Burnsville Incident Shows Risks Children Face On Social MediaCharges are expected Thursday against a Burnsville man <a href="http://cbsloc.al/1pE532v">after two 13-year-old girls he met through social media spent the night at his home</a>. The case highlights the potential risks social media can pose for kids.
What Are This Year's Top Halloween Costumes?It's the first day of October, which means Halloween is now just around the corner. Don't have a costume idea yet? Not to worry -- a recent ranking just released may be able to help.
CDC: US Children Consume Too Much SaltA new report states that children are consuming too much salt. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 90 percent of children in the U.S. aged 6 -18 have too much salt in their diet. Most of the salt is coming from processed and restaurant foods.
Kids Collect Backpacks Donated From 'Simon Says Give' FundraiserWCCO helped accomplish something that will make going back to school a little easier for thousands of families Sunday. You may remember the phone bank to help "Simon Says Give" raise money for backpacks and school supplies.
Good Question: Who Is Caring For Our Kids? Returning to work after having a child can be a stressful time for many parents – from worrying to about childcare to simply worrying about their child. According to Child Care Aware, almost 11 million children under the age of 5 are in some type of child care.
5 Fun Ways To Turn Your Backyard Into A Water Park For KidsBeat the heat and the doldrums with water fun in your own backyard.
1 Year Later, Both Parents In Same-Sex Couples Have Legal RightsIt's been over a year since same sex couples have been allowed to legally wed in Minnesota. And in the months since gay marriage has been legal, for some couples, like Tara and Amy, the process of starting a family has changed, as well.
Family Friendly Guide to Minneapolis AquatennialThe Minneapolis Aquatennial celebrates if 74th year with a celebration filled of fun events for the entire family. The 2013 Aquatennial kicks-off in the heart of Downtown Minneapolis with a jam-packed weekend of fitness, music, water, and historic activities.
Create DIY Road Trip Survival PacksRoad trip survival packs should include everything to keep the family safe and occupied while on a road trip.
Study: Kids More Likely To Gain Weight During The SummerA new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that some kids are more likely to gain weight in the summertime.
Kids Learn To Cook At Eden Prairie Summer CampSummer camp is not always basket weaving and camp fires, some kids attending camp this summer will learn how to cook. WCCO’s Edward Moody visited Eden Prairie’s Way-Cool Cooking School to learn more about the types of classes offered to students. Way-Cool Cooking School has All Day camps Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Disney On Ice Presents Frozen Adds Additional Mpls Performance Disney on Ice presents Frozen has added an additional performance to its 2015 tour in Minneapolis due to high demand for tickets. 'Frozen' takes guests into the winter wonderland of Arendelle and tells the story of the royal sisters Elsa and Anna. Kids of all ages are invited to dance and sing along with the shows songs, including "Let It Go."
FBI: Child ID App Could Be A Lifesaver The FBI wants parents to download an app that could be a lifesaver. The FBI's Child ID App allows parents to send photos of their child, along with details such as height and weight to thousands of law enforcement officers with just one touch.
Free Vision Tests Expand Into St. Paul Public SchoolsHundreds of thousands of kids in St. Paul will soon be getting a better education. It's not because their teachers are doing anything different. It's because they'll be able to see the board and their books better.
Study: Nearly 2,000 Kids Injured From Baby Gates Each YearA new study shows the number of children injured by baby gates has nearly quadrupled in the past 20 years.