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Elk River man sentenced for child pornography

Elk River man sentenced for child pornography

41 year old John Edwin Kuhnel of Elk River has been sentenced to 204 months in prison for possession of child pornography. United States Attorney Erica MacDonald announced the sentencing today and was quoted saying “Despite the many challenges this past year has presented, my office has not lost sight of our commitment to bringing child predators to justice. Prosecuting […]

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Governor Whitmer

BREAKING: Group arrested for plans to kidnap MI governor

Six men have been arrested for conspiring to kidnap Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer. Five of the six men are Michigan residents except for one who lives Delaware. Charges have been filed for Adam Fox, Barry Croft, Ty Garbin, Kaleb Franks, Daniel Harris and Brandon Caserta. Some of the men were members of a group that gathered in Dublin, Ohio back […]

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Nonprofit manager sentenced for fraud scheme

Nonprofit manager sentenced for fraud scheme

A Brooklyn Park resident and former Twin Cities nonprofit manager has been sentenced to prison for fraud and false statements. Clarissa Lynn Combs, 49, was sentenced to 71 months in prison after conspiring to commit both wire fraud and making a false statement. She originally plead guilty back in December of 2019 and was sentenced today in front of US […]

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Jussie Smollet back in trouble

Jussie Smollet back in trouble

Jessie Smollet has been in the news recently for all the wrong reasons.  The charges against Smollet were recently dropped but now Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel is wanting him to pay the bill.  Mayor Rahm is not the only one upset with the case as President Donald Trump tweeted that the investigation was “an embarrassment to the nation.”  Smollet still […]

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Comey blasts Trump in interview

Comey blasts Trump in interview

Donald Trump continues to take heat from his former FBI director. James Comey sat down with ABC News on Sunday, where he called Trump’s ethics and judgment into question. Comey referred to Trump as “morally unfit” to hold office. He also questioned Trump’s actions, saying that there is “some evidence of obstruction of justice.” Just hours before the interview was […]

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Increased Background Check Measures Receive Presidential Support

Increased Background Check Measures Receive Presidential Support

Congress has taken up the conversation that has been heard around the country since the Parkland, Florida school shooting last week, and now a bill to give more power to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s background check system has received support from the White House. The proposed bill would strengthen the FBI database of prohibited gun buyers. President Donald Trump […]

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Hillary Clinton Cleared After Another Email Investigation

WASHINGTON (CNN) – Two law enforcement officials told CNN that bureau investigators have been working “around the clock” to review the many newly discovered emails that are relevant to the Hillary Clinton server investigation. The emails were found on a device belonging to Anthony Weiner, a former congressman and ex-husband to Clinton’s aide, Huma Abedin. Officials say that without a […]

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Big Case Rocking a Small Community

Big Case Rocking a Small Community

ANNANDALE, Minnesota – “The community of Annandale is shocked, but I think they are happy that this monster has left our community,” said Annandale Mayor Dwight Gunnarson. Refering to 52 year-old Danny Heinrich, Gunnarson also expressed, “Hopefully he will no longer be a part of any community for the foreseeable future.” Strong words from the Mayor after the October 29 […]

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Minnesota Man Charged With Lying To FBI Agents

Minnesota Man Charged With Lying To FBI Agents

A Minnesota man is being charged with making false statements to FBI agents back in November 2014 during a terrorism investigation. Hamza Ahmed reportedly took a bus from Minneapolis to JFK airport in New York City with three other individuals and was stopped from boarding his flight to Syria. When questioned by agents, the 19-year-old said he didn’t know any of […]

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Prosecutors seek Minnesota judge’s reconsideration on release of accused ISIS sympathizer

Prosecutors seek Minnesota judge’s reconsideration on release of accused ISIS sympathizer

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Federal prosecutors are asking a Minnesota judge to reconsider his release of a man accused of trying to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group. Abdullahi Yusuf was arrested last week, six months after FBI agents stopped him at the Minneapolis airport as he prepared to leave the United States. He is charged with one […]

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