Laura Yuen Feature Archive

His tweets allegedly threatened that if his "brothers" weren't released, "a massacre is going to happen." (04/24/2015)
The FBI spelled out the details of its deal with a confidential source who helped make its case against six young men allegedly planning to join ISIS in Syria. (04/23/2015)
The mothers of three men charged with trying to join ISIS depended on their first-born sons to be the bedrock of their families. Instead, the men face years in prison. (04/23/2015)
As four of the six men made their first court appearances, supporters said it was wrong of the government to use a friend against them. (04/20/2015)
The complaint alleges some of the men were in touch with Abdi Nur, a Twin Cities man who left the country last year and has been presumed fighting with ISIS. (04/20/2015)
Two Somali women say their sons were arrested at home Sunday in Minneapolis. (04/19/2015)
The family of a woman shot and wounded Thursday night by Robbinsdale police acknowledged she had a knife but said she wasn't threatening officers. (04/17/2015)
Jim Nobles will review allegations the Minneapolis Urban League may have inappropriately spent state and school district money on projects to help struggling high school students. (04/16/2015)
Pierre Collins is charged with killing his 10-year-old son, Barway Collins. His next court appearance is May 14. Bail has been set at $2 million. (04/15/2015)
Minneapolis police took up the pursuit after Hopkins police broke it off. (04/14/2015)
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. (03/25/2015)
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. (03/25/2015)
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. (02/26/2015)
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. (02/23/2015)
Hamza Naj Ahmed, 19, is charged with trying to aid a foreign terrorist organization and conspiring to provide that support. (02/19/2015)