Paynesville Victim Speaks Out: 'It's Time For Some Answers'There have been some startling developments in the Jacob Wetterling case in the last two weeks. Authorities have presented testimony and evidence showing they believe Jacob's abduction is connected to a series of unsolved sexual assaults on boys in the late 1980s.
Fmr. FBI Agent: Early Wetterling Investigation Was 'A Bad Mistake'A former FBI agent who supervised the Jacob Wetterling investigation says the agency botched how it first handled the man now considered a person of interest in the case. Al Garber wrote in his out-of-print 2009 memoir that the FBI's encounter with Danny Heinrich in 1990 was a "comedy of errors" and "a big mistake."
WCCO Spoke With Wetterling Abduction 'Person Of Interest' In 1996The person of interest in Jacob Wetterling's kidnapping spoke to WCCO-TV in 1996. A review of our archives has turned up a 1996 undercover interview that WCCO-TV did with Danny Heinrich. At one point, Heinrich describes how authorities at one point actually arrested him and accused him of abducting Jacob.
Arrest Made In Wisconsin Abduction CaseAuthorities in northwestern Wisconsin say they’ve arrested a suspect in connection with a weekend abduction case.
1st Person Of Interest In Wetterling Abduction Wants His Name ClearedAuthorities continue to ask for more information about Danny Heinrich, the man identified as a person of interest by law enforcement in the Jacob Wetterling case a week ago Thursday. But there is another person of interest named publicly in 2010. Dan Rassier is a school band teacher, and Wetterling was abducted at the end of his quarter-mile-long driveway.
Update: Authorities Determine No Abduction Took Place In AnokaThe Anoka County Sheriff’s Office says it has determined that there was no abduction in Anoka, which was reported Monday.
Investigators Believe Paynesville Attacks, Wetterling Abduction ConnectedTonight we want to take a fresh look at eight unsolved attacks on boys in the late 1980s that investigators now believe are connected to the Jacob Wetterling attack.
Man Who Escaped Abduction Holds Out Hope For Wetterling BreakA Minnesota man who was sexually assaulted months before the 1989 abduction of Jacob Wetterling said Monday that he hopes the identification of his suspected attacker helps investigators determine what happened to Wetterling.
Wetterlings To Address Latest Developments TuesdayThe parents of Jacob Wetterling will be addressing the latest developments in the 26-year-old abduction case.
Statute Of Limitations Comes Into Question In Wetterling CaseTwenty-six-years later there has been a major development in the disappearance of an 11-year-old Minnesota boy. The FBI has arrested a man who they say is a "person of interest" in the Jacob Wetterling abduction case.
For Wetterlings, It's Been A Long Road To AnswersSince his abduction, Jacob's family has been through a roller coaster of memories, anniversaries, and false hope. Through their grief, the Wetterlings have worked to help other families of missing and exploited children.
The Timeline In The Jacob Wetterling Abduction CaseOne week ago marked the 26th anniversary since the disappearance of Jacob Wetterling. Investigators say they think a masked gunman confronted then 11-year-old Jacob, his brother Trevor and their friend Aaron. Jacob has never been found.