Man Gets 30 Years For Kidnap, Assault At Red Lake ReservationA man convicted of kidnapping and a brutal assault on the Red Lake Indian Reservation has been sentenced in federal court to 30 years in prison. Darrell Lussier was earlier found guilty of causing traumatic brain injuries, broken bones and other injuries to three people at the home of one of the victims on the reservation in February 2015.
ND Man Accused Of Obama Dog Kidnap PlotAuthorities say a North Dakota man plotted to kidnap one of President Barack Obama's dogs. Secret Service agents arrested Scott Stockert in a Washington, D.C. hotel room Wednesday after getting a tip from the Minnesota field office.
Woman Charged In Wright Co. Man’s Death Reaches Deal With ProsecutorsA woman charged in connection to the disappearance of a Wright County man last summer has reached a plea deal with prosecutors.
Wetterling Family Holds Paynesville Meeting For Tips, HealingTonight, Jacob Wetterling's parents asked for leads in their son's case and tried to bring healing over some other cases. Jacob was 11 when a masked gunman kidnapped him in 1989. No one has seen Jacob since.
St. Paul Man Charged With Kidnapping, Sexually Assaulting Teen For DaysThe Ramsey County Attorney's Office has charged a St. Paul man with kidnapping and criminal sexual conduct after he allegedly locked up a young man in his basement and sexually assaulted him for days. Court documents say 55-year-old Wilbert Glover came up behind a 19-year-old man on a north Minneapolis street Friday and strangled him until he passed out.
Mpls. Officials: Men Tried To Kidnap Woman Outside Of StoreMinneapolis city officials say several men tried to kidnap a woman in broad daylight as she walked up to a store Thursday afternoon. The woman says she was about to go into a business on the 300 block of Lake Street West at about 3 p.m.
Stillwater Man Gets 6 Years For Kidnapping, Raping 18-Year-Old A 26-year-old Stillwater man was sentenced Monday to more than 6 years in prison for kidnapping an 18-year-old woman and raping her.
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.
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."
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.
Police: Recent Contact With Wetterling Suspect Focused On BrotherDanny Heinrich, the person of interest in the Jacob Wetterling disappearance, moved to Annandale eight years ago. That is where he was arrested at his home last week. The community questions how he went under the radar for so long. Authorities told WCCO they knew Heinrich, but not for the reason you would think.
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.
What Do Prosecutors Need To Charge Heinrich In The Wetterling Case?Tire tracks and shoeprints: Investigators have old evidence in the Jacob Wetterling case that links person of interest Danny Heinrich to the area where Jacob was last seen. According to a former U.S. Attorney, prosecutors need more.
Lakeville Man Charged With Attempted Murder Of His 2 Young SonsA father accused of kidnapping his two young sons is now charged with attempted murder. Jay Ernst, 27, was arrested yesterday morning, hours after an amber alert was issued for his sons, ages 2 and 4.
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.