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A video by the terrorist group al-Shabaab featured the logo of the mall chain Wesfield. (Credit: CBS)

Terror Video Encourages Attack On Mall Chain With Chicago-Area Locations

There is no specific information indicating there is danger here, but at least one police agency is aware of the threat and “planning accordingly.”

02/21/2015

Gavel File Photo (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Feds Charge Six Bosnians, Including Two Residing In Illinois, In Alleged Terror Plot

The suspects, five of whom were arrested in the U.S., are all charged with providing material support to terrorists and conspiring to provide material support and resources to terrorists, CBS News reported.

02/06/2015

Zarine Kahn (R) and Shafi Ullah Khan, the parents of Mohammed Hamzah Khan, 19, listen as an attorney for their son talks to reporters after a federal court hearing on October 9, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Mohammed Khan was arrested on October 4 while attempting to board a flight at O'Hare International Airport to Vienna, where he allegedly planned to travel on to Istanbul and eventually to Islamic State locations in Iraq or Syria according to the criminal complaint filed against him.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Mom Of Alleged Islamic State Recruit Condemns Paris Terror Attacks

The suburban Chicago mother of a 19-year-old man facing a terrorist charge for trying to join Islamic State militants says the group is “brainwashing” youths via social media. And she declared, “Leave our children alone!”

01/13/2015

Aaron Hernandez. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Tips For NFL ‘Tattoo Scouts’

But we will provide these handy scouting tips to NFL franchises availing themselves of this new way of weeding out troublemakers, noting some ink that deserves special attention.

670 The Score–07/24/2013

Ahmad Tounisi allegedly wanted to go to Syria to join a terrorist group. (Family handout)

Aurora Teen To Enter Plea On Terrorism Charge

A suburban Chicago teenager is expected to plead not guilty to a charge he sought to join an al-Qaida-linked group fighting Bashar Assad’s regime in Syria.

05/29/2013

Mitt Romney (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: A Few Brave Newspapers Endorse Romney Fighting Tide Of Liberal Press

The newspapers that are not endorsing President Barack Obama are extremely brave. They are to be positively recognized for their courage to stand up against the onslaught of the liberal media which refuses to speak in the best interest of the country as the presidential election nears.

11/02/2012

Candy Crowley (Photo by Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images)

Opinion: Crowley’s Obama Favoritism Completely Discredits Her As A Journalist

There were so many blatant signs of Obama-favored bias displayed by CNN political correspondent Candy Crowley that one scarcely knows where to begin. She caused the difference between Romney’s huge win in the first debate and his extremely narrow win in the second.

10/18/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Romney/Obama: Exchange Barbs Over Obamacare Vs. Romneycare

Obamacare and Romneycare are so associated with President Barack Obama and former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney that each took time to field a question about their namesake plan and health care in the CBS Local Presidential Forum.

10/16/2012

Damage inside the burnt US consulate building in Benghazi (Photo credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Why Did The White House Take So Long To Admit Libya Attack Was Terrorism?

With Americans watching the nearing of the date September 11, 2012 on the calendar for weeks – if not months – and dreading the stark reality that something disastrous may happen to innocent Americans again, the president and his political cronies refused to believe what happened.

09/21/2012

Damage inside the burnt US consulate building in Benghazi (Photo credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama’s Security Breach In Libya Is Ignored By American Media

As the liberal American press and ultra-liberal bloggers inundate the Internet and newsprints with criticisms of what Mitt Romney, the GOP presidential challenger to President Barack Obama, said about Obama during the Libyan attacks and murders, throngs of foreign press and few American outlets tell the real story involved with the White House’s role in the incidents that we now know could have been prevented.

09/17/2012

Barack Obama and Bill Clinton (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: We Are Better Off Than We Were Four Years Ago

Tonight, when Vice President Biden and President Obama address the country the question before them is an obvious one: are we better off than we were four years ago? The answer is equally obvious: YES!

09/06/2012

Predator Drone (credit: General Atomics/Getty Images)

Obama’s Kill List

News broke on Monday of what is being called “Obama’s kill list” of terrorists targeted in drone attacks around the globe. President Obama is playing the final role of decider in the Pentagon’s campaign to […]

06/05/2012

Gavel

North Side Cabbie Pleads Guilty To Trying To Aid Al Qaeda

aja Lahrasib Khan pleaded guilty to one count of attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization.

02/06/2012

FBI

Man Charged With Sending ‘Bin Laden’ Letters About Fictitious Bombs

Federal authorities say a Chicago man sent letters to 16 states that purported to be from Osama bin Laden, and that claimed that al-Qaeda had planted bombs around the country.

CBS Chicago–01/06/2012

Photo Of Decorative Element Atop A Minaret. (Friedemann Vogel/Getty Images)

Islamic-American Group: Link Between 9/11, Muslim Religion Must Stop

The head of a local Islamic-American organization says that after this year, except for remembering its victims, it’s time for America to move on from the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

WBBM Newsradio–09/08/2011

Metra Electric District Train

Was Al-Qaeda Behind 2007 Metra Incident?

Metra wants to know if an attempted sabotage in 2007 was related to a al-Qaeda, with new information out that the terrorist agency was planning to target rail lines.

CBS Chicago–05/06/2011

Osama Bin Laden

CBS News: Bin Laden Eyed Chicago, Other Cities, For Attacks

CBS News has learned that memos recovered from bin Laden’s lair show the al Qaeda leader was thinking big.

05/05/2011

Osama Bin Laden

Expert: Bin Laden’s Death Brings Threat, Opportunity

It may feel safer to have Osama bin Laden dead, but is that really the case? University of Chicago political science professor Robert Pape says actually, any plan for retaliation could present an opportunity.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2011

Jose Padilla

Document: Padilla Was Planning Terror Attack In Chicago

The latest WikiLeaks postings on the Internet suggest a plan was being cooked up in the year after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, to carry out terrorist actions in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–04/26/2011

Threatening Letter

Threats Claim Nuclear Bombs Hidden All Over U.S.

The threats came in the mail and to date, there have been 25 letters that warn of nuclear bombs destroying America.

CBS 2–03/29/2011

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