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UPDATE: Alleged shooter in SE Rochester shooting arrested after standoff Video included

Police believe they have the alleged shooter in Monday afternoon's fatal shooting in Southeast Rochester behind bars, after an early Tuesday morning standoff in Faribault. It all began Monday morning on the 300 Block of 31st Street NE in Rochester, where a man said he was robbed at gun point. Courtney Eli Ocegueda, 19, came running through a woman's backyard saying that he had been robbed.  Two hours later officers responded to a report of shots fired... More>>

BREAKING: Crews on scene of fatal crash on Highway 52 south of Chatfield

The Minnesota State Patrol is on the scene of a fatal crash south of Chatfield.It happened at 7:00 A.M. Tuesday on Highway 52. Our reporter on scene says 2 vehicles collided.An adult and child in one vehicle were transported to Saint Marys Hospital by ambulance. The lone person in the other vehicle died at the scene.No names or ages have been released at this time.Traffic is being detoured away from Highway 52 in both directions.No word on the cause of the crash, but fog was dense ther... More>>

Autumn is near, and apple season is underway in Lake City Video included

It's tough to believe summer is on its way out, however Tuesday is the official start of meteorological fall, and apple season is underway in Lake City.  More>>

Idea of a new Rochester arena to be presented to City Council Video included

Monday during the City of Rochester's Committee of the Whole meeting the Rochester Convention and Visitors Bureau presented their annual report to council. More>>

Byron students head back to school early to prepare for construction Video included

Monday, Byron middle and high school students returned to the classrooms earlier than ever. In the past, Minnesota schools were required to start school after Labor Day, but this year a Minnesota statute allows schools to decide for themselves. More>>

Athlete of the week - Weston Whalen Video included

MABEL, Minn. (KTTC) - The Mabel Canton football team is off to a 2-0 start for the first time in six years. A big part of the red hot start is junior running back Weston Whalen who accounted for 49 percent of the Cougars total yards on Friday night.If you ask Whalen what made him such a force on the football field, you will get a pretty modest answer."The offensive line did a phenomenal job getting their blocks for me," he said. "They should be the one getting the credit... More>>

Minnesota corn, soybean development ahead of last year

Minnesota's corn and soybean crops are developing ahead of last year's pace. More>>

UPDATE: Body of man found at Olmsted County Fairgrounds identified Video included

A body was discovered by a police officer at the Olmsted County Fairgrounds Saturday morning.Rochester Police Lieutenant Gretchen O'Neil said an officer was doing routine patrol in the area around 11 a.m., when he saw a bike laying on the ground. As the officer got closer, he found an adult man dead next to the bike.Police say the man was not reported missing and is from out of state, although it's unknown how long he's been in Rochester. This is not a suspicious case, police say, and ... More>>

UPDATE: Man arrested for assaulting skateboarder in NW Rochester Video included

A man is arrested after allegedly assaulting skateboarder outside of a Casey's General Store in Northwest Rochester.The Rochester Police Department say the incident happened around 11:15 a.m. on the 1700 block of 45th street NW.According to the police, a 26-year-old man was riding a skateboard down the street when he was approached and assaulted by another man.The man ran off, but was later identified by police as 27-year-old Cody Haakenson.He was arrested and is due in court Monday on... More>>

Congolese boy stuck in home country sees Rochester family through video calls

Meet the Pierson family: Nels, Nicole, and their three children, including nine-year-old Mardoche. The Piersons have made it a point to spend every Sunday together, even if the only way they can see Mardoche is from behind a computer monitor. More>>

Father of former Perkins North employee blames behavior on Asperger's Syndrome

The father of a Rochester man arrested Friday for making terroristic threats is blaming his behavior on an underlying medical condition.  Jeff Wilson contacted KTTC Monday morning to explain that his son is "a vulnerable adult with Asperger's Syndrome."  Gregory Wilson, 25, was arrested Friday afternoon and accused of making terrorist threats and stalking after police say he made threats at a Perkins restaurant. More>>

Reports of shots fired in NW Rochester neighborhood early Sunday morning Video included

Police are searching for evidence after receiving several reports of shots fired in a northwest Rochester neighborhood early Sunday morning.Rochester Police Lieutenant Gretchen O'Neil says around 3:40 Sunday morning, neighbors near the 5300 block of Kensington Lane Northwest reported two separate sets of gunshots.No injuries have been reported, and police who came to the scene found no damage or any shell casings.If you have information about the incident, you're asked to call CrimeSto... More>>

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  • SLIDESHOW: Garden Tours

    SLIDESHOW: Garden Tours

    Warmer months have nearly come to an end and signs of fall are beginning to appear. In hopes of clinging to summer for as long as possible, NewsCenter's Robin Wolfram featured some beautiful gardens found in Rochester.Photos from the gardens of Kerin Marek, Julie Domaille and Suzanne Dinussen can be found above.More >>
    Warmer months have nearly come to an end and signs of fall are beginning to appear. In hopes of clinging to summer for as long as possible, NewsCenter's Robin Wolfram featured some beautiful gardens found in Rochester.Photos from the gardens of Kerin Marek, Julie Domaille and Suzanne Dinussen can be found above.More >>
  • SLIDESHOW: National Night Out 2015

    SLIDESHOW: National Night Out 2015

    Photo: Elizabeth Oolman - Edgewood Estates in Dodge CountyPhoto: Elizabeth Oolman - Edgewood Estates in Dodge County
    Millions of Americans gathered with their neighbors Tuesday for National Night Out. The event is an effort put forth each year to prevent crime, promote police-community partnerships, and grow neighborhood camaraderie.More >>
    Millions of Americans gathered with their neighbors Tuesday for National Night Out. The event is an effort put forth each year to prevent crime, promote police-community partnerships, and grow neighborhood camaraderie.More >>
  • SLIDESHOW: 40 new food items announced for 2015 Minnesota State Fair

    SLIDESHOW: 40 new food items announced for 2015 Minnesota State Fair

    Photo: Minnesota State FairPhoto: Minnesota State Fair
    The Minnesota State Fair has announced 40 new mouth-watering food items for the 2015 Great Minnesota Get-Together. The new items were unveiled Tuesday. More >>
    The Minnesota State Fair has announced 40 new mouth-watering food items for the 2015 Great Minnesota Get-Together. The new items were unveiled Tuesday. More >>
  • KTTC Web Poll

  • Do you think Minnesota's medical marijuana program should be expanded to provide treatment for patients suffering from intractable pain?

  • Thank you for participating in our poll. Here are the results so far:

    Yes
    79%
    474 votes
    No
    21%
    129 votes
  • KTTC Web Poll

  • What do you think of the recent fall-like weather?

  • Thank you for participating in our poll. Here are the results so far:

    It's way too soon for temperatures to drop
    30%
    242 votes
    Not happy about it, but I'll live with it
    6%
    48 votes
    It's a nice break from hot temperatures
    24%
    194 votes
    I love fall!
    41%
    332 votes

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