Leah Beno anchors FOX 9's Saturday and Sunday morning shows and field reports during the week. She started with FOX 9 in February of 2009 and joined the weekend team five years later. During her time Leah has been part of the weekend mornings expanding to include a third hour of news on Sunday mornings.
Prior to joining FOX 9, Leah worked at WGHP in North Carolina, and WWTV in Northern Michigan. Leah is a Michigan native and grew up in a suburb of the Detroit area. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism at Michigan State University.
Through Leah's career she's reported on a wide range of topics and events. She's sat one-on-one with Sen. Hillary Clinton and Sen. John McCain, she's covered Super Bowl LII, and more blizzards then she can count. Most memorable days in Leah's career include the day Prince passed away, and the day Jacob Wetterling’s remains were found.
Answer to the most common question: Alarm goes off at 2:30 a.m.
Leah is married and recently expanded her family to include a second son. Just like Beno, her boys are endlessly curious and constantly on the move.
A veteran Minneapolis Police Sergeant joined a group of student gun reform activists Wednesday at the Hennepin County Attorney's Office 2019 Community Leadership Awards.
A Waseca County deputy is recovering from his second surgery after a lethal dose of electricity nearly killed him.
When it comes to going to the dentist, plenty of people have fears, mainly centered around pain and needles. But what if all of that could be eliminated?
The Brooklyn Park community is grieving after one of the city’s officers passed away after a battle with cancer.
It’s a big weekend for thousands of Minnesota families who are celebrating MEA break, but for some, it could be their last.
Downtown Minneapolis business owners, protesters and lawmakers are sharing their thoughts on how police and law enforcement handled operations at President Donald Trump’s rally and the protest.
People living and working in Minneapolis are planning for President Trump’s visit Thursday, but preparations are also underway in the south Twin Cities metro area as well.
A new training program at the University of Minnesota's Medical School is believed to be the first in the country to arm students with the medicine needed to save someone suffering an opioid overdose.
Questions are being raised about an 86-year-old driver who hit a jogger, but won't face any charges. As the jogger heals from his injuries, he’s pushing for the city attorney to do more.
Leaders of all four Minneapolis-based sports teams are using their collective voice to speak out about crime downtown. They hope city council members are listening and, at the very least, agree with the mayor's proposal to add 14 new officers to the force.