Laura Yuen Feature Archive

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. (02/18/2015)
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. (02/15/2015)
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. (02/12/2015)
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. (02/09/2015)
Federal authorities have charged a Minneapolis man with lying to federal agents during a terrorism investigation. They suspected he was headed to Syria. (02/05/2015)
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. (02/05/2015)
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. (01/30/2015)
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. (01/30/2015)
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. (01/27/2015)
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. (01/27/2015)
Lamar Allen Sullivan-Armstrong was shot by police in Blaine Thursday after he allegedly ran at officers with a knife. The state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating. (01/23/2015)
More than 1,000 anti-abortion demonstrators gathered at the Capitol Thursday to demand an end to government-funded abortions. (01/22/2015)
Quincy Reed Reindl, 24, died of multiple gunshot wounds last week. Police responded on a report of a suicidal male. (01/21/2015)
The nonprofit Ka Joog, which has won honors from the White House and the FBI for its work, will detail its two-year plan for expanding educational, employment and arts programs across the state Tuesday. (01/19/2015)
In the past six years, St. Paul officers have fatally shot more suspects than any other department across the state, an MPR News analysis of state law enforcement data shows. (01/15/2015)