• Wisconsin Teen Jayme Closs' Bravery Credited for Cracking Missing Person's Case: Sheriff

    8 days ago - By Celebrity Babies

    On Friday, the Barron County Sheriff's Office updated the public on the recovery of Jayme Closs , who was allegedly abducted in October by a 21-year-old man who police say fatally shot her parents.
    Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said she survived the traumatic ordeal because of her resolve and bravery. “It's amazing, the will of that 13-year-old girl to survive and escape - and that comes from the hopes and the prayers of this community,” he shared. “Thank you to Jayme for having the will to survive.”
    Without getting specific, authorities said on Friday that James Thomas Patterson...
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  • Woman Falls in Love with Sperm Donor 13 Years After Having His Baby: I'm So Glad 'We Found Him'

    8 days ago - By Celebrity Babies

    Jessica Share, 42, says she never set out to track down the sperm donor who helped her welcome her 13-year-old daughter Alice Mikell. But a strange twist of events led her to the mystery man who has now become the love of her life.
    “He's a very open, soft-spoken person,” Share, of Seattle, tells PEOPLE of 52-year-old Aaron Long. “It's been a very natural process of getting to know him. He's just so happy. It's very cool. I'm so grateful that we found him.”
    Share and her daughter now live with Long and his 21-year-old daughter Madi, who he also had through sperm donation. They've also met...
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  • Suspect in Jayme Closs Kidnapping, Murder of Her Parents Is Jake Thomas Patterson

    8 days ago - By Celebrity Babies

    Police have identified the man they allege killed Jayme Closs' parents before abducting the teen , holding her captive for nearly three months before she managed to escape and find help Thursday.
    The Barron County Sheriff's Office revealed Friday they have charged 21-year-old Jake Thomas Patterson of Gordon with two counts first-degree intentional homicide and one of kidnapping.
    The suspect, who according to authorities is unemployed, was not on the radar of investigators and had no criminal history in Wisconsin, authorities said at a Friday press conference. He is currently in the Barron...
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  • Missing Teen Jayme Closs Will Live with Aunt After Being Found Alive, Says Family Friend

    8 days ago - By Celebrity Babies

    A close friend of Jayme Closs ‘ aunt tells PEOPLE she is “ecstatic” the Wisconsin teen was found Thursday after escaping the man who'd abducted her nearly three months ago after both of her parents were found fatally shot.
    Michelle Saffert, 45, says that once Jayme is released from the hospital, she will live with her aunt, Jennifer Smith - Jayme's mother's sister.
    Saffert spoke to PEOPLE on Friday, and says Smith is Jayme's legal guardian.
    “It's so exciting,” Saffert says. “I'm so excited. I talked to Jennifer a few times already. It talked to her this morning.”
    Saffert tells PEOPLE...
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  • Fashion in the news: AllBirds, the 4 year-old startup worth 1 billion dollars

    Fashion in the news: AllBirds, the 4 year-old startup worth 1 billion dollars

    8 days ago - By Fashion United

    Every Friday, FashionUnited selects the most interesting reads about the fashion industry published across US and international news outlets. Here's what you may have missed this week:
    AllBirds is taking the world by storm
    San Francisco-based footwear company AllBirds is just a little over four years old, but it has already established itself as one to watch. After raising more than 77 million US dollars in five funding rounds, the company has reportedly sold a stake to investors at a valuation of 1.4 billion US dollars, according to recent reports by the Wall Street Journal, not to...
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  • Alleged Gunman Denies Being Involved In 7-Year-Old Jazmine Barnes's Shooting

    8 days ago - By Essence

    Larry Woodruffe, 24, and Eric Black Jr., 20, are the alleged gunmen at the center of the killing of Jazmine Barnes. They were recently brought up on charges of capital murder after a mysterious tipster pointed to Black and Woodruffe being the perpetrators, but as of January 10, Woodruffe and his legal team, in particular,...
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  • Couple Who Helped Jayme Closs Detail Encounter with Missing Teen: 'It Was Like Seeing a Ghost'

    8 days ago - By Celebrity Babies

    The Wisconsin couple who took Jayme Closs into their Gordon home on Thursday moments after she was found on the street are speaking out about their encounter with the 13-year-old girl who went missing in October after her parents were killed.
    Kristin and Peter Kasinskas opened their front door around 4 p.m. to the sound of frantic knocking from a female neighbor. “ This is Jayme Closs! ” the woman said, the pair recalled to the Star Tribune. “Call 911!”
    Jayme had been missing for 87 days after vanishing on October 15 - the same night her parents were found dead in their home in Barron...
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  • Missing 13-Year-Old Girl Found Alive 3 Months After Parents' Murders

    8 days ago - By TMZ

    A 13-year-old girl who went missing 3 months ago after her parents were murdered was miraculously found alive... and her captor is now in police custody. Jayme Closs was found in the rural town of Gordon, Wisconsin after...
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