The Story Behind Danny Heinrich’s Delicate Plea DealWe have new insights Wednesday into the tense plea negotiations that resulted in the discovery of Jacob Wetterling’s remains -- and Danny Heinrich's chilling courtroom confession.
Details Emerge On Heinrich's Plea Deal For Wetterling ConfessionProsecutors say Heinrich's confession was part of a carefully orchestrated plea deal, involving officials from the county, state and federal level.
Plea Deal Negotiations Led To Discovery Of Wetterling RemainsLegal experts say this kind of a plea deal in such a notorious murder case is unprecedented, and would only happen with the full support of the Wetterling family.
Minn. U.S. Attorney Honored For Efforts Against Sex TraffickingAt a fundraiser in Minneapolis Thursday, a group called WATCH honored U.S. Attorney Andy Luger for his work to stop sex trafficking in Minnesota.
Panel Discussion Focuses On Solutions To IslamophobiaVictims of Islamophobia and top federal officials gathered in Minneapolis Wednesday morning for a panel discussion aimed at finding solutions.
ACLU, NAACP To Sue BCA Over Jamar Clark ShootingOfficials 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.
Minnesota Part Of Anti-Extremism Pilot ProjectA community advocate who spends his days helping Somali families and a youth soccer coach who works to keep kids off the street are among those who have applied for funding through a Department of Justice program designed to combat terrorism recruiting.
Minneapolis Man Charged With Threatening Agents On Twitter; In CustodyA 20-year-old Minneapolis man was arrested by the FBI Friday for making threats against law enforcement on Twitter. The FBI accuses Khaalid Adam Abdulkadir of threatening FBI special agents on social media after the arrest of Abdirizak Mohamed Warsame on Wednesday.
Minnesota Businesses Join Fight Against Extremist RecruitingAt dinners with imams, meetings with youth and even large community forums, Minnesota's U.S. attorney kept asking members of the state's Somali community the same question: What could he do to stop terrorist recruiting that had already lured dozens of young men and women overseas?
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.
Federal Program To Fight Terrorism Takes Shape In MinnesotaA federal pilot program designed to combat terror recruiting among Somali youth in Minnesota is beginning to take shape and will include a mentorship program, youth leadership opportunities and other initiatives focused on steering at-risk young people down a positive track, U.S. Attorney Andy Luger said.
Conference Focuses On Giving Law Enforcement, Health Officials Insight Into AddictionMore than 1,000 law enforcement, health care and drug court officials met at the University of Minnesota on Tuesday for a one-day conference on helping people suffering from prescription painkiller and heroin addiction, as well as mental health issues.