5 Accused Of Trying To Join ISIS Plead Not Guilty To Additional ChargesFive Minnesota men facing terror charges had scheduled appearances in federal court Monday afternoon. Hamza Ahmed, Mohamed Farah, Adnan Farah, Abdurahman Daud and Guled Omar are accused of trying to fly overseas to fight with ISIS.
Trial Begins In Iowa Against 2 Ex-Aides To Ron PaulA federal trial has begun in Iowa for two aides to Ron Paul's 2012 presidential campaign accused of secretly paying a state lawmaker for his endorsement. Twelve jurors and two alternates were selected Tuesday in Des Moines in the trial of Jesse Benton and Dimitri Kesari. Opening statements were expected later this afternoon.
Man, 42, Gets 15 Years For Elaborate Fraud & Identity Theft ConspiracyA 42-year-old man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for "orchestrating an identity theft, check, and tax fraud scheme that spanned more than 10 years", the United States Attorney's Office announced Wednesday.
U.S. Attorney: Meth Found In Home Of Mpls. Man Facing Conspiracy ChargesA Minneapolis man already facing conspiracy charges is now also facing charges for allegedly possessing methamphetamine. Abbas Ateia Al Hussainawee, 40, has been charged with conspiracy to engage with interstate transportation of stolen goods and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.
MN Inmates Charged With Filing $400K In False Tax ReturnsTwo inmates at a Minnesota prison are accused of filing $400,000 in false tax claims to the Internal Revenue Service, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Tony Terrell Robinson, 30, and Tanka James Tetzlaff, 39, were each charged Tuesday with one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States and 10 counts each of making false claims.
Inver Grove Heights Man Indicted For Alleged Counterfeit Jersey BusinessA federal grand jury has indicted a 45-year-old Inver Grove Heights man for allegedly trafficking counterfeit sports jerseys imported from China, the United States Attorney's Office announced Monday.
3 People Arrested For Allegedly Assaulting Man At CasinoThree people are in custody after allegedly assaulting a man at Fortune Bay Casino on Sunday night. Nineteen-year-old Calli Padgett, of Virginia, Minn., 20-year-old Dalton Richard, of Virginia, and a 16-year-old male from Gilbert, Minn. have all been arrested for conspiracy and second degree assault. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, Tyler Bryan, 22, was lured to the casino by Padgett.
3 More Charged In Connection With Waseca PlotThree more people have been charged in connection with what investigators are calling a 17-year-old Waseca boy's plot to kill his family and stage a Columbine-like attack on his school. According to the Waseca Police Department, two 17-year-old males and a 40-year-old man all face criminal charges.
GM: Incompetence, Negligence Led To Delayed RecallGM CEO Mary Barra says 15 employees — many of them senior legal and engineering executives — have been forced out of the company
2 Minn. Men Convicted In Pharmacy, ATM TheftsTwo Minnesota men have been convicted of charges related to burglaries of pharmacies and automated teller machines beginning in 2009, according to FBI's Minneapolis Field Office.
Woman Gets Probation In Synthetic Drug ConspiracyA woman charged in a synthetic drug conspiracy that authorities have blamed in the overdose deaths of two teens in eastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota has been sentenced to three years of probation.
Stockton Man Charged With Conspiring To Sell MethA 27-year-old Stockton man has been charged with conspiring to deal more than 500 grams of meth. Gabriel Orion Lowther was charged with one count of conspiracy as his indictment alleges that from August 2012 to June 2013, he aimed to distribute 500 or more grams of methamphetamine.