MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — These are the four stories you need to be following this Tuesday, Sept. 6. They include a high-profile check-in at Hazelden, and new developments expected in the Jacob Wetterling case.
Danny Heinrich In Court Tuesday
More answers are expected in the 27-year mystery surrounding Jacob Wetterling’s kidnapping. Sources told WCCO Danny Heinrich will appear in federal court Tuesday afternoon as part of a plea deal. Those sources said Heinrich led investigators to a farm outside Paynesville where Jacob’s remains and clothing were found on Wednesday. The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office said Heinrich will be in court at 1 p.m.
Lawmakers Back At Work In D.C.
Washington D.C. is about to welcome the lawmakers and election year politics back to town. Starting on Tuesday, Congress has only around 20 days of work before leaving town again early next month. There’s just one thing they have to get done: figure out a way to prevent a government shutdown before spending legislation expires Oct. 1.
Chevy Chase Checks Into Hazelden
Chevy Chase has checked into a rehab facility in Minnesota for treatment for an alcohol-related problem. His publicist said Chase is at Hazelden Addiction Treatment Center for what she called a “tune-up” in his recovery. Chase has battled substance abuse throughout his career. He checked into the Betty Ford Clinic in the 1980s for an addiction to prescription pain killers.
Manziel Hits The Books
Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel has re-enrolled at Texas A&M. The 23-year-old is listed as a recreation, parks and tourism sciences major. Manziel’s NFL career was derailed by a series of off-field incidents, which included a domestic violence charge still pending in court.