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10:00 p.m. weather reportMinnesota’s temperature roller coaster continues and will return to above average this weekend.

Good question: how are the night colors of buildings decided?If you look at the Minneapolis skyline Friday night, you’ll notice a lot of red. Many bridges, landmarks and buildings will be lit for Go Red For Women Day.

Minnesota Aurora will play at the Vikings’ TCO Performance CenterMinnesota’s professional soccer team will share its state-of-the-art facility with the state’s new women’s soccer team.

The data on the carjackings of the Twin CitiesCarjackings are a major problem in the Twin Cities. Hundreds of victims are struggling with the trauma. What happens to solve the crimes? And who commits them? WCCO’s Jennifer Mayerle spent weeks asking these questions.

Filming of Amir Locke: broadcast of the MPD Body-Cam videoMinneapolis has released footage from an officer-carried camera showing the encounter that killed Amir Locke in a downtown apartment.

Amir Locke murder press conference turns controversialMinneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and Acting Police Chief Amelia Huffman faced anger from community activists at a press conference Thursday night after MPD body camera footage emerged on the murder of Amir Locke.

Minneapolis leaders speak out after body camera video of Amir Locke shooting emergedThe press conference was interrupted by activist Nekima Levy Armstrong, who is co-chair of the city’s new Community Safety Commission. She chastised Mayor Jacob Frey and Acting Police Chief Amelia Huffman for “whitewashing” what happened in the shooting.

Amir Locke shooting: Minneapolis police release body camera video[WARNING: Contains disturbing video and images.] The Minneapolis Police Department released body camera footage showing Wednesday’s fatal encounter between an officer and a 22-year-old man in a downtown apartment.

RAW: Body Cam Footage of Amir Locke ShootingMinneapolis officials have released body camera footage of the fatal police shooting of Amir Locke. (The video contains disturbing images and sound.)

6:00 p.m. weather reportMeteorologist Chris Shaffer reports light snow expected for Friday.

Questions surround Minneapolis police shootingMany questions remain about the fatal police shooting of a man Wednesday morning in a downtown Minneapolis apartment.

Lawsuit alleges hazing incident left teen in comaA recently filed civil lawsuit in Boone County, Missouri claims a Minnesota teenager was forced to drink an entire bottle of vodka before slipping into a coma last October.

5:00 p.m. weather reportA few showers on Friday morning could impact morning commutes.

Minnesota Legislature Tackles a Big Problem: Law Enforcement RecruitmentOn Capitol Hill, there are competing proposals to strengthen law enforcement, as recruitment remains difficult. Republicans and Democrats agree that having more cops on the job is a problem. Caroline Cummings explains how they talk about fixing it.

No charges have yet been filed in the fatal shooting of a student outside Richfield SchoolProsecutors have won an extension to file charges in the fatal shooting of a student outside a school in Richfield.

New calls for body cam footage to be released during deadly MPD shootingA day after a Minneapolis police officer fatally shot a black man in a downtown building, there are still many unknowns about what exactly happened. Meanwhile, many are calling for the release of evidence, including body-worn camera footage.

Midday weather reportAfter an extremely cold day in Minnesota on Thursday, snow is possible on Friday and could affect the morning commute.

WCCO Digital Update: Afternoon of January 3, 2022Here are Minnesota’s latest headlines.

Minnesota Republicans unveil plan to hire more policeAs public safety concerns rise, Senate Republicans are proposing a $65 million deal to hire more police across the state.

Students should be charged with shooting outside Richfield SchoolCharges are expected Friday against two teenagers who were arrested in connection with the shooting that left one dead and two others injured.

More details on the fatal Minneapolis police shootingCity documents show the slain man was shot three times by an officer: twice in the chest and once in the wrist.

Everything you need for the perfect Super Bowl nightIt’s time to start planning your Super Bowl party to make sure you and your guests have loads of fun.

The nonprofit organizes the 2nd annual hackathon for women in STEMThis weekend, virtual nonprofit Rewriting the Code is hosting the second annual Black Wings Hackathon.

Have a puppy for Valentine’s Day? What do you want to knowValentine’s Day is just around the corner and today we are feeling the puppy love.

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