Man Expected To Plead Guilty To Terror ChargesOne of the Minnesota men accused of planning to travel to Syria to join ISIS is expected to plead guilty to terror charges. Federal court records show that change of plea notice was filed for Zacharia Yusuf Abdurahman.
Minnesota Man Expected To Plead Guilty In Islamic State CaseOne of seven men accused of plotting to join the Islamic State group is expected to plead guilty in federal court in Minneapolis. A docket entry Tuesday says 19-year-old Hanad Mustafe Musse is scheduled for a "change of plea" hearing Wednesday.
Counts Won't Be Dismissed For Men Accused Of Plan To Join ISISA federal judge says he won't dismiss charges against seven Minnesota men accused of plotting to join the Islamic State group. The men have pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization. Prosecutors allege they began meeting in spring 2014 to talk about traveling to Syria.
Minnesota FBI: Terror Arrests Haven't Stopped Travel PlotsThe head of the FBI in Minneapolis says the high-profile arrests of six young area men charged with plotting to join the Islamic State group haven't stopped others from aspiring to do so. In an interview Wednesday with The Associated Press, FBI Special Agent in Charge Richard Thornton said "there are people in this community that are at various stages along the path to traveling as we speak." He didn't elaborate on numbers.
Flurry Of Filings In Minn. Terrorism CaseThere was a lot of activity Thursday in the terror case involving a number of young Minnesota Somalis accused of traveling or attempting to travel to Syria to join ISIS.
Federal Judge Takes Nuanced Approach In US Terrorism CasesU.S. District Judge Michael Davis had seen this in his courtroom before — a young Somali-American who hadn't previously been a troublemaker was now accused of conspiring to leave the U.S. and join the Islamic State group.
Judge Orders Terror Suspect To Remain In CustodyOne of the seven men who are accused of trying to join ISIS has been ordered to stay in custody. U.S. District Judge Michael Davis ruled Monday that Abdullahi Yusuf of Inver Grove Heights will remain in custody of the U.S. Marhsal.
Judge Orders Terror Suspects To Remain In Jail Prior To TrialFive Minnesota terror suspects will remain in jail, at least for now, as they wait for their trial. But a judge left the possibility open that he would consider putting them in halfway houses or some other less restrictive setting.
U.S. Attorney Meets With Somali Community To Talk Terror RecruitmentThere was a second town hall meeting at the Philips Community Center in Minneapolis Saturday to talk about terror recruiting in the Somali community.
Man Accused Of Tweeting Threats Over ISIS Arrests To Remain In JailThe Minneapolis man charged with making threats in retaliation over the six Minnesota men who prosecutors say were trying to join ISIS will remain in jail.
Man Charged With Threatening Att'y General Over Terror ChargesA man has been charged with making threats in retaliation over the six Minnesota men who prosecutors say were trying to join ISIS. Mahamed Abukar Said is accused of tweeting that he would "whack" the U.S. Attorney General, and said that he would "kill for those guys."