WCCO Radio has learned that Sam Jacobson, the former Gopher basketball star who went on to a brief NBA career, is charged with two felony counts of theft in Dakota County for a home sale in 2011.
The head of the Minneapolis Police union is denying that his organization is behind a drop in arrests and stops in the city’s 4th Precinct.
It seems everybody has a Prince story, so it should be no surprise that another Minnesota icon has one. Longtime Star Tribune and WCCO Radio sports personality Sid Hartman met Prince prior to the 2007 Super Bowl.
Minnesota Timberwolves assistant coach Ryan Saunders says he still goes through the routines that he and his dad went through during the season. Ryan, the son of the late Flip Saunders, joined WCCO Radio Friday
A substitute teacher who was reportedly assaulted by a St. Paul seventh grader last week says she’s not being welcomed back to the St. Paul School District.
If you have Netflix, then you no doubt have at least seen the latest series on your homepage – “Making A Murderer.” The 10-epsiode documentary series follows the life and trials of Steven Avery, a Manitowoc County, Wis. man.
The father of a North Dakota teenager whose gun-toting senior photo was banned from his school’s yearbook is calling for the principal to be fired.
A benefit is being held Monday for a Minneapolis cop who’s in the fight of his life. Jesse Garcia is battling Stage 4 cancer that started in his stomach and has spread to his liver and the bones around his chest cavity.
The Minnesota Wild will try to put Wednesday night behind them, as they face the Blues in St. Louis Friday night in Game 5 of their Stanley Cup Playoff series. Wild fans, St. Paul’s mayor included, are also trying to move on.
A Minnesotan has $5,000 more in his pocket after having won the national CBS Local NCAA Bracket Challenge. Ted Zrust, 44, said he’s played various March Madness bracket games in years past, but this was his first time playing through WCCO.
Maybe we say this every election season, but the political ads seem to be more frequent, and a little more mean-spirited this time around. They’ve everywhere and they go after everything from a candidate’s policy to even his hair. It sometimes seems the more ridiculous, the better.
You may not think of the state fairgrounds as a “Great Minnesota Ghost Together,” but at a place with so much history, it’s not surprising to hear there are ghost stories aplenty.
A dramatic rescue occurred Tuesday morning in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness after a big storm knocked down trees onto a campsite.
No one really knows what he was doing in Lindstrom, but the evidence is pretty clear that actor and comedian Robin Williams was there. Williams stopped in to the Lindstrom Dairy Queen Sunday night.
Due to high waters, officials are enforcing a minimum wake restriction for all of Lake Minnetonka. That means boats, jetskis and other watercrafts cannot go above 5 mph while the restriction is in place.
Construction is set to get underway on a new memorial at the State Capitol which honors the family members of military veterans. A groundbreaking for The Military Family Tribute was held Wednesday on the grounds of the State Capitol.
What would your soundtrack be at the end? The pain and sorrow that comes with the end of a life can be too much to handle at times. But a group of singers in the Twin Cities get together for that very purpose. The Morning Star Singers are what is known as a “threshold choir,” a group of singers that literally comfort someone who’s on his or her deathbed. Group founder Barbara McAfee says they sing for people in poor health, people who are depressed and those who are nearing the end of life.
Steve Murphy says he’s looking forward to staying up past 7:30 p.m. As morning anchor and managing editor for WCCO Radio, Murphy’s day begins long before the sun comes up. He arrives to work at 3 a.m., preparing the morning’s news for WCCO Radio listeners.
Minneapolis Police are looking for suspects in shooting at a Lake Street restaurant that left one man dead and three others wounded. Officers were called to La Que Buena, on the 1600 block of East Lake Street, just after 1:30 a.m. Monday. One man was dead at the restaurant.
In a spacious new office overlooking Seventh Street in Downtown St. Paul, help is just a phone call away. This is where Minnesotans with interest in purchasing health care coverage through MNsure call-in with their questions.
Mort Roghanchi remembers getting off the train at Penn Station on Sept. 11, 2001, and wondering why everyone was gathering around. He asked a young lady what was going on.
Hockey fans in the Twin Cities will have a chance to sneak a peek at the sport’s “Holy Grail” on Thursday and Friday. As is tradition, each player on the Stanley Cup winning team gets to take the famous trophy home for 24 hours, and this is Nick Leddy’s day.
The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has issued a Missing Endangered Person Alert for an 18-year-old Woodbury teen.
Evidence shows that zebra mussels have made their way to another popular Minnesota lake, this one further north. The DNR says larvae of the invasive species have been discovered in Lake Winnibigoshish.
Minnesota State Fair General Manager Jerry Hammer said he wants to make it clear: Smoking will still be allowed on the fairgrounds, but not nearly in as many areas.