A St. Paul charter school is in the middle of a heated debate between parents and activists, who plan to protest Tuesday night. It centers around a 5-year-old boy who chooses to wear a skirt to school. The administration at Nova Classical Academy in St. Paul is in the process of adopting a policy for transgender students.
Two members of an Amish family were killed Monday in an early morning house fire in southern Minnesota. Some other people were taken to the hospital with injuries.
If you smoke cigarettes, or know someone who does, you probably know how hard it is to quit. But the good news is doctors say more Americans are kicking the habit, and fewer teenagers are picking it up.
A 911 transcript reveals the moment when Scott Weiland’s bandmates found the former Stone Temple Pilots frontman’s body on his tour bus in suburban Minneapolis last month.
A 16-year-old St. Paul student was sentenced Tuesday to probation, anger management therapy and 150 hours of community service after pleading guilty last month to assaulting a teacher.
With the start of a new year, many of us are vowing to exercise more and eat healthier. But there’s something else to think about that could improve your health: donating money to charitable causes.
This can be a difficult time with the financial strain of buying gifts, anxiety caused by relatives who are visiting, or loneliness as a result of loved ones who are now gone.
A woman who grew up in the Twin Cities was one of six U.S. military members killed Monday in Afghanistan. Air Force Maj. Adrianna Vorderbruggen, originally from Plymouth, was killed when a suicide bomber drove a motorcycle packed with explosives into a joint NATO-Afghan patrol near Bagram Airfield.
A teacher who is suing the St. Paul School District after being attacked by a student spoke out for the first time Tuesday.
During one of the busiest shopping weeks of the year, Mall of America is caught up in a legal battle with protesters. Monday afternoon, attorneys for the mall asked a judge for help in preventing members of Black Lives Matter from doing what the group did last December.
One of Minnesota’s medical marijuana growers announced an important discovery on Wednesday. Their researchers have developed a new strain of cannabis that is highly effective in treating epilepsy.
In a movie theater not too far away, Jedis and Storm Troopers are in full anticipation. The hype is in overdrive for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
During the holiday gift-giving season, it is sometimes the smallest of gifts that have the biggest impact.
A group of patients inside Hennepin County Medical Center got a dose of holiday cheer this morning — Minneapolis firefighters paid a visit to the Burn Center, and brought lots of gifts.
Kentucky State Police have found a body that is believed to be connected to a Wisconsin homicide inside a box alongside a Bell County road.
A plan to merge two of the biggest beer makers in the world is raising concerns about a monopoly. Anheuser-Busch InBev, Inc., intends to buy SABMiller. But before the deal can go through, it needs the federal government’s approval.
If taking a walk, riding a bike or going to the gym are not working for you, check this out. It is what’s known as sound therapy, an ancient treatment that being rediscovered in Minnesota. WCCO’s Angela Davis observed a session and gave it a try.
Grief support staff and clergy members were on hand as Lakeville South students returned to school Monday after two students were killed in an accident Friday.
Seventeen-year-old Jake Flynn and 18-year-old Johnny Price died after they were thrown from a pickup in which they were passengers.
For the first time in nearly three weeks, Minneapolis Police’s 4th Precinct is free of protesters. But calls for justice for Jamar Clark continued Thursday night at city hall and in northeast Minneapolis.
The Minnesota Department of Health announced its plans Wednesday to expand the state’s medical marijuana program. MDH had a Jan. 1 deadline to decide if severe, chronic pain should join the list of qualifying conditions.
A favorite holiday tune is “I Saw Mama Kissing Santa Claus.” But what happens when you see great-grandma with her lips planted on Santa?
Commuters heading home from work Monday are hoping that drive will be better than the drive to work or school this morning. The Minnesota State Patrol says there were hundreds of accidents during the morning commute. Monday morning’s dose of heavy snow resulted in nearly 150 crashes, but none were fatal.
Ten days after the controversial shooting of Jamar Clark, a funeral was held for the 24-year-old in north Minneapolis.
A Columbia Heights police officer and a Fridley police officer are now on administrative leave after shooting and killing a man inside a business overnight. It happened in the 700 block of 40th Avenue Northeast in Columbia Heights early Tuesday morning.
Police are trying to find the people who shot three men who were sitting inside a car in south Minneapolis Sunday night. Two of them were killed. The third man was hospitalized overnight. It happened in the Seward neighborhood near East Franklin Avenue and 22nd Avenue South.