MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — From guilty pleas expected in a Carver County murder to Volkswagen in court, here are the four stories to know for Thursday, April 21.Kaprizov Scores Twice, Wild Roll To 5-2 Win Against Devils
Guilty pleas are expected in court Thursday from two men accused of killing a 90-year-old farmer in Carver County.
Earl Olander was found dead at his rural San Francisco Township home in April 2015.
Olander had hired one of the men to paint his house.
Investigators arrested Reinol Vergara and Edson Benitez after Benitez left behind a bible when he moved out of an apartment in St. Paul.
They found savings bonds with Olander’s name inside the bible — connecting them to the crime.
Volkswagen representatives will be in court Thursday as well to provide a specific plan for bringing nearly 600,000 diesel cars into compliance with clean air laws.
This follows an emission cheating scandal that came out this past year.
The German automaker is said to be close to announcing a deal to compensate U.S. owners affected.READ MORE: Shawn Clement, 36, Charged In Connection With 100+ Catalytic Converter Thefts
Snapchat is taking some heat for their latest filter.
The app designed a filter to honor legendary reggae icon Bob Marley but many are calling it racist and an example of “blackface.”
Marley’s face is superimposed over the user’s selfie.
Snapchat released a statement saying it’s meant for people to share their appreciation for Marley and his music.
It’s national High Five Day.
It started in 2002 at the University of Virginia.
A group of students set up shop on the main quad of the campus and gave out high fives and lemonade.
It’s now spread and every year people celebrate by high fiving their friends, family, co-workers or even strangers.MORE NEWS: How Did Minnesota Get So Many Lakes?
National high five day happens the third Thursday in April every year.