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New approaches to counterextremism, Indian communities among priorities of Minnesota's U.S. attorney
U.S. Attorney Erica MacDonald outlined her priorities as she settles in as the state's top federal law enforcement official.
Malware virus planted on Star Tribune website led to international manhunt.
Former elite military member has been jailed for 16 months, but no charges have been filed.
Tostrud will give Minnesota's federal bench the first complete set of full-time judges since 2016.
The slippers were found in Minneapolis, a year after a credible tip to police.
A deal to fast-track votes on a batch of Trump's federal district court nominees has Hennepin County Judge Nancy Brasel and Minneapolis lawyer and law professor Eric Tostrud poised to help fill a pair of vacancies that had been deemed "judicial emergencies."
Feds arrested Indianapolis man linked to monthlong robbery spree last week. Status of other suspects unclear.
Alejandro Mario Cortes allegedly sought to get a visa for being a crime victim.
Prosecutors had charged Shawn Robert Dooling with defrauding more than 70 customers.
FBI agents described probe of Sophia Wilansky's injury as still ongoing.
Taylor joined ATF after being raised in "Puppies Behind Bars" program.
Robert Phillip Ivers, 65, alarmed residents after using racist language at candidate forum last year.
In a speech to a packed auditorium of delegates in Cambridge, Ellison again denied abusing ex-girlfriend Karen Monahan.
Three women came forward against Dennis Edward Bresnahan, charged with lying and destroying evidence during FBI's 2016 probe.
Attorney for Chad Lee Monson said talk of bomb threats was "blown out of proportion."
Position in the agency's Minnesota office has been open since 2016.
Prosecutors described Macrina Perez, 25, as being "as connected to Mexican drug cartels" as anyone ever charged in the state.
Janette Hansen Strathy had delivered at least 6,500 babies over more than 30 years at the Park Nicollet Medical Center. But when asked to describe…
More than $16 million seized in connection with Tom Petters' massive Ponzi scheme is now being returned to hundreds of victims around the world, the U.S. Justice Department announced Monday.
Mohamed Farah, Abdirahman Daud and Guled Ali Omar were the only 3 of 9 defendants to stand trial in nation's largest counterterrorism prosecution.
Christensen Farms says third-party vendor may have hired illegal workers.
Minneapolis man sentenced in ISIS case gets extra time at halfway house for gambling on soccer matches
Abdirizak Warsame is second to be released from federal prison after nation's biggest terror probe.
William De Roo-Ramirez, 26, helped lead authorities to Twin Cities traffickers taking orders from Sinaloa cartel.
Terry James Albury pleaded guilty to leaking classified documents.
In midst of carfentanil fatalities, federal judge lowers the boom.
The Illinois weapons trial has been moved to November. The three men charged face charges in Minnesota, too.
Judge John Tunheim calls allegations "precisely" type of conduct that sows immigrants' distrust of law enforcement.
ATF said that it traced 3,662 firearms in Minnesota last year, up 14 percent from 2016 and the most reported in the state to date.
The four portraits commemorate federal judges in Minnesota who have long since passed.
Dr. Jerry Kent Brunsoman is also accused of failing to keep records of opioid inventory, including fentanyl.
Girl's weight had plummeted just weeks before Nov. 2017 death, prosecutors say.
Eric James Reinbold allegedly etched out recipes for explosives, wanted to spark "2nd American Revolution."
Notebook and cache of pipe bombs are at issue in federal trial of Eric James Reinbold, 41, of Oklee, Minn.
The highly unusual case seeks to test the limits of how much discretion officials have in denying permits to carry to those without criminal convictions.
Former Dakota County judge hopes to have a voice on national security and American Indian issues.
Trump has kept the Eighth Circuit judge among his possible nominees since 2016.
Two who ran oil services firm were accused in stock manipulation scheme.
A Bovey, Minn., man working for a private prisoner transport agency has been charged with repeatedly sexually assaulting a female prisoner during her multiday, cross-country…
Three Illinois militia members now face civil rights and hate crime allegations.
Meth trafficking is among the leading targets of new five-state federal office.
The FBI's Diversity Agent Recruitment initiative will come to Minneapolis for the first time this year on Aug. 2.
Scores of supporters watched oral arguments in St. Paul on Thursday.
The indictment says authorities seized 10 machine guns, silencers and pipe bombs, and that Chad Lee Monson talked of bombing homes of a judge and two attorneys.
Filling Andrew Luger's long-vacant post, she returns to familiar office.
The Spring Lake Park 19-year-old spent three months abroad before coming home in 2017 due to a lack of funds.
Appeals court to take up case of 3 Twin Cities men sentenced to decades in prison for ISIS recruitment plot
3 Twin Cities men are now in prison for conspiring to support terrorist group.
President Trump nominated Erica MacDonald to replace Andrew Luger last month.
She was tasked with helping refresh Minnesota's history curriculum for schoolchildren in the 1980s.
Marco Avila's meth empire didn't crumble when he was caught more than two years ago in South Dakota with a drug load destined for Minnesota.
Barely three months into her new post as an FBI supervisor in Los Angeles in 2015, Jill Sanborn had just sat down for a holiday…
Murphy, who died Wednesday, was the first woman on Minnesota federal bench and on the region's federal appeals court.
Authorities say Macrina Perez, arrested in April, is connected to Mexican drug trade.
Dayton appointee Mona Dohman, who has led department since 2011, is a former police chief and graduate of Quantico.
Evidence in FBI probe of former St. Kate's student includes package allegedly sent from Islamic scholar in Malaysia
All but one of nine search warrants for Tnuza Hassan's property remain sealed.
What could have been done in the months before the arrest on arson charges of Tnuza Hassan? She had told an agent then that she wanted to join al-Qaida and, when pressed by an FBI agent, conceded that she would be willing to kill if ordered.
"White Rabbits" allegedly formed the same month as attack on Dar Al-Farooq.
In the shadow of the opioid crisis, meth has roared back into Minnesota. And it's cheaper and deadlier than ever.
Comment during jury's deliberation scrutinized.
The star's insistence on privacy may have kept help at bay.
Minnesotan is accused of killing husband, then Florida woman.
Investigators were unable to determine who provided Prince the fentanyl painkillers, disguised as counterfeit prescription tablets, that killed the megastar in 2016. Dr. Michael T. Schulenberg will pay a $30,000 fine as part of a settlement with the DEA.
The megastar unknowingly took counterfeit Vicodin painkillers that actually contained fentanyl. In so doing, he appears to have become another casualty to a worrying trend.
Group's attorneys claim a Minnesota statute violated its free speech rights.
Terry J. Albury appeared in court and said giving reporter classified data was "act of conscience."
Magistrate judge pointed to evidence of alleged pressure cooker bomb recipe as concerning.
Alleged militia members not expected in Minn. until Illinois case resolved.
Richard Thornton to lead Federal Reserve Bank's law enforcement.
Colleen Ronnei brings a warning — and hope — to young people in her work with the FBI and a drug court judge to freshen up outreach efforts.
Michael Hari, Michael McWhorter and Joseph Morris, all of Clarence, Ill., have been in federal custody since their March 13 arrests.
Prosecutors: St. Kate's blueprints, terror propaganda on phone of woman accused of supporting Al-Qaida
Government arguing against early release of Tnuza J. Hassan
Hennepin County judge, law professor among nominees considered by Senate Judiciary Committee.
Bag with no explosives found outside the building. No public safety threat at this time, police say.
Erica MacDonald was chosen to fill the vacant federal post.
Attorneys make pitch for release of Twin Cities woman accused setting fires at St. Catherine, supporting Al-Qaida
Tnuza Hassan was arrested after allegedly setting fires at St. Kate's in January.
The Justice Department accused the agent of leaking a memo outlining how the FBI assesses possible informants. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a broad crackdown on government leaks last year.
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