66 Years On, Minn. Navy Medic Reunites With Baby Saved From Ash Can In Seoul
Baby George made international headlines after American sailors rescued him in the Korean War. WCCO-TV was there to witness a moment 66 years in the making, as the Minnesota medic who took care of George sees him face-to-face for the first time in six decades.
Digital Medicine Helps Doctors, Patients Track Cancer Treatment
It all starts with a sensor you swallow.
Is Minnesota Becoming More Diverse?
In a state known for a giant lumberjack and the first Somali-American Congresswoman, it might be surprising that 80 percent of Minnesotans are white -- that’s compared to 60 percent of all Americans.
Allina To Implement Visitor Restrictions Citing Widespread Influenza
Allina Health announced Monday it will temporarily impose visitor restrictions at all of its hospitals due to widespread influenza.
Driver Fleeing Police Causes Major Crash
Outside Holy Cross Catholic Church in Minneapolis, a quiet holiday ended in a violent thud.
Minnesota State Fair Announces Increase In Ticket Prices
Though the Minnesota State Fair announced ticket prices are going up in 2019, Esme Murphy has a way you can beat the price hike right now.
‘Doing Little Things Together Can Create A Much Larger Impact’: Minnesotans Volunteer On MLK Day
"Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'" That's what Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said years ago. Across the Twin Cities, people showed what a few hours and a few hundred hands can do.
Children Get Free Dental Work During ‘Give Kids A Smile Event’
Kids in need of some dental work have the chance to get it for free.
Wis. Man, 60, Dies After Vehicle Crashes In Superior, Falls 35 Feet From Viaduct
Superior Police say a 60-year-old rural Superior man is dead after driving a vehicle over the side of the Belknap Street and U.S. Highway 2 viaduct.
Plow Truck Crashes Into Truck With Plow, Injures 1
Police say a man was injured when a plow truck struck another truck Saturday in Ellsworth Township, Wisconsin.
Foreigner To Play Treasure Island On May 26
The iconic rock band behind the 80s hits “I Want To Know What Love Is” and “Waiting For A Girl Like You” is slated to play Treasure Island Resort & Casino on May 26.
Brainerd Native Killed In New Mexico Avalanche While Skiing
Family members of Brainerd, Minnesota native Corey Borg say he was killed last week by an avalanche while skiing in New Mexico.
Dodge Center Man Charged In Crash That Killed Woman, Child
A Dodge Center man accused of distracted driving in a crash that killed a mother and daughter has been charged with two counts of criminal vehicular homicide.
What’s Open, What’s Closed On Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Here’s a quick overview of what’s open and what’s closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the Twin Cities.
$23M Redevelopment Project Proposed For Downtown Mankato In Doubt
The future of one of the biggest redevelopment proposals in Mankato history is uncertain because of questions about financing.
Church Service Held To Celebrate Safe Return Of 13-Year-Old Jayme Closs
A Wisconsin community came together Sunday night to give thanks and celebrate the safe return home for Jayme Closs.
‘Enjoy The Ride’: Lack Of Snow Provides Perfect Conditions For Ice-Friendly Kicksledding
Even with the lack of snowpack on trails, ice conditions on some lakes are perfect for an activity known as "kicksledding."
Talking Points: Rep. Ilhan Omar On What Makes Us Minnesotans
"What makes us Minnesotans is about our warm and welcoming hearts."
Drawn-Out Snowfall, Dangerous Wind Chills Expected Across State
Much of Minnesota should expect to see several inches of snow beginning Monday afternoon and stretching through Tuesday evening, according to the National Weather Service. Dangerously cold wind chills will likely close out the week.
Man Killed In St. Louis Park Officer-Involved Shooting ID’d
Hennepin County deputies are investigating an officer-involved shooting that left one man dead Saturday night in St. Louis Park.
State Fairgrounds Get Nearly $20M For 2019 Renovations
Minnesota State Fair officials announced Sunday that nearly $20 million has been approved to enhance the fairgrounds for 2019.
94-Year-Old Woman Found Dead After Apartment Fire
A 94-year-old woman was found dead after officials responded to a fire in her Granite Falls apartment.
2 Minnesotans Killed In I-40 Rollover In New Mexico
New Mexico State Police say two Minnesota residents have been killed in a rollover crash.
Army Corps Of Engineers Pursues Lake Pepin Island Project
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is moving forward with a proposal to build islands near the head of Lake Pepin by using sand and sediment removed from the Mississippi River.
2 Injured In Chisago County Crash
Two people were injured after a head-on crash in Chisago County Saturday.
Weekend Shooting In N. Minneapolis Leaves 1 Dead
A man is dead following a Saturday night shooting in north Minneapolis.
1 Dead In Officer-Involved Shooting In St. Louis Park
The shooting occurred around 6:30 p.m. at the Louisiana Court Apartments.
‘There’s Still Work To Be Done’: St. Paul Holds 3rd Women’s March
Single-digit temperatures didn't deter the thousands of people who marched on the streets of Minnesota's capital city in the third year of the Women's March.
Former Minn. Rep. Tom Rukavina Laid To Rest
Tom Rukavina, the longtime Minnesota lawmaker and Iron Ranger, was laid to rest Saturday in Virginia.
TSA Hiring Event For MSP Airport, Seeking 40 Workers, Draws Hundreds
The turnout was more than the TSA expected. By noon, 320 people had come to the hiring event to apply for a job with the agency. And because of that, the wait times were long.
Jayme Closs’ Church To Hold Celebration
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Wisconsin community will come together Sunday to celebrate the homecoming of Jayme Closs. Faith and community leaders will gather for the Praise and Gratitude Service at Jayme’s church in Cameron — St. Peter Catholic Church. It starts at 6:30 p.m., and all are welcome. (credit: CBS) RELATED: ‘She Says Her Name […]
Gillibrand Defends Role In Al Franken’s Senate Ouster
New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is meeting Iowa Democrats on her first foray into the early presidential testing ground, and defending her role in bringing down former Sen. Al Franken.
As Snow Exits Minnesota, Arctic Blast Arrives
Winter has officially made its presence in Minnesota after a snowstorm followed by bitter cold temperatures.
Food Concerns Mount As Government Shutdown Continues
As day 28 of the federal shutdown comes to a close, fears of the continued strain on food shelves and federal food assistance programs grows.
Despite Friday’s Storm, Minnesota Snow Drought Remains
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is asking drivers to be on the lookout after at least three snowplows were hit in the southern part of the state Friday.
Firefighters Develop Workout Plan In Wake Of Coworker’s Heart Attack
The workouts run the firefighters between stations to get their hearts pumping – pushing and pulling tires and throwing sledgehammers.
Film To Document Search For Wisconsin Woman 23 Years After Her Disappearance
The story of Jayme Closs is giving hope to other families with missing children in Wisconsin. Sara Bushland was last seen getting off her school bus in Spooner 23 years ago. Sara's story will be told by a Minnesota filmmaker in a soon-to-be-released documentary dedicated to moving the case forward.
What Is The True Cost Of Hosting The Final Four?
There’s no question that it is one of our greatest sporting spectacles. So when the NCAA Final Four comes to Minneapolis in April, it will leave a pile of cash behind.
Police: Shakopee H.S. Student Brings Fake Explosive Device To School; Could Face Charges
Shakopee police say a high school student could face charges after he brought in a “fake, simulated explosive device” into the school earlier this week.
Veterinarian Charged By Steer Suffers Severe Injuries
A 30-year-old veterinarian is in the hospital after he was charged and severely injured by a steer in southeastern Minnesota Thursday.