This Wednesday is the first day Minnesotans can pick up medical marijuana prescriptions.
Minnesota’s new medical marijuana program opens for business in just five days, but so far only 41 patients are registered and will be able to get their prescriptions. Patients and their famlies put the blame for the low number on an enrollment process that is turning out to be far more difficult than anyone expected.
The state of Minnesota is indicating it will appeal a federal court ruling last week that declared the state’s sex offender treatment program unconstitutional.
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Minnesota’s sex offender treatment program is unconstitutional, saying it violates the “fundamental rights” of more than 700 people locked up indefinitely after completing their prison sentences.
Are we headed back to the days of the Cold War? Just days after the White House announced 450 additional U.S. troops would be sent to Iraq, the Pentagon said it wants to deploy heavy weaponry and as many as 5,000 troops in Eastern Europe.
A young man who had threatened local FBI agents was set free Tuesday in part because of a U.S. Supreme court ruling 10 days ago. Mohamed Ali Omar, the older brother of one of seven Minnesota terror suspects accused of trying to join ISIS, was found guilty in March of threatening FBI agents who came to his south Minneapolis home to investigate his brother.
House Speaker Kurt Daudt, who was a guest on WCCO Sunday Morning, said he hopes there isn’t a shutdown over the language in the auditor bill the governor signed and then disagreed with.
Eight Minnesota companies are asking for big rate hikes for health insurance premiums in 2016. Many of the proposed increase are in excess of 50 percent.
Sen. Al Franken has ten big questions for the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Justice in light of the recent surveillance flights that occurred over a number of U.S. metro areas, including the Twin Cities.
The FBI has admitted to flying secret surveillance flights over American cities in recent weeks. The story was first reported by Sam Richards who put out information under the twitter handle @MinneapolisAM. The 23-year-old independent journalist first published the story of the FBI surveillance program on the website Medium on May 26.
Thousands of Minnesotans who qualify for medical marijuana prescriptions may not be able to get them next month. Patients started registering for the new program on Monday, but one of the state’s largest neurology practices says its doctors won’t take part for now.
A 7-year-old boy remains hospitalized after falling into a St. Paul pool and being submerged in murky water for several minutes. The accident happened at a St. Paul pool last Monday. A WCCO investigation found that because of a gap in state inspection procedures, neither the state nor the city had been inspecting the pool.
Forty-one people are facing federal charges in an alleged drug trafficking conspiracy that distributed drugs across the Upper Midwest and on two large Minnesota Indian reservations.
A WCCO investigation has uncovered a gap in state pool inspections that the St. Paul fire marshal says may have contributed to a tragedy involving two young brothers.
A special session that was expected to be difficult just got a whole lot messier. On Saturday, Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed the agriculture-and-environment bill, as well the jobs bill. That’s on top of the education bill he also vetoed earlier in the week.
The Ramsey County Attorney’s Office has launched a new criminal investigation into how top officials at the Twin Cities Archdiocese handled the case of a convicted pedophile priest.
Five young terror suspects accused of trying to join ISIS all entered not guilty pleas Wednesday at a hearing in federal court in Minneapolis.
Federal authorities announced Tuesday a superseding indictment charging a total of seven Minnesota men with conspiring to help the Islamic State.
Four people have been arrested for allegedly breaking into a historic Litchfield church with the intention of looking for ghosts.
Gov. Mark Dayton is not wavering in his threat to veto any education bill that doesn’t include more money for Minnesota schools and funding for universal pre-K, his top officer said on Sunday.
Defenders of some Minnesota men accused of trying to join ISIS say the FBI entrapped them. The government charged four men and two of their friends with trying to go overseas: Mohamed Abdihamid Farah, 21; Adnan Abdihamid Farah, 19; Abdurahman Yasin Daud, 21; Zacharia Yusuf Abdurahman, 19; Hanad Mustafe Musse, 19; and Guled Ali Omar, 20.
Five Minnesota terror suspects will remain in jail, at least for now, as they wait for their trial. But a judge left the possibility open that he would consider putting them in halfway houses or some other less restrictive setting.
Unprecedented security is expected Tuesday when four of six Minnesota terror suspects arrested last month appear in federal court in Minneapolis.
United States military bases are on their highest alert in four years Friday night. While a Pentagon spokesperson stressed it was not due to a specific threat, a WCCO investigation has found a specific tweet on April 30 listing the address on a U.S. military base of a top U.S. general in charge of leading the U.S. response to ISIS.
A fugitive Minnesota terror suspect was back on Twitter Tuesday, spreading false information about a Texas attack to ISIS sympathizers. WCCO reported Monday how the Minnesotan known as Mujahid Miski encouraged one of two gunmen involved in an attempted attack on a Texas event.