WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-red01, ww color red

New Brighton

(credit: Minnesota State Patrol)

Man Pulled From Burning SUV Thanks Good Samaritan

A Minnesota man pulled from his burning car is getting the chance to thank the man he calls his hero. Michael Johannes was trapped inside his SUV after it caught fire Sunday night on 35W in New Brighton. He frantically tried to free himself, but the doors wouldn’t open.

07/01/2014

(credit: Minnesota State Patrol)

Good Samaritan Saves Man From Burning Car In New Brighton

Authorities said a Woodbury man saved another man’s life Sunday after pulling him from a burning car on I-35W in New Brighton. The Minnesota State Patrol said the incident happened at about 6:40 p.m. on I-35W and County Road D.

06/30/2014

accident, crash, road, skid marks, generic

Minnesota Couple Dies On I-70 Near New Castle

couple from Minnesota was killed and their 13-year-old granddaughter seriously injured when the vehicle they were in was struck from behind by a semitrailer on an Indiana interstate and pushed into the back of a different tractor-trailer and another vehicle, authorities said.

06/22/2014

(credit: CBS)

Wife Of Man Who Killed New Brighton Neighbor Faces Criminal Charges

The wife of a man accused of killing his neighbor in New Brighton, Minn. now faces criminal charges, according to the Ramsey County Attorney’s office. Paula Zumberge, 50, was charged Thursday with one count of aiding and abetting second-degree murder and one count of aiding and abetting second-degree attempted murder.

05/08/2014

(credit: CBS)

Woman Shot In Deadly New Brighton Feud Speaks Out

A New Brighton father and son made court appearances Wednesday on charges relating to the fatal feud with neighbors over feeding deer.

05/07/2014

(credit: Anoka County)

New Brighton Man Charged In Neighbor’s Shooting Death

A 57-year-old New Brighton man has been charged in Monday night’s double shooting that left a man dead and a woman injured. Neal Curtis Zumberge has been charged with one count of second-degree murder in the shooting death of Todd Stevens.

05/07/2014

(credit: CBS)

1 Dead, 1 Injured After Neighbor Dispute Over Feeding Deer

Charges are expected to be filed by noon on Wednesday against the New Brighton, Minn. man accused of shooting at a couple who lived across the street.

05/06/2014

(credit: CBS)

Police: 2 Shot, 1 Dead After Neighbor Dispute In New Brighton

Two people were shot, one fatally, after a dispute between neighbors hit a boiling point in New Brighton Monday night. According to authorities, residents called police to the 2500 block of Knollwood Drive around 8:30 p.m. in regards to a neighbor dispute.

05/05/2014

(credit: New Brighton Police)

New Brighton, Fridley & Mpls. Police Team Up To Find Armed Robbers

Minneapolis, New Brighton and Fridley police departments are asking for the public’s help in identifying two armed men who may have robbed two gas stations in the past week. The first robbery happened at 5:45 a.m. last Friday at a New Brighton gas station near Silver Lake Road and West River Road East, according to Minneapolis Police. Investigators think the same men may have robbed a Fridley SuperAmerica at 5667 University Ave. NE on Thursday morning, also at 5:45 a.m. A shot was fired during Thursday’s robbery, but no one was injured.

04/03/2014

(credit: New Brighton Department Of Public Safety Facebook)

New Brighton Officials Search For Suspects In Armed Robbery

The New Brighton Department of Public Safety is asking for the public’s help in locating the suspects involved in an armed robbery at a gas station. At approximately 5:54 a.m. Friday, NBDPS responded to a report of a robbery involving a firearm at a gas station at Silver Lake Road and West County Road E, according to the NBDPS Facebook page.

03/28/2014

(credit: CBS)

New Brighton Brothers Create Incredible Snow Shark

Three local brothers are taking the art of snowman making to a whole new level. For the third year in a row, the Bartz brothers – Connor, Trevor and Austin – are making a snow sculpture in their yard in New Brighton. Every year they choose to make an aquatic animal out of snow. In the past, they’ve created a pufferfish and a walrus out of the white stuff. But this year, you could say they’re jumping the shark.

12/28/2013

(credit: CBS)

Excellent Educator: Bel Air Elementary’s Greg Miller

Greg Miller has been keeping kids physically fit at Bel Air Elementary School in New Brighton for 39 years and he’s become a favorite among the kids. And that’s exactly why he does what he does: It’s for the kids.

09/27/2013

Minnesota State Capitol, St. Paul, st paul, generic, government

St. Louis Commissioner Joins Minn. Senate Race

A Republican commissioner from northern Minnesota’s St. Louis County is officially launching his bid to be the GOP’s candidate for U.S. Senate. Chris Dahlberg of Duluth launches his campaign Thursday on the front porch of a home in the Twin Cities suburb of New Brighton.

09/26/2013

Day Care Drunk

Neighbors Upset After Uninsured Driver Plows Through New Brighton Yards

Three families are left reeling after a crash in New Brighton last week. On Sept. 10, a truck driving three times the speed limit blew through a stop sign and went through three yards, destroying everything in its path.

09/20/2013

road closed, detour, construction

I-694 & I-494 Closures Challenge Weekend Drivers

If you’re heading out Saturday morning, start planning your detour. Some big freeway closures will likely cause backups and headaches. In the New Brighton/Shoreview area, eastbound Interstate 694 between I-35W and Lexington Avenue is closed. And in Bloomington, I-494 eastbound is closed between Highway 100 and 35W.

09/06/2013

more