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.
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.
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.
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.
No Bond For Teen Accused Of Plotting To Bomb Downtown BarAn 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.
Walsh: Arrest In Car Bomb Plot Proves My Point About 'Radical Islam'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.