Mukhtar Ibrahim

Reporter
Minnesota Public Radio
mibrahim@mpr.org


Mukhtar Ibrahim Feature Archive

The jury took less than five hours to find 32-year-old Earl Vang not guilty of first and second degree murder. (02/25/2015)
A judge ordered a 17-year-old who drove a car with two students locked in the trunk to attend a driving course, write apologies and perform community service. (02/25/2015)
Abdirizak Bihi got lunch at the Mall of America.
By going to the mall and having lunch there, the group of 10 Somalis and two others aimed to show people the mall is safe. (02/24/2015)
Timothy Glen Caskey pleaded guilty on Feb. 6, 2014, to kidnapping the woman and robbing the Kansas bank. U.S. District Judge John R. Tunheim sentenced the 43-year-old last week to 25 years in prison. (02/23/2015)
A leading expert on al-Shabab said the video it posted encouraging attacks on the Mall of America could be a ploy to regain international attention. Minnesota's Somali community leaders condemned the call for attacks. (02/23/2015)
A new exhibit at the Science Museum gives visitors a taste of life in space. (02/19/2015)
The Ebola epidemic sweeping across West Africa has hit hard in Minnesota, which has one of the nation's largest West African populations. Some aim to send medical supplies to Liberia. (09/07/2014)
Many in the Somali community see Ahmed Abdi Godane Godane's killing as a step in the right direction. But they say the war against al-Shabab is not over yet. (09/05/2014)
A 17-yeard-old Faribault girl who had been missing since Aug. 25 was found in Michigan Wednesday morning, Faribault police said. (09/03/2014)
Faribault police are asking for the public's help in finding a missing teenager who was last seen on Aug. 25. (09/02/2014)
Mayor Chris Coleman said he plans to meet with the NAACP, the African-American Leadership Council, the Saint Paul Black Ministerial Alliance and police officials to discuss the incident. (08/29/2014)
Officers Joseph Sandquist, who shot and killed the man, and Mark Grundhauser both have been with the department for nearly two years. (08/29/2014)
More Minnesotans are on the way to Syria, the FBI says. Two are now feared to have died fighting with militants. (08/29/2014)
The 33-year-old man was there to fight alongside an extremist militant group, most likely the Islamic State, a U.S. official says. (08/27/2014)
In a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Gov. Mark Dayton said agency should not allow the project to proceed until Minnesota can complete an environmental impact statement. (08/26/2014)