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."
Mankato Man Jailed For 3 Months On Mistaken Drug ChargesPolice arrested 31-year-old Joseph Burrell in November for two felony counts of drug possession. It turns out what appeared to be an illegal substance were really just vitamins.
New DNA Evidence Helps Investigators Crack Cold CaseIt's a murder mystery that's been unsolved for more than 30 years. Hundreds of interviews and hundreds of leads couldn't crack the case. But new technological advances allowed investigators to identify a suspected killer.
Report Shows Gun Permits Nearly Doubled In 2013A report released Friday shows permits to conceal and carry handguns in Minnesota have nearly doubled in the last year. The report from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension showed that nearly 63,000 applications for handgun permits were processed, and more than 60,000 were issued.
Fmr. Faribault Teacher Charged With Criminal Sexual ConductThe Minnesota Bureau Criminal Apprehension and the Faribault Police department are investigating a former teacher accused of abusing students at Shattuck - St Mary's School.