The father of a teen who died of a synthetic drug overdose last year spoke about the dangers of drugs as part of a community forum.
The American soldier at the center of a controversial prisoner swap with the Taliban is being charged with desertion. Last year, the Obama administration traded five Guantanamo Bay prisoners in exchange for the release of Bowe Bergdahl.
A family of three narrowly escaped a house fire earlier this week in Mahtomedi. The Bonifas family woke up to see flames outside their home early Monday morning. They lost five pets in the fire that engulfed their house in minutes.
A Twin Cities fifth-grader caught the attention of the White House by raising money for childhood cancer.
Two women got DWIs on the same morning for driving the same car.
It happened just after 6 a.m. in Lino Lakes late last month. The incident was captured on dash cam video, as police pulled over the car on the side of I-35 with both women inside.
A Minnesota woman says a co-worker violated her but she was shocked to learn he didn’t commit a sex crime. We should warn you, the details of the story are disturbing.
A Totino Grace student who captured the spirit of her high school football team has been given an award after her death.
On the heels of Target’s announcement to cut thousands of workers over the next two years, Governor Mark Dayton met with Target’s top executive on Monday. Allina Psychologist Lauren Fogel said there are things employees can do when fearing a layoff.
A 48-year-old Forest Lake hockey director has been arrested and charged after he allegedly stole a shuttle bus belonging to a bar and drove away with it while intoxicated, according to St. Paul police.
A WCCO story has prompted a state representative to propose a change in the law to help Good Samaritans.
Last summer we reported on a nurse practitioner who stopped to help after witnessing a car crash. She felt penalized when she was stuck with a hefty bill after needing medical attention herself.
The plan to extend the Southwest Light Rail corridor overcame an obstacle Friday to keep the plan on schedule. If an agreement hadn’t been reached, it could have cost the state an extra $100 million or more.
In times of great grief, we often look for meaning. That came in an unexpected way for a Red Wing woman after losing her husband earlier this month. Brad Einck was an organ donor, and what he shared with one person was particularly powerful.
WCCO has learned about more complaints against Brooklyn Park company Breakaway Sportswear. The company sent over-sized jerseys to a youth hockey team in Wisconsin. The Stoughton Hockey team got the jerseys late, in the wrong color and they were big enough to fit an adult.
A youth hockey team is upset about jerseys they ordered from a Minnesota company.
A volunteer firefighter was severely injured while responding to a call early Monday morning. Ryan Sabo was responding with the all-volunteer Gibbon Fire Department, offering mutual aid at a welding business in nearby Fairfax. A steel bi-fold door fell on him, pinning him underneath.
There has been an outpouring of support for the family of a man who died recently while playing in a pond hockey tournament. Greg Riebe suffered a heart attack at 46. He collapsed after a game at the North American Pond Hockey Championships on Lake Minnetonka last month.
There has been an outpouring of support for the family of a man who died while playing in a pond hockey tournament. Greg Riebe suffered a heart attack at 46. He collapsed after a game at the North American Pond Hockey Championships on Lake Minnetonka last month. His wife, Kate, says he had an undiagnosed genetic heart condition. And she said it’s the strength from friends and family that keeps her going.
Family, friends and classmates of a teenager killed in a car accident gathered Friday night to remember her.
Anna Bird was a 14-year-old freshman at Prior Lake High School.
A Twin Cities day care fed up with repeated break-ins, set up a camera and caught the thief in the act.
There is a place down an old Minnesota country road where musicians from all over the world come to make music. There is a mystique about Pachyderm Studio, where rock legends have made a name for themselves and everyone who walks through the door finds focus, instead of intimidation.
The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating how a convicted felon had access to a weapon and led authorities on a day-long manhunt that ended with the suspect’s death inside a Jordan home early Wednesday morning.
The family of David Winters is pleading for him to end the manhunt and turn himself in Tuesday night.
An arrest has been made in connection to the shooting at New Hope city hall that left the gunman dead and two police officers hurt. The arrest is related to how Ray Kmetz acquired the gun used.
Pork prices are going down. They had skyrocketed about a year and a half ago when a virus hit the hog population hard, killing millions nationwide. The Minnesota Pork Producers Association said farmers lost 7 percent to 8 percent of their herd.
Minnesota-based Yoplait yogurt enlisted the help of Minnesota fashion designer Christopher Straub to re-imagine the cups with a Signature Collection offered exclusively in Target stores.