A woman pleaded guilty in federal court in St. Paul Tuesday to stealing federal money intended for victims of Hurricane Katrina.
Hennepin County prosecutors allege that a convicted murderer ordered the beatings of witnesses so they would recant their trial testimony against him.
A leading Muslim civil rights group says it welcomes a federal investigation into a Twin Cities suburb's rejection of a mosque proposal.
Four years after federal authorities in the Twin Cities began investigating homegrown recruitment for the terrorist group al-Shabab, at least two additional men slipped away to Somalia as recently as July.
The Ka Joog nonprofit run by young Somali-Americans from the Twin Cities will receive a community leadership award today from the Minneapolis office of the FBI.
Defense attorneys described Mahamud Said Omar as "a frightened little man" who was "not capable of running anything." But a federal jury in Minneapolis didn't buy it. Omar was guilty on five counts of aiding the extremist group al-Shabab with logistical and financial assistance.
A Minneapolis jury has found a Minnesota man guilty of helping the extremist group al-Shabab in Somalia with logistical and financial assistance.
Mahamud Said Omar may not have been the one who indoctrinated several young Twin Cities men to fight for a terrorist group, but he helped steer them into a deadly pipeline to Somalia, according to a federal prosecutor in closing arguments in Omar's terrorism trial Wednesday.
Some of the most incriminating evidence against a Minneapolis man accused of aiding a Somali terror group appears to have come from his own statements to the FBI.
A Minnesota man accused of sending cash and fighters to a Somali terrorism group told the FBI he was a "team leader" for al-Shabab, according to testimony in federal court Tuesday.
Phone records tracked by the FBI show a Minneapolis man accused of supporting a Somali terror group exchanged hundreds of calls and text messages with a second wave of al-Shabab recruits from the Twin Cities.
A Minnesota man who traveled to Somalia to fight Ethiopian troops told a federal jury Thursday it was the biggest mistake of his life.
What began as a quest to become a "good Muslim" took a young suburban Twin Cities man to a battlefield in Somalia.
A third Twin Cities man recruited to fight for the terrorist group al-Shabab in Somalia told a federal jury on Wednesday he was convinced he would be a "good Muslim" by joining the war in his homeland.
Defense attorneys turned up the heat Tuesday on a key government witness in the federal terrorism trial of Mahamud Said Omar.