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Leroy Scott

Police Seize Nearly $3M In Drugs; Man Arrested

Cook County sheriff’s police have seized nearly $3 million in drugs from a man who was receiving suspicious packages in his Morgan Park neighborhood home.

CBS Chicago–12/24/2010

U.K. officials discovered that a toner cartridge on the plane had been manipulated and found wires attached to it and white powder.  (CBS)

Chicago-Bound Mail Bomb Could Have Exploded Over U.S.

British police say a mail bomb intercepted last month at an English airport could have exploded over the East Coast of the United States.

CBS Chicago–11/10/2010

U.K. officials discovered that a toner cartridge on the plane had been manipulated and found wires attached to it and white powder.  (CBS)

Yemeni Arrested, al-Qaida Bomber Eyed In Mail Plot

Yemeni authorities arrested a woman Saturday and searched for other suspects linked to al-Qaida’s Persian Gulf faction in the plot to mail bombs powerful enough to down a cargo plane.

10/30/2010

U.K. officials discovered that a toner cartridge on the plane had been manipulated and found wires attached to it and white powder.  (CBS)

Analyst: Terror Plot Might Have Had Multiple Goals

A local terrorism analyst says that even though authorities intercepted explosives bound for Chicago from Yemen, the plot shows that terrorists can win by forcing expenditure of millions to screen out a few dollars worth of chemicals.

WBBM Newsradio–10/30/2010

U.K. officials discovered that a toner cartridge on the plane had been manipulated and found wires attached to it and white powder.  (CBS)

US-Bound Bomb Could Have Exploded, Downed Plane

Yemeni authorities are checking dozens more packages in a search for the terrorists who tried to mail bombs to Chicago-area synagogues in a brazen plot that heightened fears of a a new al-Qaida terror attack.

CBS Chicago–10/30/2010

U.K. officials discovered that a toner cartridge on the plane had been manipulated and found wires attached to it and white powder.  (CBS)

Packages Heading To Chicago Synagogues Had Explosives

Two suspicious packages containing explosives were intercepted on their way from Yemen to Chicago, authorities said Friday. President Barack Obama said authorities had uncovered a “credible terrorist threat.”

10/29/2010

Congregation Shaare Tikvah

Chicago Synagogues On Alert In Wake Of Terror Plot

The Jewish Federation of Chicago was helping get the word out to local synagogues and Jewish centers on Friday after authorities intercepted two suspicious packages from Yemen.

CBS Chicago–10/29/2010

Suspicious Cartridge

Suspicious Items Were Headed For Chicago Synagogues

Authorities stopped two cargo planes with suspicious packages onboard, after learning the items were being sent from Yemen to synagogues in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–10/29/2010