Bob Williams was a member of the Minneapolis Lakers in the mid-1950s. The 6-foot-6-inch Floridian remembers his first day in Minneapolis. He was picked up at the airport by Sid Hartman.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump made waves Monday when he called for a “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the U.S.” In his statement, Trump said he wants the shutdown because he says there is great hatred towards Americans by the Muslim population.
Temperatures are forecasted to be well above average all week. And all signs point towards us heading for an El Nino winter. So what exactly is El Nino? Good Question.
Jessie from Maple Grove wants to know: What happens to zoo animals in the winter? The polar bears and other cold weather animals at St. Paul’s Como Zoo do not have a problem being outdoors. But animals that come from warmer climates spend most of the winter indoors. Those animals include primates, such as gorillas and orangutans.
If you take a close look at your cans and plastic bottles, you will notice that some states offer money back when recyclables are returned to a store or collection location. So, why is Minnesota not one of those states?
The FBI ran more than 185,000 background checks on Black Friday for people looking to purchase guns from licensed dealers. That’s 5 percent more than last year.
Twin Cities drivers got snow both during the morning rush hour and for the evening commute as we got our first significant snow of the season. It took commuters a lot longer to get to work Monday morning, and just as long to get home Monday night.
The FBI says it will start a criminal civil rights investigation into the death of Jamar Clark That is one of the demands the Twin Cities Black Lives Matter group made after Clark’s death on Saturday.
Protesters with Black Lives Matter have shut down Interstate 94 near downtown Minneapolis Monday night.
People in north Minneapolis are demanding answers after a man was shot by police overnight. Police say around 12:45 a.m. Sunday, they had a report of a man assaulting a woman in the 1600 block of Plymouth Avenue.
The Prep Bowl is taking place at TCF Bank Stadium this weekend. It is the last year teams will play their state title games outdoors. The event will move back indoors after a two-year layoff next year. Teams will play at U.S. Bank Stadium like they did at the Metrodome.
A teenager is back at school two weeks after he went into cardiac arrest during gym. Last month, Jared Loomis collapsed during Phys. Ed. at Rush City High School. He went into cardiac arrest and he wasn’t breathing.
Three words you’ve likely heard often on WCCO lately: “More than Names.” Tuesday evening is the unveiling of a project thousands of you have helped us put together.
It was an emotional day in court as a judge heard victim impact statements in a DWI crash that killed a 17-year-old boy. Family members read impact statements during the sentencing for 34-year-old Charles Hendricks. He was ultimate sentenced to 54 months in prison.
We are seeing an eruption of snowy owls in Minnesota. The birds spend most of their time in the Arctic and Northern Canada. But about once a decade, when their food source gets low, they fly south to northern Minnesota.
Customers of a Minneapolis restaurant say they have been overcharged thousands of dollars. Since October, Linus Nyambu and others say the Blue Nile Restaurant has taken small amounts of money out of their accounts at a time — which have added up to thousands in overdraws.
Monday night friends, fans and competitors of Flip Saunders said thanks to the former Timberwolves coach who died last week. Monday was the first home game for the Timberwolves since Saunders’ death.
Twenty-six-years later there has been a major development in the disappearance of an 11-year-old Minnesota boy. The FBI has arrested a man who they say is a “person of interest” in the Jacob Wetterling abduction case.
Since his abduction, Jacob’s family has been through a roller coaster of memories, anniversaries, and false hope. Through their grief, the Wetterlings have worked to help other families of missing and exploited children.
Jerry Kill talked about his lack of sleep and how the monster of coaching a Big Ten school can wear you out. Like many jobs, coaching can be high pressure and high stress. So what does stress do to our bodies?
Halloween is just a few days away, and it is estimated that more than 41 million kids will go trick-or-treating this year. More than $2 billion will be spent on candy in the U.S., from Snickers, to Kit Kats, to Three Musketeers.
After decades of research, the World Health Organization announced on Monday that processed meats such as hot dogs, bacon and cold cuts raise the risk of cancer.
A family is mourning after a St. Paul father was killed by a drunk driver in Isanti County Thursday night. Thirty-one-year-old Michael Becker was driving north on Highway 65 at about 11 p.m. when another driver veered into his lane and hit him head-on.
The Renville County West football team is having a season to remember. They are now just one win away from going to the state tournament. “It’s a great way to feel. We’re right there. One win away,” senior Brady Holwerda said.
A Hastings family is asking thieves to leave their daughter’s gravesite alone. Gary and Kris Rothers daughter Abbey passed away in August, after developing viral pneumonia.