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Power Plant Worker Charged With Making Explosive Threats

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A former nuclear power plant employee has been charged with making terroristic threats

According to court documents, 58-year-old Robert Johnson threatened union officials after losing his job at the Monticello nuclear power plant. 344 more words


Prosecutor: Terror Suspected Threatened To Kill FBI Agents

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Government prosecutors say a Minnesota terror suspect threatened to kill Minnesota-based FBI agents.

Investigators say a conversation recorded by an informant includes Mohamed Farah saying, “If our backs are against the wall, I’m gonna go kill the one who punks me. 272 more words


Stranger Lured 2 Kids From Homes In N. Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Parents in North Minneapolis are on edge after a man lured two boys away from their neighborhood Sunday afternoon.

Neighbors say they saw a stranger approach two 5- and 11-year-old boys and then walk with them away from their homes. 409 more words


New Twisted Trees Produce Apples On Their Own

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — There’s a new concept in apple trees that’s starting to take off: trees that produce two different kinds of apples like Honey Crisp and McIntosh. 281 more words


Convict Coach Accused Of Trying To Contact Victim From Jail

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – An ex-tennis coach, serving time for sexually assaulting a girl, is facing new accusations he tried to contact his victim again.

Daniel Hubbard-Wilson, 27, coached the teenager at Visitation High School in Mendota Heights. 286 more words


Is Door-To-Door Minnesota Company Really Helping Troops?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A Minnesota company that says it’s helping troops overseas is coming under scrutiny from the Better Business Bureau.

Patriot Packaging Sales goes door-to-door soliciting money to send care packages to service members. 365 more words


Home Sales Are Up Big In Twin Cities

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – If you are looking to buy or sell a home in the Twin Cities, this may be your best opportunity in nearly a decade. 403 more words