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Kidnapping

June 10, 2019
Jeffrey Lo
Father that allegedly abducted daughters in Twin Cities charged with felonies
June 10, 2019 - 5:07pm
May 23, 2019
Jake Patterson stands up to leave after pleading guilty at the Barron County Justice Center in Barron, Wis., on Wednesday. Renne Jones Schneider / Minneapolis Star Tribune
Jayme Closs kidnapper to be sentenced Friday
May 23, 2019 - 1:04pm
April 4, 2019
The Block family is pictured with daytime television host Dr. Phil after three members of the family appeared on his show in March. Special to Forum News Service
Abducted central Minnesota girl reflects on life since kidnapping, 'Dr. Phil' appearance
April 4, 2019 - 7:40am
April 3, 2019
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Northern Minnesota police officer accused of kidnapping, stalking, sexually assaulting teenager
April 3, 2019 - 2:48pm
March 15, 2019
Elizabeth Smart tells her story to an auditorium full of people at Barron High School on Friday. She transitioned into how the community should act when they see Jayme Closs in public. Smart told them it is OK to smile but not OK to stare and if they felt compelled to talk to Closs they should write her a letter so she could read it when she is ready. Tyler Schank / Forum News Service
Elizabeth Smart tells her story, offers advice to members of Jayme Closs’ community
March 15, 2019 - 9:17pm
March 6, 2019
Elizabeth Smart gives the keynote speech August 8, 2011 at the Crimes Against Children conference at the Sheraton Dallas, in Dallas, Texas. Smart was abducted from her Salt Lake City home in 2002 and found nine months later. (Jim Mahoney / Dallas Morning News)
Elizabeth Smart to visit Jayme Closs’ hometown
March 6, 2019 - 7:01pm
Jake Patterson
In three-minute court appearance, Patterson bound over for arraignment in Jayme Closs case
February 6, 2019 - 12:34pm
January 16, 2019
Thomas Barker, Steven Powers and Joshua Holby
‘You will never bring me down’: Central Minnesota escapee confronts third kidnapper at sentencing
January 16, 2019 - 6:42pm
January 14, 2019
Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald holds a picture of Jake Thomas Patterson, the suspect in the kidnapping of Jayme Closs and the murder of her parents, during Friday's news conference. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Criminal complaint details how Jayme Closs was kept under twin bed with weighted totes sealing her in
January 14, 2019 - 3:10pm
January 12, 2019
Jayme Closs (Photos courtesy of Barron County Sheriff's Office)
The next challenge for Jayme Closs: Recovery from ordeal will be difficult, mental health experts say
January 12, 2019 - 4:50pm
January 11, 2019
Jake Thomas Patterson is a suspect in the Jayme Closs disappearance. Barron County Sheriff's Departmentplay button
Sheriff: Closs ‘targeted’ by 21-year-old suspect with no clear ties to her family
January 11, 2019 - 8:41pm
January 10, 2019
Dashon Bonnell, left, and Anthony Howson.
2 men, teen girl charged with murder, kidnapping, robbery in fatal Mesabi Trail shooting
January 10, 2019 - 6:20pm
January 8, 2019
Thomas Barker, Steven Powers and Joshua Holby
Second man sentenced for central Minnesota kidnapping
January 8, 2019 - 5:42pm
October 2, 2018
Police gather Tuesday, Oct. 2, outside the Moorhead home of Izetta Cooley, who's suspected of kidnapping her own children after authorities placed them in a foster home. David Samson / Forum News Service
Moorhead mother wanted for kidnapping her own children in southern Minnesota arrested at her home
October 2, 2018 - 6:20pm
July 25, 2018
Family of Fergus Falls woman kidnapped thanks stranger for helping during ordeal
July 25, 2018 - 9:34am
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