Key Witness In Terror Trial Admits To LyingDefense attorneys in the trial of three young Minnesotans accused of trying to join ISIS tried to poke holes in the testimony of a key prosecution witness who has pleaded guilty in the case.
Another Pleads Guilty To Trying To Join ISISA young terror suspect pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to trying to join the Islamic State.
Prosecutors: Minn. Men Spoke Of Sending Fighters To U.S.Prosecutors say some of the Minnesota men facing trial next month for conspiring to join the Islamic State group had discussed attacks in the United States.
Lawyer Removed From Terror Case Over Imam ScrutinyAn attorney for one of five Minnesota men facing trial for conspiring to support the Islamic State group has been removed from the case after questions surfaced about a member of his trial team.
Mpls. Furthest Along Of Cities Combating Extremist Recruitment A federally funded effort in Boston, Los Angeles and Minneapolis to combat extremist recruitment has been slow to start since it was announced a year and a half ago.
American Muslims Denounce Cruz's Surveillance IdeasSome American Muslims feel they are once again on the defensive following presidential candidate Ted Cruz's suggestion that Muslim-dominated neighborhoods should be subject to increased surveillance in the wake of the deadly attacks in Brussels claimed by the Islamic State militant group.
Minnesotan In Brussels Talks About Terror AttacksOne Twin Cities school sent dozens of students to Belgium for spring break. It is not the only Minnesota connection to Tuesday morning's terrorist attack.
In Mpls., Kasich Slams Obama Over Response To Brussels AttacksRepublican presidential candidate John Kasich was in the Twin Cities on Tuesday, and he sharply criticized the president Barack Obama's handling of the Belgian terror attack.
Local Chapter Of CAIR Expresses Solidarity With Belgians After AttacksThe Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) released a statement saying the attacks in Belgium, for which the Islamic State has since claimed responsibility, are “antithetical to the ideals of civilized society.”
Report: ISIS-Affiliated Hacker Group Posts ‘Kill List’ Of Minn. CopsA "kill list" with the names of 36 police officers in Minnesota was allegedly posted online by a hacker group affiliated with the Islamic State, according to a Vocativ report.
6 Somali Groups Get Grants To Fight Terror RecruitingSix organizations that work with Somali youth in Minnesota have been awarded $300,000 in grants to help combat terrorism.
Minn. Federal Court Creates Deradicalization ProgramA federal court in Minnesota has created a program to assess the risks posed by terrorism defendants and devise a plan to deradicalize them so they don't engage in similar activities again. U.S. District Judge Michael Davis says the program is the first of its kind in the country.
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.