Tags » Anoka

Man Pleads Guilty To Murder Of 95-Year-Old Grandfather

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 28-year-old is pleading guilty to the murder of a 95-year-old grandfather in his Anoka home.

According to the Anoka County Attorney’s office, Isaiah Montrell Thomas admitted in court that he broke into Albert Loehlein’s home in November 2016 and beat him to death before ransacking the house. 181 more words


Anoka Native Gretchen Carlson Speaks On 'Cultural Revolution' Of #MeToo

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — When she filed suit against her former employer, Fox News, in the summer on 2016, Anoka native Gretchen Carlson had no idea what her future looked like. 589 more words


Anoka State Champion Wrestler Preparing To Study Chemistry At Stanford

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — For most high school athletes, their goal is a state championship — but there’s a young man in Anoka who’s thinking far beyond that. 251 more words

Watch + Listen

Woman Believed To Be Kidnapped By Ex-Boyfriend Returns Home

MINNETONKA, Minn. (WCCO) — The family of a missing Minnesota woman who was abducted say she is home safe Saturday night.

Police say Nicole Smith was taken by her 37-year-old ex-boyfriend Jahon Douglas near Minneapolis Mart in Minnetonka on Thursday. 294 more words


Sheriff: At Least 1 Dead After Plane Crashes In River Near Ramsey

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities say at least one person is dead after a small plane crashed in the Mississippi River near Ramsey Friday evening.

It happened just before 6 p.m. 164 more words


Anoka Halloween Parade Will, Once Again, Include Candy

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The treats are back in “trick or treat” at the “Halloween Capital of the World.”

Organizers in Anoka say that, after announcing they would no longer allow candy to be handed out at their esteemed Halloween parade, they have had a change of heart. 135 more words