Four jailed in U.S. on al-Shabaab ties

MINNEAPOLIS, May 15 (UPI) -- Four men were sentenced in a U.S. court in Minnesota to prison for terrorism offenses related to support for Somali organization al-Shabaab.

Charter school volunteer gets prison for al-Shabaab recruiting

MINNEAPOLIS, May 15 (UPI) -- A federal judge sentenced a Minneapolis charter school volunteer to 14 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to providing material support to terrorists.

Hammer attack suspect competent for trial

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- A Washington, D.C., man charged in a series of assaults with a hammer was judged competent to stand trial, doctors said.

Minn. judge orders terror suspect held

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- A federal judge has ordered a Minnesota school volunteer jailed until he is sentenced for supporting Somali terrorists.

Minnesota janitor's terror trial underway

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- The trial of a part-time Minnesota janitor accused of underwriting Somali terrorists lost a juror who couldn't stomach evidence, lawyers said.

NFL player's brother arrested in attack

WASHINGTON, April 27 (UPI) -- The teenage brother of San Francisco 49ers' tight end Vernon Davis was arrested in connection with a hammer attack on a Washington woman, police said.

COL BKB: Kentucky 82, Baylor 70

ATLANTA, March 25 (UPI) -- Michael Davis scored 18 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and recorded six blocks Sunday, boosting Kentucky into the NCAA's Final Four with an 82-70 win over Baylor.

Jury hears Somali terror funding tapes

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- A Minnesota woman charged with raising money for a Somali terrorist group has agreed to stand when the judge enters and leaves the courtroom

Terror aid defendant refuses to stand

ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 3 (UPI) -- A Minnesota woman facing federal charges she raised money for a Somalia terrorist group was ejected from court Monday after refusing to stand for the judge.

Woman who escaped killer wins $1.8 million

MIAMI, June 27 (UPI) -- A Florida jury has awarded $1.8 million to a woman attacked in her apartment by a suspected serial killer on the run from a police manhunt.

Bus drivers failing to collect fares?

BALTIMORE, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Some bus drivers in Maryland may be telling passengers fare boxes are broken so they can meet their time schedules, a Maryland Transit Official says.

Anthrax research stopped over euthanasia

OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Oklahoma State University administrators stopped a pending program testing anthrax vaccines on baboons because the animals would be euthanized, officials say.

Man going to prison over Molotov cocktails

MINNEAPOLIS, May 23 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Minneapolis says a Texas man will spend the next four years in prison for being found in possession of Molotov cocktails.

Ohio man on trial for arson that killed 6

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- A Youngstown, Ohio, man went on trial Thursday on charges he deliberately set a fire that killed six people because he was angry about a stolen cell phone.

Paul went for paunchy in 'Shoot 'Em Up'

NEW YORK, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Paul Giamatti says he didn't do a lot of physical training for his new role as villain in the action film, "Shoot 'Em Up."
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