Liala Helal Feature Archive

The car was travelling south on Portland Ave. S and the northbound test train was headed toward Target Field. The two collided in the intersection of Portland Ave. S. and S. 5th Street. (06/09/2014)
Bears typically do not stay in the metro, but are passing through the river corridors to find natural habitats after hibernation, she added. They get sidetracked by food sources in people's yards or around their houses. (06/03/2014)
One-year-old Musa Dayib, fell from the balcony of his family's high rise apartment in Riverside Plaza in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis on May 11. (05/22/2014)
E. coli makes the water unsafe for drinking, washing dishes, and brushing teeth. Showering is safe as long as water is not ingested. Washing hands is also safe, as long as it is followed up by an antibacterial product, he said. (05/21/2014)
Park personnel added chlorine on Monday, aiming to kill the bacteria in time for one of the busiest camping weekends of the year. The more than 70 camp sites at Blue Mounds State Park's main camping area are booked solid. (05/20/2014)
Minnesota lawmakers this session did not act on a task force's recommendations to reform the Minnesota Sex Offender Program, and one task force member believes the federal court will take control of the state program and make changes. (The Daily Circuit, 05/19/2014)
A 10-year-old Brooklyn Park boy's play on the monkey bars took an unfortunate drop Tuesday night, leaving him hanging by the neck in a strap until other children rescued him. (05/15/2014)
A hospital spokeswoman says he has a concussion and has multiple fractures in his spine, arms, ribs. He also has a punctured lung. (05/13/2014)
Richard Johnson, who worked as a supervisor at a control center that monitors bus operations, used the records to snoop on about 1,300 people. (05/07/2014)
One New Brighton man is dead and a woman is injured after a neighbor allegedly opened fire and shot at them in their front yard Monday night, according to police. (05/06/2014)
Shortly after midnight, police were called to the scene where a man had allegedly demanded money from the women, and then stabbed them, spokesman Scott Seroka said. (05/05/2014)
Ferrigno and other stars of films and television are featured this weekend at Minneapolis Comic Con at the city's convention center. It's a pop culture event that revolves around movies, television, celebrities, science fiction and comics. (05/02/2014)
Museums around the state are offering special events to raise awareness about Minnesota museums. (04/30/2014)
A freezing rain advisory isn't a typical forecast for late April in Minnesota, but it's better than the ice storm warning that was called off for the Duluth area this morning. (04/28/2014)
Sixteen teams, made up of about six to eight students each, will come from schools across the Midwest and Minnesota including Duluth, Proctor, Minnetrista, and North St. Paul. (04/25/2014)