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Jacob Wetterling

November 29, 2018
Daniel Heinrich
Judge orders Wetterling killer Heinrich to pay over $17 million to Jared Scheierl
November 29, 2018 - 3:28pm
October 2, 2018
Steve Gilkerson, a former FBI special agent who worked on the Jacob Wetterling case, spoke out on Tuesday, Oct. 2, at the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis about what he called "speculative conclusions" made by Stearns County Sheriff Don Gudmundson. Mara H. Gottfried / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Retired FBI agent says sheriff 'irresponsibly unleashes' inaccuracies in Wetterling investigation
October 2, 2018 - 4:47pm
September 23, 2018
Our view: A modicum of closure in murder case
September 23, 2018 - 6:10am
September 22, 2018
In Nov. 2015, images of Jacob Wetterling are displayed on a wall at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in Alexandria, Va., where the age-progression photographs are produced. Wetterling, 11, was missing for 27 years after being kidnapped on a rural road near his home in St. Joseph, Minn., on Oct. 22, 1989. In 2016, Danny Heinrich confessed to killing him that same night. (Chris Newberry Productions)
The Jacob Wetterling case file
September 22, 2018 - 9:21am
September 20, 2018
Stearns County Sheriff Don Gudmundson displays a photo of tire tread marks left at the Wetterling crime scene as he hosts a news conference to close the investigative file regarding the Jacob Wetterling abduction, Thursday, Sept. 20 at the Stearns County Law Enforcement Center in St. Cloud. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Sheriff: Wetterling investigation went 'off the rails' as FBI chased multiple leads, killer remained free
September 20, 2018 - 4:40pm
September 19, 2018
Patty and Jerry Wetterling listen as a team of prosecutors talk about the confession of Daniel Heinrich to the 1989 killing of their son, Jacob Wetterling, in Minneapolis on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016. (Pioneer Press: Scott Takushi)
Wetterling case file to be released Thursday, but thousands of federal documents won’t be made public
September 19, 2018 - 8:36pm
September 14, 2018
Jacob's photo is projected on the screen at the community memorial service for Jacob Wetterling at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University in St. Joseph, Minn., Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Jacob Wetterling documents to be released next week
September 14, 2018 - 4:27pm
April 20, 2018
Patty and Jerry Wetterling accept applause from a Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, Minnesota Newspaper Association audience. They recounted the final dayts before authorities solved the disappearance of their son, Jacob. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota judge says Wetterling files are public; family of abducted boy will seek to change privacy laws
April 20, 2018 - 4:45pm
March 30, 2018
FILE: Those attending Jacob Wetterling's memorial service listen during a slideshow of photos of Jacob and his family in the Clemens Fieldhouse at the College of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph, Minn. on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016. Evan Frost | MPR News 2016
Judge rules Wetterling documents must go back to FBI
March 30, 2018 - 10:18am
February 2, 2018
Patty and Jerry Wetterling accept applause from a Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, Minnesota Newspaper Association audience. They recounted the final days before authorities solved the disappearance of their son, Jacob. (Don Davis / Forum News Service)
Attorneys for Wetterlings, media, clash in court: At issue: privacy vs. public information
February 2, 2018 - 8:07pm
January 31, 2018
Patty and Jerry Wetterling accept applause from a Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, Minnesota Newspaper Association audience. They recounted the final dayts before authorities solved the disappearance of their son, Jacob. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Alexandria judge faces Wetterling privacy decision Friday in open records case
January 31, 2018 - 6:15am
January 11, 2018
Susan Swedell (left) is shown in a photo taken about a month before she went missing on Jan. 19, 1988. A police sketch (right), drawn by an artist working for the Washington County Sheriff's Office, was created on Oct. 13, 1998, based on a description given to investigators by the gas-station attendant who was the last to see Susan Swedell, 19, of Lake Elmo, on Jan. 19, 1988.  Courtesy of the Washington County Sheriff's Office
Questions remain, tips surge 30 years after Minn. teen goes missing in blizzard
January 11, 2018 - 12:25pm
December 5, 2017
Filmmaker Chris Newberry, center, sits down with Patty and Jerry Wetterling in their St. Joseph, Minn., home on Nov. 11, 2017, to give them an update on the documentary production he is working on.  Courtesy of Erica Ticknor / Chris Newberry Productions
Minneapolis filmmaker tackles Jacob Wetterling case
December 5, 2017 - 8:35pm
June 27, 2017
Patty and Jerry Wetterling   St. Paul Pioneer Press file  photo
Media groups argue for release of Wetterling files that family deems private
June 27, 2017 - 9:14pm
June 2, 2017
Patty and Jerry Wetterling spoke with the media, in Minneapolis, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Wetterlings file lawsuit to block Stearns County from releasing investigative details on their family
June 2, 2017 - 5:07pm
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