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.
It's really difficult to improve at a sport when you don't have easy access to equipment. If you are a basketball player, you need a hoop. If you are a soccer player, you need a goal. And if you are a gymnast, you need a gym to practice.
The family of a St. Paul man who accidentally set himself on fire says he is alive today thanks to the quick-thinking heroic efforts of his 17-year-old neighbor.
A controversial issue returns to the state capitol as LGBTQ advocates made a renewed push to ban conversion therapy on Friday.
Organizations are doing extra homeless outreach as a bitter cold takes over the Twin Cities.
The city of Minneapolis is looking into its Police Department's off-duty employment program with a new task force.
After more than 20 years operating inside the walls of the Stillwater prison, a nonprofit program providing thousands of computers each year to schools across the state recently completed a total transformation.
The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office announced Wednesday it will no longer be issuing fix-it tickets for broken headlights, taillights, brake lights or turn signals. Instead, deputies will be handing out vouchers to have these issues fixed at a participating auto service provider.
A Minneapolis baby is making tremendous progress as he works to recover from near-death after being shaken by his father.
As we look toward more snow later this week, there’s always evolving technology helping plow drivers across Minnesota do their job.
The St. Paul-based Red Devils were deployed to Kuwait and Iraq in September and new tensions in the region have their family members concerned.