Bus Driver Shortage Has Some Twin Cities Families Turning To Rideshare Apps To Get Kids To SchoolA severe shortage of bus drivers means parents are finding other ways to get their kids to school. But some of those options could have negative consequences.
Twin Cities Schools Report Bathrooms Being Plundered For 'Devious Licks' TikTok ChallengeA nationwide TikTok trend involving students stealing items from their schools and posting swaggering videos online afterward has prompted at least two Twin Cities schools to crack down, boosting security and surveillance.
'They're Human Beings Just Like Us': Minnesota, Wisconsin To Welcome Hundreds Of Afghan RefugeesThe Biden administration says Minnesota will likely receive more than 300 people from the country after its government collapsed. Wisconsin will resettle about 400.
'All Around Me Is All This Chaos': North Minneapolis Residents Say They're Living In A War ZoneThe repetitive sound of gunfire continues to plague Minneapolis' North side community. On Thursday morning there were more gunshots, a juvenile struck and shots fired near an elementary school -- all before noon.
MN Supreme Court: Votes Will Be Counted On Minneapolis Public Safety Ballot QuestionThe Minnesota Supreme Court has determined that votes will be counted in the controversial Minneapolis public safety ballot question this fall. 
'This Is On The Way Up': COVID Cases Are Rising In Schools, State Health Officials SayRising cases of COVID-19 linked to schools is concerning public health officials who expect the frequency of them to increase over the coming weeks.
Sheriff: 1 In Custody, 1 At Large In Connection To 4 Minnesotans Found Dead In WisconsinOne person is in custody and a warrant has been issued for another suspect in connection to four Minnesotans found dead inside an abandoned vehicle in western Wisconsin.
Charges: London Bean Fatally Shot By 18-Year-Old Jeremiah Marquise Grady, Who Remains At LargeA criminal complaint has been filed against the older brother of 12-year-old London Bean, who was fatally shot last week in North Minneapolis on the first day of school.
Mille Lacs Lake Ends 'Catch-And-Release Only' Walleye Fishing SeasonBeing allowed to keep walleye on Lake Mille Lacs has been a debate in previous years, with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources co-managing the lake with Chippewa bands that have treaty rights.
Minnesota Weather: Drought Conditions Holding In Place As State Moves Into FallThe latest data from the U.S. Drought Monitor show that in the last week the state's areas of moderate and severe drought conditions across central and southern Minnesota remained much the same as they were when last week's report was issued.
More Than 300 Afghan Refugees May Soon Be Resettled In MinnesotaWhile tens of thousands of Afghans on military bases await resettlement in the United States, local officials say they expect more than 300 of those who escaped Kabul to be placed in Minnesota in the coming weeks.
Chanhassen Named Best Place To Live In The Country, According To Money MagazineMoney Magazine has named Chanhassen the best place to live in the United States.
In Kanabec County, A Family Takes Care Of A Minnesota-Shaped Pine ForestHow long do you think it would take to walk across Minnesota? The answer is about 5 minutes -- at least in Kanabec County.
After Another Assault, What's Being Done To Keep Downtown Mpls. Safe?An assault on Nicollet Mall turned a public safety advocate into a victim. The latest attack happened to a downtown resident in the middle of the day, and WCCO learned how police are working to make downtown safer.
Some Elective Surgeries On Hold As Minnesota Hospitals Face Staffing CrisisThe COVID-19 pandemic has been an 18-month grind that's only become more grueling for health care workers, so much so that their numbers are dwindling.