Illinois-native Adam Everett Livvix, 30, has been charged with possessing weapons that Israel says he planned to use to blow up unidentified Jerusalem holy sites. Israeli police said Livvix also turned down an offer from a Palestinian to assassinate U.S. President Barack Obama during the leader’s visit to the Holy Land in 2013.
A suburban Chicago teenager pleaded not guilty on Friday on charges that he tried to have an undercover FBI agent killed.
If 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.
An 18-year-old man from Hillside has been ordered held without bond, after he was indicted on charges he plotted to detonate a car bomb outside a downtown bar.
Congressman Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) said Tuesday that the recent arrest of a Muslim teenager from Hillside for allegedly plotting to detonate a car bomb outside a downtown bar proves his point about radical Islam is a real threat that exists in the Chicago suburbs.
The defense attorney for the 18-year-old boy from Hillside accused of trying to set off what he thought was a car bomb downtown says the government’s case is suspicious.
An alleged plot to bomb a downtown Chicago bar apparently has been foiled, and a young man has been arrested, in a FBI undercover operation.
Authorities are stepping up their investigation into the mail bombs addressed to Chicago synagogues, and they weren’t the only Chicago locations showing up on al-Qaeda’s radar.
One of the bombs addressed to Chicago synagogues from Yemen was defused just 17 minutes before it would have detonated, the French interior minister says.
The packages loaded with explosives and addressed to Chicago synagogues might have been set up to detonate before they even arrived.