4 Things To Know: 9/11 Remembered, Shock In Greenwood & MoreThese are the four big stories to be aware of on Friday, Sept. 11. They include a memorial ceremony commemorating the victims of 9/11, and the start of Rosh Hashanah.
At Ground Zero, 9/11 Anniversary Now Both Public And PrivateAfter years as a private commemoration, the anniversary of Sept. 11 at ground zero now also has become an occasion for public reflection on the site of the terror attacks.
4 Things To Know: Chris Christie In MN, Memorial Opens For 9/11 & MoreFrom Presidential hopeful Chris Christie visiting Minnesota to a Sept. 11 memorial going up in Pennsylvania, here are the four stories to know for Thursday, Sept. 10.
Lightning Causes Outage Of Pierce County 911 SystemLightning struck a microwave tower in Pierce County late Monday evening, causing an outage of the 911 phone system.
Jurors Hear 911 Call In Second Day Of Zumberge TrialJurors heard some riveting audio Thursday in the murder trial of Neal Zumberge. He's the New Brighton homeowner accused of shooting his neighbor to death in a long-simmering dispute over feeding deer.
Good Question: Why Do We Use The Numbers 911 For Emergencies?Every day, 650,000 people call 911. For some of us, it is the first phone number we learn. It has become such a part of our lives that we even hear stories of 3-year-olds using it to get help. So, that had Kendal and her great-aunt Cathe wondering: Why do we use the numbers 911?
'My Brother Shot Me': 911 Transcripts Released In Shooting Deaths Of Officer, SonRecently released 911 transcripts paint a chilling picture as to what occurred in a fatal shooting of an Elk River police officer and his 27-year-old son.
1 Year Later, Have Minneapolis 911 Call Times Improved?One year ago, a WCCO investigation found some Minneapolis residents waiting more than three minutes for their 911 calls to be answered. Dispatchers exposed what they called dangerous staffing levels leading to those long wait times.
Franken: Report Is Reminder Torture 'Immoral'U.S. Sen. Al Franken says a report showing the U.S. brutalized scores of terror suspects after the Sept. 11 attacks is a reminder that torture is immoral. Franken reacted Tuesday to the Senate Intelligence Committee report accusing the CIA of misleading political leaders about what it was doing with its interrogation tactics.
Man Arrested In MN In 9/11 Plot Seeks Role In Civil Terror CasesThe man who became known as the "20th hijacker" from the Sept. 11 attacks wants to testify in lawsuits filed by victims of terrorism. The imprisoned Zacarias Moussaoui recently wrote to federal courts in New York and Oklahoma, claiming he can offer inside information about the inner workings of al-Qaida.
Teddy Bear Band To Play At Lake Harriet's 9/11 Tribute ConcertThursday night's annual Minnesota 9/11 tribute concert at the Lake Harriet Bandshell is a time for reflection and solemn music. But this year there's an added twist. The Teddy Bear Band plays its fun and participatory music for kids for the first time ever at the 9-11 concert. Manager, singer and bass guitarist Richard Erickson says they aren't changing their upbeat act.
Hodges Wants To Hire More 911 Operators In Mpls. The mayor of Minneapolis hopes hiring four additional 911 operators will mean more consistent response times. Mayor Betsy Hodges says 911 calls are answered, on average, within 6 or 7 seconds.
Reality Check: Is Jesse Ventura ‘Controversial’? Former Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation trial had a day off in St. Paul federal court Friday after a week of surprising revelations. Among them, Ventura testified in court that he doesn't know if he's controversial, or if he says anything provocative.
911 Emergency Lines Back Up After OutageThe 911 emergency line is back up and running after an outage Saturday afternoon affected multiple counties in the metro area. According to officials, a routing outage is affected 911 calls that were made from landline phones. According to Century Link, the 911 line was down in Sherburne, Stearns, Wright and Benton counties.
She Called 911 From Mpls., But The Operator Picked Up In NYCA woman called 911 in the middle of the night in Minneapolis and an operator picked up five states away. It happened to Faye Lewis last month when she made the emergency call from her cell phone.