MOCA Continues Fight Against Ovarian Cancer Through Fundraising ResearchNow through Christmas, WCCO is shining a light on Minnesota groups who could use your help to make the season brighter. It's our "Trees of Hope" campaign. To kick off the campaign, WCCO is decked out in teal to support MOCA – the Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance.
Snow, Cold Doesn't Keep Black Friday Shoppers At BayIt is officially on – deep discount shopping has begun all over the metro. Best Buy opened at 5 p.m., with lines beginning at 12 p.m. Target at Ridgedale opened at 6 p.m., lines there began at 3:30 p.m.
Black Lives Matter Protesters Stand Firm As Federal Investigators ArriveIt's been one week since Black Lives Matter protesters started occupying a Minneapolis police precinct and Sunday night, the protest continues. The protesters are camping out in front of the fourth precinct in north Minneapolis. They say they will stay there until tapes are released in the shooting of Jamar Clark.
University Steps Up Security At TCF Bank StadiumAbout four thousand miles west of Paris, new security precautions are in place. Because of last week's attacks, security at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis is expanded up this weekend.
Dozens Of Hounds Surrendered To Humane SocietyFifty-three northern Minnesota hound dogs are getting a chance at a better life. The dogs were surrendered to the Golden Valley Animal Humane Society a few weeks ago. Staffers there say a man had dogs for years. He never got them fixed, so they kept reproducing.
Mayo Developing Blood Test For Concussion DetectionDays after the Vikings' quarterback took a major hit to the head, new research suggests there may be a new way to detect concussions by way of a simple blood test. Researchers at Orlando Health found that a blood test correctly identified traumatic brain injuries in 94 percent of the cases studied.
'More Than Names' Flag Unveiled At Wild-Jets GameThree words you've likely heard often on WCCO lately: "More than Names." Tuesday evening is the unveiling of a project thousands of you have helped us put together.
Cameras Flick On In Minnesota's Criminal CourtroomsA pilot project allowing cameras in some criminal court hearings has begun in Minnesota district courts. The project that began Tuesday is limited to hearings that take place after a defendant is convicted in certain types of cases.
YouTube Surfing Leads To Charges In String Of Catalytic Converter TheftsA night of YouTube browsing led to an arrest after a thief made off with several catalytic converters over the summer. Surveillance video from A-Scape Landscaping in Shakopee shows someone driving up in a blue Taurus, going up under a car and cutting out a catalytic convertor before taking off.
Judge: Heinrich Will Stay In Jail, Is A Potential Risk To CommunityThe person of interest in the Jacob Wetterling case was back in court Wednesday on child pornography charges. An FBI agent also testified in court about evidence linking 52-year-old Danny Heinrich to Wetterling's abduction and other sexual assaults of young boys.
Cholesterol Medication: Do We Need It? Maybe Not, According To One StudyIt’s estimated around 50 percent of Americans over 40 have considered or decided to take cholesterol-lowering drugs. But a new study involving a local cardiologist suggests their chances of having a heart attack are actually minimal.
Minnesota Allergist Aims To Wipe Out Allergies By Toughening Immune SystemsBaseball games, school lunches and chocolate candy, just a few of the places you can find peanuts. But what is an indulgence for some is a demon for others.