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Community Wants Answers After Officer-Involved Shooting In Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — People in north Minneapolis are demanding answers after a man was shot by police overnight.

Police say around 12:45 a.m. Sunday, they had a report of a man assaulting a woman in the 1600 block of Plymouth Avenue. 351 more words


Family, Friends Of Teen Victim Give Impact Statement In DWI Trial

SANDSTONE, Minn. (WCCO) — It was an emotional day in court as a judge heard victim impact statements in a DWI crash that killed a 17-year-old boy. 227 more words


Timberwolves Fans Pay Tribute To Flip Saunders At Home Opener

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Monday night friends, fans and competitors of Flip Saunders said thanks to the former Timberwolves coach who died last week.

“Everyone who came in contact with Flip as a person, not just as a coach, is blessed to have done so,” Tom Hanneman, who emceed the pregame tribute, said. 272 more words


For Wetterlings, It's Been A Long Road To Answers

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Since his abduction, Jacob’s family has been through a roller coaster of memories, anniversaries, and false hope.

Through their grief, the Wetterlings have worked to help other families of missing and exploited children. 318 more words


Flowers Stolen From Grave Site Of Beloved Hastings Girl

HASTINGS, Minn. (WCCO) — A Hastings family is asking thieves to leave their daughter’s grave site alone. Gary and Kris Rother’s daughter Abbey passed away in August, after developing viral pneumonia. 386 more words


What's With The Stink In The Twin Cities?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — People across the Twin Cities noticed a strange smell in the air on Monday.

From Elk River to St. Paul to Lakeville to Minnetonka, social media was buzzing about a strange odor in the air. 328 more words


Minnesota Farmer Escapes Combine Fire While Harvesting Corn

MILAN, Minn. (WCCO) — A Minnesota farmer had to make a quick exit after a fire took over his cab while he was harvesting corn. 331 more words