MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — From a major blizzard expected on the east coast to Target executives making visits to homes, here are the four stories to know for Friday, Jan. 22.

Major Blizzard Expected On East Coast

Several states on the east coast have declared states of emergency ahead of what’s expected to be a massive blizzard.

Thousands of flights have been cancelled and the D.C. metro system plans to shut down.

The national weather service says the snowfall, expected to continue from late Friday into Sunday, could easily cause more than $1 billion in damage.

Target Making House Calls

Target executives have been making home visits to better understand consumer choices and shopping habits.

Target’s CEO says customers are getting more digitally savvy and harder to pin down. He hopes that looking through the closets and cupboards of Target shoppers will bring new insight.

Fmr. Oklahoma Officer Sentenced To Life

A former Oklahoma City police officer will spend the rest of his life in prison for raping and sexually victimizing women while on the job.

A judge sentenced Daniel Holtzclaw to 263 years in prison. He was convicted last month on 18 counts, including four first-degree rape counts.

Holtzclaw maintains his innocence and his lawyer says he plans to appeal.

Westminster Kennel Club’s 7 New Breeds

Organizers of the Westminster Kennel Club dog show showed off 7 new breeds that will join the competition this year.

Among them are the Bergamasco and Miniature American Shepherd.

This is the 140th Year of the show.

The two-day competition will be held at Madison Square Garden on February 15th and 16th.

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