MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Here are the news stories you need to know from Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016.
The remains of Jacob Wetterling have been found on a Stearns County farm. Danny Heinrich, a person of interest in the case, led authorities there. He is in jail on federal child pornography charges. Jacob was 11 years old when he was abducted from St. Joseph. Authorities expect to be able to give more details in the case early this week.
Nurses at five Twin Cities hospitals plan to go on strike at 7 a.m. Monday. They work at Abbott Northwestern and the Phillips Eye Institute in Minneapolis, United in St. Paul, Unity in Fridley and Mercy in Coon Rapids. Talks broke off early Saturday between Allina Health and the Minnesota Nurses Association.
Pope Francis Canonizes Mother Teresa
Pope Francis declared Mother Teresa a saint in front of thousands of people at the Vatican Sunday. The Catholic nun devoted her life to helping the poor in India. Pope Francis said she bowed down before those who were spent, left to die on the side of the road. Mother Teresa died in 1997.
The Minnesota Vikings have a new quarterback. He is Sam Bradford from the Philadelphia Eagles. The Vikings gave up a first and fourth round draft pick to get him. Bradford has had two ACL surgeries. Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater tore his ACL last week.