More than a dozen people are facing behind bars after a two-day prostitution sting by police at a Duluth area motel late this week. Fourteen men face charges for soliciting prostitution, one of whom faces additional charges for sex trafficking and selling methamphetamine. A woman was also taken into custody for offering prostitution services.
A Pinewood woman is hospitalized after leading authorities on a high-speed chase down Highway 37 in Hibbing Saturday morning.
On Thursday, an 85-year-old nun and two fellow Catholic peace activists will ask a federal appeals court in Ohio to overturn convictions for sabotage and destruction of government property.
Spring break doesn’t have to be sun and sand. Minnesota offers one of the more unique getaways for those free days.
A little boy is recovering after falling more than 20 feet off the chairlift at Spirit Mountain. Cameron Jones was at the Duluth ski hill with other homeschool students on Friday when he fell.
Authorities are investigating after a vehicle crashed into the side of a library in downtown Duluth. According to police, the vehicle rolled through an intersection Tuesday afternoon and crashed into the Duluth Public Library. Two 20-year-old women inside the vehicle weren’t injured in the crash, but police say they were taken to a hospital for treatment of apparent drug overdoses.
WCCO investigates how a gun once in police custody was used to hurt two officers. The shooting happened last month at New Hope City Hall, and the man responsible wasn’t even allowed to own guns.
Democratic state senators are pressing for more answers on why the coach of Minnesota Duluth women’s hockey team is being let go.
Spirit Mountain in Duluth will host a new snowmobile endurance racing event next month, Red Bull Snow Boundaries. It’s open to pro and amateur racers alike with more than $100,000 in cash and prizes.
It’s a murder mystery that’s been unsolved for more than 30 years. Hundreds of interviews and hundreds of leads couldn’t crack the case. But new technological advances allowed investigators to identify a suspected killer.
Officials at the Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth say they have euthanized their 28-year-old Kodiak brown bear, Phoebe.
The Duluth Police Department has identified a 33-year-old man found dead with an apparent head injury. Matthew Walker of Duluth was discovered Saturday morning outside of a multi-unit rental property. Police say the victim was assaulted, but have declined to comment further.
He’s the state’s leading scorer and it’s not even close. Bjorn Broman is averaging 50 — 50 points a game — this season. “I just want to get wins,” Broman said. “And whatever my role is on the team, I’ll do.”
University of Minnesota Duluth police say a man tried to lure a girl to his SUV Thursday afternoon. The incident happened at about 3 p.m. at the intersection of Ordean Court and University Drive in Duluth.
A 32-year-old Duluth firefighter is facing four criminal charges after police say they found child pornography on his electronic devices. Caleb Stuart Lofald of Hermantown is charged with felony second-degree criminal sexual conduct, felony possession of pictorial representation of minors, felony interference with privacy against a minor under 18 and misdemeanor interference with privacy.
It’s not unusual for people who love to ski to brave frigid temperatures and hit the slopes. That is, if the slopes are open.
Spirit Mountain announced they will be closed Sunday due to the extreme temperatures expected. According to Spirit Mountain officials, the Duluth ski destination will be closed on Jan. 4 due to “incoming extremely low temperatures and intense chill factors.”
Gardeners at hundreds of spots around the country are sharing seeds as part of an increasing interest in locally grown food, but some agriculture officials say the well-meaning effort violates state laws.
A fire in a Duluth apartment tower has left one man dead. Firefighters were called to the fire on the 13th floor of the Tri-Towers apartment complex about 4:45 p.m. Saturday.
A man charged Tuesday with fatally stabbing a 75-year-old woman he didn’t know in a Duluth grocery store told investigators he went to the store to “either shop or kill somebody,” a criminal complaint alleges.
Lieutenant Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon is giving thought to a run for Duluth mayor as she leaves her post in Minnesota politics.
Minnesota’s Public Utilities Commission has scheduled five hearings over five straight days next month to hear from people with strong opinions about a proposed oil pipeline.
We’re coming down the home stretch, but there’s still plenty to do.
Some 20,000 to 30,000 vehicles a day make the drive up Interstate 35, between the Twin Cities and Duluth. They are largely students, business people and tourists heading up to the North Shore.
Police in the Duluth area say three people recently have died of drug overdoses.