'This Is Really A Boondoggle': Price Tag On Rest Stop Remodel Tops $7.2MOriginal plans had it opening seven months ago. Project delays and an eye-popping price tag have some lawmakers asking questions.
Lawyer Behind Disabilities Act Lawsuits Declares BankruptcyThe attorney who made headlines for suing small businesses that can't afford to fight back has filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Paul Hansmeier sues businesses, claiming discrimination against people with disabilities. Disability experts believe his motive is to make money, not make businesses more accessible, as he proclaims.
California Man Collects Cash For Veterans, But Fails To DeliverA man sold raffle tickets across the country claiming to raise money to help veterans. He brought in more than a $100,000. But WCCO learned where the money was really going, and it wasn't to veterans. And there are victims right here in Minnesota.
Mpls. City Council Gets Involved In Nicole Curtis ControversyCity leaders are stepping in after a WCCO Investigation found a well-known home rehabber is accused of stalling a Minneapolis remodel. The city sold a house on Hillside Avenue in north Minneapolis to Nicole Curtis for $2 two years ago after she saved it from demolition.
WCCO Investigates: State Patrol Crashes From 2014From being struck on traffic stops to dangerous chases, the Minnesota State Patrol logged nearly 300 damaged cruisers last year. A WCCO investigation looked at what can happen on the road in the course of a year.
Parents Of At-Risk Teens Weren't Warned After Sex AssaultThe mother of a teenager who says she was sexually assaulted says her daughter's attack should have been prevented. Ashanti Lymon is charged with criminal sexual conduct in her case, and in another one. WCCO investigated and discovered Lymon previously pleaded guilty in a similar case, but was allowed to stay in a program for at-risk teens. WCCO's Jennifer Mayerle investigates why parents of kids in the program weren't warned.
Former Minnesota Man Played Key Role In Inciting Texas Terror AttackA WCCO Investigation has found that a Minneapolis man wanted for terrorism encouraged one of the shooters in Sunday's attack at a cartoon contest in Texas. Both attackers died when a police officer returned fire at the event in Garland.