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Minnesota Nurses Association Considering Action Against Essentia Health for Firing Nurses Over Flu Shots

Health care workers are not required by state law to get the flu vaccine, but hospital officials say it all comes down to patient safety. KMSP Fox 9's Maury Glover has more from Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. — The Minnesota Nurses Association says they are filing grievances after nurses with Essentia Health were fired after they did not get their flu shot by the hospital’s deadline. Health care workers are not required by state law to get the flu vaccine, but hospital officials say it all comes down to patient safety. “Minnesota Nurses Association is…

Days After Oil Spill, Construction Approved for TransCanada’s Keystone XL Pipeline

After nine years, two presidential orders and dozens of lawsuits, the pipeline is being built. Fox News reporter, Mike Tobin, has more.

NEBRASKA — The Keystone pipeline is finally approved for construction by Nebraska regulators, but it comes just days after a devastating oil spill. After nine years, two presidential orders and dozens of lawsuits, TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline has finally cleared its last regulatory challenge with Public Service Commissioners in Nebraska voting to approve the pipeline’s route through their state. Some…

Charles Manson, One of the Most Notorious U.S. Criminals, Dead at 83

"You might say I'm kinda like Satan," Manson said in one of his many interviews. Fox News reporter Casey Stegall has the story.

NATIONAL — Charles Manson is dead at 83-years-old after spending four decades in prison. The notorious 1960s cult-leader died Sunday of natural causes and left behind a troubling history of violence and murder. “You might say I’m kinda like Satan,” Manson said in one of his many interviews. His name, Charles Milles Scott Manson, is synonymous with pure evil. He’s…

How to Help a Loved One Who is Struggling with Sexual Assault

Victims tell their story when they're ready to. How you can help. KMSP Fox 9 Reporter Iris Perez reports

ST. PAUL, Minn. — With several people in power being accused of sexual assault and harassment, many people are looking to reach out to the victims. They are looking for a way to help. “It reminds all of us of whatever past traumas and experiences we’ve had,” Teri Walker McLaughlin says.  She is the executive director with the Minnesota Coalition…

Minnesota Senator Al Franken Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Franken is facing two accusers. CNN's Omar Jimez reports from Washington

  WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNN) — New allegations of sexual misconduct are rocking Capitol Hill. Democratic Senator Al Franken of Minnesota is facing two accusers. One of those women says two separate incidents took place on a USO Tour back in 2006, before Franken was a senator. Franken is the latest political figure to be accused of inappropriate sexual conduct. Leeann…

The F5 Project – Sunday At 9

For many felons, the transition for jail to the real world can be hard. The F5 Project helps make the process easier. Sunday at 9, meet the F5 Project founder Adam Martin. Hear how he took his own experience and turned it into helping others. Watch the F5 Project on KVRR Local News. Where local news comes first.

Law Enforcement Encouraging People to Participate in Active Shooter Training

The sheriff says he and his staff have done about 70 presentations and he wants the number one takeaway for people to be "react, don't freeze." KMSP Fox 9 reporter Paul Blume reports from Barron County, Wisconsin

BARRON COUNTY, Wis. — A Wisconsin sheriff is encouraging active shooter training after Sunday’s massacre at a Texas church. The shooting took the lives of 25 people and an unborn child. “If the shooter is not by you, you should always run,” said Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald, who is with Barron County in Wisconsin. “Run is what we teach.” Sheriff Fitzgerald…

Minnesota Struggling with Largest Outbreak of Tuberculosis in the Nation

Department of Health officials say the strain is drug-resistant, which is not only making it harder to fight, it's much more expensive. KMSP Fox 9's Iris Perez reports from Ramsey County

RAMSEY COUNTY, Minn. — It’s the largest outbreak of tuberculosis in the nation and it’s happening in Minnesota. Department of Health officials say the strain is drug-resistant, which is not only making it harder to fight, it’s much more expensive. “We’ve put a lot of resources into responding to this situation,” said Kris Ehresmann, who is the Director of Infectious…

Moorhead School District Votes for School Board Candidates

The person elected will serve just one year on the board

MOORHEAD, Minn. — If you live in Moorhead, it’s time to cast your ballot and vote. The Moorhead School District is holding a special election for an open seat on the school board. Thirteen candidates are vying for the position. The person elected will serve just one year on the board. The seat was vacated by Laurie Johnson in late…

THE BUZZ: Mystery Animal “Terrorizing” Family: What Should They Do?

The breaking point for Latoria was when the animal jumped on her car when she pulled into her driveway. Fox 32 Reporter, Rafer Weigel reports from Chicago

CHICAGO — Recently, we’ve had reports about a coyote running wild in a south Fargo neighborhood and for the most part, people have been keeping a pretty cool head, but that’s not the case for a neighborhood in Chicago. In fact, people there say they are being “terrorized.” It’s hard to tell from the cell phone video, but there’s an…