Several Minnesota Cities Monitoring Residents’ Social MediaNearly 200 cities across the country are using artificial intelligence to keep an eye on what you say online.
Anton Lazzaro, Prominent MNGOP Donor Charged With Sex Trafficking, Denied Home ConfinementDetails of how a prominent Minnesota Republican donor allegedly gave underage girls expensive gifts and money in exchange for sex were laid out Tuesday in a St. Paul federal court.
Biden Calls On Employers To Require COVID Vaccine For WorkersPresident Joe Biden is calling on employers to require the COVID-19 vaccine for worker -- which experts say is perfectly legal with some exceptions.
Mpls. City Council Rewrites Public Safety Ballot Question Language After Failing To Override Frey VetoThe city of Minneapolis has a decision to make by midnight or the issue of replacing its police department with a Department of Public Safety may not make it to voters.
Carnahan Resigns As MNGOP ChairJennifer Carnahan, chairperson for the Republican Party of Minnesota, announced Thursday night that she will resign amidst the controversy over her ties to an alleged sex trafficker, and the handling of sexual harassment allegations.
Last 4 Exec. Directors Of MN GOP Call For Jennifer Carnahan To Resign Or Be RemovedIt's a scathing opening line to a lengthy statement: "The Party is morally bankrupt due to the leadership of Jennifer Carnahan."
Does Your State Lawmaker Live In The District They Represent?The issue of lawmaker residency was catapulted into the spotlight during DFL Rep. John Thompson's recent traffic stop.
GOP Chair Again Denies Knowledge Of Lazarro Sex Trafficking AccusationsMinnesota GOP Chair Jennifer Carnahan is doubling down that she knew nothing about sex trafficking accusations against a former political strategist and friend.
Brooklyn Center Mayor Addresses Police Reform DelayThe city of Brooklyn Center promised police reform after a former officer shot and killed Daunte Wright. Three months later, almost nothing has changed.
With Taliban Gaining Ground, U.S. Embassy In Afghanistan Beings EvacuatingErin Hassanzadeh sat down with people close to the conflict to get their reaction (2:22). WCCO 4 News At 10 - Aug. 12, 2021
Car Dealers React To Electric Vehicle Executive OrderThe future may involve a charging station in your garage, reports Erin Hassanzadeh (2:07). WCCO 4 News At 10 - August 5, 2021
State Auditor Blaha, Sen. Franzen Hurt In CrashMinnesota State Auditor Julie Blaha and State Sen. Melisa Franzen were both injured in a crash Wednesday evening after leaving Farmfest in southwestern Minnesota (0:30). WCCO 4 News At 10 - August 4, 2021
Who Qualifies For State's $250 Million In Bonus Pay For Front-Line Workers?Heroes of the pandemic could be in-line for bonus pay, Reg Chapman reports (1:55). WCCO 4 News At 6 - July 28, 2021
Rep. John Thompson Again Refuses Resignation As Wife Says Allegations Aren't TrueSeveral lawmakers have asked Thompson to step down because of past accusations of domestic abuse, Esme Murphy reports (1:55). WCCO 4 News At 6 - July 26, 2021
Talking Points: The Fight For Paid Family LeaveRight now, only 21% of Americans have paid family leave. Esme Murphy looks at when that might change (2:14). WCCO 4 News At 10 - July 25, 2021
Interview: Sen. Tina Smith On Minnesota Losing Jobs To ChinaSen. Tina Smith has fired off a letter to Major League Baseball about the loss of some Minnesota jobs. She joined Esme Murphy live in studio (5:45). WCCO Sunday Morning - July 25, 2021
House Ethics Committee Postpones Hearing On Complaint Against Rep. John ThompsonThe House ethics committee on Friday morning began hearing a complaint against DFL Representative John Thompson, but the hearing was delayed until next week (2:11) WCCO 4 News At 5 - July 23, 2021
DFL Decries Political 'Misinformation' On COVID-19Back in March, Gov. Tim Walz and former Gov. Tim Pawlenty got their COVID-19 vaccines side-by-side in a bipartisan show of support for the shots, Caroline Cummings reports (2:17). WCCO 4 News At 6 - July 22, 2021
A Look At Minnesota Legislature’s Pandemic Per DiemState lawmakers clocked more time during the COVID pandemic. Caroline Cummings looks at what taxpayers shelled out to cover all those special sessions (2:28). WCCO 4 News At 10 - July 21, 2021
Rep. John Thompson Found Guilty In 2019 Hospital DisturbanceA jury found Rep. John Thompson guilty of a 2019 hospital disturbance. Thompson argued police at North Memorial hospital treated a crowd disrespectfully and he has denied any wrongdoing (00:54) WCCO 4 News At 5 - July 21, 2021
Calls Mount For DFL Rep. John Thompson To ResignThe Minnesota House GOP says it's ready to file an ethics complaint against a St. Paul state representative, reports Caroline Cummings (2:16). WCCO 4 News At 10 - July 19, 2021
House GOP Prep Thompson Ethics ComplaintAs calls mount for DFL State Rep. John Thompson to resign, the House GOP says it's ready to file ethics complaints against him, reports Caroline Cummings (2:16). WCCO 4 News At 5 - July 19, 2021
Talking Points: Rep. Thompson’s Political Future In QuestionDFL and GOP representatives -- including the governor and house speaker -- want Rep. John Thompson to resign from office, reports Esme Murphy (2:16). WCCO 4 News At 10 - July 18, 2021
Lawyer: Rep. John Thompson Won’t ResignAn embattled Minnesota state lawmaker is pushing back Sunday night, reports David Schuman (1:59). WCCO 4 News At 10 - July 18, 2021