MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — From the highlights of the Democratic Debate to the Lynx’s Game 5, here are the four stories to know for Wednesday, Oct. 14.


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Reaction is pouring in following the first Democratic presidential debate of the campaign season.

Last night, all five contenders, including leading candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, sparred on a range of issues foreign and domestic.

While many pundits believe enthusiasm is back on Clinton’s side, Sanders is winning praise and more twitter followers, for his strong debate performance.

Lamar Odom Found Unresponsive

Questions surround former NBA player Lamar Odom this morning after he was found unresponsive at a brothel in Nevada.

He was taken to a hospital where he is believed to be in critical condition.

The ex-LA Clipper and ex-husband to reality TV star Khloe Kardashian was known to have dealt with drug problems in the past, but it’s unclear if drugs played a role here.

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Lynx’s Game 5

The countdown to tip off is on! It’s the winner-take-all Game 5 of the WNBA Finals tonight at the Target Center.

A Lynx victory would give Minnesota their third WNBA championship over the last 5 years. And it would be the first to win a title on home court.

The Lynx and Fever face off at 7 p.m.

Cubs Win! Cubs Win!

The Chicago Cubs won the National League Division Series in 4 games, clinching their first post-season series win at Wrigley Field in history!

Both American League Divisional Series games are going to Game 5 with the Texas Rangers and Toronto Blue Jays facing off at 3 today.

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The Houston Astros and Kansas City Royals play at 7.