A former nuclear power plant employee has been charged with making terroristic threats. According to court documents, 58-year-old Robert Johnson threatened union officials after losing his job at the Monticello nuclear power plant.
A Cloquet car dealership is getting a lot of attention by offering a very unique deal. During the month of May, they are offering a free handgun with the purchase of a car. If you spend close to $4,995 on a new vehicle, you automatically have the option of a free Ruger handgun or a lawn mower.
Prosecutors say a Minnesota man accused of trying to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group told an informant he’d kill FBI agents if they tried to stop him, while another told friends he’d “spit on America” at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Parents in North Minneapolis are on edge tonight after a man lured two boys away from their neighborhood.
Neighbors say they saw a stranger approach two 5- and 11-year-old boys and then walk with them away from their homes.
There’s a new concept in apple trees that’s starting to take off: trees that produce two different kinds of apples like Honey Crisp and McIntosh. The trees are called Apple Twist, and are grown at a farm in Wisconsin. But you can now find them at places like Leitner’s Garden Center in St. Paul.
An ex-tennis coach, serving time for sexually assaulting a girl, is facing new accusations he tried to contact his victim again.
A Minnesota company that says it’s helping troops overseas is coming under scrutiny from the Better Business Bureau.
If you are looking to buy or sell a home in the Twin Cities, this may be your best opportunity in nearly a decade.
Experts say Twin Cities home buyers signed more than 6,300 purchase agreements in April. That’s the most since the summer of 2005.
After a day of going full-speed, it’s often hard to put on the brakes and simply coast into sleep mode.
WCCO photojournalist Melissa Martz can relate to that problem.
On a warm spring night, Anoka County homeowners are indoors, spending an evening learning about an insect that’s invading their property.
Minnesota lawmakers got a visit Wednesday from a well-known celebrity chef and food writer lobbying to save the “Snowbate” tax credit for production companies. Andrew Zimmern greeted House members, some of whom took selfies with the famous chef.
In 2011, a diagnosis changed Steve Stefano’s life. The former North St. Paul quarterback and basketball player was diagnosed with ALS. He is now confined to a wheelchair and uses a breathing tube.
The Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight is bringing attention back to the sport of boxing.
And for one Twin Cities boxing trainer, the timing couldn’t be more perfect.
The walleye opener is just 11 days away, and anglers could be dealing with some shallow lakes. The majority of the state, about 92 percent, is experiencing moderate drought conditions. Less than 20 percent of the state was that dry last year at this time.
With so many farms and turkeys affected by avian influenza, some grocery chains are wondering how shoppers will react.
Earlier this year, Google quietly introduced a new feature that may raise some eyebrows. The mega search engine announced that you can now download your entire search history. As long as you’ve been logged in, Google has saved each and every search.
It’s been nearly five years since a cancer diagnosis ended a promising football career for Connor Cosgrove. He was a wide receiver at the University of Minnesota when he was diagnosed with leukemia in 2010. He had to stop playing football, and underwent years of chemotherapy treatments.
What was supposed to be one of the happiest times in a mother’s life turned into a struggle for survival. On February 23, Leia Arntson-Bacig gave birth to her daughter Ripley. Eight days later, Leia suffered a stroke and had severe bleeding in her brain. She was put in a medically-induced coma.
It’s hockey night at the Walesch household in Hanover, and as usual the MVPs are 9-year-old Brett Walesch and his brother, 7-year-old Luke.
A Minnesota farmer-turned-inventor thinks he has a solution for cutting down on soil erosion. Over the years, he became concerned about soil erosion on farm fields. So, he invented a piece of equipment that he says is good for both the environment and for crops.
It may be spring in Minnesota, but Tuesday’s weather was all over the map.
We saw snow in the northern part of the state, but thunderstorms in parts of southern Minnesota.
A smartphone appears to have captured a Minneapolis police officer threatening a teenager. Seventeen-year-old Faysal Mohamed says the video — recorded on March 18 — shows an officer talking to his friend after they were pulled over.
In Otsego, crews are working to put out multiple fires that have spread within a housing development near 53rd Street and Radford Avenue Northeast.
It’s been a month and a half since a dance team’s state title was protested by their competitors. Last month, the Faribault dance team won the State 3-A high kick competition.
The five teams they were competing against refused to take their places during the ceremony.
It has now been nine days since a Twin Cities boy vanished outside his home. A van dropped Barway Collins off at his apartment building in Crystal after school last Wednesday.