Prayers For Closs Family As Jake Patterson Sentenced FridayJake Patterson is expected to appear at a hearing to be sentenced for murder and kidnapping on Friday, and the community is calling for prayers for Jayme Closs and her late parents, James and Denise Closs.
Wisconsin Assembly Honors Jamye Closs As 'Hometown Hero'It was the most public appearance to date for Closs, who escaped her kidnapper in January after being held captive in a remote northwestern Wisconsin cabin for three months.
Barron High School Hosts Benefit For Jayme Closs And FamilyThe community of Barron, Wisconsin continues to show support for Jayme Closs. A man kidnapped the 13-year-old after killing her parents last year. Closs was able to escape after being held captive for nearly three months. She now lives with her aunt and uncle.
Jake Patterson Moved To New JailBarron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said that it was an administrative decision and it did not come as a result of any sort of threats or incidents.
Elizabeth Smart ‘Grateful' Jayme Closs Won’t Have To Deal With A TrialKidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart says she’s “grateful” that Jayme Closs won’t have to go through the ordeal of a trial after the man accused of abducting her and killing her parents pleaded guilty in court.
Jake Patterson Pleads Guilty To Closs Murders, KidnappingThe man accused of kidnapping Jayme Closs and killing her parents pleaded guilty to those crimes before a judge Wednesday afternoon.
Barron Community Expresses Relief At Patterson's Guilty PleaThe past six months have rocked the community of Barron to its core. There is no happy ending to all they've been through, but on Wednesday there is some relief.
'There Is No Defense': Expert Thinks Jayme Closs Kidnapping Case Won't Go To TrialJake Patterson, the Wisconsin man accused of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents, will appear before a judge Wednesday afternoon.
'National Abduction Survivor's Awareness Day' PetitionHundreds of people have signed a petition to make January 10 "National Abduction Survivor's Awareness Day."
Elizabeth Smart Speaks To Barron Community On Moving ForwardOn Friday night, Elizabeth Smart spoke to a crowd of hundreds at Barron High School on how to move forward after the unimaginable.
Accused Closs Kidnapper Jake Patterson Calls WCCO's Jennifer MayerleFive months ago this Friday, Jayme Closs was kidnapped from her home in Barron, Wisconsin after both her parents were killed.