Bomb Plot Suspect Found Competent To Stand Trial; Lawyers May ChallengeA suburban man accused of trying to blow up a downtown Chicago bar three years ago has been found competent to stand trial, his lawyer said. But Thomas Anthony Durkin, a lawyer for 21-year-old Adel Daoud of Hillside, told a judge Monday he might challenge that finding ahead of Daoud’s trial Jan. 5.
Terror Suspect Charged With Trying To Kill Fellow InmateA 21-year-old man already charged with trying to set off a bomb downtown three years ago has been indicted on new charges of attacking and seriously injuring a fellow inmate.
Court Opinion Denying Terror Suspect Secret Court Records Mostly Blacked OutA federal appeals court has explained its ruling that a 20-year-old terrorism suspect has no right to see classified documents regarding how evidence against him was gathered, but much of the court’s opinion itself has been kept secret.
Court Denies Access To FISA Surveillance Records In Terror CaseA federal appeals court has ruled a 20-year-old terrorism suspect has no right to see classified documents regarding how evidence against him was gathered, reversing a trial court’s ruling that would have given him unprecedented access to FISA court records.
Arguments In Terrorism Suspect's Hearing Focus On Secret FISA RecordsA federal appeals court in Chicago heard rare oral arguments on Wednesday related to surveillance questions raised by disclosures from onetime government contractor Edward Snowden.
Lawyers Defending Terror Suspect Adel Daoud Want Access To FISA Documents The federal appeals court in Chicago is considering whether terrorism defendants have a right to know why they've been wire tapped by federal agents, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Judge Delays Ruling Giving Defense Access To Secret Docs In Terror CaseA federal judge said Tuesday that she'll wait for the appeals process to run its course before implementing her ruling that gives lawyers for a Chicago terrorism suspect access to secret documents spelling out how the U.S. government sought permission to spy on him.
Teen Pleads Not Guilty In FBI Agent Murder Plot A suburban Chicago teenager pleaded not guilty on Friday on charges that he tried to have an undercover FBI agent killed.
Judge Undoes Key Ruling On NSA Evidence In Bomb Plot CaseIf they learn the government did use enhanced surveillance to trigger its investigation of Adel Daoud, defense lawyers have said they would challenge subsequent evidence on grounds it violated protections against unreasonable searches.
Terror Suspect Now Charged With Soliciting Murder Of FBI AgentAdel Daoud, 19, was arrested in September and accused of attempting to blow up neighboring bars in the South Loop.
Feds: Traditional Probe Used In Ill. Terror CaseDefense attorney Thomas Durkin told a federal judge that he needs to know how the government compiled evidence against Adel Daoud, resulting in charges that he tried to set off what he thought was a car bomb next to a Chicago bar.
Suspect In Chicago Car-Bomb Plot Pleads Not GuiltyA suburban teen has pleaded not guilty to allegedly trying to set off what he thought was a car bomb next to a Chicago bar.