As Many As A Million Expected For Pope's Last Mass In USGreeted by throngs of cheering faithful at every turn, Pope Francis is to cap his whirlwind visit to the United States in an entirely fitting way — Mass for the masses on Philadelphia's grandest boulevard — while also spending time with inmates at its largest jail.
History Lover's Travel Guide To PhiladelphiaIndependence Day is almost here. This year, make plans to visit our nation’s former capital, Philadelphia, and experience history up close and in person.
WCCO Investigates DHS Court Monitor's $1M Bill To Minn. TaxpayersFederal Judge Donovan Frank appointed Court Monitor David Ferleger to make sure Minnesota follows orders to fix serious abuses of disabled patients. And he acts as a court-appointed consultant, making sure the state keeps a promise to reform Minnesota's sex offender treatment program.
Body Of Ecolab Executive Discovered In Amtrak WreckageThe body of an executive at St. Paul's Ecolab was recovered from the wreckage of Amtrak 188 in Philadelphia Thursday. Bob Gildersleeve is the eighth casualty in the crash which also injured 16 people Tuesday night -- eight of whom are in critical condition. All are expected to survive.
Positive Train Control System Could Have Prevented CrashThe deadly Amtrak derailment near Philadelphia appears to be yet another accident that didn't have to happen. It could have been avoided if a long-sought safety technology had been installed on its tracks and trains, according to information gathered by accident investigators.
Minnesota Adds Philadelphia Prep Wing To Recruiting ClassMinnesota has added Philadelphia prep standout Ahmad Gilbert to its recruiting class. The Golden Gophers announced that Gilbert signed a national letter of intent on Tuesday.
MSP Flights To East Coast Canceled Over Snow FearsMore than a dozen flights to the east coast from the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport have been canceled in anticipation of a major snowstorm. According to the latest reports from MSP Airport, at least 15 Monday flights to destinations ranging from Boston to New York to Philadelphia have been canceled.
Best Chinatowns In AmericaDive deep into the culture of China by visiting one of America's finest Chinatowns. Many of these communities were established by early immigrants looking for a place to feel like they are back home.
Best Beer Destinations In AmericaMany vacations are planned around different things, including visiting historical sites, the beach and different wineries. Beer enthusiasts can also have the vacation of their dreams by planning a beercation.
Vikings' Latest Issue: Lots Of InjuriesIn a span of 14 days, the Vikings have gone from a 1-0 start to a 1-2 record. Adrian Peterson's image has been all but wiped from the franchise, and major injuries are piling up, from their starting quarterback to their starting tight end.
PA Food Truck Explosion May Lead To Change In MN StandardsMinnesota's food truck businesses are revisiting safety measures after a dangerous incident in Philadelphia on Tuesday. A mother and daughter working inside a Philadelphia food truck were critically injured, and at least 10 others were hospitalized after an explosion.
Minnesota Makes Presence Felt Again At NHL Draft Minnesota has once again played a prominent part of the NHL draft. Fifteen natives of the State of Hockey had their names called in Philadelphia this weekend.