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In Nov. 2015, images of Jacob Wetterling are displayed on a wall at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in Alexandria, Va., where the age-progression photographs are produced. Wetterling, 11, was missing for 27 years after being kidnapped on a rural road near his home in St. Joseph, Minn., on Oct. 22, 1989. In 2016, Danny Heinrich confessed to killing him that same night. (Chris Newberry Productions)
The Jacob Wetterling case file
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September 20, 2018
Stearns County Sheriff Don Gudmundson displays a photo of tire tread marks left at the Wetterling crime scene as he hosts a news conference to close the investigative file regarding the Jacob Wetterling abduction, Thursday, Sept. 20 at the Stearns County Law Enforcement Center in St. Cloud. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Sheriff: Wetterling investigation went 'off the rails' as FBI chased multiple leads, killer remained free
September 20, 2018 - 4:40pm
September 17, 2018
North Dakota State University students gather near the Babbling Brook on campus for a candlelight vigil in memory of freshman Tom Bearson on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. Forum News Service file photo
'A lie to everyone you meet:' Homicide of NDSU freshman still a deep wound 4 years later
September 17, 2018 - 8:23am
September 13, 2018
Suspect in custody after allegedly shooting Stearns County deputy with compound bow
September 13, 2018 - 6:26pm
Central Minn. elevator closes after GM allegedly spends over $2 million for hunting safaris, taxidermy
September 13, 2018 - 1:17pm
September 9, 2018
Christopher Wait, 27, Morris
Wanted man from Stevens County arrested in Otter Tail County
September 9, 2018 - 8:05am
September 4, 2018
This is the pair of ruby slippers that were worn in the Wizard of Oz that were stolen in 2005. Forum News Service file photoplay button
FBI: Thieves attempted extortion with stolen 'Wizard of Oz' ruby slippers valued in millions
September 4, 2018 - 2:48pm
September 2, 2018
Man in critical condition after being beaten outside State Fair
September 2, 2018 - 7:06pm
August 30, 2018
Ashley Connie Marie Valadez
Second defendant appears in west-central Minnesota court on kidnapping, assault charges
August 30, 2018 - 9:58am
August 23, 2018
Tracy Norman Brant
Grand jury indicts western Minnesota father with first-degree murder in son's death
August 23, 2018 - 6:26pm
August 22, 2018
Matthew Scott Smith
Prosecutor files murder charges in central Minnesota convenience store stabbing
August 22, 2018 - 7:42pm
August 13, 2018
Advocates for Minnesota inmates say weekslong lockdown 'inhumane'
August 13, 2018 - 8:46pm
August 5, 2018
A hearse and a BCA crime scene van park on the 900 block of St. Anthony Ave., St. Paul, following a police shooting, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. (Scott Takushi / Pioneer Press)
St. Paul officers respond to shots fired, fatally shoot man with gun
August 5, 2018 - 5:41pm
July 25, 2018
Thomas Barker
Man who abducted Alexandria girl pleads guilty
July 25, 2018 - 5:25pm
Family of Fergus Falls woman kidnapped thanks stranger for helping during ordeal
July 25, 2018 - 9:34am
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