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11 Injured, 3 Critically, In 7 Weekend Shootings In Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLS (WCCO) — Seven weekend shootings in Minneapolis left 11 people injured, three of them critically. According to the Minneapolis Police Department, officers responded to reports of gunfire on the 2300 block of Bryant Avenue North around 6:40 p.m. Saturday. Less than 10 minutes after arriving the officers received notice that a woman with an apparent gunshot wound was being treated at North Memorial Hospital. The woman is still in critical condition and MPD is investigating the incident. Around 9:15 p.m., officers responded to Gold Medal Park in downtown. They found a man who was apparently shot during a carjacking. He was...
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Friends, Family Gather To Celebrate The Life Of Former WCCO’er Denise Rosen

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Friends and family gathered today to celebrate the life of Denise Rosen. “Niecy,” as her friends called her, was a designer at WCCO-TV when she met sports reporter Mark Rosen. The two would eventually marry and raise two children, Nick and Chloe. Friday was a celebration of the woman who was a giver and a fighter to the very end. Surrounded by her favorite music — Motown hits — her favorite colors worn by some of her favorite people, her life was celebrated just how she wanted it to be. “She said she wanted to celebrate her life. She wanted a...
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Wisconsin Quadruple Homicide Suspect Antoine Suggs Turns Self In; Darren Osborne, 56, Charged

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A 56-year-old St. Paul man has been charged in connection to a quadruple homicide in western Wisconsin, while on Friday authorities in Arizona reported that the other suspect had been taken into custody there. Darren L. Osborne faces four felony counts of hiding a corpse with intent to conceal a crime. He has been arrested is being held in Ramsey County Jail. Darren L. Osborne (Credit: Dunn County) His alleged accomplice, 38-year-old Antoine Suggs, was originally believed to be in the Twin Cities area and was considered armed and dangerous. A warrant was issued for his arrest. However, on Friday afternoon,...

Brooklyn Park man arrested after half-brother's body found at bottom of cliff in California

A Minneapolis man was found dead Sept. 12 in California and his half-brother from Brooklyn Park is in custody for probable cause murder. According to the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office, deputies were requested for a welfare check at 11:15 p.m. on the 37000 block of North Highway 1 in Westport after the 39-year-old Brooklyn Park man allegedly sent threatening text messages to family members.

Minnesota Weather: Marginal Risk Of Severe Weather Through Monday Evening; Big Temp Drop Follows

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesotans are about to see quite a change in the weather. WCCO Meteorologist Lisa Meadows says after Sunday’s heat, humidity and strong winds, Monday will feature heavy rains and a few possible severe storms. Meadows says the storm system could bring a marginal risk of strong, damaging winds, as well as the possibility of some weak, embedded tornadoes. The western half of Minnesota will see this risk between 11 p.m. Sunday and 7 a.m. Monday, while the eastern half will see it Monday between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. or so. (credit: CBS) The line of storms will first enter northern...

Suspect in killing of 4 in Wisconsin arrested in Arizona

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — One of two men suspected in the shooting deaths of four people whose bodies were found in an abandoned SUV in Wisconsin has been arrested in Arizona. Antoine Darnique Suggs turned himself in to police in Gilbert, Arizona, on Friday. The arrest came two days after St....

Minnesota’s latest vaccine incentive to focus on those hardest hit by COVID-19

ST. PAUL —Minnesota’s latest push to get residents vaccinated against the coronavirus will focus on providing incentives to residents living in communities hardest hit by COVID-19. Gov. Tim Walz announced on Thursday, Sept. 16, that the state would tap $4 million in federal aid and $400,000 from private foundations to offer $100 worth of rewards for people who complete their vaccination series.

Crime continues in Minneapolis despite efforts to eliminate police department

MINNEAPOLIS — Crime continues in Minneapolis despite efforts to eliminate the police department as Minnesota’s largest city suffered a deluge of gunfire in the past day. Last year the Minneapolis City Council voted unanimously to disband their police department. As some citizens have fought back, even suing the city for lack of protection and to get more cops on the street, another group — Yes 4 Minneapolis — has continued the fight to dramatically alter local law enforcement.

Ask Mayo Clinic Health System: COVID-19 and the vaccines

Q: Even people who have been vaccinated are getting sick with the delta variant, so why should I bother getting the shot?. A: COVID-19 vaccines remain the best defense against COVID-19. By and large, it’s the patients who have not been vaccinated who are getting the most severe disease from the delta variant.

Grand jury indicts boyfriend in death of Shakopee woman

(AP) MINNEAPOLIS - A grand jury has indicted a man on first-degree murder charges in the gruesome death of his girlfriend in Shakopee. The jury indicted Alexis Saborit on Friday in the death of his longtime girlfriend America Mafalda Thayer. His bail also was raised from $2.5 million to $4 million. Saborit is accused of beheading Thayer in a vehicle in front of onlookers near downtown Shakopee on July 28 as the two were on the way to his court appearance for felony charges alleging that he had set fire to the couple’s apartment.

Crews Battle Fire In Northeast Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A home in northeast Minneapolis was deemed uninhabitable after a structure fire early Saturday morning. The Minneapolis Fire Department said crews were called to the one-and-a-half story home shortly before 9 a.m. When they arrived at the 2500 block of Jefferson Street Northeast, they found heavy black smoke coming from the roof vents and gable. They found the fire on the second floor attic area. A second alarm was called for additional crews and equipment. Crews were able to extinguish the fire, but the home suffered extensive fire and water damage. Though two firefighters were evaluated at the scene for minor medical conditions, neither were transported to the hospital. Red Cross has been called for the residents. The cause of the fire is under investigation.   More On Friends, Family Gather To Celebrate The Life Of Former WCCO'er Denise Rosen 1 Of 2 Boys Pulled From Lake Nokomis Has Died 3 Shootings In Minneapolis Leave 6 Injured, 2 Critically Minnesota Tied For Most Cities On List Of Best Places To Live