Edgar Linares

Minn. Law Enforcement Looking To Adopt 21st Century PolicingThe events in Ferguson, Missouri and State Island, New York exposed rifts in the relationships between local police and the communities they protect. In the Twin Cities, fatal police-involved shootings -- like those of Terrence Franklin and Marcus Golden -- have led to a growing distrust between officers and the public, especially among people of color.
Remorseful Carjacker Returns Pizza Delivery Driver's VanSt. Paul police are looking for a man they say took a delivery driver's minivan and then returned it the next day. It was around 8 p.m. Saturday when Sky, 32 -- who did not want to give his last name -- was making some final deliveries.
MSFA, Mortenson In Dispute Of Millions In Vikings Stadium CostsThe Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority and Mortenson Company will be going to mediation over millions of dollars in stadium construction costs. A statement released by the MSFA says they were notified by the company that a formal application was submitted to engage in mediation over disputed costs related to new Vikings stadium project.
Minnesota’s 'Sanctuary City' MurderThe killing of 32-year-old Kathryn Steinle in San Francisco, California, allegedly by Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, an undocumented immigrant, has many focusing on the "sanctuary city" policy that many U.S. Cities adopted. But the real focus shouldn’t be on sanctuary cities, it should be on what happens to illegal immigrants after they commit a crime.
WCCO Radio Wins Service To America AwardStaff at NewsRadio 830 WCCO are returning home from Washington D.C. with the 2015 Service to America Award. The award was presented Tuesday night by the National Association of Broadcaster's Education Foundation (NABEF).
Home Grown: The Somali-American Struggle – How Young Men Are Recruited To Terror "Home Grown: The Somali-American Struggle" looks into the lives of the Somali population in Minnesota. In the second part of this series, WCCO's Edgar Linares takes a look at how young men are being recruited.
Potential Jihadist Threats Impacting Some Local BridesA handful of brides in the Twin Cities are scrambling to find a new reception hall after the Fort Snelling Officer's Club shut down due to heightened security. "Due to increased force protections, the Officer's Club will remain closed until further notice," the club's voice message said.
Reward Offered For Info On Cat Tossing IncidentA cat tossed out of a van on May 2 is severally injured but will survive. Now, a $2,500 reward is being offered to find the person responsible.
Get Ready To Celebrate 'National Record Store Day'Saturday will be a special day -- a day to appreciate something old that is new once again. It's National Record Store Day across the country. "As a long-term record buyer, I can tell you it's the funnest day of the year."
Tracking Danger: Crude Oil On Minn. RailwaysWCCO's Edgar Linares begins our five-part series Tracking Danger: Minnesota's Crude Reality.
Girl Whose Parents Worked For Medical Marijuana Has DiedThe girl whose parents worked to pass legislation legalizing medical marijuana in Minnesota has died at age 8. Katelyn Pauling had epilepsy and a nervous system disorder.
Minneapolis Police Advise Wearing Undies Under Your KiltBefore everyone starts commenting: Yes, I know the kilt is traditionally Scottish. But many sport the plaid garment during the St. Patrick’s Day festivities. And many Irish-Americans have adopted the look as their own.