A Maple Grove family is dealing with the tragic death of their 12-year-old girl.
Her parents still have no idea how Grace Heitzig died just over one week ago, and they may never find out.
A woman who says she was sexually abused as a child by a Catholic Priest told her story openly and shared her name for the first time on Monday. Marie Mielke said Father Michael Keating sexually abused her beginning when she was 12 years old back in the late 1990s.
Twin Cities criminal defense attorney Joe Tamburino is not directly involved in Brian Fitch Sr.’s case, but told WCCO-TV the defense team faces major challenges heading into Monday’s trial.
A Minneapolis husband and wife are still getting used to their unexpected fame. Jessica Devins set out to surprise her husband, Michael, with a creative way to let him know she’s expecting. They posted the video of the big reveal on YouTube Christmas Eve, and within weeks, the video got more than six million views and was all over social media.
President Obama asked Congress for a government program to make community college tuition-free for two years on Friday.
Bitter cold weather means hospitals are expecting to see more cases of frostbite. Dr. Ryan Fey at Hennepin County Medical Center said he has about current patients with severe frostbite.
A cold blast of weather Sunday night into Monday morning meant furnace repair businesses in the Twin Cities saw a spike in business. Several repair companies told WCCO-TV they saw two to three times more calls for repairs than on an average day.
Three men in Minneapolis saved a woman who might have frozen to death on New Year’s Eve. The three say they never hesitated to run toward the screams and help.
Dozens of Minnesotans gathered outside the state capitol Saturday night to say thank you to police officers who have paid the ultimate price.
Brooklyn Park police are investigating the death of a 6-year-old little girl. She died Saturday night, and investigators are being tight-lipped about how it happened.
Nine Twin Cities police officers are among the estimated 25,000 paying their respects to one of the officers shot to death in New York.
Being a loyal customer, Misty Maurer and her children had been wowed by all that dazzles inside one little store at St. Cloud’s Crossroads Mall. Already a busy full-time student and mom, Misty heard the owner of Bling was looking to sell. The owner has a fitting name — Joy. “She talks to you like you’re best friends and you’ve known each other all your life,” Misty said.
It’s hard to find anywhere that’s open on Christmas Day. But there’s one restaurant in Little Falls that’s open and giving out free food.
A 25-year-old St. Paul mother is accused of drowning her 6-year-old daughter after an argument with her boyfriend Tuesday morning. She now faces one felony count of second-degree murder.
fter an awful start to the flu season, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) now reports the state is on track to experience one of its worst years for norovirus.
A protest is in the works that could potentially disrupt a busy final holiday shopping weekend at Mall of America. It’s part of the national “Black Lives Matter” movement in response to recent police shootings of unarmed black men, including Michael Brown and Eric Garner.
Hundreds of people in Owatonna came out to Morehead Park on Sunday to remember Shannon Zwanziger, a 17-year-old who died on Tuesday after having the flu.
A White Bear Lake man hopes his home security camera footage will lead to an arrest of the man who stole from him. John Felton says he was sitting at work on Thursday and got an alert on his tablet that there was motion activity detected outside his house.
Minnesota is dealing with a widespread flu outbreak. The Minnesota Department of Health reports the outbreak started in southern Minnesota, but now they are seeing an increase in cases in central Minnesota and the Twin Cities metro area. Hennepin County Medical Center officials say its doctors are treating 25 out of about 165 patients hospitalized for flu in the state.
December marks the start of peak flu season. State Health officials warn every-day spots like grocery store are common places to pick up the virus. “Going to mall, going to store, going to church,” said Doug Schultz of the Minnesota Health Department.
A Minnesota high school is feeling the full effects of the flu season, including the death of one of their classmates. According to her family, 17-year-old Shannon Zwanziger had been suffering from flu-like symptoms for about a week and had also been battling a severe sore throat. Her parents took her to a hospital as she was unable to eat or drink anything.
After 20 years, a woman is accusing her foster parent of sexually abusing her when she was a child. The Scott County Attorney’s office has charged 59-year-old Daniel Alvin Hennen with six counts of criminal sexual conduct. He is now out on bond. Detectives say Hennen ran a foster care service with his wife, Connie Hennen, out of his home in Jordan for several years in the 80s and 90s.
A group of bicyclists in Minneapolis asked the city council Tuesday to make some changes to better separate bikes and cars. The council will vote on Mayor Betsy Hodges’ budget proposal Dec. 10, which asks for $750,000 to build protected bike lanes across the city.
Many shoppers still look forward to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but sales promotions are starting earlier and lasting longer. That means fewer shoppers were in stores or buying online the weekend after Thanksgiving compared to last year, and analysts expect that to continue on Monday.
Bargain hunters were out awfully early Friday morning getting a jump start on their holiday wish-lists. The National Retail Federation says 140 million shoppers will search for the best deals this weekend.