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Nicholas Briski-Smith, 25, Charged With Illegal Possession Of Firearm, AmmoOfficers reported they recently saw Briski-Smith leave his residence and drive away in a stolen vehicle. While placing him under arrest, officers found a loaded shotgun affixed to his chest.
CDC Expected To Return To Recommending Indoor Facemasks For Some Amid COVID SurgeMinnesota has one of the higher vaccination rates in the country right now, but Minnesota Department of Health commissioner Jan Malcolm says more Minnesotans still need to be vaccinated because she said there are a few pockets of vulnerability.
COVID In Minnesota: 1,000+ New Cases Reported; CDC Expected To Backpedal On Mask GuidelinesMinnesota health officials reported Tuesday 1,032 new cases of COVID-19 and three additional deaths as the Delta variant continues to spread, pushing case counts and hospitalizations to levels not seen since spring.
Mayo Clinic To Now Also Require Workers Be VaccinatedThe Rochester-based medical system said the “vast majority” of its employees are already vaccinated. But it said all employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or complete an opt-out process by Sept. 17.
4 Men Arrested Amid Investigation Into Duluth ShootingsAuthorities in Duluth say that four men were arrested Monday morning in connection to an ongoing investigation into shootings in the city.
Mayo Clinic Remains Nation's Top-Ranked HospitalThe rankings were determined by hospital service in 15 areas of “complex specialty care,” along with 17 bellwether procedures.
Woman In Custody Dies In Western Wisconsin JailAn investigation is underway after a woman died over the weekend while in custody in a western Wisconsin jail.
Boy In Lakeville Injured In Apparent Fireworks AccidentAuthorities in Lakeville say a boy was taken to a local trauma center Monday afternoon with unspecified injuries.
Minnesota Weather: Heat Advisory For Southern Minnesota; Late Severe Storms PossibleBefore this heat wave breaks, it's going to get steamier in Minnesota and bring more chances for severe storms.
Minneapolis Fire Department Unsure What Caused 'Monster Campfire' Near Stone Arch BridgeThe Minneapolis Fire Department said a pile of old tree limbs caught fire. Flames were so tall they were getting close to some main powerlines.
Investigation Underway After Minneapolis Firefighters Find Body Near ShorelineAuthorities in Minneapolis are investigating after a body was found Monday evening in the Mississippi River.
Itchy Eyes? Scratchy Throats? Allergies Likely Not To Blame This SummerMany Minnesotans who spent the weekend outdoors came out of it with itchy eyes and scratchy throats.
How Can People Limit Water Use At Home? Do Small Changes Make A Difference?Many Minnesotans have been asked to limit or stop watering lawns amidst our intense drought. But that's not the only place where conservation can happen.
Friends Remember Mack Motzko and Sam Schuneman, Killed In Orono CrashFriends are honoring the legacy of two young men that died in a car crash Saturday night.
Exclusive: Inside The Minneapolis Police 3rd Precinct EvacuationFor the first time, WCCO is sharing video of the final moments on May 28, 2020, as Minneapolis Police left the Third Precinct before vandals breached the building.

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Baseball Report: MLB's Trade Deadline LoomsThis week's Baseball Report looks at the looming trade deadline, the Baltimore Orioles' sweep of the Washington Nationals, and the slipping away of Trevor Bauer's career.
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In 10th Inning, Kepler's RBI Single Gives Twins 6-5 Win Vs TigersMax Kepler's RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning against All-Star closer Gregory Soto gave the Minnesota Twins a 6-5 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Monday night.
Vikings Sign WR Dede Westbrook, Waive Rookie Jaylen Twyman, Who Was Shot 4 TimesThe Minnesota Vikings have a new wide receiver on the roster, and to make room for the signing, they waived a rookie defensive tackle who was shot four times in Washington, D.C. earlier this offseason.
Vikings Training Camp 2021: What Fans Need To Know Before GoingThe Minnesota Vikings made a bevy of training camp announcements Monday, detailing what fans can expect when they attend the team's practices.
Mack Motzko, Son Of Gophers Men's Hockey Coach, Dies In Orono CrashMack Motzko, the son of Gophers men's hockey coach Bob Motzko, has died, the University of Minnesota confirmed Sunday.
Minnesotans At The Olympics: Who's Bringing Home Gold?One Minnesotan has already earned a gold medal at the Tokyo Summer Games, and several more will have their shot.
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