200 People Became American Citizens Tuesday In RichfieldThe naturalization ceremony was held at Richfield High School (0:49).WCCO 4 News At Noon – Feb. 21, 2017
Trumps Speaks Out Against Antisemitism, Unveils Immigration GuidelinesCraig Boswell reports from Washington D.C. (1:45). WCCO 4 News At Noon – Feb. 21, 2017
Minn. Lawmakers Call Attention To Opioid EpidemicMary McGuire reports from the Capitol, where lawmakers held a press conference Tuesday to raise awareness on the issue that, according to health officials, kills nearly 100 Americans a day (2:27). WCCO 4 News At Noon – Feb. 21, 2017
Homeland Security To Unveil New Policies To Speed Up Deportations; Audio ExcerptThe Department of Homeland Security recently proposed new orders expanding the classes of immigrants subject to expedited deportation proceedings. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly issued the two memos on Friday, proposing 10,000 new ICE officers and 5,000 more Board Patrol Agents.
Tom Hoch Announcing Run For Minneapolis Mayor Tuesday; Audio ExcerptTom Hoch, the former head of the Hennepin Theatre Trust, is expected to announce his run for Minneapolis mayor Tuesday. Hoch will join the field that is challenging Mayor Betsy Hodges, Hoch filed papers for a campaign committee with Hennepin County earlier in February.
Herzing University Building Evacuated After Bomb Threat; Audio ExcerptA Twin Cities college had a scare Monday evening. According to the Crystal Police Department, a student in the Herzing University library at 5700 West Broadway received a call on his cell phone while he was in the library at around 7:00 p.m. When he answered, an unknown person told him there was “a bomb where you are right now,” and hung up the phone. Crystal Police officers evacuated the building while the Minneapolis Bomb Squad swept the building with a K-9 unit. Students and faculty were allowed back into the library after officers found nothing unusual or suspicious.