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Cause of death in Barron Co. ruled homicide, teen believed to be home during shooting
Barron County (WQOW) –Authorities have officially ruled the deaths of James and Denise Closs as homicides.Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said the two were shot to death and he believes their daughter Jayme was home at the time. Jayme has been missing since the shooting. He said he does not k
Man arrested after high speed chase, crash, pointing gun
A 32-year-old Menomonie man who fled from a Sawyer County sheriff’s deputy at high speed on Highway B in the towns of Round Lake and Winter before crashing his vehicle was taken into custody early Wednesday, Oct. 17, after a three-hour standoff.Chief Deputy Craig Faulstich reported that at 11:24 p.m
Sheriff: Missing Wisconsin teenager in danger, not a runaway
BARRON, Wis. (AP) - A Wisconsin teenager who has been missing since her parents were found dead in their home isn’t a runaway and investigators believe she’s in danger, a sheriff said Tuesday.
Police searching for tire-theft ring
Police across northern Wisconsin are investigating a rash of thefts from car dealerships in which criminals are stealing wheels and tires from new trucks and SUVs.Ashland is the latest community to be hit by wheel and tire thieves. Other communities have included Hayward, Rice Lake, Merrell, Neillsv
Search intensifies for girl; 13-year-old vanishes after parents killed
By Bob ZientaraTwo adults are dead, a 13-year-old teen remains missing, and life in a rural Wisconsin county has been upended by throngs of media representatives, in the wake of a double murder and apparent abduction early Monday morning, Oct. 15, 2018, from a home on U.S. Hwy 8 about two miles west
Sheriff releases new photos of missing girl who vanished after parents found dead in home
Jayme Closs may have been spotted Monday afternoon in a black Ford Explorer with a possible Wisconsin plate of 160WER, according to a tweet from the Miami Police Department. Closs is 5 feet tall and 100 pounds, with strawberry-blond hair and green eyes. An Amber Alert has been issued.
What we know about the disappearance of Jayme Closs, the Wisconsin girl missing since her parents' deaths
Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said he was "struggling" to answer questions at a press conference Tuesday afternoon about the disappearance of Jayme Closs, the 13-year-old Wisconsin girl missing since her parents were found dead Monday. "I don't have some of those answers that I want to give you, I want
Nationwide search continues for missing Barron, Wis. teen whose parents were killed
BARRON, Wis. (KMSP)- The nationwide search continues Tuesday for 13-year-old Jayme Closs, whoseparents were found shot to deathinside their home in Barron, Wisconsin early Monday morning.
Child taken from woman arrested at Turtle Lake
A Minnesota woman was arrested and her 2-year-old child was cared for by the Barron County Department of Health and Human Services after an incident, at St. Croix Casino Hotel, Barron County Circuit Court documents said.An Oct. 8 complaint identifies the defendant as Michelle L. Beaulieu, 36, 511 Ni
Girl matching description of missing Wisconsin teen spotted in Miami
BARRON, Wis. (AP/WSVN) — Authorities searched Monday for a 13-year-old girl they believe is in danger after her parents were found dead in their western Wisconsin home.Deputies went to the home in Barron after dispatchers received a 911 call from an unknown person at around 1 a.m. Monday, Barron Cou
The Latest: Granddad says nothing amiss before disappearance
Naiberg is the father of Jayme's mother, 46-year-old Denise Closs, who was found dead along with Jayme's father, 56-year-old James Closs, at around 1 a.m. Monday in their home in the western Wisconsin town of Barron. The authorities are searching for Jayme, who isn't a suspect in her parents' deaths
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BREAKING: Missing Barron Co. teen possibly spotted in Florida
BARRON, Wis. (WEAU) -- The 13-year-old girl who went missing after her parents were found dead in Barron County, WI has been possibly spotted in Miami. According to the Miami Police Department, the endangered juvenile, Jayme Closs, may have been spotted Monday afternoon in the area of N. W. 27 Avenu
Sheriff dismisses Miami tip in missing girl case
BARRON, Wis. (AP) – Authorities looking for a missing Wisconsin teenager whose parents were found dead in their home say a tip placing the girl’s whereabouts in Miami is not credible.Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said during a Tuesday afternoon briefing that Miami police tweeted the informa
Miami PD reports possible sighting of Jayme Closs
MIAMI (KMSP)- Police in Miami, Florida tweeted information about a possible sighting of 13-year-old Jayme Closs, who is missing and believed abducted out of Barron, Wisconsin.
Deputies search for Wisconsin girl whose parents are dead
Deputies went to the home in Barron after dispatchers received a 911 call from an unknown person at around 1 a.m. Monday, Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said. He said they found the bodies of Jayme Closs' parents, though he didn't release their names. He also said there had been gunshots, bu
Barron girl, considered 'endangered,' sought in Amber Alert after...
An Amber Alert was issued Monday, Oct. 15, for a Barron girl who went missing after her parents were found dead in their home.
The Latest: No suspect identified in search for teen; 2 dead
BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the search for a missing teen who disappeared after two adults were found dead in her home in western Wisconsin (all times local):10:30 a.m.A Wisconsin sheriff says investigators have not identified a suspect in the disappearance of a 13-year-old girl who deputies d
Family-owned store chain in SW Wisconsin plans to close remaining stores
FENNIMORE, Wis. (AP) — A major family-owned dime store chain in southwestern Wisconsin is closing up shop, marking the end of an era in a world of dollar stores, big-box discount retailers, thrift stores and increasing internet sales.The World of Variety opened in 1971 in Fennimore and was purchased
Rice Lake Area Police Log, Saturday, October 13
4:34 p.m. Someone removed the “Bridge Out” signs on Hwy. 48. 5:08 p.m. Deputy reports sign is propped up.6:27 p.m. Caller on Phipps Avenue reports she was nearly attacked by neighbor’s dog. Advised officer.6:40 p.m. Police requested at restaurant where unruly employee pushed manager, punched wall an