White House Backing Program To Curb ISIS Recruiting In MinnesotaA quarter of ISIS recruits from the United States have come from Minnesota, as the state's large Somali community is often targeted by terrorist recruiters.
U.S. Attorney Explains Why Terror Suspect Is Being Treated DifferentlyFollowing reports that a Minnesota man accused of trying to join ISIS is suffering in prison, U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger issued a statement detailing why the man is being treated differently than others who’ve been accused of trying to join the terrorist group.
1 Of 7 Charged In Terror Case Pleads Guilty To Aiding ISISA 19-year old terror suspect changed his plea in federal court on Wednesday, admitting that he wanted to join ISIS.
U.S. Attorney Meets With Somali Community To Talk Terror RecruitmentThere was a second town hall meeting at the Philips Community Center in Minneapolis Saturday to talk about terror recruiting in the Somali community.
Minn. Man Accused Of Conspiring To Help ISISA Minneapolis man who was stopped at a New York City airport in November as he and three others were allegedly attempting to travel to Syria was indicted Thursday on charges associated with supporting the Islamic State group.
Homeland Secretary Visits Mpls. To Discuss Somali Terror RecruitmentExtremist groups like Al-Shabaab and ISIS have recruited more than two dozen fighters from Minnesota. Now the federal government is stepping in to try and help stop those recruitment efforts. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson was at Minneapolis' Brian Coyle Community Center Friday
Officials: More Than 65 Heroin Distributors Charged Or Arrested In Bust Operation State and federal officials announced Thursday that more than 65 heroin distributors have been arrested and/or charged with drug trafficking in Minnesota as part of a crackdown called "Operation Exile."
Dayton Taps Lawyer For Minn. Campaign Board A Democratic lawyer who once ran for Minnesota secretary of state has been chosen to sit on the state's campaign regulatory board.
Minn. Campaign Regulators Elect New ChairwomanFormer state Sen. Deanna Wiener is the new chairwoman of the Minnesota regulatory board that polices campaign fundraising and spending. The Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board elevated Wiener to the leadership position Tuesday.