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GoFundMe Raises Money For The Care of Jayme Closs

A fund has also been started at Sterling Bank called the Closs Family Benefit Fund.

BARRON, WI — GoFundMe has approved a fundraiser for Jayme Closs and her family. It was established to raise money for Jayme’s aunt, who is now taking care of the teen. The story on the website says the funds will help with the ongoing costs of Jayme’s medical care and recovery. More than $7,000 of a $20,000 goal has been…

Accused Closs Kidnapper Has Bail Set At $5 Million

Jake Patterson appeared in court via video feed from the Barron County Jail.

BARRON, WI — A Wisconsin man accused of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents sat impassively as a judge set his bail at $5 million. Prosecutors have charged 21-year-old Jake Patterson with two counts of first-degree intentional homicide, one count of kidnapping and one count of armed burglary. Patterson appeared in court via video feed from the Barron County…

Man Accused Of Kidnapping Wisconsin Teen And Killing Her Parents Expected In Court

21-year-old Jake Patterson will make his first court appearance Monday in Wisconsin

GORDON, WI — As Jayme Closs starts her road to recovery following her kidnapping, investigators are trying to piece together what happened during the nearly three months she was in captivity. 21-year-old Jake Patterson will make his first court appearance Monday in Wisconsin. He is accused of shooting and killing Jayme’s parents before abducting the 13-year-old from her northwestern Wisconsin home…

Dogwalker, Couple Describe Intense Moment They Found Jayme Closs

  GORD ON, Wisc. – Police are still trying to figure out how Jayme Closs got away from the home she was held. She escaped from captivity herself but was helped by neighbors in Gordon, Wisconsin. “It has been 88 days of hope for her safe return, 88 days of prayers for Jayme, her family, friends, our students, staff and…

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…

Timeline In the Case of Missing WI Teenager Jayme Closs

Investigators say she was found alive on Thursday and that a suspect is in custody.

?????????????????????????????????????????MILWAUKEE – Notable events in the disappearance and discovery of Jayme Closs, a 13-year-old Wisconsin girl who went missing after her parents were killed in the family home. Investigators say she was found alive on Thursday and that a suspect is in custody. October 15, 2018 – James Closs, 56, and Denise Closs, 46, are found shot to death in their…

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…

Milwaukee Woman Pleads Guilty To Attempted Murder After Pulling Gun On Trooper

Authorities say 30-year-old Melody Gray pointed a handgun at Trooper Mark Peterson's head and tried to pull the trigger

MOORHEAD, MN — A Milwaukee woman accused of trying to shoot a Minnesota state trooper last March in Moorhead has pleaded guilty to attempted murder. Authorities say 30-year-old Melody Gray pointed a handgun at Trooper Mark Peterson’s head and tried to pull the trigger. Peterson had stopped following a crash on I-94 and learned the car had been reported stolen in…

Emerado Police Issue Notice About Sex Offender

James Everett is living at 10 West Court Drive

EMERADO, ND — A high risk sex offender has found a new home in Emerado, North Dakota. Police there tell us that 46-year-old James Everett is living at 10 West Court Drive. Everett was convicted in Wisconsin in 2005 of having child porn. Categories: Local News, North Dakota News Tags: CHILD PORN, Emerado, JAMES EVERETT, north dakota, police, SEX OFFENDER, WISCONSIN