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Prescribed Burn To Help Eden Prairie Wildlife Refuge

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (WCCO) — Wildfires normally aren’t good news, but the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service set fire to a Twin Cities wildlife refuge on purpose on Thursday. 355 more words


Mpls. Businesses Brace For Styrofoam Container Ban

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A ban on Styrofoam containers in Minneapolis restaurants went into effect on Earth Day, Wednesday.

The ordinance requires all food and drinks prepared for dine-in or take-out to be placed in packaging that can re-used, recycled, or composted. 343 more words


After Toddler's Homicide, Mom Charged With Endangerment

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A Minnesota mother faces child endangerment charges after her daughter died while in the care of her boyfriend.

Prosecutors say Lia Pearson knew her daughter was being abused but didn’t do anything to stop it. 377 more words


Woman Shot By Robbinsdale Officer Charged With Assault

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A woman, shot by police, is now charged with assault.

Police say 18-year-old Tania Harris was chasing another woman with a knife last night in Robbinsdale. 448 more words


After West Broadway Fire, The Question Is: 'What’s Next?'

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Investigators have yet to find what sparked a fire that damaged five historic buildings in north Minneapolis.

Thick smoke and flames filled businesses and apartments along the 900 block of West Broadway Wednesday morning. 359 more words


5 Businesses Lost In 3-Alarm North Minneapolis Fire

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A three-alarm fire in north Minneapolis destroyed at least five businesses, sent four people to Hennepin County Medical Center, and had apartment residents scrambling into the street. 385 more words


I-94 Closing In St. Paul This Weekend

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Road work is about to completely close a busy stretch of Minnesota interstate for the entire weekend.

Starting 10 p.m. Friday, Interstate 94 is shutting down in both directions between the Twin Cities.  369 more words