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A hijacked commercial plane approaches the World Trade Center shortly before crashing into the landmark skyscraper Sept. 11, 2001 in New York. (SETH MCALLISTER/AFP/Getty Images)

9/11 Survivors And Relatives Strive To Honor Victims

A northwest Indiana man who survived the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center 13 years ago said the fight against terrorism is a never-ending battle.

09/11/2014

Jose Padilla

Judge Imposes New 21-Year Sentence For Terror Plotter Padilla

Padilla — a former Chicago resident — was convicted in 2007 on charges of supporting al-Qaida and terrorism conspiracy. The new sentence was imposed by U.S. District Judge Marcia Cooke, who originally gave Padilla more than 17 years in prison.

09/09/2014

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

Judge Delays Ruling Giving Defense Access To Secret Docs In Terror Case

A federal judge said Tuesday that she’ll wait for the appeals process to run its course before implementing her ruling that gives lawyers for a Chicago terrorism suspect access to secret documents spelling out how the U.S. government sought permission to spy on him.

02/11/2014

Brian Church, Jared Chase and Brent Vincent Betterly

Jury Finds NATO 3 Guilty Of Lesser Charges

A jury deciding whether three young men, dubbed the NATO 3, are would-be terrorists, reached a verdict on Friday.

02/07/2014

Brian Church, Jared Chase and Brent Vincent Betterly

Defense: Anti-NATO Activist Was Drunk While Discussing Attacks

Lawyers for two of the so-called NATO 3 defendants argued in court Tuesday that the only thing their clients proved skilled at destroying were cases of beer — not the 2012 NATO Summit, which prosecutors contend the three out-of-towners were intent on disrupting.

02/05/2014

Patrick Kane. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: With Terror Threats Looming, NHL Should Withdraw From Sochi Games

With safety at risk, NHL players don’t need to go to Sochi.

CBS Chicago–01/28/2014

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Suburban Woman Faces Immigration Charges For Israel Bombing

A suburban Chicago woman of Palestinian descent was arrested Tuesday on immigration charges for allegedly lying about her conviction for a deadly bombing in Israel in 1969.

10/22/2013

Adel Daoud

Teen Pleads Not Guilty In FBI Agent Murder Plot

A suburban Chicago teenager pleaded not guilty on Friday on charges that he tried to have an undercover FBI agent killed.

09/06/2013

Adel Daoud

Judge Undoes Key Ruling On NSA Evidence In Bomb Plot Case

If they learn the government did use enhanced surveillance to trigger its investigation of Adel Daoud, defense lawyers have said they would challenge subsequent evidence on grounds it violated protections against unreasonable searches.

09/03/2013

Gary Tsai is accused of helping his father send machinery to North Korea. (CBS)

Glenview Man Pleads Not Guilty In WMD Conspiracy

A northwest suburban man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to federal charges that he conspired to bypass U.S. trade laws to help his father export weapons of mass destruction to North Korea.

06/18/2013

Ahmad Tounisi, 18, 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

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy discusses the spike in homicides in January 2013 on the CBS 2 Morning News on Feb. 1, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Already Implementing Safety Lessons From Boston Bombings

CBS 2 Chief correspondent Jay Levine sat down with Superintendent McCarthy, and began by asking the simple question: Are we safe?

05/01/2013

Suburban SWAT teams training in Flossmoor. (Credit: CBS)

Watch: Suburban SWAT Teams Train For Emergency

CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine goes behind the scenes for a first-hand look at local SWAT teams in training.

04/30/2013

Ahmad Tounisi, 18, allegedly wanted to go to Syria to join a terrorist group. (Family handout)

Facing Terror Charges, Aurora Teen Appears In Court

A suburban teenager, accused of trying to support a terrorist organization, appeared in federal court on Tuesday, but his arraignment was delayed.

04/23/2013

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FBI Arrests Aurora Teen On Charge Of Supporting Terrorism Overseas

The FBI arrested an Aurora teen they allege attempted to travel to Syria to join a jihadist militant group, according to an FBI press release.

04/20/2013

Security expert and former Chicago police commander Neil Sullivan. (Credit: CBS)

Security Expert Provides Tips On How To Look For Suspicious Activity

Security expert and former Chicago police commander Neil Sullivan was at the wheel in a North Side neighborhood showing CBS 2 what to see and when something looks suspicious.

04/17/2013

David Headley (Credit: New Delhi Television)

David Headley Gets 35 Years For Role In Mumbai Terror Attack

Chicago native David Headley was sentenced to 35 years in prison on Thursday for his role in the 2008 terrorist attack in Mumbai, India, and for planning another attack in Copenhagen, Denmark.

01/24/2013

Tahawwur Rana (Credit: CBS)

Chicagoan Gets 14 Years For Part In Terror Plots

A Chicago businessman who provided support to a Pakistani terror group and backed a plot to kill staff of a Danish newspaper that published controversial cartoons of the Prophet Muhammed has been sentenced to 14 years in prison.

01/17/2013

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: Susan Rice Thrown Under Democrat’s Bus And Tied Down

It is becoming more and more clear that it was liberal-leaning politicians who threw her under the bus and they are also the ones who are keeping her under the bus.

11/30/2012

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