West Side Lawmaker Calls Eisenhower Expressway Shootings "Act Of Terrorism"After two people were killed in separate shootings on the Eisenhower Expressway on Thursday, a Cook County lawmaker called the attacks an “act of terrorism.”
First Of Two Aurora Cousins Sentenced In Terror Plot Gets 21 YearsA Chicago federal judge on Tuesday sentenced an Illinois man to 21 years in prison for plotting to attack a U.S. military facility with his cousin, a former Illinois National Guard soldier.
Aurora Cousins Face Sentencing For Terror Plot On Guard BaseHasan Edmonds joined the Illinois National Guard a decade after terrorists attacked the United States on Sept. 11, 2001. Then, in the spring of 2015, he committed the ultimate betrayal of his fellow soldiers.
Federal Judge Finds Chicago Terrorism Suspect Unfit To Go To TrialU.S. District Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman is sending Adel Daoud to a psychiatric facility for three months, saying he lacks a rational understanding of the legal proceedings at this time.
Judge To Rule If Illinois Terrorism Suspect Is Mentally FitA federal judge will consider on Thursday whether a suburban Chicago terrorism suspect who says aliens and Freemasons are after him is mentally fit for trial.
Terror Watch: What 'Suspicious Activity' Should The Public Report?What does "If you see something, say something" really mean?
Brussels Bombings Prompt Travel Alert For EuropeAs spring break gets underway in many areas, the U.S. State Department has issued a travel alert for Europe, warning American citizens of a potential threat throughout the continent after Tuesday’s attacks in Belgium, and other recent bombings in Turkey.
Some Willing To Accept More Security To Feel Safe From TerrorDorothy Tucker takes a look at the psychological impact of the Brussels blast and security changes some are willing to accept in order to feel safer on American soil.
Chicago Police Step Up Security At Airports After Brussels Terror AttacksChicago police have increased security at airports, and train and bus stations in the city, in the wake of Tuesday’s terrorist attacks in Belgium.
Woman Faces Sentencing For Giving Money To Islamic MilitantsJasminka Ramic pleaded guilty in September to conspiring to provide material support to terrorists. She is among six Bosnian immigrants indicted in February for funneling money and military supplies to the Islamic State group and al-Qaida in Iraq. Ramic contributed $700.
Second Suspect Pleads Guilty In Terror PlotAn Aurora man pleaded guilty Monday morning for his role in a terror plot that involved joining the Islamic State in the Middle East while his cousin attacked a National Guard base in Joliet.
Suspected Terrorist Adel Daoud’s Trial May Be DelayedThe trial of a Hillside man accused of trying to blow up a downtown bar with a car bomb may be delayed as a federal judge decides whether he’s mentally fit for trial.