Gordy Leach graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1974 with a degree in broadcast journalism, and has worked at WCCO-TV since 1980.
He shoots and edits news video, and also writes new stories. He is a member of both the photographer and reporter unions.
Gordy also schedules service and maintenance for more than 30 news vehicles, based on his life-long experience as a car nut. His father was an auto mechanic.
An estimated 19,000 runners will hit the pavement Sunday for the 31st Annual Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon.
Three months ago, the basement walls were caving in and the house had seen better days at 3049 Third Ave. S. Then Nicole Curtis, cable TV’s Rehab Addict, bought the house for $1 and spent about $100,000 to fix it up.
The Minnesota Twins and Toro teamed up on Tuesday to rebuild a neighborhood park.
St. Paul police celebrated one of their brother’s Friday for the final time with a rare salute.
The people of Northfield honored a hometown hero Thursday. Maggie Lee, 91, had worked at the local newspaper – the Northfield News — for more than 65 years.
Ninety airmen from the Minnesota National Guard are coming home this weekend. They’re members of the 133rd Air lift wing. The first 29 landed this afternoon from Southwest Asia, where they’re supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Scientists from around the world are in St. Paul this week for the annual Robotics and Automation Conference. The conference is not open to the public, but WCCO-TV got a peek.
Last week, WCCO-TV showed you an eagle chick removed from the nest and then accepted back by his parents when he was returned. On Wednesday, we got to take pictures of three peregrine falcon chicks in their nest box, in downtown St. Paul.
There is another big basketball tournament this weekend, and the players are all robots.
The price of liquor is going down — sort of. A Twin Cities liquor store chain is jumping on the college basketball bandwagon.
A group of very young Girl Scouts have been selling their boxes at car dealership in St. Cloud. But this troop also asked customers if they would pay for an extra box to be sent to troops serving overseas.
As part of a Black History Month, Justice Alan Page was at Best Buy Corporate Headquarters in Richfield on Thursday talking about his remarkable life.
With such a mild winter, you wouldn’t think we’d have to worry about protecting outdoor plants, but our lack of snow could be causing them harm.
Some middle school kids in New Brighton got a little break from their normal lunch routine Monday.
The St. Paul Winter Carnival had its annual orchid show over the weekend. A grower from Plymouth brought a rare new flower, with a name to match.
Everyone knows how long it takes to get through security at the airport. Now, however, it can take considerably less time for some people.
It is a case that has neighbors really upset with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources: two deer fawns killed by police in Forest Lake.
Latvia’s Armonz Treepons, Switzerland’s Claudio Calory and Finland’s Meeka Yoka Moinin spoke with WCCO-TV’s Gordy Leach Friday at the Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championship about why they love ice cross.
Yesterday we told you about 7-year-old Moira Stomberg from Minneapolis. Someone stole her wheelchair from her family’s north Minneapolis driveway over the weekend. Now she’ll be getting a brand new wheelchair because of a WCCO-TV viewer.
A Minneapolis girl is without her wheelchair. It was apparently stolen from the family’s driveway on Sunday.
Have you started your snow blower lately? Probably not, since there is no snow. But it might be smart to run it any way.
If you like dogs, you might want to head to the RiverCentre in St. Paul, where more than 2,500 dogs will compete for show honors this weekend.
You would think a cat couldn’t survive for three months while surrounded by freeway traffic. Well think again, and one Twin Cities cat did. His name is “Adam.”
A memorial for firefighters will be built on the State Capitol mall next year.
Last summer WCCO introduced you to a little girl raising money to help other children. On Tuesday, her dream came true as she handed out 60 stuffed bears to kids at Gillette Children’s Hospital in St. Paul.