Barron County

 Jake Patterson appears for his preliminary hearing at Barron County Circuit Court in Barron, Wis. Patterson, charged with kidnapping a 13-year-old Wisconsin girl and killing her parents.
T'xer Zhon Kha/The Post-Crescent via AP
March 27, 2019 - 2:51 pm
BARRON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man pleaded guilty Wednesday to kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs, killing her parents and holding her captive in a remote cabin for three months, in a move that spares the girl and her family from the possible trauma of having to testify at his trial. Jake...
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James Closs vanished early October 15 and her parents were found fatally shot in their home near the city of Barron in northwestern Wisconsin.
Barron Co Sheriff via CNN
January 10, 2019 - 10:09 pm
By Sheena Jones and Nicole Chavez, CNN (CNN) - - Jayme Closs, a 13-year-old girl who vanished after her parents were found dead in their northwestern Wisconsin home, has been found alive, the Barron County Sheriff's Department said. The Douglas County Sheriff's Department in Wisconsin notified the...
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