4 Things To Know: Move Over Law, Oregon Protest & MoreThese are the four stories you need to know about from Friday, Jan. 15, 2016. They include a rare January hurricane and a forthcoming interactive conference with President Barack Obama.
Montevideo Man To Be Sentenced On Weapons ChargesActing on a perceived threat to blow up a west-central Minnesota police station, dozens of FBI agents and other law enforcement officers converged on a Montevideo trailer park last year and arrested a man who belonged to a tiny local militia. Authorities found a cache of weapons in the May 3 search — including Molotov cocktails, suspected pipe bombs and firearms — and the FBI said at the time that it had thwarted a terror attack in its planning stages.
Man Accused Of Taking Army IDs To Stay In CustodyA Minnesota National Guardsman, accused of stealing hundreds of soldiers’ identities, had a target list that included billionaire Warren Buffet. Keith Novak made his first appearance in federal court Monday on a fraud charge related to the identity theft. Novak is charged with one count of fraud in connection with the theft of personal identification information for more than 400 active-duty U.S. soldiers. The FBI revealed that much of the evidence against Novak comes from their taped conversations with him.