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Adrian Peterson & Wife Expecting Their 2nd Child, Ask Fans To Help Name Him

Congratulations going out to Adrian Peterson and his wife, Ashley! The couple says they are expecting their second child this fall.

06/15/2015

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Woman Gives Birth In Car In Carlton Co.

A woman gave birth in a car while on the way to the hospital in Carlton County Friday. According to the Carlton County Sheriff’s Office, officers received a call around 5:57 a.m. from Justin Jahr stating that he was on his way to the hospital as his wife was in labor. He asked to meet a Carlton County ambulance at their station.

03/27/2015

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Police: 1-Year-Old, Mom Taken To Hospital After Vehicular Mishap

A 1-year-old boy and his mother were taken to the hospital after an accident involving a car outside a townhome in Brooklyn Park Tuesday afternoon, according to Brooklyn Park Police.

03/10/2015

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Elk River Mother Shares Family’s Experience With Congenital Heart Defect

An Elk River mother is sharing her family’s traumatic experience and hoping to leave other parents-to-be with one message that could save a life.

02/12/2015

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Man Accused Of Biting, Killing Infant Son Indicted For 1st-Degree Murder

The northern Minnesota man accused of biting and killing his infant son and blaming it on the neighbor’s dog is facing additional murder charges.

01/27/2015

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Baby Safe Homes: Minn. Couple Helps Baby Proof Young Family Homes

According to research by the Minnesota Department of Human Services, over a 10-year period there were 83 deaths at day care facilities across the state. Five percent of those were from choking. So, it is important to ensure that all homes containing young children are as safe as possible.

01/26/2015

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Meet One Of The First Babies Of 2015!

While we welcomed the New Year, a Minneapolis woman was delivering her first child. Little Kaleah Williams was born at 12:17 a.m. Thursday at Fairview Ridges Hospital in Burnsville. Her mom, Kathryn, went into labor around 7 p.m. Wednesday night.

01/01/2015

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Plane Diverts As Traveler Appears To Go Into Labor

Officials say a pregnant passenger believed to have gone into labor aboard a plane has given birth at a Salt Lake City hospital after her flight was diverted to Utah. Salt Lake City International Airport spokeswoman Barbara Gann said it appeared the woman went into labor Wednesday on the airplane heading from San Francisco to Minneapolis.

12/31/2014

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Wis. Woman With Baby Arrested For 4th DWI

A Janesville woman could be charged with her fourth drunken driving offense after witnesses told police they spotted her running along the interstate in Dane County with a baby carrier.

11/06/2014

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Police Return Baby To Hospital Following Reported Abduction

Police in central Minnesota say a baby was returned to a hospital Thursday morning less than an hour after the child was reportedly abducted.

10/09/2014

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Woman Talks Of Losing Baby To Preeclampsia,

Preeclampsia a very important medical condition that can affect pregnant women. Jaime Nolan, a Twin Cities woman, had a severe case of it. She had to have an emergency C-section to deliver her baby girl at 26 weeks gestation. Her daughter, Grace, weighed only 1 pound, 1 ounces at birth. Grace lived for just eight days.

09/07/2014

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Delivery Rooms Brace For Polar Vortex Baby Boom

It’s been nine months since our bitter cold winter ended. Now, delivery rooms are bracing themselves for a Polar Vortex baby boom. All 39 maternity rooms and the NICU are full this weekend at a Des Moines hospital.

09/06/2014

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1 Year Later, Both Parents In Same-Sex Couples Have Legal Rights

It’s been over a year since same sex couples have been allowed to legally wed in Minnesota. And in the months since gay marriage has been legal, for some couples, like Tara and Amy, the process of starting a family has changed, as well.

08/09/2014

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WCCO’s Heather Brown Explores Secrets To Making Babies Sleep

WCCO’s Good Question Reporter Heather Brown knows the struggle to find sleep first hand. She’s been off the air the past two months concentrating on her newest job, being a mom. Heather and her husband, Joe, welcomed Riley Rose in May.

08/04/2014

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Sheriff: 14-Year-Old Mother Hospitalized After Newborn’s Death

The Watonwan County Sheriff’s Office has released more information regarding the newborn death in Butterfield, Minn. At 5:45 p.m. Friday, deputies responded to a home on 120 3rd Street North to the report of an unresponsive newborn.

07/28/2014

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Minn. Woman Forgives Best Friend Who Shook Her Baby

It’s been more than three years since a Minnesota woman nearly shook her best friend’s baby to death. Tami Revering and Angie Pengelly had been friends since college. Their families enjoyed winter vacations together and their husbands were even friends.

07/08/2014

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Woman Suspected With Baby In Trunk Located

The Bemidji Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify and locate a woman, who was allegedly spotted with a baby in the trunk of her vehicle.

03/24/2014

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GOP Gov Hopeful Welcomes New Baby, To Stay Course

Republican gubernatorial contender Kurt Zellers needs to update his campaign biography: He’s now a father of three.

03/20/2014

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The Biggest Pregnancy Myths Debunked by Expert Linda Geddes

Simon & Schuster author Linda Geddes explores and debunks common baby and pregnancy myths here.

03/11/2014

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Baby Boy Only Suffers Bruise After Car Collides With Northstar Train

A baby boy is safe at home Tuesday after surviving a run-in with a train. Anja Bochenski’s 15-month-old son, Henry, was in the back seat when a northbound Northstar train crossing Proctor Avenue and Highway 10 in Elk River struck the car’s passenger side around 7 a.m. Monday.

02/18/2014

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Charges: Farmington Man Accused Of Shaking, Injuring Baby

A 29-year-old Farmington man has been accused of violently shaking a 5-month-old child in late January, according to the Dakota County Attorney’s Office.

02/17/2014

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Woman Charged In Baby Kidnapping To Stay Jailed In Iowa

The defense attorney for a woman charged with kidnapping her half sister’s newborn from Wisconsin, says her client hopes her half-sister is doing OK. Attorney Victoria Noel said Friday that her client, Kristen Smith, wants to express concern for her half sister because she understands “she has gone through an ordeal.”

02/14/2014

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Missing Wisconsin Newborn Found Alive In Iowa

Police say a newborn missing from a southern Wisconsin home has been found alive at an eastern Iowa gas station. Town of Beloit Police Chief Steven Kopp says an officer checking along an interstate near West Branch, Iowa, found the nearly week-old Kayden Powell on Friday morning.

02/07/2014

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No Suspects Or Arrests In Wis. Baby Disappearance

Federal and state law enforcement agencies joined local authorities Thursday in searching for a 5-day-old baby who disappeared from a bassinette at a home in southern Wisconsin.

02/06/2014

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Minn. Man Gets Probation In Baby’s Death In Van

A Moorhead man has avoided going to jail for the death of his baby daughter in a hot minivan last year. Andrew Sandstrom was given a four-year suspended jail sentence and 10 years supervised probation Thursday.

01/30/2014

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