Dan Browning

Reporter | Health Care | Medical Research
Phone: 612-673-4493
Dan Browning covers health care and medical research for the Star Tribune. His areas of expertise include investigative reporting, computer-assisted reporting (i.e., data analysis) and white collar crime.

Recent content from Dan Browning

Oct. 19: Minneapolis man found guilty of aiding Somalia terrorist group

Mahamud Said Omar, 46, a one-time janitor at a Minneapolis mosque, was convicted of helping Al-Shabab recruit fighters.

Updated: October 19, 2012, - 08:52 AM

Somali terror case in jury's hands

Defense tried to discredit witnesses: "They lied to your face."

Updated: October 17, 2012, - 11:09 PM

FBI at Somali terror trial: 'He was flip-flopping'

Trial wrapping up for Minneapolis man accused of recruiting fighters for terror group. Jury will hear closing arguments today.

Updated: October 16, 2012, - 08:32 PM

Somali terror trial focuses on tapes

The FBI, disputing argument that Omar is incompetent, says he told translator "They got me" after hearing tapes of his calls.

Updated: October 15, 2012, - 11:59 PM

Somali terror trial: Defense grills witness

Hassan lied repeatedly during investigation before testifying against Minneapolis man, Omar attorney says.

Updated: October 11, 2012, - 11:43 PM

Jurors watch Somali videos

"That's me," says key witness. Omar's family members say he's caught in the middle.

Updated: October 11, 2012, - 12:21 AM

Suicide bomber was a reluctant fighter, witness says

3rd recruit said he joined Al-Shabab intending to kill anyone in its way.

Updated: October 09, 2012, - 09:55 PM

Somali recruits 'scared to death'

Witness in Omar trial describes graphic video of "traitor" being beheaded, says Minnesotans didn't know terror group's agenda.

Updated: October 05, 2012, - 09:39 PM

Recruit describes jihad activities at Somalia site

Man testifies he saw Omar at "safehouse" in Somalia.

Updated: October 04, 2012, - 10:08 PM

Emotional mom of slain Somali man says son just vanished

Relatives of Minnesota Somalis who left to fight recalled last day and phone calls.

Updated: October 04, 2012, - 06:30 AM

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