Alleged Closs Murderer and Kidnapper Appears in Court

Criminal Complaint Released by Barron County

BARRON, Wis.- The man accused of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs for 88 days and killing her parents could be sentenced to life in prison. He’s facing four serious charges including two counts of first degree homicide, and one count of kidnapping, and armed burglary. The press conference on Monday was vastly different than the one held last Friday when Closs escaped….

Three Suspects Charged in Hibbing Homicide Case

Three suspects, including one juvenile, have been charged in connection with a homicide in Hibbing Sunday.

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption HIBBING, Minn.-Three suspects, including one juvenile, have been charged in connection with a homicide in Hibbing Sunday. Deshon Bonnell, 18, along with 20-year-old Anthony Howson, and a 17-year-old female, are all getting charged with second-degree murder, kidnapping, and aggravated robbery, for the murder of Joshua LaValley of Aurora. The 33-year-old…

Second Homicide in Two Weeks Leaves Hibbing Anxious

Families Start Locking Doors, Looking After Kids Outside

HIBBING, Minn.- The city of Hibbing is on edge after Hibbing Police make three arrests in the suspected murder of 33-year-old Joshua Lavalley of Aurora. Formal charges are pending against two men, 18 and 20, as well as a 17-year-old female all from Hibbing. Meanwhile residents, especially those who exercise on the Mesabi Trail, are shaken up. “We go running…

Madison Father Killed Adult son, Himself

This is Madison's First Homicide in 2018.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Authorities say a Madison man killed his adult son before taking his own life. The Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the father and son as 58-year-old Timothy Thorland and 33-year-old Andrew Thorland. Police say the shooting took place in a bedroom at their Madison home Sunday about 6 a.m. Madison Police Chief Mike Koval says…

Father Shot on Minnesota Sidewalk had Fled From Iraq

Al Naddf had fled Iraq to escape violence.

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — A man who was fatally shot on a sidewalk in Rochester, Minnesota, fled Iraq several years ago to escape violence. Ahmed Muafaq Abdulhu Al Naddf, 40, immigrated to the U.S. in 2014 with his wife and their two children. Al Naddf died after being shot in the chest Monday night. Police have arrested 25-year-old Eric Tyler…

2 Charged in Ashland Homicide

Both face 2 counts of felony charges.

ASHLAND, Wis. – Both suspects, 42-year-old Matthew Phillips and 38-year-old Jennifer Mustache, have been charged in the killing of Marcus Holton. Holton, 52, was found dead in his home in Ashland Feb. 25. Phillips and Mustache were arrested in Superior on Feb. 27. Mustache was found with a small amount of methamphetamine at the time of her arrest. Phillips and…