Reality Check: Syrian Refugees And MinnesotaMinnesota lawmakers are increasingly divided on how many -- if any -- Syrian refugees to accept in the state. That is after two terrorists in Paris reportedly had fake Syrian passports, and Minnesota Democrats broke with President Obama to support a bill ramping up security checks.
Ellison, Mpls. Councilmembers Stand With BLM In Quest For Video ReleaseSeveral political and religious leaders joined with members of Black Lives Matter Minneapolis Thursday evening to demand law enforcement to release videos involving the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man. Rep. Keith Ellison and Minneapolis City Council members Alondra Cano, Cam Gordan and Lisa Bender addressed the media.
Washington County Announces Sex Trafficking UnitWhat used to be a crime centered mostly in bigger cities is now becoming more common in suburbs and other outlying areas. A growing number of children and teenagers are being lured into prostitution and offered for sale online.
Couple Believe They Saw Wetterling Suspect On Night Of DisappearanceA Sauk Centre couple is speaking out for the first time in 26 years to say they believe the suspicious man they saw at a Tom Thumb gas station three hours before Jacob Wetterling was abducted could be Danny Heinrich. Kevin and Marlene Gwost are members of one of Minnesota's best known polka bands, the Nite Owls.
BLM Holds Vigil For Clark Outside Of Police Station In Day 3 Of ProtestsThe FBI says it will start a criminal civil rights investigation into the death of Jamar Clark That is one of the demands the Twin Cities Black Lives Matter group made after Clark's death on Saturday.
Is Wetterling Person Of Interest Connected To A 1989 Arson?WCCO has uncovered new information about a lead investigators in the Jacob Wetterling case followed in 1990, and again this year.
Original FBI Investigator On Wetterling Case Speaks OutAl Garber, the FBI investigator who supervised the original Jacob Wetterling abduction case back in 1989, is speaking out for the first time since the arrest of Danny Heinrich -- a man investigators are calling a "person of interest" in the case.
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.
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.
Witness In Wetterling Abduction Speaks On Heinrich’s Arrest For the first time since Danny Heinrich was called a "person of interest" in the disappearance of Jacob Wetterling, the friend who was with Wetterling the night he was kidnapped is speaking out.
Judge: Heinrich Will Stay In Jail, Is A Potential Risk To CommunityThe person of interest in the Jacob Wetterling case was back in court Wednesday on child pornography charges. An FBI agent also testified in court about evidence linking 52-year-old Danny Heinrich to Wetterling's abduction and other sexual assaults of young boys.