesota Islamic Center, a community is rallying behind the center. Of the 10 windows in front of the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center, how did the bomber know this was the Imam’s office? He could have been sitting in the office when an explosive device, loaded with nails,…

Bombed Minnesota Mosque Didn’t Have Security Cameras

Damage of the interior of the building was released to the public

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — The executive director of a Minnesota mosque that was bombed just before morning prayers on Saturday said the building doesn’t have outside security cameras. Damage of the interior of the building was released to the public. Mohamed Omar, of the Islamic center…

What to Tell Your Children When Tragedy Strikes

Child Behavioral Specialist explains how to bring light to a devastating situation

FARGO, ND — With this latest terror attack targeting a pop concert, it raises concerns of how parents can talk with their children about tragedies like this. In the days following a tragedy, kids may have a question or two whether something like this could happen to them. There are a few ways you can talk to your children in…