St. Louis Park man pleads guilty to joining ISIS

A St. Louis Park, Minn., man pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to fighting with ISIS in Iraq and Syria.

Abdelhamid Al-Madioum, 24, is due to be sentenced May 26 on a single count of providing material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization. He faces up to 20 years in prison.

Via Zoom from the Sherburne County Jail, Al-Madioum told U.S. District Judge Ann Montgomery how he slipped away from a family trip to Morocco in 2015, bought a plane ticket to...