'Ultimately This Virus Will Find You': Dr. Osterholm Pushes COVID Vaccine As Delta Variant SpreadsThe CDC on Friday said people who are unvaccinated are twice as likely to be re-infected with COVID-19 as vaccinated individuals. The news comes as concern over the spread of the Delta variant increases, and as large events are taking place.
WCCO Saturday Morning Links: August 6, 2021Here are links to the topics that Jennifer Mayerle and Mike Augustyniak covered on WCCO Saturday Morning.
'It's Just A Matter Of Time': Man Severely Hurt In Fiery Crash With Minneapolis Street Racer Fears RepeatA survivor of a fiery crash in the North Loop neighborhood of Minneapolis is concerned it could happen again.
Companies Have Year To Find Safer Alternative After Minnesota Bans Toxic Chemical TCEThe state became the first in the nation to ban TCE in 2020. The move followed two years of investigative reports by WCCO on Water Gremlin. Its Twin Cities plant had released unsafe levels of the cancer-causing chemical into the air for more than 15 years, resulting in a multi-million dollar fine.
How Feds Are Working To Crack Down On Crimes Committed With Illegal FirearmsAs the metro has seen an uptick in violent crime this summer, recently released Bureau of Criminal Apprehension statistics point to staggering numbers in 2020.
Mothers Create Podcast For Others Who've Lost A Child To SuicideTwo mothers who met during a difficult time turned their heartache into help for someone else. Toni Plante and Dr. Nora Flom started a podcast called "Totally Got Out of Bed." The phrase was their response when people asked how they were doing after losing their children to suicide.
Exclusive: Inside The Minneapolis Police 3rd Precinct EvacuationFor the first time, WCCO is sharing video of the final moments on May 28, 2020, as Minneapolis Police left the Third Precinct before vandals breached the building.
Sunflower Field Planted In Honor Of Buffalo Clinic Shooting Victims Starts To Bloom“It’s almost like she’s still here, and this is just representing that hope that she always was there to help and guide, and nurture us along," Donnie Overbay said.
Miracle League Gives Participants A Veritable Field Of DreamsThe Miracle Field is a place that brings teammates together, and encourages fun. It's a space where everyone can be themselves.
3M Open Golf Tournament Is Telling Patients' Stories In A Special WayWhen the 3M Open Golf Tournament kicks off on Tuesday, spectators will find plenty of reasons to smile.
'I Got A Ticket For Driving While Black': Video Released Showing Rep. John Thompson's Traffic StopWhere Thompson lives is part of the controversy surrounding the traffic stop, leaving some asking if he was truthful about where he was living when he filed to run for state office.
How Have DOJ Probes Impacted Other Cities' Police Departments?The Department of Justice opened an investigation into Minneapolis police in April, following the conviction of Derek Chauvin in the murder of George Floyd. It will look at use of force, and determine if the department engages in discriminatory policing.
It Could Take Months For Minnesota's Federal Agents To Start Wearing Body CamerasFive of the 12 outside agencies that are part of the U.S. Marshal's Task Force have suspended their involvement until body worn cameras are used. That includes Anoka, Dakota, Hennepin and Ramsey County Sheriff's Offices.
Terrance Franklin Killing: BCA Considers Opening Investigation Into Deadly 2013 Minneapolis Police ShootingThe Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is considering opening an investigation into a fatal 2013 Minneapolis police shooting.
'You Can't Find A New One': High Demand, Low Inventory Leave Boat Buyers AdriftThe demand for boats and other watercraft has skyrocketed during the pandemic, while inventory has stayed relatively flat. Manufacturing shutdowns have added to delays.