A man convicted of making false terrorist threats during the NATO Summit in 2012 has been deported to Poland after serving his sentence, federal officials said.
A Northwest Side man arrested on a terrorism charge just before the May NATO Summit in May pleaded guilty Tuesday and was sentenced to four years in prison and deportation.
The mother of an anti-NATO protester accused of threatening to blow up a train overpass defended her son Wednesday and described him as a “good boy.”
Another round of court appearances is coming up Wednesday for several people arrested for alleged violent plots in the days leading up to the NATO Summit.
Cook County prosecutors said Sunday that one man arrested earlier this week in connection with the NATO Summit said he could blow up a downtown bridge, though it turned out he didn’t have a bomb. Another man allegedly asked others to get him materials to make a pipe bomb.