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.
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."
Driver, 70, Dies In Broadside Crash With SemiA 70-year-old driver was killed after they pulled out in front of a semi truck in Stearns County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The crash happened Thursday afternoon along County Road 67 at about 5:30 p.m.
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.
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.
Wetterlings Plead For Answers In Jacob's AbductionThe parents of Jacob Wetterling gave a statement to the media Tuesday about the latest developments in the case surrounding the 1989 abduction of their son.
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.
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.
The Timeline In The Jacob Wetterling Abduction CaseOne week ago marked the 26th anniversary since the disappearance of Jacob Wetterling. Investigators say they think a masked gunman confronted then 11-year-old Jacob, his brother Trevor and their friend Aaron. Jacob has never been found.
Cold Spring Man Rescued After Being Trapped In A Corn BinA Cold Spring man is recovering after being trapped in a corn bin Tuesday night. According to the Stearns County Sheriff's Office, officers received a call just after 10 p.m. of a man trapped in St. Joseph Township.
Goin’ To The Lake: WCCO Goes To Cold Spring (Day 2)It's Friday, and that means WCCO is Goin' To The Lake! This week, WCCO-TV's Kim Johnson and Kylie Bearse are in Cold Spring with NewsRadio 830 WCCO's Chard Hartman.
Goin' To The Lake: WCCO Goes To Cold Spring (Day 1)Kylie Bearse, Kim Johnson and Chad Hartman stopped at the Lakeview Bar and Grill at the Rich-Spring Golf Club Thursday, which is the only place on the Sauk River Chain of Lakes that you can boat up to and grab a bite to eat. It gets really busy around there in the summer and Thursdays are men's league night, so there are plenty of golfers around.
Stearns Co. Fire Leaves House In Ruins A house in Stearns County is a total loss after a fire Saturday afternoon. According to the Stearns County Sheriff's Office, authorities arrived on scene at about 1:30 p.m. at a house two miles north of Cold Spring.
Mike's Mix: A Visit To Du Nord Craft SpiritsOpening a distillery is complicated, especially when you're one of the first in the Minneapolis. The science of distilling, the art of the recipe, and less-than-helpful inspectors were some of the challenges that Du Nord Craft Spirits' co-owner and head distiller Chris Montana faced early on.