Child care is becoming more expensive and harder to find in Minnesota, making it out of reach for some families, reports Caroline Cummings (2:02). WCCO 4 News At 5 - May 10, 2021
Thursday Is Mental Health Action DayNew research from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services shows a significant increase in the number of children diagnosed with mental health conditions.
5 P.M. Next Weather ReportTornado watches are in effect for a large area of southeastern Minnesota until 10 p.m.
Ex-Viking Works To Provide College Aid For Single ParentsAnthony and Lori Barr founded Raise the Barr. The mother and son are helping single parents escape generational poverty through education.
Hail Falls Across Twin CitiesThe hail ranged in size from a penny to a quarter, and dented a number of cars in the downtown area.
4 Boys Arrested After Crash Outside State CapitolSt. Paul Police say five boys, ranging in age from 12 to 15, were involved in stealing two cars.
Principal Charged In Undercover Prostitution StingProsecutors say 38-year-old Mohamed Selim tried to hire a person he thought was a minor for sex.
4 P.M. Next Weather ReportChris Shaffer has the latest on this Next Weather Alert day.
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Noon Next Weather ReportThe chance for severe weather on Thursday afternoon is concentrated in the southeastern part of the state, with the threat of damaging hail, winds, and possible tornadoes.
Duck Goes Through Window Of State Patrol Helicopter, Pilot InjuredA Minnesota State Patrol pilot is recovering after a duck went through the windshield of a helicopter.
4 Boys Arrested After Crashing Stolen Vehicle Outside MN State CapitolThe House was in session on Wednesday night when it went into lockdown.
St. Cloud State Student Awarded $111 Million In Botched Surgery CaseA Minnesota federal jury found a St. Cloud medical center botched the surgery of a then-19-year-old college student in a procedure that left "catastrophic" damage to his left leg, and awarded him over $111 million in damages.
Exciting Things To Check Out At Minneapolis’ Farmers MarketsIf you love fresh produce and local products, you have plenty of opportunities. More than 20 markets in the Farmers Markets of MPLS collaborative will be operating outdoor markets this season.
Preview: Bow Wow Film Festival Returns To MinneapolisThe Bow Wow Film Festival returns to the Parkway in Minneapolis this Sunday.
Minnesota Parents Turn To Social Media To Help Find Baby FormulaPauleen Le has tips on finding baby formula during the shortage.
Tips For Colorful ShrubsNow is a great time to plant shrubs in your landscape. AnnaMarie from Bachman’s Nursery joined us Thursday morning.
9 A.M. Next Weather ReportRiley O’Connor has the latest on this Next Weather Alert day.
4 Your Money: Wall Street’s Recent WoesMinneapolis-based Target, along with other big retailers, reported disappointing earnings and the question is whether inflation is already doing its damage.
Nordstrom Workers In Minnetonka Accused Of Stealing $400K In High-End MerchandiseTwo workers at a suburban Twin Cities department store are accused of stealing more than $400,000 in high-end merchandise and trying to sell it on eBay. One has been charged.
4 Boys Arrested After Crashing Stolen Vehicle Outside Minnesota State CapitolA police pursuit of a stolen vehicle came to a chaotic end just outside the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul Wednesday evening. Police say four boys, ages ranging from 12 to 15, were arrested in the incident.
Kayakers On Minnesota River Found Human Skull That Turned Out To Be Nearly 8,000 Years OldLast year, two kayakers in southwestern Minnesota found a fragment of a human skull that dates back nearly 8,000 years.
Morning Update: Mental Health Action Day, Baby Formula Shortage And MoreIt’s Mental Health Action Day, more on the baby formula shortage, a skull nearly 8,000 years old found in SW MN, and more.
Parents Take To Online Groups Amid Baby Formula ShortagePresident Biden is invoking the defense production act to increase the manufacturing of baby formula and he is also authorizing the pentagon to use its military cargo plans to fly in formula from overseas producers.
Nordstrom Workers Accused Of Stealing $400K In High-End MerchandiseThe Minnetonka Police Department says that two people were arrested on May 4 after police executed a search warrant on a home in nearby Plymouth. Inside, detectives found purses, shoes, jackets, and other high-end items totaling around $400,000.