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Fighting Youth Homelessness: HOPE 4 Youth

It is really hard to recover from homelessness. In addition to the basic lack of food, hygiene, and shelter, homelessness presents long-term challenges that make it even harder for people to find opportunities and get back on their feet. 423 more words

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Anoka Officer Injured In Rollover Crash

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A police officer suffered minor injuries after a rollover crash Friday morning in Anoka and a squad car was totaled, authorities say. 98 more words


Sheriff: Deputy Entered Basement Of Burning Home, Likely Saved Lives

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Officials in the north metro say the bravery and quick thinking of deputies likely saved the lives of two men in the basement of a burning home. 154 more words


Man Who Killed Former WCCO Engineer Sentenced To Life In Prison

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The man who murdered a 95-year-old grandfather in his Anoka home was sentenced Monday to life in prison.

Isaiah Thomas, 28, pleaded guilty last month. 268 more words


North Metro Technical College Undergoes Brief Lockdown

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A technical college in the north metro went under lockdown for about an hour Thursday afternoon.

Anoka Technical College went into lockdown around noon, with officials telling students to get to a secure location and lock the doors. 194 more words


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