A Twin Cities man charged with leading a conspiracy to send several men to join ISIS changed his plea Thursday. Abdirizak Warsame, 20, is now pleading guilty to providing material support to the ISIS, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. He was originally arrested in December in Eagan.
A man wrongfully convicted of sexually abusing his stepdaughter will likely receive $475,000 from Minnesota taxpayers — but the state legislature must still approve the award. In his attorney’s office Wednesday, Roger Olsen described how he still has trouble getting a job even a decade after the conviction was tossed.
Officials with the American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota and the Minneapolis chapter of the NAACP are filing a lawsuit against the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension connected to the officer-involved shooting that led to Jamar Clark’s death in Minneapolis.
Governor Mark Dayton is back home at the Governor’s mansion Monday night after being hospitalized overnight at Regions Hospital in St. Paul. Gov. Dayton, who has a history of health problems, fainted at a political event in Woodbury Sunday night.
For the second time in less than a week, we are learning of a Minneapolis police officer who has been fired — and the department will not say why. Officer Blayne Lehner, the subject of a police brutality lawsuit in federal court, was let go last Friday.
Usually harmless chemicals are added to the water to protect the pipes from corrosion. In April 2014, Flint tapped into its own river for water, it wasn’t properly treated and stripped lead from pipes.
When it comes to Super Bowl plans, most Minnesotans are trying to figure out where we want to watch the game and what kind of food we want to eat. But for a handful of Minnesotans, Super Bowl 50 is an event to be studied from every angle.
Jury selection begins Monday for the trial of former Minnesota Vikings Stu Voigt. Voigt and his business partner Jeffrey Gardner head to federal court this week for allegedly bilking investors out of millions of dollars. The two face several criminal charges in connection to a real estate scheme between 2005 and 2007.
Minnesota voters won’t get a say in the presidential race until March 1, when the state’s caucuses will be held.
Sen. Franken’s proposal comes just one week after the state of Minnesota announced its own student loan refinancing program, and as college affordability has become a major topic in the presidential race.
Forty-seven dogs, including 24 puppies, were rescued earlier this month from a farm in Carver county. The dogs are now getting medical attention and will all eventually be up for adoption.
A Lakeville teenager’s song is getting tens of thousands of plays and downloads. She posted it after her boyfriend was killed in a rollover crash before Christmas.
The latest polls on the Republican side show that Senator Ted Cruz and Donald Trump are leading the rest of the crowded field. The Des Moines Register Bloomberg poll has Cruz 25 percent and Donald Trump with 22 percent.
A new University of Minnesota study says low income women who get support from a doula during the pregnancy end up with fewer dangerous and costly birth complications.
A Minnesota couple is considering filing a federal lawsuit against a Minnesota county for its failure to recognize their marriage as legal. Michael McConnell and Jack Baker are believed to be the first gay couple in the nation to have gotten a marriage license.
The trial continues Tuesday for a Chisago County man accused of providing drugs that killed his ex-girlfriend. Aaron Schnagl is charged with third-degree murder in the death of 27-year-old Danielle Jelinek.
In September of 1971, two Minnesota men made national headlines when they obtained a marriage license and got married here. Michael McConnell and Jack Baker’s wedding started a legal battle that would last 44 years until the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage for all.
Tickets for the Vikings first home playoff game since 2009 are actually going for less money than you would expect.
A Twin Cities terror suspect who once worked at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport told another suspect he had the ability to build rockets that could take down planes at 2,000 feet.
A federal magistrate has ordered a Minneapolis man accused of threatening to kill FBI agents and a federal judge held in jail as he awaits the outcome of his case.
Gov. Mark Dayton and top Minnesota lawmakers are meeting to discuss a possible special session to help laid-off steelworkers. The governor, House Speaker Kurt Daudt and Majority Leader Tom Bakk met for an hour.
A federal grand jury has added more child pornography charges against a man authorities have called a “person of interest” in the 1989 abduction of Jacob Wetterling.
The Wayzata School District approved later start times for high school students Monday night. According to the Star Tribune, the school board unanimously approved the change Monday evening.
Democratic Presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton will be unveiling her counter terrorism strategy in a speech at the University of Minnesota on Tuesday.
A tenth Twin Cities terror suspect accused of trying to join ISIS appeared in federal court Thursday. Investigators arrested 20-year-old Abdirizak Warsame in Eagan last night. He is the latest in a group of friends who prosecutors say tried to leave the country to join the Islamic State.