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Sony Cancels Christmas Day Release Of “The Interview” Amid Threats

Sony has pulled the plug on a Christmas release for the comedy “The Interview” amid threats to movie-goers from a group of hackers.

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

Suspect In Terrorism Support Case Makes New Bid For Release

A 20-year-old American charged with seeking to join al-Qaida-affiliated fighters in Syria is again asking a federal judge to release him pending trial.

11/20/2014

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Security Increased At Federal Buildings In Chicago, Other Cities

The move came one week after a gunman in Ottawa fatally shot a soldier as he stood as a ceremonial guard at Ottawa’s National War Memorial.

10/28/2014

Mohammed Hamzah Khan (Credit: Facebook)

Court Officials Suggest Alleged ISIS Wannabe Could Get Out On Bond

Mohammed Hamzah Khan, 19, of Bolingbrook, made a brief appearance in court Tuesday morning. U.S. Magistrate Judge Susan Cox said she would rule whether Khan should be freed following a hearing scheduled for November 3.

10/21/2014

Mohammed Hamzah Khan (Credit: Facebook)

Judge Delays Ruling On Bail For Suspect In ISIS Case

A Bolingbrook teenager accused of trying to travel to Syria to join ISIS terrorists must wait a couple more weeks before finding out if he’ll be allowed out of a federal lockup.

10/09/2014

Mohammed Hamzah Khan (Credit: Facebook)

What Is Motivation Behind People Wishing To Join ISIS?

The first person in the Chicago area accused of trying to join ISIS is Bolingbrook teenager Mohammed Hamzah khan now charged with supporting terrorism.

10/07/2014

Mohammed Hamzah Khan (Credit: Facebook)

Feds: Bolingbrook Teen Tried To Go To Syria To Join ISIS

FBI agents have arrested a southwest suburban teenager, for allegedly trying to travel overseas to join the terrorist group ISIS.

10/06/2014

Mayor Rahm Emanuel. (Credit: Craig Dellimore)

Emanuel Says Chicago Prepared To Deal With Terrorist Threat

Mayor Emanuel acknowledges Chicago could be a target for terrorism as air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria continue, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

09/24/2014

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Expert: Chicago A Target For Terrorist Attacks, Recruitment

CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports there is concern and admission that Chicago could be a target of an attack, and a target for terrorist recruiters.

09/23/2014

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

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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

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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

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