4 Things To Know: Presidential Election Latest, 5 Bicyclists Killed In MI & More

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — From the latest in the presidential race to a group of bicyclists struck and killed in Michigan, here are the four stories to know for Wednesday, June 8.

Latest In Presidential Election

A general election showdown between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton is starting to take shape.

Presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton celebrated her victories in Brooklyn last night.

Trump hailed victories in all five Republican contests Wednesday and urged Bernie Sanders supporters to join his campaign.

Sanders is expected to lay off at least half of his staff Wednesday, but says he’s not backing out of the race.

5 Bicyclists Killed In Michigan

Authorities are investigating a deadly crash involving a pickup truck driver and a group of bicyclists in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

The 50-year-old driver from West Michigan plowed into the group of bicyclists Tuesday killing at least five people.

He was arrested after running from the scene. Charges are pending.

Caitlyn Jenner Marks 40th Anniversary

It’s been 40 years since she won Olympic decathlon gold medal as Bruce Jenner. The anniversary is featured with a cover story in Sports Illustrated.

In it, Jenner reflects on how the medal has impacted her journey as a transgender woman.

Last July, she made her debut as a transgender woman on the cover of Vanity Fair.

Summer Gas Prices

Good news: gas prices will be at their lowest in years when you’re ready to hit the road this summer.

A government forecast says the price for a gallon of gas should average $2.27 through September.

That’s down 13 percent from last summer, and the lowest pump prices have been in 12 years.

The exact amount most Minnesotans are paying Wednesday morning: $2.27.

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