The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office has until Monday to decide if it will charge four suspects in Monday night’s shooting near the 4th Precinct in north Minneapolis. Police named the suspects Wednesday: Joseph Martin Backman, 27; Daniel Thomas Macey, 26; Allen Lawrence Scarsella, 23; and Nathan Wayne Gustavsson, 21.
We are heading into the busiest travel week of the year. About 30,000 people pass through security at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport each day, more during the holidays.
After a night of violence that left five people shot near the 4th Precinct occupation, protesters are marching to Minneapolis City Hall in a show of solidarity.
Authorities are investigating after a woman says she may have been raped in south Minneapolis Sunday night. Police say at about 9 p.m. Sunday, witnesses found an adult woman in the parking ramp at 3001 Hennepin Ave. S. lying unconscious near her running vehicle.
Minneapolis police have removed Black Lives Matter protesters, vacating the property outside of the 4th precinct and taking down the “Black Lives Matter” banner from above the door. Groups have been camped out in response to the fatal officer-involved shooting of 24-year-old Jamar Clark for almost four straight days.
WCCO has uncovered new information about a lead investigators in the Jacob Wetterling case followed in 1990, and again this year.
Al Garber, the FBI investigator who supervised the original Jacob Wetterling abduction case back in 1989, is speaking out for the first time since the arrest of Danny Heinrich — a man investigators are calling a “person of interest” in the case.
A Minnesota senator is pushing for stricter enforcement of the recall process for automakers. Penalties are getting tougher. Last year alone, the National Transportation Highway Safety Administration issued more than $126 million in civil penalties against automakers.
The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations is calling for hate crime charges to be filed after one woman allegedly attacked another who was speaking Swahili in a Coon Rapids restaurant.
Danny Heinrich, the person of interest in the Jacob Wetterling disappearance, moved to Annandale eight years ago. That is where he was arrested at his home last week. The community questions how he went under the radar for so long. Authorities told WCCO they knew Heinrich, but not for the reason you would think.
A Minnesota gymnast who just won Gold with Team USA returned home on Tuesday to a warm welcome by fellow gymnasts from Twin Cities Twisters. That’s Maggie Nichols’ home gym. The Olympic hopeful from Little Canada just competed with Team U-S-A in the 2015 World Gymnastics Championships in Scotland.
Tire tracks and shoeprints: Investigators have old evidence in the Jacob Wetterling case that links person of interest Danny Heinrich to the area where Jacob was last seen. According to a former U.S. Attorney, prosecutors need more.
Ice anglers will be able to fish for walleye on Minnesota’s premiere walleye lake this winter. The DNR announced the winter walleye regulations for Lake Mille Lacs.
When you think of bees, do you think of downtown Minneapolis? The chefs at the Marquette Hotel do. They started keeping bees on the roof three years ago. Thursday was the day to harvest some of this year’s honey, and check on the bees before winter.
Governor Mark Dayton says he’s deeply concerned about an increase in the number of oil trains traveling through heavily populated areas of the Twin Cities.
Hundreds gathered Monday night in Aitkin to grieve for fallen Sheriff’s Investigator Steven Sandberg. People lined the street as a motorcade escorted Investigator Sandberg’s body from St. Cloud back to his hometown of Aitkin.
People sounded off on social media, outraged after a cook at a fast food restaurant refused to make food for a police officer. Milaca police officer Jackie Minks posted on Facebook about what happened Tuesday at the local Hardee’s.
The Columbia Heights School Board accepted the resignation of a member accused of putting a controversial comment on Facebook. Grant Nichols maintains he did not write the post about the sanitary habits of Muslims, but he did take responsibility for his page.
The northwestern town of Dorset will regain its title as Restaurant Capitol of the World. A couple who worked at and met at Companeros will rebuild the restaurants destroyed by fire last year.
Action is being taken to stop an attorney suing small businesses around Minnesota. The suits claim discrimination against people with disabilities, But experts close to the cases claim the attorney seeks a payday through a settlement.
Bankrate.com reports ATM fees have increased by 4 percent over the last year. Minneapolis-St. Paul is tied for the 6th highest ATM fees in the country, with an average of $4.71 per transaction. So why do consumers pay a fee to get cash?
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — “A Prairie Home Companion” has been a staple in millions of homes across the country for four decades. Garrison Keillor enters his last season as host of the long-running live radio show. […]
It’s still a year away, but buzz is already building around the Ryder Cup. The competition between Team USA and Team Europe will be played at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska next fall.
Osamah Aldoubal is married to a Minnesotan. His parents and extended family live in the southern part of Syria. He fears for their safety daily, and for his sister who just had a baby.
The teenager accused of planning to bomb his school, to kill as many students as possible and his parents, took an unexpected plea deal Friday.