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Officer Jamal Mitchell among 2 dead in Minneapolis shooting: suspect also dead Two people were killed, including a police officer, in a shooting Thursday evening in Minneapolis, according to city officials. The suspect is also dead. 2H ago 05:05
South Minneapolis neighbors shaken by deadly shooting Three people were killed, including a police officer, in a shooting Thursday evening in Minneapolis, according to city officials. Witnesses described hearing the gunshots ring out when the incident unfolded. 9H ago 04:30
Officer Jamal Mitchell killed in Minneapolis mass shooting In a press conference, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey identified 28-year-old Jamal Mitchell as the officer who perished in a mass shooting on the city's southside Thursday evening. 9H ago 02:17
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Doncic's 36 points spur Mavs to NBA Finals with 124-103 rout of Wolves in Game 5 Luka Doncic had a 20-point first quarter on his way to 36 points for his high this postseason, and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 124-103 to breeze through the Western Conference finals in five games. 10H ago
Ryan Jeffers homers twice as Twins rally for 7-6 victory over Royals Ryan Jeffers homered twice and Carlos Correa added a two-out, bases-clearing triple in the sixth inning and the Minnesota Twins rallied from a four-run deficit for a 7-6 win over the Kansas City Royals. 12H ago
How Target Center changes overnight between events When a Timberwolves game ends, another team is just getting started. 14H ago
Quinn Power a strong asset to Lakeville North's lacrosse program Since lacrosse became a Minnesota high school sport, Lakeville North has been one of the top teams. 15H ago
Women's 3-on-3 league co-developed by Lynx's Napheesa Collier to debut in January Unrivaled, a 3-on-3 women's basketball league developed by Napheesa Collier and Breanna Stewart, will make its debut in January and pay players the highest average salary in women's professional sports league history. 21H ago
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What's the best credit card for travel perks? The summer travel season is now in full swing. And while the average cost of a flight is down compared to last year, there are still ways to save. May 28
How common is boat ownership in Minnesota compared to the rest of the U.S.? Boating creates $6.9 billion a year for the state's economy, supporting nearly 26,000 jobs and more than 700 businesses. Every year in Minnesota, more than $1 billion is spent on new boats, engines, trailers, and accessories. May 27
Does defense really win championships? With the Wolves' playoff run, people want to know — does a good defense really win championships? May 22
How can we improve our attention span? On this week's Good Question, WCCO's Jeff Wagner discovers whether or not we can improve our attention spans for the better. May 21
How are the northern lights colors created? From Seattle in the Northwest, to across the world in Spain, and right back in Minnesota, the human collective looked north for a few nights as a massive light show performed for one of its largest audiences ever. May 14
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All Minnesota contestants in Scripps National Spelling Bee have been eliminated All four Minnesota competing in the quarterfinals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee have been eliminated. 17H ago
Retired firefighter who received double lung transplant making strides: "I'm getting my life back" A retired firefighter who needed a double lung transplant to survive is making big strides. May 29
Minnesota woman leads charge on new law requiring adult changing tables in U.S. airports In 2018, quadriplegia changed Linda Hood's body, but her will is the same — especially after she realized the basic task of using a public restroom was now alarmingly complicated. May 29
Jun brings Szechuan cooking to Minneapolis Jessie Wong creates flavors and authentic Szechuan cooking in the heart of downtown Minneapolis May 27
Ojibwe song played outside northern Minnesota graduation after school board removed it from ceremony A familiar sound was missing at one high school graduation ceremony on Friday evening. May 28
Four years after George Floyd's murder, Twin Cities teens stress activation over trauma Four years ago, George Floyd was murdered by then-officer Derek Chauvin​. The images are for many seared into memory, never to be dislodged. However, at a Twin Cities teen summit this week, young people worked to meet the challenge of moving forward​. May 24
102-year-old Minnesotan one of two remaining survivors of USS Houston Ahead of Memorial Day weekend, a ceremony was held honoring Robert Hanley at his hospice facility, sharing cake and stories with friends and family. May 23
How the Midwest's largest Black-owned architecture firm is transforming north Minneapolis There's only a handful of practicing Black architects in the state of Minnesota. It's a space one north Minneapolis designer is grateful to represent, and through his work on the north side, he aims to create a more equitable future. May 20
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Your photos of the northern lights in Minnesota: May 10, 2024 Minnesotans were delighted by an otherworldly light show Friday night that was on a level the state hadn't seen in nearly two decades. May 11 27 photos
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Double rainbow over Minnesota: April 11, 2024 Many Minnesotans were treated to a stunning double rainbow on Thursday. Apr 12 17 photos
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Who was Jamal Mitchell, the Minneapolis police officer killed in the line of duty? Minnesotans are mourning the loss of a Minneapolis police officer who was gunned down in the line of duty Thursday, and more details about his prior heroic acts are coming to light. updated 41M ago
"Our hearts break": Leaders address shooting that killed Minneapolis police officer and civilian victim A flood of responses from Minnesota leaders and agencies have been issued following the mass shooting that killed a Minneapolis police officer and one other person. Officials say the suspected shooter is also dead. updated 39M ago
New clinical research wing opens at Minneapolis VA A new research center just broke ground to help improve the lives of our nation's heroes. 14H ago
Police officer among 2 killed in Minneapolis shooting; suspect also dead A police officer was among two people killed in a shooting in Minneapolis on Thursday evening, according to city officials. The suspect is also dead. updated 39M ago
How Target Center changes overnight between events When a Timberwolves game ends, another team is just getting started. 14H ago
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Washington County authorities looking for missing vulnerable 18-year-old Elizabeth Burton, who goes by Lizzie, was last seen leaving her home in Baytown Township on Tuesday, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office. 18H ago
Lake Superior barge spills hundreds of gallons of diesel along Minnesota's North Shore The United States Coast Guard says hundreds of gallons of diesel fuel spilled into Lake Superior on Wednesday morning. 19H ago
Missing 4-year-old boy found in southwestern Minnesota river dies at hospital A young boy who went missing in southwestern Minnesota Wednesday afternoon was later found unresponsive in a river and died at a hospital, police said. 20H ago
Helium mine in Minnesota's Iron Range one step closer to opening as engineers conduct flow tests The U.S. used to be a major supplier of helium but not anymore, which is why a helium mine in the middle of the country could be a gold mine. May 29
Knapp's Cave in Scandia isn't just a beautiful kayaking spot — it has a rich history too Native Americans, Swedish immigrants and even cattle thieves have all taken shelter in a little spot along the St. Croix River. May 29
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Journalism groups sue for names, birthdates and disciplinary records for every Wisconsin police officer Two groups of investigative journalists have filed a lawsuit in the hopes of forcing the Wisconsin Department of Justice to divulge names, birth dates and disciplinary records of every police officer in the state. 23H ago
Unions argue for overturning Wisconsin law that ended nearly all collective bargaining A law that drew massive protests and made Wisconsin the center of a national fight over union rights has returned to court, facing a new challenge from teachers and public workers brought after the state's Supreme Court flipped to liberal control. May 29
GOP-appointed University of Wisconsin regent refuses to step down when term ends Robert Atwell says he won't step down when his term ends this month. Atwell said in his email that he hoped that his "temporary continuation" as a regent will support communication between legislators and the regents. May 27
Man gets 20 years in connection with Wisconsin firebombing in 2016 A Wisconsin judge has sentenced a man to almost 20 years in prison in connection with a 2016 firebombing incident. May 27
When and where is the worst Twin Cities traffic on Memorial Day weekend? Minnesotans will clog the interstates, county highways and back roads this Memorial Day weekend as they head north to cabin country or across the border to Wisconsin. May 24
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Trump guilty in "hush money" trial as jury hands down historic verdict Former President Donald Trump was found guilty on all counts in his "hush money" trial in New York, becoming the first former president to be convicted of a crime. 12M ago
Congressional Republicans stick by Trump after conviction Prominent Republicans derided the verdict in Donald Trump's New York "hush money" criminal trial on Thursday, sticking by their presumptive nominee for president as he was found guilty on all counts. 1H ago
What it's like to advocate for mental health resources at the Minnesota state capitol Technically speaking, Elliot Butay is a lobbyist, but they don't love that the term comes with stigma attached. 15H ago
Trump denounces verdict as a "disgrace" and vows "this is long from over" Former President Donald Trump was convicted on 34 felony counts in New York. 14H ago
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3 things you need to know about Minnesota's child tax credit of $1,750 per child Last year, state lawmakers signed off on what was billed as a nation-leading child tax credit program for low- and middle-income Minnesota families aimed at cutting child poverty by one-third. May 30
"Woman Owned Wednesday" launches in Minneapolis' North Loop Dozens of businesses in downtown's North Loop neighborhood are hoping customers will help them celebrate women. May 29
Gov. Walz signs bill raising Minnesota rideshare driver pay, keeping Lyft and Uber in state Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz signed a bill into law on Tuesday morning that boosts the pay of rideshare drivers while keeping Uber and Lyft operating in the state. May 28
Minnesota officials on alert as Canadian border patrol agents prepare to strike A strike could begin in early to mid-June. If it does happen, crossing through the border could take more than 10 hours. May 27
How common is boat ownership in Minnesota compared to the rest of the U.S.? Boating creates $6.9 billion a year for the state's economy, supporting nearly 26,000 jobs and more than 700 businesses. Every year in Minnesota, more than $1 billion is spent on new boats, engines, trailers, and accessories. May 27
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Who was Jamal Mitchell, the Minneapolis police officer killed in the line of duty? Minnesotans are mourning the loss of a Minneapolis police officer who was gunned down in the line of duty Thursday, and more details about his prior heroic acts are coming to light. updated 41M ago
"Our hearts break": Leaders address shooting that killed Minneapolis police officer and civilian victim A flood of responses from Minnesota leaders and agencies have been issued following the mass shooting that killed a Minneapolis police officer and one other person. Officials say the suspected shooter is also dead. updated 39M ago
Police officer among 2 killed in Minneapolis shooting; suspect also dead A police officer was among two people killed in a shooting in Minneapolis on Thursday evening, according to city officials. The suspect is also dead. updated 39M ago
28-year-old stabbed man in the head during fight outside Minneapolis night club, charges say A 28-year-old man was charged on Wednesday for allegedly stabbing another man in the head during a fight on Saturday. 18H ago
Hennepin Co. attorney will ask Minnesota Supreme Court to review overturned conviction in Deshaun Hill killing On Thursday, the Hennepin County Attorney's Office said it "conducted a thorough review of the case to determine the appropriate path forward, which is petitioning the Supreme Court for review of the decision." 19H ago
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New clinical research wing opens at Minneapolis VA A new research center just broke ground to help improve the lives of our nation's heroes. 14H ago
What it's like to advocate for mental health resources at the Minnesota state capitol Technically speaking, Elliot Butay is a lobbyist, but they don't love that the term comes with stigma attached. 15H ago
Race removed as factor in kidney function test, allowing Minneapolis woman to receive transplant sooner A major change in the medical world is helping make kidney transplants more racially equitable. 1H ago
Cottonwood season in full swing in Minnesota, causing allergies to go into overdrive If it weren't for all the warm sunshine, you might mistake all of the drifting cottonwood in Minnesota for snowflakes. May 29
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Shaq and Chuck heading back to "cold-a** Minnesota" after Timberwolves' Game 4 win The Minnesota Timberwolves avoided the sweep with a Game 4 win over the Mavericks in Dallas Tuesday, giving fans a thrill and the "Inside the NBA" crew the chills. May 29
Albert Ruddy, Oscar-winning producer of "The Godfather," dies at 94 Albert S. Ruddy, who won Oscars for "The Godfather" and "Million-Dollar Baby" and helped create TV's "Hogan's Heroes," died Saturday. May 28
Former "General Hospital" star Johnny Wactor shot and killed in downtown LA Wactor was shot and killed when he interrupted three suspects in the midst of a catalytic converter theft in downtown LA early Saturday morning, according to family members. May 27
Morgan Spurlock, "Super Size Me" filmmaker, dies at 53 Documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock, an Oscar nominee who focused on food and American diets, has died of cancer at age 53. May 24
Timberwolves podcasts see increase in listeners as team succeeds It's a great time to be a Timberwolves content creator, specifically podcasts. The content medium was barely in its infancy the last time the team was in the Western Conference finals. May 23
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Chris Shaffer

Chris is an Emmy award-winning meteorologist and a proud member of the American Meteorological Society. He has been awarded the AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) designation.

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PUBLISHED: June 1, 2020 at 2:11 p.m. | UPDATED: June 1, 2020 at 5:54 p.m. WCCO-TV morning anchor Kim Johnson has been fired. Johnson announced the news via a Monday morning Facebook post. “They told me they wanted to go in a different direction,” Johnson said Monday.

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Personal information. Deanno has been married to his wife, Suzanne, for 20 years. They have three children.

Why is Frank Vascellaro not on WCCO? ›

MINNEAPOLIS -- Frank Vascellaro is back at the anchor desk after taking a few weeks off to recover following a bad fall and shoulder surgery. WCCO's evening anchor slipped and fell the day after Christmas while helping his daughter load up her car.

Who are the married WCCO anchors? ›

Inside the marriage of power couple, Frank Vascellaro and Amelia Santaniello, WCCO co-anchors and how they balance work and family here in Minneapolis.

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Washburn-Crosby Company ( WCCO ) Radio at 830 Kilohertz ( Kh ) is a familiar household word in this part of the northwest.

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Amelia and Frank are deeply involved with the community and frequently serve as the master of ceremonies at some of the Twin Cities premier charity events. They live in Minneapolis with their three kids and two dogs.

Where is Frank Vascellaro from? ›

Growing up in Denver Co., Frank attended the United States Air Force Academy before transferring to the University of Colorado at Boulder. He later studied broadcasting at Columbia College in Chicago, Ill.

Who is the computer guy on WCCO? ›

Having problems with your technology? Need suggestions with what to buy? No matter what the question is - Doug Swinhart and Steve Thomson are here to help with any questions you may have on Tech Talk. We discussed the use of smartphones on your desktops, Linux trials, antivirus suggestions, PrivaZer and more!

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Minneapolis St. PaulSt. PaulTrueReal on 5.5, H&I on 5.7
MinneapolisMeTV on 5.3, getTV on 5.4, This TV on 5.6
Buzzr on 9.4, TheGrio on 9.5, Catchy Comedy on 9.6, Story Television on 9.8, MyNet (WFTC) on 9.10
Fox (KMSP-TV) on 9.1, Movies! on 9.3, Fox Weather on 9.7
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There are over 200 local CBS TV stations across the country, with at least one in every state, including the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, and Puerto Rico. Who carries CBS? The Eye is everywhere.

Who left WCCO weather? ›

WCCO-TV is looking for a new meteorologist. WCCO-TV is looking for a new meteorologist. WCCO-TV will soon have a new morning meteorologist, though it's not clear just yet who will be replacing Riley O'Connor.

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Matt Brickman - Meteorologist - NBC New York | LinkedIn.

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ABC NEWS ANNOUNCES SOMARA THEODORE AS METEOROLOGIST BASED IN NEW YORK CITY. I am excited to announce that Somara Theodore has joined the ABC News team as our newest meteorologist based in New York City.

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Emmy-Winning Documentarian & TV Anchor | NOW filming “My Town” | VP of Communications, Growth & Strategy at The Brookshire Company.

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