Mpls. Officials: Men Tried To Kidnap Woman Outside Of StoreMinneapolis city officials say several men tried to kidnap a woman in broad daylight as she walked up to a store Thursday afternoon. The woman says she was about to go into a business on the 300 block of Lake Street West at about 3 p.m.
Stillwater Man Gets 6 Years For Kidnapping, Raping 18-Year-Old A 26-year-old Stillwater man was sentenced Monday to more than 6 years in prison for kidnapping an 18-year-old woman and raping her.
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."
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.
Police: Recent Contact With Wetterling Suspect Focused On BrotherDanny Heinrich, the person of interest in the Jacob Wetterling disappearance, moved to Annandale eight years ago. That is where he was arrested at his home last week. The community questions how he went under the radar for so long. Authorities told WCCO they knew Heinrich, but not for the reason you would think.
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.
What Do Prosecutors Need To Charge Heinrich In The Wetterling Case?Tire tracks and shoeprints: Investigators have old evidence in the Jacob Wetterling case that links person of interest Danny Heinrich to the area where Jacob was last seen. According to a former U.S. Attorney, prosecutors need more.
Lakeville Man Charged With Attempted Murder Of His 2 Young SonsA father accused of kidnapping his two young sons is now charged with attempted murder. Jay Ernst, 27, was arrested yesterday morning, hours after an amber alert was issued for his sons, ages 2 and 4.
Investigators Hope New Technology Helps In Wetterling CaseWith a renewed focus on finding out who kidnapped Jacob Wetterling, law enforcement is bracing and hoping for a new wave of public tips. That appeal was heard loud and clear Thursday as investigators named 52-year-old Danny Heinrich as a person of interest in the case.
Hutchinson Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Man's Disappearance & DeathA 28-year-old man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the disappearance and death of a 25-year-old Annandale man.
Aitkin Co. Man Faced Domestic Violence Charges Before Killing DeputyThe Aitkin County Sheriff's Office says a man who shot and killed a deputy was charged a week before in a violent domestic situation.