'We Have An Increase In Isolation In Society': Alcoholism-Related Deaths On The Rise Among WomenThe research did find that overall more men than women are still dying from complications from alcohol.
Klobuchar Grills Kavanaugh On Drinking At Nomination HearingDemocratic Senators renewed their calls for an FBI investigation on Brett Kavanaugh, including Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar.
Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation Helps Those Affected By AlcoholismThe Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is a force of healing and hope for individuals, families and communities affected by addiction to alcohol and other drugs.
Nonprofit Helps Minnesota Veteran Overcome AlcoholismPeople from all walks of life can struggle with addiction, and the Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge program helps them give back to others who are going through similar experiences.
Grandmother Overcomes Drugs To Help Other AddictsOn Wednesday, Dec. 9, WCCO is hosting a phone bank as part of our "Trees of Hope" series. WCCO will be raising funds for Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge. MnTC helps thousands of people overcome drug addiction and lead healthy and productive lives.
Police: Recent Contact With Wetterling Suspect Focused On BrotherDanny Heinrich, the person of interest in the Jacob Wetterling disappearance, moved to Annandale eight years ago. That is where he was arrested at his home last week. The community questions how he went under the radar for so long. Authorities told WCCO they knew Heinrich, but not for the reason you would think.
Wild Welcome Back Assistant Coach After 'Huge Mistake'Minnesota Wild assistant coach Darryl Sydor has returned to the team following a drunken driving incident this summer. Sydor took the ice for practice Tuesday, his first this season with the Wild.
Lottery Official Suing, Says She Was Wrongly Fired Over AlcoholismA fired Minnesota lottery official is suing to get her $109,000 per year job back. She is arguing that she was discriminated against because of her alcoholism. The Minnesota Lottery fired Johnene Canfield this spring after she returned from a leave of absence and a stint in rehab following her December 2014 DUI arrest.
Study: Being Alone As Bad As Smoking, Excessive DrinkingMore Americans are choosing to live alone than ever before. And while it's healthy to have "down time" by yourself, one study says too much alone time may shorten your life. Researchers at Brigham Young University studied 3 million people.