The nation’s largest community of Somalis is on a mission to stamp out recruiting for Syrian extremist groups in Minneapolis after a handful of people left to join militants. Community leaders and law-enforcement agencies fear the extremists are looking for more recruits. The anti-jihad work is not unlike efforts to keep young people out of gangs in any number of other U.S. cities.
Minneapolis churches, mosques and synagogues are joining forces in an effort to end homelessness. The downtown congregations are holding a joint event Sunday to talk about issues surrounding homelessness in Minneapolis and Hennepin County.
A Minnesota man accused of helping young Somalis travel from the U.S. to fight in their homeland has pleaded not guilty.
Halloween is coming up at the end of the month, which means all kinds of chocolate will be out for the taking. But is it just sweet junk that’s ultimately bad for you? Two ladies […]