Stephen Montemayor | Star Tribune
Reporter | U.S. District Court and federal agencies

Stephen Montemayor covers the U.S. Attorney's Office, the U.S. District Court in Minnesota and federal agencies including the FBI, DEA, ATF and Homeland Security for the Star Tribune.

ACLU sues Anoka County, Coon Rapids authorities for turning woman over to ICE after crash

Anoka County sheriff says officials appropriately notified immigration authorities.

Iranian sentenced for illegally exporting goods, some from Minnesota, for Iran's military

Thief River Falls-based Digi-Key identified as a victim in court records.

How alleged Minn. mosque bomber tried to build militia in Illinois

Before Bloomington attack, Illinois man dreamed of building border wall.

FBI names veteran terrorism investigator to take over Mpls. office

Jill Sanborn has led FBI's response to cases like the 2015 San Bernardino attack

'History will tell final story,' retiring FBI chief says of big Mpls. cases

Thornton's last assignment in Mpls. is to guide agents through time of scrutiny.

Minnesota prosecutors charge three men with conspiring to export goods to Hezbollah terrorists

According to indictment announced Friday, parts included drone aircraft technology.

Trump picks Hennepin Co. judge, Mpls. attorney for federal judgeships

President Donald Trump on Monday nominated a Hennepin County judge and a Minneapolis private attorney to fill two Minnesota federal court vacancies that have been open since 2016.

Judge recommends federal detention for ex-St. Kate's student accused of trying to join Al-Qaida

Former St. Kate's student has been held since Jan. 17.

Records: Minneapolis woman twice tried to join jihadists abroad before setting St. Kate's fires

Tnuza J. Hassan allegedly told authorities she had right to wage 'violent jihad' in America.

Ex-college student indicted on federal terrorism charges, accused of setting fires at university in St. Paul

Tnuza J. Hassan to stay detained and is expected back in court on Feb. 12.