Three young men are among those from Minnesota who apparently tried to join the fight in Syria. Two were stopped; one made it, and lost his life.
Roughly 15 young people have left Minnesota to join the militant group ISIS in Syria. Their stories follow similar patterns: The suburban drifter or unassuming student becomes rapidly (and often quietly) radicalized and leaves Minnesota to join the ISIS extremists.
Abdullahi Yusuf, 18, faces up to 15 years in prison but is hoping for a reduced sentenced. Officials see him as a test case in rehabilitating radicalized youth.
After a purported al-Shabab video encouraged attacks against the Mall of America, Somali-Americans wondered how to respond. Some went to the mall. Others fear a backlash against their community.
Hamza Naj Ahmed, 19, is charged with trying to aid a foreign terrorist organization and conspiring to provide that support.
A pilot program to support Muslim communities is facing a backlash from some Muslim leaders. Some say U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger should leave the social work and fundraising to others.
Community leaders from the Twin Cities, Boston and Los Angeles will meet at a White House conference to discuss new ideas to prevent Americans from enlisting with ISIS and other organizations.
A Twin Cities judge has sent a terror suspect to a halfway house and counseling, not jail, pending trial. Counterterrorism experts are watching the experiment closely.
At a detention hearing Monday, prosecutors argued that Hamza Ahmed's tweets suggested he was willing to be a martyr and was therefore a danger to the community.
Federal authorities have charged a Minneapolis man with lying to federal agents during a terrorism investigation. They suspected he was headed to Syria.
A former Twin Cities man who joined a terror group in Somalia and later became a star federal witness will be released from prison Thursday. But he isn't a free man yet.
Guns on the street and encounters with violent, mentally ill and drug addicted people explain the uptick in St. Paul's officer-involved fatal shootings, Police Chief Thomas Smith says.
U.S. Attorney Andy Luger plans to create a program to prevent young people from becoming radicalized. But some Muslims worry that the effort by law enforcement aims to gather intelligence.
Raymond Kmetz, 68, the man killed after opening fire at New Hope City Hall Monday night and wounding two officers, had a long history of confronting government and the law.
U.S. District Judge Michael Davis said Abdullahi Yusuf may also participate in a civics program aimed at re-integrating him into U.S culture.