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.
10th Minn. Man Charged With Helping Others Join ISIS Due In CourtA tenth Minnesota man charged with providing material to support terrorists in Syria and Iraq is set to appear in court Thursday morning.
Reality Check: NRCC Ad Against 8th District Congressman Rick NolanMinnesota 8th District Congressman Rick Nolan is the target of a barrage of Republican advertising with a tough, emotional edge. The ads from the Republican Congressional Committee make the claim that the Democratic Congressman is soft on terrorists.
Franken Asks DOJ To Address ISIL RecruitmentSenator Al Franken wrote a letter to the Department of Justice (DOJ) asking them to address recruitment efforts of the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
Defense: Deportation 'Potential Death Sentence'A young woman who lied to a grand jury about raising money for men who left Minnesota to join a terrorist group in Somalia was actually involved in the conspiracy herself — and warned the men to be careful in case the FBI was listening, prosecutors said during her sentencing hearing Tuesday.
Esme's Blog: The End Of PrivacyFor years the United States has been gathering millions of Verizon cell phone records, as well as foreigner's emails and data from Google, Facebook and other Internet companies. It is all to make us safer, President Obama says. It's to protect us from terrorist acts.
Sentencings Approach In Somali Terror CaseNine people convicted in a government investigation of terror recruitment and financing for an al-Qaida-linked group in Somalia are to be sentenced this week in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis.
Witness: Minn. Man Funded Al-Shabab Terror RecruitAn American who admitted traveling to Somalia to train with al-Shabab is testifying against a Minnesota man accused of helping supply the terror group with fighters.
Transcripts Hint At Evidence In Minn. Terror CaseTranscripts of secretly recorded phone calls shed some light on the case against a man suspected of helping young Somali men leave Minnesota to join al-Shabab.
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Papers Shed Light On Activist ProbeDocuments federal agents left behind during a September raid of an anti-war activist's home shed some light on the evolution of an investigation into apparent connections between local activists and radical groups in Colombia and the Middle East.