A Minnesota mother blames a background check mistake for ruining her reputation.
The trouble started for Lorie Wosmek after she’d spent years volunteering in the Remer School District.
One year ago, a WCCO investigation found some Minneapolis residents waiting more than three minutes for their 911 calls to be answered. Dispatchers exposed what they called dangerous staffing levels leading to those long wait times.
A Minnesota family is suing a restaurant for what they consider a fatal mistake. Scott Johnson died last summer after eating pancakes at a Bemidji restaurant. He suffered from a severe dairy allergy since birth. The Johnson’s said they were told the restaurant’s gluten-free pancakes were also dairy-free.
A Minnesota family wants restaurants to make changes after an allergic reaction took the life of their son.
Scott Johnson, 16, had a severe milk allergy since birth. He died last summer after eating restaurant pancakes that his family thought were dairy-free.
How honest do we need to be with our kids when it comes to our money? It’s a question debated by Minnesota families every day.
New York fashion week is wrapping up, and now it’s our turn. The Minnesota Red Dress Collection is an annual fashion show that pairs locally-designed red dresses with celebrity models to raise awareness of heart disease in women.
A plane from Atlanta skidded off a runway at LaGuardia Airport while landing Thursday, crashing through a chain-link fence and coming to rest with its nose perilously close to the edge of an icy bay.
A bill to better protect Minnesota’s firefighters from an invisible danger has been introduced at the state Capitol. The proposal would ban cancer-causing chemicals from furniture and children’s products.
For more than two decades, Minnesota’s most dangerous sex offenders have been locked up a second time after serving prison sentences. They’ve been committed to indefinite detention in treatment programs.
Now, more than 700 sex offenders are suing the state saying that’s unconstitutional.
So we wondered: How do our neighboring states handle sex offenders? Do they get out? And what happens when they do?
When the Oscar for Best Actress was presented Sunday night, Alzheimer’s Disease was also cast into the spotlight.
They are companies that claim to clean up your credit — for a price. But the growing industry of credit repair is surrounded by controversy. WCCO-TV looked into one such business under fire for its business practices in Burnsville.
The Fargo, North Dakota and Moorhead police departments are releasing more information Monday on a Minnesota college student who was murdered last fall after just a month away from home.
A Minnesota college student was murdered last fall after just a month away from home. Now, Tom Bearson’s parents are speaking out for the first time about their son’s mysterious death.
Moore got an Oscar nod for her role in “Still Alice,” playing a woman plagued with the same horrible disease as 50-year-old Sandy Oltz.
The Minnesota National Guard has just over 13,000 active soldiers and airmen. Of course, they’re not the only ones who feel the effects of deployment. Their families do, too.
A mother charged with giving her son medical marijuana months before it becomes legal in Minnesota wants her case to be dismissed. Angela Brown went back to court Wednesday. She is facing jail time for treating her 15-year-old son with cannabis oil after he suffered a traumatic brain injury in a baseball game.
It’s a popular gift during the holidays, but a Twin Cities couple has a warning for those thinking of placing an order with one door-to-door meat dealer that delivers all across Minnesota.
The disease often goes undetected until it’s too late for the women who get it, but groundbreaking research at the University of Minnesota could mean ovarian cancer is discovered much earlier.
Making a big-ticket buy will make anyone nervous. From a house to a car, one question is usually top of mind: can I afford it? Three families told WCCO what they hoped to buy, and a financial adviser crunched the numbers.
Looking for a unique way to celebrate the holidays? The Dinner Detective is an interactive murder mystery dinner theater experience. Solve a hilarious murder case while you feast on dinner.
A Garth Brooks fan is celebrating an unforgettable week after her show-stopping moment in Minneapolis.
Carissa’s made it her mission to celebrate each baby born with Down syndrome with the delivery of Jack’s Basket. With more than $8,000 in donations and countless gifts, she has enough to fill more than 130 baskets for hospitals.
It’s state tournament time in Minnesota, and it will cost more for some schools to make the trip this year. The Minnesota State High School League has warned schools to expect smaller reimbursement checks at the end of the school year. Mayer Lutheran may only be home to 180 students, but on Friday nearly all of them made the 45-mile trip to St. Paul to see their team compete on the volleyball court.
Surveillance video shows metro nurses scrambling to get away from a man wielding a metal bar. A patient, 68-year-old Charles Logan, first swings a bar through the nurse’s station.
One in 68 children has autism. But in some Minnesota communities, kids are being diagnosed at a considerably higher rate — and nobody knows why. WCCO spent six months documenting what it’s like for one Twin Cities family navigating a complicated system of care. By now, Nick St. Sauver has grown used to the constant questions. As an 11-year-old, he has been asking them himself nearly his whole life.