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Police: Two Bodies Found in Fire Pit Earlier This Month, Bemidji Man Expected to Be Charged

ECKLES TOWNSHIP, MN – A Bemidji man could soon be charged for allegedly causing the death of two men after their bodies were found in a fire pit in Beltrami County earlier this month. Darren Stebe of Bemidji was arrested on February 5th for probation violations. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office says he’s expected to be arraigned on charges relating…

Sheriff: Suspect in Closs Murders & Kidnapping Went Through Great Lengths to Evade Police

BARRON, Wisc. (FOX 9) – Law enforcement has recovered a shotgun consistent with the weapon used to kill Jayme Closs’ parents in October, police say. Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald gave an update to the case Friday afternoon saying investigators recovered a gun “consistent with what was used at the scene of the homicide,” Oct. 15. The Sheriff says he is waiting for examination…

Selfie shows Jayme Closs reunited with aunt

A photo of Jayme Closs and her aunt and godmother Jennifer Naiberg Smith. It’s the first photo of Jayme since she has been reunited with her family. Photo Courtesy: Jennifer Naiberg SmithBARRON, Wis. (FOX 9) – Jayme Closs and her aunt and godmother Jennifer Naiberg Smith are reunited Friday afternoon as shown in a selfie posted on Facebook . The photo shows a happy Naiberg…

Jayme Closs, Missing Since Her Parents Were Murdered, Found Alive

BARRON, Wisc. – After being missing for almost three months, Jayme Closs is found alive. Barron County, Wisconsin Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald says the Douglas County, Wisconsin Sheriff’s office located her and took a suspect into custody shortly thereafter on Thursday night. Reporter Paul Blume with KMSP in Minneapolis-St. Paul says Sheriff Fitzgerald told him Closs was found near Duluth. The…

Superior, WI oil refinery fire extinguished, Evacuations remain in place

Courtesy: Fox 21 DuluthUPDATE at 7:40 PM Thursday (AP) – Authorities say a smoky refinery fire that forced many residents of Superior, Wisconsin, to evacuate is out. Douglas County officials posted an update Thursday evening saying the fire is extinguished but asking residents in the evacuation area to stay away from their homes for at least another two hours. An explosion…