Islamic State

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

Mohammed Hamzah Khan (Credit: Facebook)

Arraignment For Teen Accused Of Trying To Join Islamic State

Mohammed Hamzah Khan’s arraignment Tuesday at federal court in Chicago comes days after a grand jury indicted him on a count of attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization.

01/13/2015

Mohammed Hamzah Khan (Credit: Facebook)

Bolingbrook Teen Indicted For Seeking To Join Islamic State

Federal prosecutors said Friday that Mohammed Hamzah Khan was charged with a single count of attempting to provide material support of the Islamic State group. Khan has been in federal custody since he was arrested in October at O’Hare International Airport.

01/09/2015

James Foley on assignment in Aleppo, Syria. (Credit:  Nicole Tung)

Northwestern To Hold Memorial For Slain Journalist James Foley

Foley earned a master’s degree from Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism in 2008. He was in Syria in 2012 when he was captured by militants. He was killed in August by members of the Islamic State terrorist group.

11/14/2014

Mohammed Hamzah Khan (Credit: Facebook)

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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Chicago A Top Terror Target; Ominous Tweet Connects ISIS Threat In City

Is the same radical group that executed a U.S. journalist this week making threats in Chicago?

08/22/2014