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January 14, 2019 7:59 PM Jayme Closs kidnapping: Killer blasted front door with shotgun, say investigators

Jake Thomas Patterson allegedly killed Jayme Closs' parents before taping her hands and ankles and throwing her in a car boot. Jake Thomas Patterson blasted open the family's front door with a shotgun before shooting the couple dead and then kidnapping the 13-year-old last October, investigators said. According to authorities, Jayme and her mother hid in the bathroom 131

January 14, 2019 2:07 PM Jayme Closs news: Neighbours were 'armed and ready' for abductor to come looking

NEIGHBOURS said they were “armed and ready” for the suspected captor of teenager Jayme Closs to come looking for her when they ushered her inside their home after she managed to escape. Jayme Closs, 13, was help captive for 88 days in a rural home after her parents were murdered in northern Wisconsin. Police have arrested her suspected abductor, 21-year-old 146

January 11, 2019 7:33 PM Jayme Closs: Man charged with kidnapping after 13-year-old escapes following 88-day ordeal

A MAN has been charged with kidnapping a 13-year-old girl and murdering her parents after the teenager escaped three months of captivity. Jayme Closs had been missing since her parents were found shot dead in their rural Wisconsin home in October. Following a nationwide search, the girl managed to flee from a remote cabin where she was being held. Police 113

November 27, 2018 10:42 AM Oprah Winfrey pays tribute to late mother Vernita Lee

US star Oprah Winfrey has paid tribute to her mother, Vernita Lee, who died on Thanksgiving. "Thank you all for your kind words and condolences," she wrote on Instagram. "It gives our family great comfort knowing she lived a good life and is now at peace." Vernita Lee, who was 83, died at her home in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, according to a family statement 42

November 26, 2018 4:02 PM Oprah Winfrey’s mother dead: Vernita Lee dies aged 83

OPRAH WINFREY’S mother, Vernita Lee, has died at the age of 83. Oprah Winfrey’s mother died last Thursday on Thanksgiving Day at her home in Wisconsin, United States, a spokesperson has confirmed to Express.co.uk. A spokesperson told Express.co.uk: “The family of Vernita Lee are saddened to share of her passing on November 22, 2018 at her home in Milwaukee 45

October 17, 2018 10:34 PM Jayme Closs: Hunt for 13-year-old after parents murdered

An increasingly desperate search is under way in the US after a Wisconsin teenager went missing and her parents were found murdered. The couple, aged 56 and 46, were found shot dead in their family home at about 01:00 local (06:00 GMT) on Monday. Ever since police have been looking for 13-year-old Jayme Closs, who they believe is "endangered". They say a 911 call and evidence 42

October 3, 2018 9:19 PM US weather WARNING: Midwest and Southwest states BRACE for TORNADOES and FLASH FLOODING

TWO storm systems are moving into the US Southwest and Midwest regions, potentially producing tornadoes, hail and damaging winds following Hurricane Rosa and the approach of Atlantic storm Leslie. A severe weather warning has been released from Iowa, Michigan and Wisconsin in the midwest, with the latter thought to be at risk of tornado threats 50

September 3, 2018 1:54 AM Scott McCarron has ace in successful Calgary title defense

Scott McCarron has ace in successful Calgary title defense CALGARY, Alberta (AP) - Scott McCarron had a one-hop ace on the par-3 14th and closed with a birdie Sunday to successfully defend his Shaw Charity Classic title. McCarron shot a 7-under 63 for a one-stroke victory over Scott Parel, Joe Durant and Kirk Triplett at Canyon Meadows. The 53-year-old 33

July 24, 2018 7:26 PM US to give farmers $12bn trade war bailout

The US has unveiled a $12bn (£9.1bn) plan aimed at helping US farmers hurt by the intensifying trade war. The aid is intended to protect the industry as countries raise taxes on US products such as soybeans in response to new Trump administration tariffs. The US plans to provide subsidies to farmers and buy unsold crops, among other measures 48

July 11, 2018 5:45 AM HUGE gas EXPLOSION completely destroys buildings in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, USA

A HUGE EXPLOSION from a gas line in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, has completely destroyed buildings and has prompted evacuations, Dane Country Sheriff's Office reported. Paul Logan, Dane County Sheriff's Department operations manager, said several people were hurt in the explosion in Sun Prairie, which has about 30,000 people. Ben Handelsman, a local reporter 45