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Black Lives Matter protest: Mall of America partially shut and Minneapolis flights delayed

Black Lives Matter protest: Mall of America partially shut and Minneapolis flights delayed

Protesters blocked roads and snarled holiday traffic around the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on Wednesday after staging a rally that briefly shut down part of the nation's largest mall.

Police said several people were arrested at the airport, where officials said access to one of two terminals was blocked, causing backups on nearby roads. Some protesters took a light-rail train to the airport from the Mall of America, where protesters started the Black Lives Matter rally to bring attention to the recent police shooting of a black man in Minneapolis.

Gov. Mark Dayton said the moving protest was creating a "very, very dangerous situation," and he urged...

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