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May 24, 2019
Patterson sentenced to life without parole for abducting Jayme Closs, killing parents
BARRON, Wis. — The Douglas County man who admitted to kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and murdering her parents will spend the rest of his...
May 24, 2019 - 7:15pm
WATCH: Jake Patterson sentencing for Closs kidnapping, murders
The man who pleaded guilty to kidnapping Wisconsin teen Jayme Closs after killing her parents last fall is
May 24, 2019 - 1:05pm
May 23, 2019
Jayme Closs kidnapper to be sentenced Friday
BARRON, Wis. - Seven months ago, the roughly 3,400 residents of Barron, Wis., awoke to shocking news. A local couple, James and Denise Closs,...
May 23, 2019 - 1:04pm
April 16, 2019
Patterson won't cooperate with investigation in Closs case
BARRON, Wis. — The Douglas County man who admitted to kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs after killing her parents inside their Barron home...
April 16, 2019 - 4:17pm
March 29, 2019
Patterson’s actions baffling, even to expert on deviant criminal behavior
GORDON, Wis. - He was 21, with an unremarkable background, a spotty work history and no criminal record. He observed a girl getting on a school...
March 29, 2019 - 11:39am
March 27, 2019
Patterson pleads guilty to Closs kidnapping, murders
BARRON, Wis. — A Douglas County man pleaded guilty Wednesday to kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents. Jake Thomas Patterson,...
March 27, 2019 - 1:23pm
March 26, 2019
Man set to enter plea Wednesday in Jayme Closs case
BARRON, Wis. — The Douglas County man accused of holding 13-year-old Jayme Closs captive for nearly three months after killing her parents...
March 26, 2019 - 4:16pm
March 21, 2019
Wisconsin woman honored for Jayme Closs rescue
MADISON, Wis. - Jeanne Nutter, the social worker who helped lead Jayme Closs to safety after the 13-year-old Barron girl was abducted and held...
March 21, 2019 - 6:21pm
March 15, 2019
Elizabeth Smart tells her story, offers advice to members of Jayme Closs’ community
BARRON, Wis. — Two months later, the “Welcome home, Jayme” signs still adorn businesses and government buildings in this close-knit community...
March 15, 2019 - 9:17pm
March 9, 2019
Jayme Closs kidnapping suspect reportedly confesses in letter from jail
BARRON, Wis. — A man accused of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs from her rural Wisconsin home in the fall after her parents were killed...
March 9, 2019 - 9:19am
March 6, 2019
Elizabeth Smart to visit Jayme Closs’ hometown
BARRON, Wis. — Kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart will visit with community members in Barron next week. Smart’s visit will come two months...
March 6, 2019 - 7:01pm
In three-minute court appearance, Patterson bound over for arraignment in Jayme Closs case
BARRON, Wis. — The Douglas County man accused of killing a Barron couple and abducting their 13-year-old daughter for nearly three months waived...
February 6, 2019 - 12:34pm
January 25, 2019
Douglas County DA: charges against Jake Patterson not expected
SUPERIOR, Wis.. -- The Douglas County District Attorney’s Office won’t be filing charges anytime soon against Jake Patterson. Patterson stands...
January 25, 2019 - 7:19pm
Will DA add charges in Jayme Closs case?
BARRON, Wis. - The man accused of abducting 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents is due back in court in Barron County, Wis., on Feb....
January 25, 2019 - 12:12pm
January 23, 2019
Jennie-O, Hormel to donate $25,000 reward directly to Jayme Closs
BARRON, Wis. – Jennie-O Turkey Store and parent company Hormel Foods announced Wednesday, Jan. 23, that the $25,000 in reward money offered...
January 23, 2019 - 6:34pm