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WCCO Digital Update: Morning of December 21, 2021Jason DeRusha has the latest titles.

Weather report at 4:30 amLight snow begins to move across northern Minnesota on Tuesday morning.

10:00 p.m. weather reportSnow will fall in parts of Minnesota on Tuesday.

Where to find outdoor winter fun on the metroWinter officially begins on Tuesday. But after a roller coaster melted much of our snow last week, it doesn’t quite look like it.

Good question: how reliable are home COVID tests?Last minute gifts aren’t the only items hitting the shelves. Vacationers take rapid COVID-19 tests before visiting loved ones.

Dog found freezing in a metal crate on the road to salvageA rescue organization calls a dog found in an alley in Saint-Paul a Christmas miracle.

Cottage Grove students stage racism walkoutStudents at Cottage Grove Park High School walked out of class on Monday to protest “countless racially motivated incidents” committed by teachers and staff.

The cause of death of 7 people found inside the Moorhead home is still unknownInvestigators are trying to figure out how seven family members died in a Minnesota home.

Kim Potter jury begins deliberationsWe may soon know the fate of the former Brooklyn Center cop behind the fatal shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright.

Minnesota Vikings fan dies after fall in stadiumJosh Engle, husband, father and Viking fan, has died of head trauma

Kim Potter trial: no verdict after day 1 of deliberationsA jury will decide the fate of the former Brooklyn Center cop accused of killing Daunte Wright during a traffic stop last April.

3 teens charged with car hijacking in Edina and St. Louis ParkThree teenagers were charged Monday in connection with two car hijackings in Edina and St. Louis Park.

6:00 p.m. weather reportMeteorologist Chris Shaffer is reporting a winter weather advisory starting at midnight and extending until noon Tuesday. Expect snow for the Tuesday morning drive.

Minnesota nurses at breaking pointMinnesota nurses are calling on hospital and state leaders to provide staff support.

Suspicious package found at Ramsey County courthouseOfficials say the packaging was “designed to look like an improvised explosive device.”

Sheriff of Hennepin Co. David Hutchinson sentenced to two years probationHutchinson is serving two years of drunk driving probation.

Kim Potter trial: verdict up to juryBoth sides made their closing arguments on Monday, and the jury is now out.

5:00 p.m. weather reportParts of Minnesota could see a little more snow early Tuesday.

Expert discussions increase in COVID breakthrough casesIn the fight against COVID-19, the United States is registering more than 150,000 new cases per day. And every day more and more of these cases are people who have already been vaccinated.

Hennepin Hutchinson County Sheriff Sentenced for DWISheriff Dave Hutchinson learned of his punishment Monday after rolling his SUV while driving drunk earlier this month.

Kidnapped missionaries in Haiti made daring escapeNew details have been released about a western Wisconsin family held captive by an armed gang in Haiti.

Concerned Edina citizens meet with new police chiefEdina’s new police chief Todd Milburn spoke to residents on Monday about the new tactics being used to stem the recent increase in crime.

Noon weather reportWCCO meteorologist Riley O’Connor said the chances of a “White Christmas” in the Twin Cities are diminishing.

Airlines say 5G could shut down thousands of flightsAirports week will be busy as Christmas arrives during the increase in COVID-19 cases, but the pandemic is not the only big concern for airlines.


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