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July 25, 2018
Man who abducted Alexandria girl pleads guilty
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—One of the three men charged in connection with the abduction of a 15-year-old Alexandria girl last fall entered a guilty...
July 25, 2018 - 5:25pm
July 23, 2018
High-speed chase, shots fired: Details emerge in abduction of Fergus Falls mother
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – Authorities have shared more details of the Sunday afternoon abduction of a 34-year-old Fergus Falls mother who was later...
July 23, 2018 - 8:00pm
February 8, 2018
A woman may have given birth in an airport bathroom, and left the baby behind, police say
The woman on the surveillance video arrived at the Tuscon International Airport as an expectant mother, and walked out without her baby boy....
February 8, 2018 - 3:50pm
November 2, 2017
Robbery victim, who recently underwent brain surgery, pleaded with suspects to stop hitting his head, police say
FARGO — A man charged in connection with a robbery and kidnapping this week in Fargo was in custody in Grand Forks on Thursday morning,...
November 2, 2017 - 5:14pm
September 5, 2017
Northwest Minn. man accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend
BLACKDUCK, Minn. —A northern Minnesota man was charged with felony false imprisonment Tuesday after allegedly abducting his ex-girlfriend...
September 5, 2017 - 6:04pm
April 21, 2017
Wetterling unsure what's next for her future
WILLMAR — Her 27-year-long search for her son is over, but it's left Patty Wetterling wondering what's next for her. "There are days when...
April 21, 2017 - 9:12pm
April 8, 2017
Witnesses report possible child abduction in Battle Lake area, police say
BATTLE LAKE—Battle Lake police are looking into a possible child abduction after they responded to witness reports Friday night, April...
April 8, 2017 - 1:57pm
March 28, 2017
Toddler, whose mother was stabbed during abduction, found safe; suspect arrested
A toddler reported missing early Tuesday has been found safe after his father and another man allegedly abducted him and stabbed the boy's mother....
March 28, 2017 - 9:32am
March 1, 2017
Police: Cosmos man abducted estranged wife
WILLMAR — Police say a 38-year-old Cosmos man hit his estranged wife with his vehicle as she left her Willmar workplace Wednesday morning,...
March 1, 2017 - 5:19pm
February 27, 2017
Willmar man charged with kidnapping
WILLMAR — A Willmar woman got out of the shower Thursday evening to find her 8-month-old daughter gone. So was her ex-boyfriend, Angel...
February 27, 2017 - 5:29pm
November 30, 2016
Wetterling's killer confessed crime to cellmate months before admission in court
ST. PAUL — They were separated from the others. It wasn't much — one additional door blocking Danny Heinrich and Anton Martynenko's...
November 30, 2016 - 10:19pm
September 5, 2016
Paynesville area pays respects to Jacob
PAYNESVILLE—At times Monday afternoon, the road alongside a well-grazed pasture near Paynesville was quiet. But most times a slow stream...
September 5, 2016 - 8:17pm
Community pays respects where Wetterling remains found
PAYNESVILLE -- A steady stream of people stopped Monday alongside a road near Paynesville, overlooking a farm pasture where the remains of Jacob...
September 5, 2016 - 1:29pm
September 3, 2016
Authorities confirm Jacob Wetterling's body has been found
The Stearns County Sheriff's Department has confirmed in a new release Saturday that Jacob Wetterling's remains have been located. In a 5:30...
September 3, 2016 - 6:03pm
Update: Remains of Jacob Wetterling have been found
ST. JOSEPH -- After nearly 27 years of not knowing what happened to Jacob Wetterling -- the 11-year-old boy abducted on a dirt road in 1989 near...
September 3, 2016 - 9:01am