MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – From an airplane crashing in Colombia and killing 76 to Twin Cities workers rallying for higher minimum wage, here is a look at the top four stories from Nov. 29, 2016.Violence Free Minnesota Finds Help For Domestic Abuse Survivors
A plane carrying a Brazilian soccer team crashed in Colombia Monday night. Officials said there were 81 people on board, including nine crew members. Seventy-six people died. Only 5 survived.
The team was flying to Colombia to play in the finals of a regional tournament.
For now, investigators are looking at a possible electrical failure aboard the aircraft. But they are not ruling out the possibility the plane ran out of fuel.
The driver of a school bus in Tennessee that crashed and killed six children will be in court Tuesday.
Johnthony Walker, 24, faces six counts of vehicular homicide. Records released Friday show this is his second school bus crash this year.
They also show students and administrators had raised concerns about Walker’s driving.READ MORE: Saint Paul Regional Water Services Is Well-Equipped To Handle Heat And Drought
Hourly workers across the country are fighting for a higher wage by going on strike.
Fast food workers In Minneapolis started their demonstration outside a McDonald’s on Nicollet Avenue early Tuesday morning. During that time, police removed some protesters who were sitting in the middle of the road.
This is all part of an effort called Fight for 15 — Day of Disruption.
Workers are also expected to hold a march at the U of M at 6 p.m. pushing the same message.
Apple Products On Holiday Wish Lists
The holiday shopping season is in full swing, and according to one survey Apple products are at the top of a lot of wish lists.
An annual holiday spending survey of 1,000 shoppers ranked the iPhone as the most desired gift, followed by a Macbook and an Xbox.MORE NEWS: What Health Information Can Employers Require From Their Workers?
Fitbits and hoverboards saw a drop in popularity.