Boys Convinced Father To Spare Their Lives After He Killed MotherA Twin Cities man is calling his grandsons "heroes." Courtney Monson's husband shot and killed her in front of their children last month, before turning the gun on himself.
Officers In Plymouth Shootout ID'd; Gunman Died Of Self-Inflicted Gunshot WoundThe identities of two Plymouth police officers involved in a fatal shootout Friday night have been released. Authorities say Officers Steve Larson and Quincy Grabau are currently on routine paid administrative leave after the incident.
2 Dead, Officers Injured At Separate Plymouth Crime ScenesThe Hennepin County Sheriff's Office says domestic violence was at the root of a deadly Friday night in Plymouth. Police were called to the intersection of Rockford Road and Northwest Boulevard just about 9:15 p.m. for what they thought was a crash.
4 Things To Know: Obama's Final Budget Proposal, Super Bowl Viewership, Johnny Manziel & MoreFrom President Obama's final budget proposal to the dissipation of New Year's resolutions, here's a look at the top four stories from Feb. 9, 2016.
Report: Domestic Violence Homicides Claimed 34 Lives In 2015New data sheds light on the growing number of people who have died as a result of domestic violence.
Family Tragedy Leads Woman To Volunteer For Domestic Abuse GroupWCCO is talking a lot about domestic abuse this week -- and a group that is providing safety for the many who endure it in Minnesota. SafeJourney is a program that works primarily out of North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale.
Abuse Survivor Now Helps Others Through SafeJourneyWCCO is talking about domestic violence this week, and the numbers may be hard to hear. At least 19 Minnesota children lost their mothers to domestic violence in 2014. That is why a small office at North Memorial Medical Center is in existence.
SafeJourney Provides A Safe Haven For Domestic Violence VictimsOne in four women will suffer abuse from a partner. On occasion, men are also victims. At least 16 Minnesota women were killed by their partners in 2014. There's a small group of Minnesotans trying to change that number. They help victims take the first step to get out, which can be much more complicated than it sounds.
Lawsuit Alleges MN Agency Data Breach Revealed Fraud Tipster's IdentityA tipster who alerted a Minnesota government agency to potential fraud involving unemployment benefits sued Thursday after her identity was mistakenly revealed to the man she turned in, leaving her fearful for her safety. Michele Meier's lawsuit against the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development alleges a data breach put her and her child at risk of retaliation.
Family Of Adelle Jensen Wants Closure, JusticeFamily and friends of a missing mother came together Friday to celebrate her life, and to ask for anyone with information to come forward. No one has heard from 25-year-old Adelle "Addie" Jensen since Nov. 17. Her ex-boyfriend, Joshua Dow, is being held in jail on probable cause of murder. Her family hopes someone can help them "Bring Addie Home."
Number Of Domestic Violence Deaths On The Rise In MinnesotaThe number of deaths related to domestic violence in Minnesota is growing at an alarming rate. The Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women said 26 people have died just this year as a result of domestic violence. That's compared to last year, when 16 women and two men died from domestic violence.
Chief Harteau Speaks At Gabby Giffords' Anti-Gun Violence ConferenceMinneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau is in Washington, D.C. Wednesday as part of the launch of a new bipartisan group called "Women's Coalition for Common Sense." The group was started by former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords. She survived after she was shot in the head at a campaign event in Arizona back in 2011. Giffords says gun violence is directly a women's issue.