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Metro Reporter — Minnesota Public Radio

Metro reporter for @MPRNews.

St. Paul pressured to refocus panel that cleared officers in skyway arrest

mprnews.org — There are a growing number of calls to change a St. Paul civilian review panel that recently decided to exonerate police officers involved in a controversial skyway arrest. Mayor Chris Coleman has invited civil rights advocates to suggest how to change the 20-year-old citizen panel, which found that the officers acted lawfully and properly in the arrest of Christopher Lollie.

Minnesota man who returned to rebuild Somalia killed in Mogadishu

mprnews.org — Family members of Abdullahi Anshoor say Mogadishu police told them a group of gunmen killed the father of three and took his car.

Panel clears cops in St. Paul skyway stun gun arrest; lawsuit expected

mprnews.org — Updated: 6:01 p.m. | Posted: 12:20 p.m. A man who St. Paul police stunned with a Taser in the St. Paul skyway last winter plans to file suit against the city, alleging excessive force by police officers. In documents served to the city late last month, Christopher Lollie alleges police also violated his constitutional rights by arresting him without reasonable suspicion.

Suspicions, speculation grow as FBI's MN terror probe churns

mprnews.org — 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.

Cameroon woman finds refuge in Minnesota

washingtontimes.com — FERGUS FALLS, Minn. (AP) - Martine Tchitchihe chose school over marriage. For that, she says she was beaten and threatened by the African terror group Boko Haram. The Cameroon native came to the United States a month ago as part of a short teaching-exchange stint in Fergus Falls, Minnesota.

Threatened by Boko Haram, Cameroon woman finds refuge in Minnesota

mprnews.org — Election 2014 Full coverage and comprehensive results Martine Tchitchihe chose school over marriage. For that, she says she was beaten and threatened by the African terror group Boko Haram. The Cameroon native came to the United States a month ago as part of a short teaching-exchange stint in Fergus Falls, Minnesota.

Study: Mpls. has large race gap in low-level arrests

mprnews.org — 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.

Minneapolis school district settles complaint over South High brawl

mprnews.org — Thank you Members! Not a Member yet? Give Now The Minneapolis school district has pledged to quickly investigate any claims of racial and ethnic harassment in order to settle a federal complaint. The complaint alleged the district allowed a hostile environment for some students.

Ruling requires judges to consider age and more when giving teens harsh sentences

mprnews.org — 2 days left to give. Support MPR today! Give Now When the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a teenager convicted of killing three people in Minneapolis should receive a new sentence, it made clear that judges who issue the harshest of sentences against minors must consider their age, home life and other factors.

Man pleads guilty to lying to FBI in al-Shabab probe

mprnews.org — Mahdi Hussein Furreh had denied any contact with a fugitive tied to recruitment for the terror group.
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Nov 25, 2014

I'll be on the air in a few minutes @MPRnews to discuss latest developments in Minneapolis re: federal investigation into ISIS recruiting.

Nov 25, 2014

Retired law professor Peter Erlinder: His former client is "not a terror recruiter. He's maybe a dreamer." pic.twitter.com/c9IHRaGZ4e

Nov 25, 2014

Quick update on Abdullahi Yusuf: detained til hearing 2:30 tomorrow. Student at Inver Hills Community College and works at Best Buy.

Nov 25, 2014

I will be reporting on first court appearance of 18yoa Abdullahi Yusuf this afternoon.

Nov 25, 2014

Feds charge two in ISIS investigation ow.ly/ESIYX 1 day after Luger unveils anti-radicalization plan ow.ly/ESIYY

Nov 25, 2014

RT @dbrauer: Hear this will be at multiple Minneapolis high schools #ferguson@the_towle: South High sit in pic.twitter.com/FXQZfN2UEn

Nov 25, 2014

As biracial young person she says jury decision affects her directly. "It's pretty sad. It's just not right."

Nov 25, 2014

Spoke to a South High student leaving school. She saw students and a couple of teachers peacefully sitting in hallway & holding signs.

Nov 25, 2014

I was asked to leave by woman who identified herself only as "the person who is asking you to leave."

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