Cleanup Begins After Suspected Tornado Devastates Town Of Forada – WCCO

Cleanup Begins After Suspected Tornado Devastates Town Of Forada – WCCO

FORADA, Minn. (WCCO) – A suspected tornado tore through the small west-central Minnesota town of Forada on Monday, leaving a trail of damaged homes and downed trees. Drone footage captured by WCCO-TV shows significant damage on homes near Maple Lake. Forada Fire Chief Stephen VanLuik said that at least 75 structures were “totaled” or “severely … Read more

Suspected Tornado Lashes Town Of Forada, Leaving Significant Damage – WCCO

Cleanup Begins After Suspected Tornado Devastates Town Of Forada – WCCO

FORADA, Minn. (WCCO) – A suspected tornado tore through the west-central Minnesota town of Forada on Monday, leaving a trail of damaged homes and downed trees. Drone footage captured by WCCO-TV shows significant damage on homes near Maple Lake. At least one building was completely destroyed, although it’s unclear if it was a house, trailer … Read more

‘It’s Bizarre’: Southern Minnesota Ghost Town Still Attracting Summer Visitors – WCCO

‘It’s Bizarre’: Southern Minnesota Ghost Town Still Attracting Summer Visitors – WCCO

FORESTVILLE, Minn. (WCCO) – It was once a thriving community in our state. Now, Forestville’s population is zero. But its buildings remain. READ MORE: Sign Bearing George Floyd’s Name Unveiled At 38th And Chicago: ‘This Is Just Another Step Forward’ In this week’s Finding Minnesota, John Lauritsen takes us on a tour of a treasured … Read more

Police: Hennepin County 911 Phone Lines Are Down, But Texting Works – WCCO

Police: Hennepin County 911 Phone Lines Are Down, But Texting Works – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Hennepin County’s 911 phone service is down Tuesday morning, but texting 911 still works, according to police agencies. Police in Hopkins, Plymouth and Crystal are reporting that Hennepin County’s 911 phone service is down. Police are advising people who are in need of emergency services to call the county’s non-emergency line at … Read more

Ex-Soldier’s Company Works To Provide Security, Peace Of Mind For Churches – WCCO

Ex-Soldier’s Company Works To Provide Security, Peace Of Mind For Churches – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Recent violent attacks inside houses of worship have a local security expert seeing an increase in business. Just last weekend, a gunman opened fire inside a Taiwanese church in California. One worshiper died when he rushed the shooter. Four others were hurt. Members of the congregation managed to hog-tie the attacker. Sheepdog … Read more

US Interior Secretary Deb Haaland Visits Twin Cities To All Federal Investments; Republicans Take Aim At Biden Administration Over Mining – WCCO

US Interior Secretary Deb Haaland Visits Twin Cities To All Federal Investments;  Republicans Take Aim At Biden Administration Over Mining – WCCO

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) – US Interior Secretary Deb Haaland on Friday said public lands in the Boundary Waters need to be protected, declining to comment on the future of a controversial mining project in the region that’s been the subject of heated political debate. Haaland visited St. Paul tout $ 9 million in federal … Read more

COVID In MN: MDH Reports 1,158 More Cases, 1 Additional Death – WCCO

COVID In MN: MDH Reports 1,158 More Cases, 1 Additional Death – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) Minnesota health officials reported on Monday one additional COVID-19 death and 1,158 more virus cases. According to the Minnesota health department’s daily update, total reported positive cases is now at 1.44 million and deaths are at 12,493 since the pandemic began. The update comes as the state’s case growth continues to tick up, … Read more

Boy Fatally Shot Inside Downtown Mpls. Apt. Identified As Amare Mayberry-Campbell – WCCO

Boy Fatally Shot Inside Downtown Mpls.  Apt.  Identified As Amare Mayberry-Campbell – WCCO

Video is from the April 16 report MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the 10-year-old boy who was fatally shot inside a downtown Minneapolis apartment last week. READ MORE: Charges Filed After Motorcyclist Passes Edina School Bus, Seriously Injures Boy Crossing Street According to Minneapolis police, officers from the 1st … Read more

Why Minnesota Law Prevents Teen Who Allegedly Assaulted 5-Year-Old Girl At Bus Stop From Going To Jail – WCCO

Why Minnesota Law Prevents Teen Who Allegedly Assaulted 5-Year-Old Girl At Bus Stop From Going To Jail – WCCO

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) – It was the moment investigators had waited six years for. Finally, DNA evidence had linked a suspect to one of the city’s most gruesome crimes. One who, five years prior, had allegedly physically and sexually assaulted a five-year-old girl waiting for her school bus. On April 4, police arrested the … Read more

Siblings Nikira And Nacari – CBS Boston

Siblings Nikira And Nacari – CBS Boston

(MARE) – Nikira and Nacari are siblings of African-American descent who are looking forward to finding their forever home together! Nikira is a likable and friendly girl who gets along well with both adults and her peers. Her favorite activities include yoga, cooking, singing, dancing, and painting. She also enjoys going to church and loves … Read more