Rasmieh Yousef Odeh of Evergreen Park turned down a plea agreement last week in Detroit federal court and fired her attorney. Her new lawyer, Michael Deutsch, has made a career of representing political activists.
Joseph Paul Franklin, a white supremacist who targeted blacks and Jews in a cross-country killing spree from 1977 to 1980, was put to death Wednesday in Missouri, the state’s first execution in nearly three years.
A suburban Chicago woman of Palestinian descent was arrested Tuesday on immigration charges for allegedly lying about her conviction for a deadly bombing in Israel in 1969.
An 87-year-old organized crime figure will be sentenced this morning for his conviction in the bombing of a video poker company.
Jurors in Chicago have convicted a reputed mobster and four members of his alleged crew for orchestrating the bombing of a video gaming company’s offices.