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Target overwhelmed with customer inquiries in wake of massive breach

After word spread that a huge data breach may have exposed credit and debit card information of more than 40 million customers, Target Corp’s call centers and website were overwhelmed with inquiries.

Photo of blood-stained street in north Minneapolis gets city's attention

The outrage on Facebook over a bloody mess left from a shooting death last week got the attention of city leaders.

Vikings fans don't come close to being as unruly as other fans

WCCO did an extensive report on misbehaving fans across the NFL, and the results were… one might say, Minnesota nice.

Man with firearms permit uses gun to scare off robbers

A Minneapolis man with a permit to legally carry a firearm said he used his gun to stop an armed robbery attempt.

'Clouds' singer Zach Sobiech named one of CNN's 'Extraordinary People'

“Clouds” singer and songwriter Zach Sobiech will be featured on CNN Thursday night in a special on the most extraordinary people of 2013.

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Child hospitalized after drowning in Ham Like

Their current condition is not known.


Man dies after falling from pontoon, being swept under boat

Friends believe he struck the motor while under the boat.


Man drowns in St. Croix River at William O'Brien State Park

It's not clear what caused the 46-year-old to go under.


Man, 66, dies after his ATV was hit by a minivan on highway

It happened in Renville County Friday evening.

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Rochester suddenly shuts down recently opened parking ramp

Original plans for the parking lot included housing above it, but issues with construction prevented it from being built.

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Former Twins pitcher Jim "Mudcat" Grant dies at 85

Grant was a critical piece of the 1965 AL Championship team but did much more.

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Lake Elmo among latest MN cities to implement outdoor watering ban

The ban prohibits automatic or mechanical watering outdoors in an effort to conserve water during the period of extreme heat.

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Police: Suspect assaulted woman on LRT trail in Hopkins

They're asking for the public's help tracking him down.