The Reason Behind The Price Jump At The Pumpf you filled up your car recently, you might have noticed a price jump at the gas station. Gas prices went up about 10 cents a gallon in the Twin Cities Wednesday, and have gone up over 20 cents a gallon since last week.
Get Movin' Monday: Money-Saving Deals For OctoberThis week we flip the calendar page to October. At the start of each month, we like to help you save money in Get Movin' Monday. Nancy Ngo from the Pioneer Press joined WCCO This Morning with the hot deals for the month of October.
Crackdown On Luxury Car Owners Dodging Taxes With Montana Registration The state of Minnesota is cracking down on a high-end motor vehicle scheme that originates in Montana, and has cheated the state out of at least $1 million in taxes.
Volkswagen Stock Plummets As CEO Admits To Software CheatThe scandal at Volkswagen is growing. The German car manufacturer admitted Tuesday that software designed to cheat emissions tests was installed in 11 million cars worldwide. The scandal prompted an apology from Volkswagen USA CEO Michael Horn. "Our company was dishonest with the EPA," Horn said.
Gas Prices Continue To Drop During Labor Day WeekendThere's good news for those of you who decided to hit the road this Labor Day! The average gasoline prices are at their lowest point in 11 years for a Labor Day weekend.
Police: St. Cloud Man Admits To Vandalizing Cars While IntoxicatedPolice in St. Cloud say a 21-year-old man was arrested Thursday morning after admitting to smashing cars with a large tool, which on surveillance video looked to be a sledgehammer.
Why Our Cars Are Lasting LongerA new study says the average vehicle in the U.S. is a record 11.5 years old, according to the consulting firm IHS Automotive. Jazmin Munoz, from Burnsville, bought her 2004 Nissan Altima used three years ago.
Report: Criminal Forfeitures Netted State Agencies Nearly $7M Last YearState officials released a report Tuesday detailing the amount of cash and property seized by law enforcement agencies in criminal forfeitures across Minnesota last year.
Nicollet Mall Will Be Closed To Buses, Taxis Next WeekNicollet Mall will close to motor traffic next Monday as a major construction project to revamp the downtown Minneapolis artery gets underway.
Gov't Safety Regulators: Wash Your Cars, MinnesotansThe U.S. Government wants you to wash your car if you live in an area where salt is used to clear the roads of snow and ice. This National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wrapped up a five-year investigation into rusting pipes carrying brake fluid in five million older vehicles.
Twin Cities' Traffic Congestion Ranks Among Worst in U.S.If you're sitting in traffic right now checking the news, this story will likely not come as a major surprise. Minneapolis-St. Paul has been ranked among the worst areas in the nation in terms of traffic congestion.
Donnie Smith Bike & Car Show Roars Into St. PaulThis show will really get your motor running. It's the 28th annual Donnie Smith Bike and Car Show, where you'll see the best choppers, custom cruisers and -- new this year -- the car show, which features all makes and models.