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Past articles by Scott:

Help bring Stillwater mother home after crash in Ireland

A Stillwater family is asking for help from the local community because they want to have their loved one home while she recovers from a horrific car accident that occurred on a vacation to Ireland. → Read More

Mother of U of M student warns of 'marijuana wax'

A metro mother who has a son attending the University of Minnesota says there's a new drug making its way into Minnesota, and she wants to make sure other parents know about it -- including how potent it is. → Read More

Girls, ages 10 and 11, confess to Faribault cemetery vandalism

Two girls, ages 10 and 11, have confessed to the vandalism of a dozen headstones at Maplelawn Cemetery in Faribault, Minn., including the headstone of a 6-year-old girl.<br/> → Read More

Father claims Faribault cemetery vandals bullied son

The pictures of the of vandalism at Maplelawn Cemetery in Faribault are disturbing enough, but the story took another startling turn when a local man said the culprits did it to get back at his 13-year-old son. → Read More

Victims of impersonator using fallen Army Ranger's photo 'disgusted'

After Fox 9 News shared the story of a gold-star Minnesota mom who discovered her late son's photo was being used on dating sites by an online imposter, the story went viral -- but DavidMerced35 doesn't seem ready to stop. → Read More

Fallen soldier's photo turns up on dating sites

Jill Stephenson is a gold-star Minnesota mother who wants to keep the memory of her son alive -- but she doesn't want his memory to be used for deception. Unfortunately, someone appears to be doing just that by posting pictures of the Army Ranger who died in Afghanistan 5 years ago on dating websites. → Read More

Lakeville, Minn. man arrested in 30-year-old Texas murder

On Monday, a man was living in Lakeville, Minn. with his wife and children since the 1990s. On Tuesday, he was arrested for a 30-year-old Texas murder. → Read More

AP MEETS AP: Fan meets football, recovery icon

When Fox 9 Interviewed a man whose name sounds an awful lot like a Minnesota MVP, he admitted Adrian Peterson inspired him to run again after a work-related accident left him an amputee. On Monday, the two met for the first time. → Read More

POWERFUL VIDEO: Minnesota soldier returns to be laid to rest

It's an extremely emotional bit of footage that is rapidly spreading across social media, and the scene shot by a South Carolina man in the terminal has reached the soldier's grateful family. → Read More

RUNNING FREE: Minn. amputee tries prosthetic for 1st time

Fox 9 News cameras caught a first on Thursday -- a Minnesota man learning to run again with his brand new prosthetic leg after a workplace accident left him facing life as an amputee. → Read More

Minn. family cheers step toward Alzheimer's blood test

Researchers at a British university have identified a set of 10 proteins that may predict the onset of Alzheimer's, which they call a big step toward creating a simple blood test that could forecast the likelihood of developing the disease. → Read More

Hero trooper rescues Minn. woman from flood-swept car on I-90

With water inching up to the windows, a Minnesota trooper rescued a woman from a flood-stranded car on Interstate 90 Monday night, moments before the flood waters flipped the car and swept it down a ditch. → Read More

AMERICAN IDOL: Minn. singer says late mother blessed her with audition

Thousands of young people dream of going to Hollywood and being chosen to perform on "American Idol," but one from Minnesota says she knows her audition has been blessed from above. → Read More

MEMORIAL DAY: Others help mother visit son killed in Afghanistan

<p>This is certainly a special weekend for anyone who has lost a loved one in the military, but although one mother who lost her son in Afghanistan can't visit his grave, she has proof that he is not alone and his sacrifice is not forgotten.</p> → Read More

RAIN DAMAGE: 3 ways to protect your home

<p>From sodden sports fields to flooded homes, the heavy rains washing across the metro have left many messes behind. With more on the way, proactive prevention could be key to avoiding costly clean-up.</p><br/> → Read More

EXPLAINER: Minnesota tax changes and what you should do

The Minnesota Department of Revenue has outlined how taxpayers should file their returns to take advantage of new tax credits and deductions passed by the Legislature on Monday. → Read More

Lyft launches in Minneapolis, but city plans to ticket and tow mustache cars

Lyft launched it peer-to-peer taxi alternative in Minneapolis on Thursday, but the city says the Lyft model violates regulations and it plans to ticket and tow the mustachioed cars. → Read More

30 evaluated for carbon monoxide poisoning at Springfield, Minn. school

30 students in Springfield, Minn. were taken to the hospital with symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning after a suspected gas leak forced the evacuation of the school Thursday morning. → Read More

Ethiopia bomb shakes Minn. woman's life, but not her future

A Minnesota woman fled Ethiopia for a better life, and upon returning to visit her father for the first time in over 10 years, a bomb forever changed her life, but not her future. → Read More

Champlin family seeks to fill truck with pop tabs for Ronald

The Ronald McDonald house has helped many families find comfort over the years, and one Champlin, Minn., family who is grateful for that help is now giving back by collecting as many pop tabs as they can. → Read More