A Lakeville teenager’s song is getting tens of thousands of plays and downloads. She posted it after her boyfriend was killed in a rollover crash before Christmas.
The latest polls on the Republican side show that Senator Ted Cruz and Donald Trump are leading the rest of the crowded field. The Des Moines Register Bloomberg poll has Cruz 25 percent and Donald Trump with 22 percent.
A new University of Minnesota study says low income women who get support from a doula during the pregnancy end up with fewer dangerous and costly birth complications.
A Minnesota couple is considering filing a federal lawsuit against a Minnesota county for its failure to recognize their marriage as legal. Michael McConnell and Jack Baker are believed to be the first gay couple in the nation to have gotten a marriage license.
The trial continues Tuesday for a Chisago County man accused of providing drugs that killed his ex-girlfriend. Aaron Schnagl is charged with third-degree murder in the death of 27-year-old Danielle Jelinek.
In September of 1971, two Minnesota men made national headlines when they obtained a marriage license and got married here. Michael McConnell and Jack Baker’s wedding started a legal battle that would last 44 years until the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage for all.
Tickets for the Vikings first home playoff game since 2009 are actually going for less money than you would expect.
A Twin Cities terror suspect who once worked at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport told another suspect he had the ability to build rockets that could take down planes at 2,000 feet.
A federal magistrate has ordered a Minneapolis man accused of threatening to kill FBI agents and a federal judge held in jail as he awaits the outcome of his case.
Gov. Mark Dayton and top Minnesota lawmakers are meeting to discuss a possible special session to help laid-off steelworkers. The governor, House Speaker Kurt Daudt and Majority Leader Tom Bakk met for an hour.
A federal grand jury has added more child pornography charges against a man authorities have called a “person of interest” in the 1989 abduction of Jacob Wetterling.
The Wayzata School District approved later start times for high school students Monday night. According to the Star Tribune, the school board unanimously approved the change Monday evening.
Democratic Presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton will be unveiling her counter terrorism strategy in a speech at the University of Minnesota on Tuesday.
A tenth Twin Cities terror suspect accused of trying to join ISIS appeared in federal court Thursday. Investigators arrested 20-year-old Abdirizak Warsame in Eagan last night. He is the latest in a group of friends who prosecutors say tried to leave the country to join the Islamic State.
A leading state lawmaker and a criminal defense attorney say Jamar Clark should have been in jail on Nov. 15, the day he was shot and killed by Minneapolis police.
WCCO has an exclusive look at what was left inside the home of the person of interest in the Jacob Wetterling abduction. After a July search warrant was served, and after Danny Heinrich was arrested in October, federal and state authorities allowed Heinrich’s brother to collect all the belongings not seized by law enforcement.
Jamar Clark, the man shot and killed by Minneapolis police in November, had accused police of excessive force in another arrest months before his death.
Patty Wetterling is talking for the first time about the arrest of a person of interest in the abduction of her 11-year-old son, Jacob, in October of 1989. Wetterling said in an interview Wednesday afternoon that the arrest of Danny Heinrich left her feeling powerless and paralyzed.
Charges were filed Monday against the four men arrested last week for shooting Black Lives Matter protesters near Minneapolis’ 4th Precinct, where demonstrations have been on-going since the fatal police shooting of Jamar Clark earlier this month.
For more than 50 years on WCCO Radio, Charlie Boone entertained and informed generations of fans. For 37 of those years, from 1961-1998, he and Roger Erickson hosted WCCO-AM’s legendary Boone And Erickson morning show.
A Sauk Centre couple is speaking out for the first time in 26 years to say they believe the suspicious man they saw at a Tom Thumb gas station three hours before Jacob Wetterling was abducted could be Danny Heinrich. Kevin and Marlene Gwost are members of one of Minnesota’s best known polka bands, the Nite Owls.
There have been some startling developments in the Jacob Wetterling case in the last two weeks. Authorities have presented testimony and evidence showing they believe Jacob’s abduction is connected to a series of unsolved sexual assaults on boys in the late 1980s.
A former FBI agent who supervised the Jacob Wetterling investigation says the agency botched how it first handled the man now considered a person of interest in the case. Al Garber wrote in his out-of-print 2009 memoir that the FBI’s encounter with Danny Heinrich in 1990 was a “comedy of errors” and “a big mistake.”
The person of interest in Jacob Wetterling’s kidnapping spoke to WCCO-TV in 1996. A review of our archives has turned up a 1996 undercover interview that WCCO-TV did with Danny Heinrich. At one point, Heinrich describes how authorities at one point actually arrested him and accused him of abducting Jacob.
On Saturday night, the Jack Jablonski Believe in Miracles Foundation announced a $300,000 contribution to groundbreaking research at the Mayor Clinic to help those suffering from spinal cord injuries.