Summer is camp season, and there is a long list for kids to choose from — whether it is for a sport, horseback riding or hiking. But in northern Minnesota, they are focused on self-esteem.
A Twin Cities photographer hopes his pictures start a different kind of conversation about an often hidden population. Chris LaFontaine visited St. Paul’s bridges and river bluffs to see for himself how the homeless live.
Minneapolis may take back an abandoned house after city leaders say a reality TV star failed to fix it up.
Police consider it an epidemic in St. Paul, with 75 pedestrians struck by cars so far this year, but charging the drivers for doing anything wrong is a challenge.
If you’ve been watching airfare to get the best price on your summer vacation plans, travel experts say there is a website you need to try.
Smartphones connect us to family and friends and hold personal information hackers want to get their hands on. So, how do viruses make our smartphones sick? Good Question.
The heat usually adds up to more medical calls for first responders. Some St. Paul firefighters say staffing changes could mean it will take them longer to get there.
A woman charged with murder is back behind bars after she was let out of jail with a forged bond. Beverly Burrell is charged in the overdose deaths of Nick Petrick and Luke Ronnei.
A company that promises reliable storage of belongings has been broken into more than a dozen times in recent months.
A man is dead after an officer-involved shooting Thursday afternoon in east St. Paul. Police say the fatal shooting happened at about 2:15 p.m. on the 2100 block of Minnehaha Avenue East in the Eastern Hazel Park neighborhood.
Minnesota doctors called them miracle babies, twins joined at their chest at birth. This month, the Carlsen twins are celebrating 10 years of living their own lives.
Beverly Burrell is charged with third degree murder in the death of 29-year-old Nick Petrick. But one mother believes Burrell should have been behind bars months ago after the information she passed on to police.
Friday marks 40 years since a bomb rocked a small Minnesota town and took the life of the assistant postmaster. No arrest has ever been made in the case.
Law enforcement has found the people most affected by heroin addiction in the Twin Cities are affluent 15 to 25-year-olds with good family structure and a support system.
A WCCO Investigation found new concerns about an old mold problem inside a Minnesota elementary school.
Animal rescue crews consider it one of the worst neglect cases they’ve ever seen. A dog half the weight she should be left in an abandoned property without food or water.
For more than a year, WCCO has been documenting one family’s fight against Alzheimer’s disease.
A judge gave the green light Wednesday for Prince’s sister to move forward to protect the singer’s assets.
All week long, families across Minnesota have been able to see for themselves what life is like for a Marine. The Marine Corps is hosting mini boot camps before several young people leave this summer for the real 13-week program.
Videos of police shootings are high-pressure moments dissected by both prosecutors and the public. Now, a role-playing exercise aims to help community members better understand the difficult decisions police officers can face on a call.
A decision on whether to charge two Minneapolis police officers in Jamar Clark’s shooting death is expected any day now. The neighborhood that became the center of protests last fall is already bracing for that announcement.
Any day now, we should learn whether two Minneapolis police officers will face charges in Jamar Clark’s death. Witnesses said the 24-year-old was handcuffed when police shot him last fall. The shooting sparked weeks of protest.
It is a tradition when you are from St. Paul; getting your family together to march in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. “We are one of the bigger communities in the United States,” Katie Martin, from the St. Patrick’s Association, said.
An analysis by the Washington Post found police killed nearly 1,000 civilians last year. That included the shooting of Jamar Clark in north Minneapolis last fall.
A Twin Cities mother is talking about her daughter’s dark battle with the hope it helps others. Ana Plante killed herself in January. She was 15.