Laura Yuen Feature Archive

Some motorists think the multicolored noise barrier on Interstate 94 between Minneapolis and St. Paul looks like a throwback to the 1970s. (12/10/2014)
The city of Minneapolis has launched a new open-data portal, allowing the public to access raw government data online. (12/08/2014)
A Facebook exchange led a multi-racial coalition of young activists to shut down I-35W in the fight for racial justice. They said they "can't be quiet anymore." (12/05/2014)
A man is being treated for injuries after a confrontation Thursday with Medina police officers at a hotel in the far west metro. The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is investigating. (12/04/2014)
Federal prosecutors on Tuesday charged a third person as part of an investigation into a possible pipeline between Minnesota and radical groups in Syria. (12/02/2014)
With a ruthless winter under way, the latest arrivals in Minnesota are learning to survive the arctic sting - from how to bundle up to using a thermostat. (12/02/2014)
U.S. Attorney Andy Luger said the 18-year-old and another man conspired to join the Islamic State "to engage in a campaign of terror in support of a violent ideology." (11/26/2014)
Two young Minnesotans face federal conspiracy charges tied to their alleged efforts to provide "material support" to the radical group Islamic State, also known as ISIS. (11/25/2014)
Students and activists across the state Tuesday protested the Missouri grand jury's decision. Rallies were peaceful, although a woman was hit by a car during a late afternoon rally in Minneapolis. (11/25/2014)
U.S. Attorney for Minnesota Andy Luger told about 50 community leaders Monday he wants to bolster youth and job-training programs and reduce extra security hassles many Muslims face while traveling through the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport. (11/24/2014)
Mayor Chris Coleman invites civil rights leaders to discuss concerns about a civilian review board after it exonerated officers who arrested Christopher Lollie. (11/23/2014)
Family members of Abdullahi Anshoor say Mogadishu police told them a group of gunmen killed the father of three and took his car. (11/18/2014)
Christopher Lollie, who St. Paul police officers detained in a public area of the St. Paul skyway last winter, alleges that officers used excessive force. (11/14/2014)
Concerns about terrorist recruitment within the United States can test a community's values, experts say. That's playing out now in the Twin Cities. (11/13/2014)
Martine Tchitchihe, "Cameroon's Malala," has been teaching school in Fergus Falls. She hopes to return to her home country to inspire other women. But right now, it's not safe. (11/05/2014)