Federal court ruling could affect Columbia's Islamic American Relief Agency

Thursday, September 17, 2009 | 12:01 a.m. CDT; updated 8:25 a.m. CDT, Thursday, September 17, 2009

COLUMBIA — At 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 13, 2004, agents from about a dozen federal, state and local law enforcement agencies raided the small headquarters of the Islamic American Relief Agency at Broadway and Providence Road. The agents confiscated truckloads of files, donor lists and other materials from the office.