Meg Tuthill was one of three City Council members to emerge from this weekend's DFL conventions without her party's endorsement.SEE ALSO: Meg Tuthill leaves snotty voicemail for prospective Mpls business owner [AUDIO]
In Tuthill's Uptown-area ward, the endorsement instead went to challenger Lisa Ben ... More >>
Glenn Beck took a page out of Michele Bachmann's playbook while coming to the beleaguered congresswoman's defense this week. He blamed the ethical mess she finds herself in on those damn Muslims -- in particular, Minnesota's Somali population. SEE ALSO: MN secession petition: Glenn Beck to be first ... More >>
With 2012 breathing its final breaths, so is a West Bank landmark and live music institution. The 400 Bar, located at 400 Cedar Avenue in Minneapolis, is closing its doors after 17 years of hosting live music in its intimate environs.In recent months, the gritty bar's management team of Tom and Bill ... More >>
Minneapolis cop Steve Loeding is under investigation after posting a threatening Facebook status about a "Somali hangout spot" flying an upside-down American flag. The MPD's policy and procedures manual bars employees from using social networking sites "to harass or attack others."Loeding, 40 and ... More >>
Ami Ali had harsh words for the judge and everyone else.Amina Ali, one of two Rochester women found guilty yesterday of providing material support to terrorism, was given the standard chance to address the courtroom. Not only take the chance, she stunned the courtroom with what was on her mind.Sp ... More >>
Amina Farah Ali might be facing trial for giving material support to terrorist groups. But that doesn't mean she's going to stand up if she doesn't feel like it.Ali, the 35-year-old woman accused of funneling money to Somali militant group al-Shabaab, was arrested in court this morning after refu ... More >>
Photo by Tony NelsonMaria Isa recently finished up filming her co-starring role in the independent film Strike One, and while she was out in L.A. she took some time out to collaborate with Muja Messiah in their first music video for joint project Villa Rosa, which makes its official debut this we ... More >>
No more plant chewing for you!In a decision released today, the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled that khat -- a plant native to the horn of Africa and chewed by many in the region as a mild stimulant -- is indeed an illegal drug under state law.
Since we live in a state where you can be charged ... More >>
Speak English, would ya?Today is Election Day. And while we wait in line to cast our votes in the Twin Cities, the chances are good that we're going to hear some language other than English being spoken.
This is nothing new. And despite what the English-only crowd would have us believe, it d ... More >>
60 Minutes yesterday featured an extensive probe into Minnesota's "Little Mogadishu" as a recruiting ground for fighters in the Somali civil war.After leading with the recently bungled Times Square bombing by an American citizen of Pakistani descent, CBS segued into a hard look at the case of 20 ... More >>
Imams, community leaders, and parents of Somali youth who have disappeared in recent months planned a press conference in response to recent media coverage. But disagreements led the organizers to cancel the event.
In the past year, Hennepin County District Court Judge Kevin Burke has heard a handful of cases concerning khat. "I'd say it's more like alcohol," he hazards. "I'm a little hesitant to say, 'Don't worry about khat.'