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.
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.
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.
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.
The first person in the Chicago area accused of trying to join ISIS is Bolingbrook teenager Mohammed Hamzah khan now charged with supporting terrorism.
FBI agents have arrested a southwest suburban teenager, for allegedly trying to travel overseas to join the terrorist group ISIS.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A jury deciding whether three young men, dubbed the NATO 3, are would-be terrorists, reached a verdict on Friday.
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.
With safety at risk, NHL players don’t need to go to Sochi.
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.
A suburban Chicago teenager pleaded not guilty on Friday on charges that he tried to have an undercover FBI agent killed.
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.
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.
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.