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Murder, kidnapping and escape in rural America


POSTED JANUARY 20, 2019 6:46 AM
Here is the criminal complaint against defendant Jake Patterson
On January 10, Wisconsin teenager Jayme Closs escaped from a home where she allegedly had been kept hidden and asked for help, police said, ending a nearly three-month search for her.


POSTED JANUARY 18, 2019 6:46 PM
See kidnapping suspect in court
Jake Patterson, the suspect accused of killing James and Denise Closs and kidnapping their 13-year-old daughter, Jayme, appears in court for the first time.


POSTED JANUARY 14, 2019 10:06 PM
It's definitely one that you never forget, dispatcher says
When Amy Pullen went to work last week, the Douglas County, Wisconsin, 911 dispatcher had no idea she'd answer the call that would bring an end to weeks of searching: Jayme Closs had been found.


POSTED JANUARY 18, 2019 3:14 PM
Suspect in Closs kidnapping applied for job the day she escaped
The man charged with kidnapping Jayme Closs applied for a warehouse job at a liquor distributor in Superior, Wisconsin, just hours before the 13-year-old escaped from captivity, a manager at Saratoga Liquor Company told CNN.


POSTED JANUARY 17, 2019 8:22 PM
Jayme Closs rescued herself. Should she get the reward money?
A couple who called 911 and alerted authorities that Jayme Closs was at their home said they did not want a $50,000 reward for providing information on the abducted girl's whereabouts.


POSTED JANUARY 16, 2019 9:32 PM
Father of kidnap suspect has a letter for Jayme Closs' family
As more details emerge on Jayme Closs' nearly three months in captivity, the father of the man who allegedly abducted her says he has a letter for her family.


POSTED JANUARY 16, 2019 1:29 PM
Democrats waste no time rejecting Trump's offer
President Donald Trump proposed extending protections for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients and individuals with Temporary Protected Status in exchange for border wall funding in remarks Saturday afternoon. The proposed deal, however, will likely be dead on arrival due to a lack of support from Democrats.


POSTED JANUARY 20, 2019 1:19 AM
Opinion: Trump's unhappy anniversary
Year Two of Donald Trump's presidency ended Sunday, and a happy anniversary it was not.


POSTED JANUARY 20, 2019 12:41 PM
Fact-checking Trump's border speech and his wall-for-DACA offer
President Donald Trump laid out a broad immigration deal In an address from the Roosevelt Room on Saturday that would fund his signature border wall in exchange for protections for more than one million immigrants.


POSTED JANUARY 20, 2019 1:38 AM

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