Terrorism

Twin Cities Terror Suspect Changes Plea To GuiltyA Twin Cities man charged with leading a conspiracy to send several men to join ISIS changed his plea Thursday. Abdirizak Warsame, 20, is now pleading guilty to providing material support to the ISIS, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. He was originally arrested in December in Eagan.
House Democrats Seek More Funding To Combat TerrorHouse Democrats say more funding is needed to combat terror recruiting in Minnesota. The large Somali community in Minneapolis has made it a primary target for terrorism recruitment -- and the federal government's anti-terrorism efforts.
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.
Man Pleads Not Guilty To Threatening FBI, JudgeA Minneapolis man who's charged with tweeting threats against FBI agents and a judge after his friend was arrested on a terrorism charge has pleaded not guilty to a new three-count indictment and will remain jailed pending trial.
4 Things To Know: Stillwater School Closings, NY Miners Trapped, Charlie Hebdo & MoreFrom a community meeting addressing the potential closing of three elementary schools in Stillwater to the anniversary of the terror attacks on the French newspaper Charlie Hebdo, here's a look at the four stories to know about from January 7.
4 Things To Know: New ISIS Video, Weighing In For Weight LossThese are the top stories you need to know about from Monday, Jan. 4. They include a reason you shouldn't fear the bathroom scale, and the opening of new MnPASS lanes in St. Paul.
Terror Recruitment Video Highlights 'Minnesota Martyrs'A new video, aimed at recruiting jihad fighters, highlights Minnesotans who have left to fight with terrorists. Al-Shabaab released the 50-minute video Friday which was similar to past propaganda videos, featuring high-quality graphics and video editing to glorify fighting overseas.
4 Things To Know: Crime In Mpls., Terrorism On NYE, Bill Cosby & MoreFrom violent crime being on the rise but arrests being low in Minneapolis to the threat of terrorism at New Year's Eve celebrations across the world, here are the top four stories to know for Jan. 1, 2016.
Good Question: What Are 'Enhanced' Driver's Licenses?By spring, there's a good chance you're going to need more than your current Minnesota driver's license to get a on a plane – perhaps a U.S. passport or an enhanced Minnesota driver’s license. So what are enhanced driver’s licenses? Good Question.
Plymouth Air Force Major Killed; One Of 1st Openly Gay In MilitaryAn Air Force major from Plymouth was one of seven service members killed by a suicide bomber Monday in Afghanistan, according to the Department of Defense. Maj. Adrianna Vorderbruggen, 36, was part of the Air Force Office of Special Investigations.
Dayton Seeks Ban On Gun Sales To Those On Terror Watch ListsGov. Mark Dayton is urging legislators to ban gun sales to people on terrorism watch lists. Statehouses nationwide have begun exploring those measures to stop would-be extremists from buying firearms.
Man Charged With Social Media Threats Makes Court AppearanceA Minneapolis man was in court Wednesday to face charges of threatening FBI agents and a federal judge on social media. The FBI says 19-year-old Khaalid Abdulkadir made threats against federal law enforcement officials after the arrest of another man accused of conspiring to help ISIS.

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