Ian Leonard takes the Polar Plunge with Special Olympics Minnesota

Saturday marked the first Special Olympics Minnesota Polar Plunge of the season into White Bear Lake. Baxter the polar bear pup and FOX 9's Chief Meteorologist Ian Leonard as the can of Coca Cola. Ian plunged six times as Baxter watched/barked! Ian has six more plunge weekends into mid-March, freezing for his friends who make up the 8,000 athletes of Special Olympics Minnesota.

Fleeing driver goes wrong way down I-694 during police chase

A chase near White Bear Lake, that reportedly started in Anoka County, narrowly avoided disaster as a driver reckless drove the wrong way down I-694 to try and escape law enforcement on Wednesday, December 8, 2021. NOTE: Parts of this video were edited out to remove moments when the vehicle wasn't visible on traffic cams.