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Metro Reporter — Minnesota Public Radio

Metro reporter for @MPRNews.

Minnesotan charged with trying to aid ISIS released to halfway house — U.S. District Judge Michael Davis said Abdullahi Yusuf may also participate in a civics program aimed at re-integrating him into U.S culture.

Blaine burglary suspect shot by police is identified, charged — Lamar Allen Sullivan-Armstrong was shot by police in Blaine Thursday after he allegedly ran at officers with a knife. The state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating.

Anti-abortion demonstrators rally on Roe v. Wade anniversary — More than 1,000 anti-abortion demonstrators gathered at the Capitol Thursday to demand an end to government-funded abortions. In Minnesota, women who cannot afford abortions are able to get them through a state-subsidized health care plan. Supporters of legal abortion say ending that practice would force women to seek dangerous alternatives to end their pregnancies.

Bloomington police identify officers involved in fatal shooting

Twin Cities-based Somali youth group seeks funding for expansion — The nonprofit Ka Joog, which has won honors from the White House and the FBI for its work, will detail its two-year plan for expanding educational, employment and arts programs across the state Tuesday.

Latest shooting puts St. Paul police tactics under scrutiny — Updated at 6:16 p.m.| Posted at 5:31 p.m. The fatal shooting Wednesday of a young African-American man by St. Paul police is bringing attention to the department's use of deadly force. In the past six years, St. Paul officers have fatally shot more suspects than any other department across the state, an MPR News analysis of state law enforcement data shows.

Brooklyn Center man charged in Gambian coup plot — Prosecutors say Papa Faal and about a dozen co-conspirators entered their tiny West African homeland in late December, planning to seize the president's home and overthrow the government.

Mpls. fire survivors remember deadly New Year's Day

Home from the bars, not behind them

Women accuse their landlords of sex abuse — When Kimberly Malchow moved into a one-and-a-half story house in Richfield in 2008, she figured she was lucky. She could manage the $800 rent, and there was a yard for her dogs and kids. "This is the house where I thought my children and I were going to have a home," she said.
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Jan 28, 2015

Can radicalized people be rehabilitated? Release of alleged ISIS supporter in MN offers a chance to try:

Jan 27, 2015

@BarbAbney Your voice and demeanor always brought a smile to my face. You're the real deal. Best of luck to you.

Jan 27, 2015

UPDATED: Alleged gunman in New Hope shooting had history of mental illness and confrontation with law:

Jan 27, 2015

Family: Former landscaper with "delusions" is the gunman killed in New Hope

Jan 26, 2015

RT @RihamFeshir: Hennepin County Chief Deputy Mike Carlson says the suspect was killed during the encounter. No further info tonight, more tomorrow

Jan 26, 2015

RT @RihamFeshir: Officers were injured but in good condition. Suspect was shot during encounter

Jan 26, 2015

Two New Hope police officers were shot after leaving swearing-in ceremony; suspect dead.…

Jan 26, 2015

Check out interactive map of fatal police shootings in MN by @meg_e_martin

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