Few Minnesota crimes are as notorious as the unsolved abduction of Jacob Wetterling. A masked stranger grabbed the 11-year-old as he biked home from a store in St. Joseph on October 22, 1989. Nearly 25 years later, everyone remembers Wetterling’s name. Many have never heard of Jared.
A masked stranger grabbed the 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling as he biked home from a store in St. Joseph nearly 25 years ago. Now, WCCO-TV has learned that a cluster of at least six unsolved sexual assaults on boys were never looked at as a possible lead in Wetterling’s case.
The family of a missing Eden Prairie woman is holding out hope that she’ll return alive. Mandy Matula was last seen four months ago Saturday. After dozens of searches, there’s still no sign of the woman. Her boyfriend committed suicide on his way in to be questioned by police.
“Do not forget about these people,” that is the message of the foundation established in Jacob Wetterling’s name.
Patty Wetterling joins the show to discuss sex offender laws and what could be done to improve them
After 33 years, someone has confessed to killing 6-year-old Etan Patz. And people immediately start speaking of “closure.” Patty Wetterling hates the word.
A local motorcycle group is honoring the 22-year anniversary of Jacob Wetterling’s abduction with an $18,000 donation to help fund Minnesota’s Amber Alert Program.
Patty Wetterling says the 7-year-old St. Paul girl who escaped her abductor did everything right and it’s a lesson for parents.
It has been more than 21 years since 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling was kidnapped by a masked gunman as Jacob, his brother and a friend biked home from a convenience store in rural St. Joseph, Minn.
On Friday afternoon, Jason – in for Michele – talked with Patty Wetterling on the anniversary of her son, Jacob’s abduction…