Laura Yuen Feature Archive

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)
African-Americans in Minneapolis were more than 11 times likelier than whites to be arrested for possessing marijuana, even though studies show similar usage rates, according to a new report. (10/28/2014)
Two of Minnesota's leading forces join us to discuss current challenges for the state. (The Daily Circuit, 10/14/2014)
Officials pledge to investigate claims of racial and ethnic harassment alleged in a federal complaint that followed a fight between African-American and Somali-American students. (10/10/2014)
The Minnesota Supreme Court justices said the Legislature still needs to fix a law that required automatic life-without-parole for juveniles who commit some first-degree murders (10/08/2014)
Mahdi Hussein Furreh had denied any contact with a fugitive tied to recruitment for the terror group. (10/03/2014)
Experts increasingly worry expelling radicals from mosques may plant the seeds for even more radicalism. (09/30/2014)
Metro Transit is trying to determine where to add shelters or enhance existing shelters with lighting, heating and other improvements. (09/25/2014)
Harun Maruf, senior editor with Voice of America's Somali service, on young Somali-Americans whose families believe they have left Minneapolis to join radical groups in Syria. (The Daily Circuit, 09/18/2014)