A Bloomington dentist accused of killing a beloved lion on a recent African safari has come under international fire. As people around the world continue to chime in on the issue, many are taking to the Internet.
A social media firestorm erupted at a diner in Maine and has spread across the web. It involves a toddler who couldn’t stop crying and a restaurant owner who couldn’t take it anymore.
A Minnesota man accused in a fatal stabbing along the St. Croix River was in court again Thursday to face accusations he violated the terms of his original bond.
A fugitive Minnesota terror suspect was back on Twitter Tuesday, spreading false information about a Texas attack to ISIS sympathizers. WCCO reported Monday how the Minnesotan known as Mujahid Miski encouraged one of two gunmen involved in an attempted attack on a Texas event.
Corden’s seemingly never-ending list of social media accounts to follow him on is both a hilarious joke and a commentary on the digital age humans live in now
Not since “less filling” vs. “tastes great” has there been a debate this all-consuming. One little cocktail party dress is getting the whole world to throw drinks in other people’s faces. The question of whether a dress posted on Tumblr is blue and black or whether it’s white and gold has everyone drawing clear lines in the sand.
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.
Police in Burlington, Vermont, say a social media post with threatening language aimed at the local high school was traced back to a juvenile in Minnesota.
The holiday shopping season is around the corner, and police have a warning: Don’t get packages delivered to your house when you aren’t there. Last Friday and Saturday in Champlin, police received two reports of packages stolen from doorways in the middle of the afternoon. But one of them happened at a house where a security camera was rolling, and the face of one of the thieves is clearly visible.
Minnesota had a beautiful fall. That could be seen in real life and all over social media. In fact, the last few months have been pretty incredible, with all the shots of the changing leaves.
The case of three teenage girls who possibly tried to join Islamic State militants poses vexing questions for U.S. officials about terror groups’ use of social media to recruit people inside the United States.
Despite the heavy publicity surrounding the scandal, many drivers evidently haven’t heard of the recall or haven’t grasped how serious the defect is…
Sexual assault charges against a high school tennis coach are the latest in a long line of cases were coaches have been accused of having sex with young teens. Charges were filed Monday against Daniel Hubbard-Wilson, a coach at the all-girls Visitation School in Mendota Heights, Minnesota.
Charges are expected Thursday against a Burnsville man after two 13-year-old girls he met through social media spent the night at his home. The case highlights the potential risks social media can pose for kids.
Attendance is up at the Minnesota State Fair and so is mobile data usage. Karen Smith, spokeswoman for Verizon Wireless says the increase in usage can be linked to the fact that we are sharing everything. She feels that people are using their phones more and more to not only navigate the fair, but also to share their fair experience.
Ramsey County authorities say the man suspected of shooting and killing his former lover early last week is likely relying on social media to find shelter while on the run from authorities. The Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office said that Lyle “Ty” Hoffman could be evading capture by using Craigslist and gay dating applications.
The Clay County attorney has disciplined two prosecutors who made derogatory comments about a jury on Facebook. KFGO-AM reports the assistant county attorneys posted the remarks after a jury found a man not guilty of sexual misconduct.
Minneapolis Police allowed WCCO to see firsthand how officers trained for handling last month’s “Dinkytown Disturbance.” Police say they were far more prepared for last month’s event than they were during the riot in 2003. Each of these police situations occurred after the Gopher men’s hockey team appeared in national championship games.
Going on a road trip? Here’s a list of great tips to make your outing that much better.
A Minnesota company drew a firestorm of criticism for changing their legal terms. So now, they’re changing them back.
It’s been 10 days since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared. Since that time, it seems like most everyone has a theory about what happened to the Boeing 777 on its way from Kuala Lampur to Beijing. Many WCCO-TV viewers have sent in their Good Questions on everything from the logistics to how planes work to why people never made phone calls. So, we thought we’d answer some of the Good Questions we’ve heard throughout the week.
An honors student athlete suspended over a two-word tweet about a teacher in the Elk River School District will attend school elsewhere. Senior Reid Sagehorn is talking publicly for the first time about the seven-week suspension that has many students at Rogers High School rallying on his behalf.
The Hennepin County Attorney’s office will not file criminal charges against anyone associated with a social media scandal involving a 17-year-old Rogers student-athlete.
A two-word tweet turned into a two-month suspension for the captain of the Rogers basketball team. And the controversy surrounding Reid Sagehorn’s tweet and subsequent suspension has students and parents upset and confused. “Reid is carrying the weight of every tweet that got put on that site and I don’t think that’s fair,” said parent Kris Hall.