Federal Program To Fight Terrorism Takes Shape In MinnesotaA federal pilot program designed to combat terror recruiting among Somali youth in Minnesota is beginning to take shape and will include a mentorship program, youth leadership opportunities and other initiatives focused on steering at-risk young people down a positive track, U.S. Attorney Andy Luger said.
Fmr. US Attorney For Minn. Resigns As ATF's DirectorThe first Senate-confirmed director for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is leaving the post after less than two years, the agency announced Friday.
Minnesota Man Accused Of Threatening FBI AgentA 21-year-old Minneapolis man is charged in federal court with threatening an FBI agent during a routine interview.
Minnesota's New US Attorney Plans New InitiativesMinnesota's new chief federal prosecutor says he's launching initiatives to combat human trafficking, heroin, fraud, violent crime and identity theft. It's an ambitious agenda for U.S. Attorney Andy Luger, who was sworn in Feb. 14. He filled a post last held by B. Todd Jones, who juggled dual roles for two years as both U.S. attorney in Minneapolis and acting head of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in Washington until the Senate finally confirmed him as director last July.
Senators Push Luger For Top Minn. Prosecutor SlotMinnesota's two senators say they want litigator Andrew Luger to be the next U.S. attorney for the state if the current chief prosecutor is confirmed by the Senate for a different post. Democratic Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken recommended Tuesday that President Barack Obama name Luger the lead federal prosecutor.
Klobuchar, Franken Form US Attorney Search PanelU.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken have formed an advisory committee to lead the search for the next U.S. Attorney for Minnesota. The committee consists of seven seasoned attorneys, judges and law enforcement professionals.
Obama Nominates MN's US Attorney B. Todd Jones For ATF DirectorSources tell WCCO Radio that President Barack Obama will nominate Minnesota's U.S. Attorney B. Todd Jones for ATF Director.