Terror Suspect

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

Adel Daoud

Court Opinion Denying Terror Suspect Secret Court Records Mostly Blacked Out

A federal appeals court has explained its ruling that a 20-year-old terrorism suspect has no right to see classified documents regarding how evidence against him was gathered, but much of the court’s opinion itself has been kept secret.

07/30/2014

Adel Daoud

Court Denies Access To FISA Surveillance Records In Terror Case

A federal appeals court has ruled a 20-year-old terrorism suspect has no right to see classified documents regarding how evidence against him was gathered, reversing a trial court’s ruling that would have given him unprecedented access to FISA court records.

06/17/2014

Adel Daoud

Arguments In Terrorism Suspect’s Hearing Focus On Secret FISA Records

A federal appeals court in Chicago heard rare oral arguments on Wednesday related to surveillance questions raised by disclosures from onetime government contractor Edward Snowden.

06/05/2014

Abdella Ahmad Tounisi allegedly wanted to go to Syria to join a terrorist group. (Family handout)

Aurora Teen To Enter Plea On Terrorism Charge

A suburban Chicago teenager is expected to plead not guilty to a charge he sought to join an al-Qaida-linked group fighting Bashar Assad’s regime in Syria.

05/29/2013

Abdella Ahmad Tounisi allegedly wanted to go to Syria to join a terrorist group. (Family handout)

Aurora Terror Suspect To Remain In Custody

An Aurora man accused of trying to join an overseas terror group will remain in federal custody afterall.

05/03/2013

Abdella Ahmad Tounisi allegedly wanted to go to Syria to join a terrorist group. (Family handout)

Terror Suspect Might Be Confined At Home Before Trial

An 18-year-old Aurora man accused of trying to join a terrorism organization overseas might be confined at home as he awaits a federal trial, but federal prosecutors will challenge a judge’s ruling on the suspect’s bond.

05/02/2013