A Cold Spring, Minn., man and restaurant owner came forward Friday to claim a $1 million Minnesota raffle prize, state lottery officials say. Carlos Vega Vega stopped by the Roseville lottery headquarters with his wife and son to claim the big Minnesota Millionaire Raffle prize. He had bought the winning ticket at the JM Speedstop on 2nd South Street South in Waite Park, Minn.
Traffic was slow going Monday afternoon in many parts of the metro due to snow and icy conditions. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, there were more than 300 crashes statewide since 9 a.m., and more than 100 vehicle spinouts and cars in ditches. Shelly Walstrom ended up off the road on Highway 36 near Rice Street in Roseville. She says she waited an hour for help.
A Chicago man was sentenced Friday to more than 26 years in prison for the sex trafficking of a teenage girl – which may be the longest sentence ever given in Minnesota for such a crime. According to the Ramsey County Attorney’s office, Arteco Marvell Rhodes, 38, was found guilty on Nov. 1 on one count of engaging in sex trafficking in the first degree and possession of child pornography. Rhodes met the defendant, a 15-year-old girl, in Chicago in March, and asked her if she “wanted to make money and be part of the family.” Within weeks, Rhodes drove the teen and a 19-year-old woman from Chicago to the Twin Cities in a conversion van.
It may be a frozen Friday night outside, but arenas throughout the state were heated up by boys’ high school hockey action. David McCoy was in Lakeville, and reported on our featured game: Lakeville North vs. Benilde.We also had cameras capturing the other hockey showdowns.One of the many standout performers at last week’s Prep Bowl was a running back who became a quarterback, then became a big playmaker. The ASPIRE Athlete of the Week is St. Croix Lutheran’s David Ponath.
The Roseville gymnastics team won a state title a year ago. As the team works toward another championship, they do so with a coaching staff that believes culture creates destiny.
A Minnesota father says he owes his life to his friends after his heart stopped during a pick-up hockey game. In September, 57-year-old Scott Rodriguez of Roseville collapsed and stopped breathing while playing hockey at the Richfield Ice Arena.
The man accused of running down two Army recruiters with a Jeep last month in Roseville now faces two additional charges that could, following a conviction, add decades to his prison sentence.
A Crystal man is in custody Wednesday morning after police said he admitted to robbing a bank. Video from a police squad’s dash came shows them pulling up to a car with the man standing there, then he throws his arms up in the air. An officer walks toward him, gun drawn to make the arrest.
It’s that time of year. Playoff season.
A night before heavy rains were to descend on Minnesota, it was time to start thinking of high school football playoffs and conference champions. As usual, we had cameras at Friday night’s biggest games. And for our featured game, we sent David McCoy to watch Eden Prairie taken on Minnetonka.
We are surrounded by wildlife here in Minnesota. Every once in a while you’ll see a sick or injured animal. The Twin Cities is home to one of the largest independent wildlife medical centers in the nation.
Ramsey County Attorney John Choi calls it a disturbing and shocking case. A Minneapolis man with a lengthy criminal record ran down two Army recruiters at a Roseville crosswalk on Tuesday, dragging one of the men nearly three-quarters of a mile.
Ramsey County prosecutors will consider charges against a man accused of striking two U.S. Army recruiters and dragging one of them under his SUV. Police say the two uniformed recruiters were struck Tuesday afternoon as they walked near the Crossroads shopping center in Roseville.
Two army recruiters were injured Tuesday afternoon after being hit by a vehicle in a parking lot across from Rosedale Mall. The vehicle kept going, dragging one of the men under the car then fled the scene, according to authorities.
ROSEVILLE, Minn. (WCCO) — If you’re like many Minnesotans, you try to find ways to incorporate wild rice into your recipes. But have you ever tried wild rice pancakes or sausage? You can sample both […]
The Guitar Center in Roseville is hosting its first ever rock festival geared toward female musicians and music professionals Sunday.
Roseville Police have identified the two men involved in a murder-suicide that happened Thursday afternoon. Police say 44-year-old Cheng Vang from Roseville shot and killed his wife’s co-worker – 33-year old Joseph Yang from Brooklyn Park – before turning the gun on himself. The incident happened at 4:15 p.m. in the parking lot of CPI Card Group in the 1900 block of West County Road B2, where Cheng’s wife, Yong Vang, worked with Yang.
It’s another big week in high school football across the Twin Cities as now every team has a game under their belt and tangible film to look at. Now we’re in Week 2. Some teams are looking to build on a successful opening win, while others are hoping to celebrate their first win of the fall.
Heading into the Labor Day weekend, a growing labor movement is gaining traction across the United States. It’s a union-backed effort known as “Fight for 15” and it involves fast food employees who believe they should make $15 an hour.
The hot weather forecasted for Tuesday will have lots of people looking for some relief. It should be a popular day for lakes, pools and water parks around the Twin Cities. Lake Josephine in Roseville is likely to be a popular spot in Roseville Tuesday as much of the Twin Cities is under a heat advisory from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Police in Roseville have identified the victim following a car chase that ended with the driver drowning in a lake in Arden Hills over the weekend. The incident started at about 9:30 p.m. Saturday on Cleveland Avenue in Roseville. The driver crashed three miles away.
Police in the north metro are investigating a chase that ended with the suspect’s body being pulled from a lake. It started around 9:30 p.m. Saturday night when a Roseville police officer noticed a problem with the car’s tail light.
The joke had always been that 45-year-old Paul White’s long-term financial plan was the lottery, and on Thursday it paid off in full as the Ham Lake man won the Powerball jackpot. During a Thursday press conference White was handed the $149.4 million check.
The Roseville Police Department says it’s looking to interview people who may have been sexually assaulted by a massage therapist accused of criminal sexual conduct.
The underpass of Highway 36 on Fairview Avenue in Roseville is temporarily closed due to flooding after a sudden downpour late Saturday afternoon. According to WCCO Radio’s Edgar Linares, a car was submerged on Fairview Avenue in waist-deep water. “Police are on both sides of the underpass stopping cars from going in there,” Linares said. “It doesn’t look like any one is inside the car. There’s some people standing off to the side, but they’re not letting anyone go through that particular section of the road.”