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.
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.
Remember the school nurse’s office when you were a kid? Some employers are trying a similar approach to help control health care costs.
FedEx employees are working hard, hustling to get out holiday packages.
Who do you think are better drivers — men or women? A new study says that when the snow flies, some men get into trouble.
Erik Ellingson is an 80-year-old accountant who still works, and still goes league bowling every Thursday night. He likes numbers, and will remember 300 for quite a while. That’s score of the perfect game he bowled Thursday night at the Texa-Tonka lanes in St. Louis Park.
When we consider the things we are thankful for this time of the year, good health is high on the list for many of us.
Whether you are a fan of violent video games or not, there is no doubt that Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is a commercial success.
Cities of any size will now find it easier to add a robot to their police departments. It’s because a Minnesota-based company ReconRobotics, Inc. is offering a version of its remote-control surveillance camera for less than $5,000.
Every now and then you hear of a guy who comes up with some romantic way to pop the question. This is the story of one of those guys.
Here’s the pitch — if you buy a certain house in Golden Valley, the seller will throw in a Lamborghini for free … sort of.
A St. Paul man is on his way to South America to compete in an international beer-pouring contest.
The city of Otsego is digging into its past this weekend, looking for artifacts as they deconstruct the McDonald house, which is believed to be the first house built by a white settler in the area more than 120 years ago.
Keeping kids fit is a constant challenge in these days of computers and video games. One thing that can help: walking and biking to school.
Republican Rep. John Kline and Dem. Collin Peterson are supporting a measure to better control cormorants on Lake Waconia, one of the best fishing lakes in the metro area.
Runners are getting ready for a big weekend here in Minneapolis and St. Paul as the 30th annual Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon is Sunday.
With economic uncertainty, many people are choosing to rent — not own — their homes. And it’s changing one market that used to struggle.
Have you noticed brown branches on any of your pine trees? If you have, and a lawn service has sprayed your yard for weeds, your trees could be in serious trouble.
The Ronald McDonald House is like a second home for families when their kids are in the hospital — and soon, there will be one in St. Paul.
We’re getting towards the end of June, and temperatures this week have been consistently below normal. It barely got above 60 degrees in the Twin Cities metro area on Thursday.
Minnesota soldiers got a chance to train with the latest and greatest in new weapons on Wednesday at Camp Ripley. It’s the M-777 canon designed to hit a target with near complete accuracy up to 15 miles away.
U.S.A. Hockey has decided there will be no more checking in boys hockey games untill the Bantam level, which is for players 13 years and older.
Two young men from St. Paul helped their neighbor out of a fiery car crash last month and on Wednesday they were rewarded for the heroic actions.
An estimated 200 trees are down, roads are blocked and some buildings are damaged at Theo Wirth Park, which was also affected by Sunday’s storm.
So much of what victims lost in the tornado can never be replaced. But at the Minneapolis Convention Center Tuesday, about 1,000 residents got everything from a hot lunch to a new pair of glasses.
The North Minneapolis tornado damaged many homes, including the nests of dozens of herons who live along North Mississippi Regional Park.