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Court document: Mosque bombing suspect tried to escape

Jun. 19, 2019 9:11 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An Illinois man who faces trial in the 2017 bombing of a Minnesota mosque had tried to escape from custody earlier this year. A court document filed by prosecutors says 48-year-old Michael Hari tried to flee when he was being transported to a Minnesota jail. The report gives no details...

Todd Mitchell, Scott Harvey win US Amateur 4-Ball

May. 29, 2019 11:29 PM EDT

BANDON, Ore. (AP) — Todd Mitchell and Scott Harvey won the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship on Wednesday, beating Logan Shuping and Blake Taylor 2 and 1 on Bandon Dunes Golf Resort's Old Macdonald Course. Mitchell, from Bloomington, Illinois, and Harvey, from Kernersville, North Carolina, are both 40....

Zoo euthanizes flamingo hit by rock thrown by child

May. 22, 2019 7:54 AM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Officials at a zoo in Illinois had to euthanize a flamingo after it was struck by a rock thrown by a child. Director Jay Tetzloff told The Pantagraph in an email that a juvenile guest accidentally injured the bird on Monday by "skipping a rock into the habitat" at Miller Park Zoo...