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.
Eagan police are going the extra mile to stop credit card skimming at gas stations, using a new device called SkimStop.
We’re hearing from people who pointed the finger at Danny Heinrich just days after Jacob Wetterling’s disappearance.
For some, retiring early sounds like a fantasy, especially when recent studies suggest many people don’t think they’ll ever be able stop working. However, some Minnesotans who left the workplace long before the age of 65 told us it’s possible if you stick to a plan.
Along with a new baby comes a long list of big decisions. Where the newest family member will sleep can be one of the most controversial. About 15 percent of parents say they share sleep space with their child regularly. More than half have done it at some point. It’s been billed as both dangerous and beneficial.
The horrific story made national headlines when a family of five was found dead in their Lake Minnetonka mansion.
It’s estimated the number of people diagnosed with dementia will double every 20 years. Helping better support that growing population is the goal of a program in western Wisconsin.
Hiring practices at a well-known fitness chain are being put under the microscope by the city of Minneapolis.
A growing number of people in the Twin Cities are finding great comfort in Cuddle Parties. It’s a monthly meet-up to better explore communication and boundaries, and yes to touch.
WCCO goes inside the Minnesota Innocence Project and shares the story of a man who knows what it’s like to serve time for something he didn’t do.
A Twin Cities family starting the year in difficult circumstances is thanking a watchful community member for stepping in.
It’s been more than a year since someone killed 18-year-old Tom Bearson at North Dakota State University. He’d only left for college a month before his death.
Just a month ago, few knew of a Wisconsin city called Manitowoc. Now, a Netflix series has put it on the map. The wildly popular “Making a Murderer” documentary follows the twists and turns of two criminal cases against Steven Avery.
More than seven years after the financial collapse of one Minnesota’s most powerful businessmen, victims are still waiting for money.
For a Twin Cities couple, the holidays are a mix of hope and pain. After unspeakable loss, the Johnson’s are focused on the needs of a new member of the family.
They often promise peace and salvation, but experts warn of the dangers of cults. It’s estimated that there are dozens of cults in Minnesota and Wisconsin, and as many as 5,000 in the country. Now, a new treatment center will offer a place for members to find a way out.
A 20-year-old Minneapolis man was arrested by the FBI Friday for making threats against law enforcement on Twitter. The FBI accuses Khaalid Adam Abdulkadir of threatening FBI special agents on social media after the arrest of Abdirizak Mohamed Warsame on Wednesday.
The story garnered worldwide attention, a young Minnesota mother’s fight to get her son with HIV back.
Unemployment, a move and an unsolved arson. WCCO is taking a closer look at what was happening in the life of Danny Heinrich in the days before, and after, Jacob Wetterling went missing.
Friends and neighbors paint a dark picture of Danny Heinrich’s past. He is the man in jail on child pornography charges and a person of interest in Jacob Wetterling’s kidnapping. Born in 1963 at Paynesville Hospital, Heinrich grew up just south of town. He spent most of his childhood with his parents and two brothers in a home near Lake Koronis.
The American Civil Liberties Union will launch its “Mobile Justice App” in Minnesota Friday. The technology allows users to instantly send video of police interactions to the ACLU.
What was supposed to be a happy moment turned tragic for a champion Minnesota show dog. After giving birth to a litter of puppies, the Great Dane left the vet badly burned.
They are often the people most affected by a cruel disease, the caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients.
A Ramsey woman faces charges after allegedly attacking a woman at an Applebee’s restaurant because the victim was speaking a foreign language. Jodie Marie Burchard-Risch, 43, faces third-degree assault charges.
A boy steps off his school bus never to be seen again. Barway Collins’ disappearance captured a community’s attention for weeks last spring. His father is now in prison after he confessed to killing his son.