Alcohol Likely A Factor In Crash That Killed St. Paul FatherA family is mourning after a St. Paul father was killed by a drunk driver in Isanti County Thursday night. Thirty-one-year-old Michael Becker was driving north on Highway 65 at about 11 p.m. when another driver veered into his lane and hit him head-on.
Minn. Attorney General Goes After Car Donation FoundationThe nation's largest nonprofit for car donations is accused of misleading the public about millions of dollars worth of donations. The Car Donation Foundation is accused of paying $36 million to two corporations owned by the executives who managed the charity between 2011 and 2014.
Kylie's Kids: Update On JojoWe have some of the best Children's Hospitals in the country right here in the Twin Cities. Each Monday, we like to share some the remarkable stories of the patients, and once in a while offer some special updates.
WCCO Helps Grant 11-Year-Old Jack's Make-A-WishAs part of Accomplish Minnesota, we've held Wishes in Flight phone drives, where viewers have donated miles to help make kids' dreams come true, and we've helped facilitate others, like when we built a treehouse on the 'CCO rooftop. But on Monday, WCCO got to grant a wish.
Accomplish With Kylie: Make-A-Wish's Meet & GreetersAny child who has had chemotherapy gets to make a wish with Make-A-Wish Minnesota. There are so many ways to get involved and help make these wishes a reality, and one includes a commitment of only a few hours.
Eagan Boy Uses Make-A-Wish For Food Truck CharityWhen Make a Wish said they'd grant him a dream, Lucas wanted to serve those who've served him, in a food truck.
Kylie's Kids: Meet JoJoJoJo is fighter. The 11-year-old is working hard to fight Pleuropulmonary Blastoma, a rare type of lung cancer, for the second time.
Car Burglarized at Hospital After Family Gets Great NewsMinneapolis Police are reminding people not to leave valuable belongings in plain sight of your car, no matter where you park. A family from Colfax, Wisconsin learned the hard way after parking their car at Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis in a paid multi-level lot.
Accomplish MN: 'Make A Wish' Recipient Hits The Ice With Hockey HeroesEarlier this week, WCCO introduced you to Gabe, a competitive 12-year-old from Vadnais Heights. He couldn’t play sports while doctors treated him for lymphoma but now, he’s cancer free. This week, Gabe had some special moments with his hockey heroes.
Accomplish MN: Samantha Gets Her Wish Of Meeting A MermaidSamantha Crook is a sweet, soft-spoken first grader with a ready smile. But over the last two years, she's had to overcome a lot. "In Samantha's case, she was never sick. She was sick for just about two to three days before she was diagnosed, so we had no indication," Samantha’s mom, Teri Crook, said.
Accomplish MN: WCCO Helps Grant Gabe's Make-A-Wish DreamWCCO is trying to raise 20 million airline miles to grant wishes of kids around the state for Make-A-Wish Minnesota, and we’re having a little fun in the process! WCCO is holding a #Race4Wishes around the Twin Cities. WCCO TV's Kylie Bearse and WCCO Radio’s John Williams will compete against WCCO TV's Matt Brickman and 12-year-old Gabe from Vadnais Heights is the other team.
Accomplish MN: Make-A-Wish Recipient Noah Heads To AtlantisAll day Wednesday, WCCO will be sharing the stories of Minnesota kids that Make-A-Wish Minnesota helps. WCCO is trying to raise 20 million airline miles for these kids, to help their wish come true. With the help of our viewers we can send kids like Noah on the trip of a lifetime.