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A Talk With The 'Human Cannonball'

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — David “The Bullet” Smith Jr., 37, holds the Guinness World Record for the “greatest height achieved” after being launched from a cannon at 85 feet 4 inches. 358 more words


World's Largest Plane Takes Off From MSP Wednesday Night

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The world’s largest plane is sitting on the tarmac at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

The Antonov 225 landed at MSP over the weekend. 134 more words


Hundreds Of Veterans Tour New VA Clinic In Shakopee

SHAKOPEE, Minn. (WCCO) — The new Shakopee Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic is the 13th of its kind in Minnesota. The clinics stretch as far north as the Boundary Waters area in Ely. 355 more words


Train Hits Juvenile In North Metro

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A child suffered broken bones Thursday after being hit by a slow-moving freight train while playing on the tracks, officials say.

The incident happened around 3:30 p.m. 48 more words


Mosquito Season Is Back

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Memorial Day marked the unofficial start to summer and it also kicked off the start to mosquito season.

“There’s an awful lot of mosquito production in parts of the Twin Cities Metro area,” said Mike McLean, communications coordinator, Metropolitan Mosquito Control District. 239 more words


Mpls. 'Miracle Baby' Who Survived 11-Story Fall Returns Home

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minneapolis toddler who got national attention after falling 11 stories from an apartment building, and surviving, is back home with his family. 275 more words