A Wisconsin man is alive Wednesday thanks to strangers. Three men rescued 31-year-old Lee Neihart from his burning car after he crashed on County Road E in St. Joseph, Wisconsin Tuesday night. Neihart lost control of his car before hitting a guard rail.
A St. Joseph man has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly chasing his estranged wife in a car and firing several shots at her. Garry Dennis Vogt, 66, has been charged with one count of attempted murder in the first degree and one count of attempted murder in the first degree while committing a felony.
Earlier this month authorities launched a new campaign to try and find out what happened to Jacob Wetterling. Wetterling was abducted while riding bikes with his brother and friend 25 years ago Wednesday. And while his disappearance remains a mystery, his case has led to changes that now help other missing children.
A new effort is being launched to find Jacob Wetterling as the 25-year anniversary of his abduction approaches. Authorities said six new billboards have been put up in locations near the area where he went missing.
The FBI and other law enforcement agencies are following up on potential new leads in the Jacob Wetterling disappearance. CNN featured the nearly 25-year-old case Sunday on John Walsh’s show “The Hunt.”
A 45-year-old St. Cloud man is dead after a disabled semi-sized tow truck rolled over him in St. Joseph Tuesday, according to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office.
He may just be 10 years old, but he’s already doing big things to help others. Dominic Ballou, a fourth grader in St. Joseph, Minn., says his friends don’t have a safe place to play in their housing community.
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.
Minnesota drivers using cell phones are distracted, and sometimes deadly. Craig Carlson and Ron Rajkowski were killed in 2011 by a distracted driver in a construction zone who was traveling at a high speed. Carlson’s widow, Deb Carlson of Ramsey, says her husband was killed in an instant. “[The] car that was traveling at 70 miles per hour,” Carlson said.
In this season of giving, someone has taken part of the nativity scene from a Minnesota church. Mary and Joseph are among the figures stolen from a display outside the Church of St. Joseph, located in the town of St. Joseph. The church is led by Father Jerome Tupa, who says the manger’s appearance signals the beginning of the advent season, placed near the intersection of Main and Minnesota Streets.
Another victim came forward on Tuesday, alleging she was sexually abused by a Twin Cities Catholic clergy member. St. Paul attorneys Jeff Anderson and Mike Finnegan announced a new lawsuit, claiming that the Rev. Robert Thurner sexually abused the woman, identified as Jane Doe 23, when she was a child in the 1984-85 school year.
Tuesday marks 24 years since Jacob Wetterling was abducted at gunpoint near his St. Joseph, Minn., home.
And his mother, Patty, said she’s still hopeful her son will be found, as the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children released a photo of what 35-year-old Jacob could look like.
The president of the College of St. Benedict says she is stepping down next year. MaryAnn Baenninger told the college’s Board of Trustees she will step down on June 30, 2014.
WCCO-TV has learned that a key piece of evidence in the Jacob Wetterling abduction was never saved.