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.
Nearly 700 Minnesota National Guard soldiers are preparing to deploy to Kuwait and Iraq, where they will be overseas for the next year.
After spending the last two months healing, a bald eagle has been released back into the wild by The Raptor Center.
Residents and business owners in Red Wing, Minnesota are bracing for more rain after flash flooding caused damage throughout downtown.
Wednesday marks 18 years since nearly 3,000 people were killed in coordinated attacks on September 11, 2001.
After searching for most of the week, a fisherman’s body was found in the Minnesota River in Belle Plaine Thursday.
A body was found in the Minnesota River Thursday morning near the location of an unoccupied boat reported in Belle Plaine Monday.
The family of a man who was shot and killed by police in Eagan, Minnesota this summer appears to be presenting a different narrative after adding their own redactions to investigation documents before releasing them to media.