A lawyer for a suburban teenager accused of trying to join the Islamic State group has told a federal judge his client isn’t dangerous and should be released to get counseling on critical thinking.
Joshua Van Haften, 34, made his first court appearance a day after being arrested at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago. During the brief hearing in federal court in Madison, Van Haften did not contest his detention.
An Illinois Army National Guard soldier and his cousin have pleaded not guilty to plotting terrorist attacks in support of the Islamic State group.
A national guardsman from Aurora and his cousin were arrested Wednesday night, for allegedly conspiring to join the Islamic State terrorist group, and attack a military facility in northern Illinois.
A lawyer for a Chicago-area man charged with trying to join the Islamic State group says a recent FBI search of the suspect’s family home appeared to focus on his younger siblings.
A Chicago-area man charged with trying to travel with his siblings to Syria to join the Islamic State group is scheduled to appear in court days after FBI agents raided his family home for a second time.
Federal prosecutors are recommending at least five years in prison for a Chicago activist who didn’t tell immigration officials about her conviction decades ago for bombings in Israel, including one that killed two college students at a supermarket.
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.
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.
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.
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!”
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.
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.
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.
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.
Is the same radical group that executed a U.S. journalist this week making threats in Chicago?