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Car Burglarized at Hospital After Family Gets Great News

Minneapolis Police are reminding people not to leave valuable belongings in plain sight of your car, no matter where you park. A family from Colfax, Wisconsin learned the hard way after parking their car at Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis in a paid multi-level lot.

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Body Found In Apple River ID’d As Missing St. Paul Man

The Ramsey County Medical Examiner has identified the body of a man found last Sunday in Wisconsin’s Apple River. The Somerset Police Department says 29-year-old Kevin Rhines, of St. Paul, was found in the river near Village Park.

9 hours ago

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Prime Wildfire Conditions Lead To Wis. Red Flag Warning

State officials say there is an extremely good chance of wildfires in central Wisconsin. The National Weather Service and the Department of Natural Resources has issued a Red Flag Warning for Saturday for Wood, Adams, Juneau, Monroe and Jackson counties through 7 p.m.

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Maple Grove Bar Accidentally Sold Spotted Cow, Owner Says

A Twin Cities bar owner says his staff didn’t think through a decision to sell a beer that’s banned from bars in Minnesota.

04/17/2015

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St. Croix River Stabbing Suspect Charged With Homicide

A teenager accused of stabbing a father of five while fishing on the St. Croix is expected in court this afternoon. The Polk County Sheriff’s office says 19-year-old Levi Arce-Kendall turned himself Thursday afternoon.

04/17/2015

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Suspect In St. Croix River Stabbing Turns Himself In

The man suspected of stabbing and killing a father of five during a fishing excursion has turned himself in.

04/16/2015

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Wisconsin Confirms 2nd And 3rd Outbreaks Of Bird Flu

Wisconsin has confirmed its second and third outbreaks of a form of bird flu that’s deadly to poultry.

04/16/2015

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Attorney Seeks Bail Modification In Slender Man Stabbing

The attorney for a 12-year-old Wisconsin girl accused of stabbing a classmate to please the horror character Slender Man has asked that her bail be reduced and she be allowed to move to a residential treatment center.

04/16/2015

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Canine Flu Outbreak Hits Midwest, But Not Minnesota

The Midwest has become the epicenter of a canine flu outbreak. While the virus has not appeared in Minnesota, it has been detected in Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio.

04/16/2015

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Father Of 5 Stabbed, Killed In St. Croix River Fishing Dispute

Authorities are investigating after a western Wisconsin man was stabbed to death after a fishing dispute near the St. Croix River Tuesday night. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office said the incident happened at about 9:45 p.m. Tuesday.

04/15/2015

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Wisconsin Records 1st Outbreak Of H5N2 Bird Flu Strain

Wisconsin has confirmed its first case of a dangerous bird flu strain that has struck several other Midwest states. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday that it has confirmed the highly pathogenic H5N2 strain in a commercial flock of 200,000 chickens in Jefferson County of southeastern Wisconsin.

04/13/2015

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Black DA To Decide Charges Against White Wisconsin Officer

In several high-profile U.S. cases in the past year, white prosecutors have declined to charge white police officers who killed black men. That won’t be the case in a recent police-involved shooting in the Wisconsin capital of Madison, where the decision about whether to charge the white officer rests in the hands of a liberal biracial prosecutor who identifies as black.

04/11/2015

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Wis. Gov. Signs Bill Allowing For Liquor Sampling At Stores

Samples of hard alcohol will soon be offered at liquor and grocery stores in Wisconsin under a bill Gov. Scott Walker has signed into law.

04/09/2015

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Obama: Gov. Walker’s Approach On Iran Deal Would Embolden Enemies

President Barack Obama said Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker would be taking a foolish approach if he follows through with vows to revoke a nuclear deal with Iran if elected president.

04/07/2015

NDIANAPOLIS, IN - APRIL 04: Vitto Brown #30 of the Wisconsin Badgers celebrates with teammates after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 4, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Wisconsin defeated Kentucky 71-64. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Rothstein: X-Factors To Watch In Duke-Wisconsin Championship Game

The Blue Devils have young talent that’s ready to bolt for the NBA in a year or so, while Wisconsin’s personnel has withstood the test of time.

04/06/2015

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Couple Accused Of Locking Daughter In Basement Due In Court

A Wisconsin mother and stepfather accused of locking their 13-year-old daughter in a cold basement with no running water are due in court.

04/06/2015

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - APRIL 04: Aaron Harrison #2 of the Kentucky Wildcats reacts in the post game press conference with Andrew Harrison #5 and Willie Cauley-Stein #15 after being defeated by the Wisconsin Badgers during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 4, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Wisconsin defeated Kentucky 71-64. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Five Things: Duke Dominates And Badgers Beat The Unbeaten

The Blue Devils and Badgers play for the title tonight at 9:18 p.m. ET on CBS.

04/06/2015

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NCAA Basketball Title Game Has Minnesota Ties

WCCO has been your home for the NCAA Basketball Tournament. The championship game Monday night may not include a Minnesota team, but it will have some strong Minnesota ties.

04/05/2015

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Records: 19-Year-Old Killed By Officer Trusted Police

Police released hundreds of documents Friday related to the fatal police shooting of a 19-year-old man in Madison, including records that show he told his mother he trusted police after a 2014 arrest.

04/05/2015

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Minneapolis Federal Reserve to start Indian Country center

The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis plans to start a national center to spur development on Indian reservations, which have been plagued by poverty passed down through generations, according to the Fed bank’s outgoing president.

04/04/2015

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1 Dead After Fiery Crash In Richmond, Wis.

One person is dead after a car crash Friday morning in Richmond, Wisconsin. The St. Croix County Sheriff’s office says the crash happened at about 11:42 a.m. on County Highway A, just south of West Richmond Way.

04/04/2015

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Wis. Woman Charged With Trying To Strangle Party Goer

A Mount Pleasant woman is accused of beating and strangling another female at a birthday party.

04/02/2015

CLEVELAND, OH - MARCH 28: Head coach John Calipari of the Kentucky Wildcats looks on with his team and their trophy after defeating the Notre Dame Fighting Irish during the Midwest Regional Final of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on March 28, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Which Team Will Win The NCAA Basketball Title?

There are plenty of story lines for each squad as Kentucky, Wisconsin, Michigan State and Duke head to Indianapolis for the Final Four. Duke and Michigan State face off first Saturday night, then we get Kentucky against Wisconsin for a night cap. The winners meet Monday night for the national championship. So which team will be celebrating when it’s all over?

04/02/2015

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Trooper Who Died In The Line Of Duty To Be Buried

The young trooper killed in a confrontation with a bank robbery suspect in Fond du Lac is being laid to rest.

03/30/2015

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Hundreds Expected At Memorial For Slain Wisconsin Trooper

A 21-year-old Wisconsin state trooper killed in a shootout with a bank robbery suspect is being remembered in his hometown.

03/29/2015

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