WCCO SATURDAY MORNING LINKS

MINNEAPOLIS - It's the first weekend of the Minnesota State Fair! Here are links to everything that Jennifer Mayerle and Mike Augustyniak...

Charges: James Hill Lured Woman Out Of Brooklyn Park Salon, Then Fatally Shot Her In Parking Lot

CHARGES: JAMES HILL LURED WOMAN OUT OF BROOKLYN PARK SALON, THEN FATALLY SHOT HER IN PARKING LOT

MINNEAPOLIS - The Hennepin County Attorney's office has charged 31-year-old James Alvin Hill with second-degree murder in the shooting...

 
 
 
Why Is Minnesota The Gopher State?

WHY IS MINNESOTA THE GOPHER STATE?

Goldy is the mascot of the University of Minnesota. Fairchild the Gopher is the face of the Minnesota State Fair. And, since its inception,...

ST. PAUL NEIGHBORS OFFER UP GARAGES, LAWNS FOR UP-CLOSE PAID STATE FAIR PARKING

ST. PAUL, Minn. - On the first Friday of the 2019 Minnesota State Fair, all of the free fair lots were full by 9:30 a.m., forcing fairgoers...

 
 
 

ANOTHER PERSON REPORTS BEING KNOCKED OVER, ROBBED AT U OF M CAMPUS

MINNEAPOLIS - Public safety officials at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities are notifying the public about another robbery on...

DULUTH OFFICIALS WARN OF DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS AT PARK POINT BEACHES

MINNEAPOLIS - Authorities in Duluth are warning the public to stay out of Lake Superior Friday due to dangerous swimming conditions. According...

 
 
 

SHOWING GOATS AT THE STATE FAIR: A PENEGOR FAMILY TRADITION

MINNEAPOLIS - Well it wouldn't be the State Fair without goats. They are a staple, kind of like corn dogs or the giant slide. And the...

State Fair Opening Day Breaks Attendance Record

STATE FAIR OPENING DAY BREAKS ATTENDANCE RECORD

MINNEAPOLIS - This first day of this year's Great Minnesota Get-Together was record-breaking: 133,326 people flooded the fairgrounds...

 
 
 

MINNEAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL APPROVES $200K SETTLEMENT WITH JAMAR CLARK'S FAMILY

MINNEAPOLIS - The Minneapolis City Council unanimously approved a $200,000 settlement with the family of Jamar Clark on Friday. The...

South Minneapolis Grilled Cheese Spot Listed As One Of TIME's Greatest Places On Earth

SOUTH MINNEAPOLIS GRILLED CHEESE SPOT LISTED AS ONE OF TIME'S GREATEST PLACES ON EARTH

MINNEAPOLIS - Along with an underwater restaurant in Norway and Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge at Disneyland, a south Minneapolis restaurant...

 
 
 

POLICE: SUSPECT SOUGHT IN MOORHEAD CARJACKING

MINNEAPOLIS - The search is on for a man responsible for a carjacking early Thursday morning in Moorhead. According to the Moorhead...

APPEALS COURT REINSTATES LAWSUIT OVER SAME-SEX WEDDING VIDEO

MINNEAPOLIS - A federal appeals court has reinstated a lawsuit filed by two Minnesota filmmakers who want the right to refuse to film...

 
 
 
Authorities Release Image Of Son Wanted In Death Of Fmr. Viking Barry Bennet & His Wife

AUTHORITIES RELEASE IMAGE OF SON WANTED IN DEATH OF FMR. VIKING BARRY BENNET & HIS WIFE

MINNEAPOLIS -Authorities have released more information in the death of a former Vikings player Barry Bennett and his wife, including...

IN 2ND DAY, STATE FAIR'S PARKING FILLS UP FAST AGAIN

MINNEAPOLIS - It's another lovely day outside, and evidently throngs of people are regarding it as the perfect day to hit up the Minnesota...

 
 
 

MPCA ORDERS WATER GREMLIN CO. TO CEASE PARTIAL OPERATIONS

MINNEAPOLIS - A manufacturing plant with a history of pollution violations has been told to stop part of its operation. Previously,...

GREAT CLIPS HOSTING BACK-TO-SCHOOL CUT-A-THON

Children recovering from a long-term illness face another hurdle: going back to school. For more than two decades, the school re-entry...

 
 
 

REPORT: NO SHERBURNE COUNTY EXPANSION FOR IMMIGRATION HOLDS

ELK RIVER, Minn. - Sherburne County's jail won't be expanding to take more immigration detainees. The county earlier this year submitted...

ANOTHER PERSON REPORTS BEING KNOCKED OVER, ROBBED AT U OF M CAMPUS

MINNEAPOLIS - Public safety officials at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities are notifying the public about another robbery on...

 
 
 

MAN, 67, HOSPITALIZED AFTER CAR COLLIDES WITH NORTH SHORE SCENIC RAILROAD TRAIN

MINNEAPOLIS - A 67-year-old man suffered significant injuries Thursday evening after his car collided with a train in northern Minnesota. The...

NAPHEESA COLLIER'S 19 POINTS, 4 STEALS LEAD LYNX PAST WINGS 86-70

MINNEAPOLIS - Napheesa Collier scored 19 points, Damiris Dantas had 17 points and a career-high eight assists, and the Minnesota Lynx...

 
 
 



Former police officer accused of lying to get warrant faces murder charges...

Former police officer accused of lying to get warrant faces murder charges after botched raid

A former Houston police officer who authorities said lied to obtain a search warrant for a raid in which two people died and five officers were injured has been charged with... Read more ...

Florida man convicted in parking lot shooting of black man

Florida man convicted in parking lot shooting of black man

Michael Drejka could get 30 years Read more ...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg treated for malignant tumor on pancreas

Ruth Bader Ginsburg treated for malignant tumor on pancreas

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has undergone radiation treatment for a malignant tumor that was discovered on her pancreas, the Supreme Court said. The 86-year-old on Friday... Read more ...

Iran announces successful test of ‘new missile' amid rising Gulf tensions

Iran announces successful test of ‘new missile' amid rising Gulf tensions

Tehran successfully test-fired a new missile, according to the leader of the elite Revolutionary Guards. The launch comes as Tehran seeks to deter military escalation with the... Read more ...

Gregorius helps Yankees pound Dodgers 10-2

Gregorius helps Yankees pound Dodgers 10-2

LOS ANGELES - Didi Gregorius hit a grand slam off Hyun-Jin Ryu and added a solo shot to help the Yankees set a club record for homers in a month, and New York routed the Los... Read more ...

Trade War Heats Up Again As China Sets Tariffs On $75 Billion In U.S. Goods...

Trade War Heats Up Again As China Sets Tariffs On $75 Billion In U.S. Goods, Autos

China says it will slap tariffs on autos and thousands of other U.S. goods. It's an escalation of a trade war that has rippled through the world economy and raised U.S... Read more ...

Burglars caught on camera stealing money from 4-year-old boy's piggy bank

Burglars caught on camera stealing money from 4-year-old boy's piggy bank

The little boy was saving money for a trip to Dave and Buster's, according to his family. Read more ...

Gregorius slam off Ryu, Yankees hit 5 HRs, rout Dodgers 10-2

Gregorius slam off Ryu, Yankees hit 5 HRs, rout Dodgers 10-2

LOS ANGELES - Scratching for runs while losing three straight in Oakland left the New York Yankees in a mood heading south to Los Angeles. Read more ...

Flaherty, Ozuna help Cards past Rockies, back into 1st place

Flaherty, Ozuna help Cards past Rockies, back into 1st place

ST. LOUIS - Jack Flaherty pitched six scoreless innings, Marcell Ozuna homered and drove in three runs, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 8-3 on Friday night. Read more ...

Russian Soyuz Spacecraft Carrying Humanoid Robot Aborts Docking at Space Station

Russian Soyuz Spacecraft Carrying Humanoid Robot Aborts Docking at Space Station

An uncrewed Soyuz spacecraft was forced to abort an attempted docking at the International Space Station early Saturday . Read more ...