ISIS

An ISIS terrorist handbook. (Credit: CBS)

2 Investigators: ISIS Manual A Roadmap For Homegrown Terrorists

Homeland Security has launched an investigation into the document CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini exposes in this Original Report.

07/15/2015

Dabiq, a magazine created by ISIS. (Credit; CBS)

2 Investigators: ISIS Finding Innovative Ways To Find New Recruits

How is it doing this and why? CBS 2’s Dave Savini this original report.

06/30/2015

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Alleged ISIS Threat Claims ‘Soldiers’ In Illinois, Ready To Attack

An anonymous online threat from Islamic State claims that the terror group has “soldiers” on the ground in Illinois, and it mirrors similar messages targeting Chicago.

05/06/2015

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ISIS ‘Hit List’ Contains Suburban Address As Suggested Target

An Orland Park police official confirmed his department has been in touch with the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force.

03/23/2015

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Demonstrators: Send U.S. Troops To Fight ISIS, Help Assyrian Christians

Margaret Khamoo, president of the Assyrian American Aid Society, says there’s no sign that ISIS is being bothered much by allied air strikes.

03/13/2015

Alleged terror supporter Mediha Salkicevic in court. (Credit: CBS)

Judge Won’t Release Illinois Woman Accused In Terrorism Case

Mediha Medy Salkicevic and five other Bosnian immigrants are facing charges that accuse them sending money and equipment to the Islamic State group and other designated terrorist organizations.

02/10/2015

Alleged terror supporter Mediha Salkicevic in court. (Credit: CBS)

Schiller Park Mother Accused Of Aiding ISIS Makes First Court Appearance

A Schiller Park mother will spend the weekend in federal custody, following her arrest on charges of providing material support to ISIS. WBBM’s Bob Roberts reports that the woman appeared briefly before a federal magistrate.

02/07/2015

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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

Relatives of Jordanian Air Force pilot Maaz al-Kassasbeh, who crashed in Syria with a F-16, carry posters with his portrait and a slogan reading in Arabic, 'we are all Maaz', (Credit: HALIL MAZRAAWI/AFP/Getty Images)

Cousin Of Jordanian Pilot Murdered By ISIS Planning Vigil In Bridgeview

A Jordanian American here in Chicago is the cousin of the pilot who was killed by ISIS and he says he and other Jordanians are planning a vigil and demonstration in Bridgeview on Friday evening

02/04/2015

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Top Ten Stories Of 2014

The disappearance of a plane carrying hundreds, the fall of an iconic comedian, and the rise of a brutal terror group are just some of the biggest news stories of the year. Here are CBS Local’s top ten news stories of 2014.

12/23/2014

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Feds: Bolingbrook Teen’s Siblings Also Sought To Join ISIS

A Bolingbrook man’s younger brother and younger sister were arrested with him last month when they allegedly went to O’Hare International Airport to fly overseas to join the Islamic State terrorist group.

11/03/2014

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Court Officials Suggest Alleged ISIS Wannabe Could Get Out On Bond

Mohammed Hamzah Khan, 19, of Bolingbrook, made a brief appearance in court Tuesday morning. U.S. Magistrate Judge Susan Cox said she would rule whether Khan should be freed following a hearing scheduled for November 3.

10/21/2014

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Judge Delays Ruling On Bail For Suspect In ISIS Case

A Bolingbrook teenager accused of trying to travel to Syria to join ISIS terrorists must wait a couple more weeks before finding out if he’ll be allowed out of a federal lockup.

10/09/2014

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What Is Motivation Behind People Wishing To Join ISIS?

The first person in the Chicago area accused of trying to join ISIS is Bolingbrook teenager Mohammed Hamzah khan now charged with supporting terrorism.

10/07/2014

Images of an unknown man who appeared in a video for the terrorist group ISIS. (Credit: FBI provided images.)

FBI Asks For Help Identifying Man In ISIS Video

The day after a suburban teen faces a judge, accused of trying to fly to Syria to support terrorism, the FBI is waging war on ISIS.

10/07/2014

Lt. Gen. William C. Mayville Jr. speaks about the Syrian bombing campaign September 23, 2014 in Washington, DC. Mayville talked about the U.S. and Arab air strikes in Syria against the jihadist group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Kirk Wants More Air Strikes On ISIS Targets In Iraq And Syria

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk said the level of bombings seen in Operation Desert Storm would do more damage than the relative handful of missions now underway in Syria and Iraq.

09/26/2014

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Expert: Chicago A Target For Terrorist Attacks, Recruitment

CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports there is concern and admission that Chicago could be a target of an attack, and a target for terrorist recruiters.

09/23/2014

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Kirk: Strikes At Defacto ISIS Capital Show ‘We Can Reach Out And Touch Them’

The strikes hit two targets: The terror group ISIS and an Al Qaeda off-shoot known as the Khorasan group.

09/23/2014

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Demonstrators Hold Anti-War Protest Downtown

There was a protest outside the Kluczynski Federal Building downtown three hours before President Obama’s speech, but it was easy to miss.

09/10/2014

Shiite Muslim fighters from the Saraya al-Salam  (Peace Brigades), a group formed by Iraqi Shiite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr and tasked with defending the holy sites of Shiite Islam, brandish their weapons as they hold a position on the Jurf al-Sakhr front line, the scene of heavy fighting against advancing Jihadist militants and fighters of the Islamic State (IS), south of the capital Baghdad, on August 18, 2014. (Photo credit: ALI AL-SAADI/AFP/Getty Images)

Durbin Expects Congress To OK Military Resources To Combat ISIS

As President Barack Obama prepared to outline an expanded U.S. campaign to defeat an ultra-violent militant group in Iraq and Syria, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin was offering a few ideas on what the president should include in his speech.

09/08/2014

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