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Police: 2 Found Shot To Death In South Minneapolis Home

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Two people are dead Friday night after a shooting in a house in south Minneapolis.

The suspected shooter is in custody.

It happened around 5:15 p.m. 252 more words


Family: St. Paul Man Dead After Being Shot By Police

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The family of a St. Paul man, who had struggled with mental illness, say he is dead after being shot by police Thursday night. 254 more words


Brainerd City Council Considers 'On-Call' Fire Department

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A debate is heading up in Minnesota’s cabin country over the future of the Brainerd Fire Department.

Some leaders in Brainerd want to eliminate its full-time fire department to make way for a paid on-call staff, but some don’t believe the potential cost savings are worth the price. 177 more words


Serious Crimes Happening On Light-Rail Trains, Platforms

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – More than 30,000 people ride the light rail every day. The relatively new way to get around has surpassed expectations, but serious crimes are happening on trains and platforms across the Twin Cities. 650 more words


Friends Remember Lake Minnetonka Family Killed In Murder-Suicide

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Brian Short is dead Thursday in an apparent murder-suicide, along with his wife, Karen, and their three children.

Friends describe Short as a well-known businessman building a successful website for the nursing field.  376 more words


Paramedic Accused Of Giving Patients Unneeded Painkillers

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A Twin Cities paramedic is accused of giving patients painkillers they didn’t need in order to keep the leftovers for herself.

Investigators say Marie Waldemarsen admitted to diverting the drug for six months while working out of an ambulance service in Mounds View. 265 more words


Boy With Autism's Birthday Brightened By Twins Game

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Getting older can be hard for any kid.  It’s especially tough when you’re different. It’s why weeks before Nick St. Sauver’s birthday, his mom asked for some help. 390 more words