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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 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 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

FBI

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

Susan Rice (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Opinion: Susan Rice’s Meeting With GOP Leaders Made Benghazi Matters Worse

Now that the Obama White House and senior intelligence officials have reportedly admitted that they approved Susan Rice’s inaccurate talking points about the Benghazi terrorist attack being the reaction to a protest about a film rather than a terrorist attack, the investigation must go on.

11/28/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: A Few Brave Newspapers Endorse Romney Fighting Tide Of Liberal Press

The newspapers that are not endorsing President Barack Obama are extremely brave. They are to be positively recognized for their courage to stand up against the onslaught of the liberal media which refuses to speak in the best interest of the country as the presidential election nears.

11/02/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Opinion: Selectively Presidential: Obama Chooses To Be Presidential When It’s Convenient

When the storm and its headlines have passed, however, the questions about the Benghazi tragedy should continue full force as November 6 continues to near. During the much-needed questioning and impending investigation, it would be grand if President Obama would remain presidential throughout the process.

10/30/2012

Candy Crowley (Photo by Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images)

Opinion: Crowley’s Obama Favoritism Completely Discredits Her As A Journalist

There were so many blatant signs of Obama-favored bias displayed by CNN political correspondent Candy Crowley that one scarcely knows where to begin. She caused the difference between Romney’s huge win in the first debate and his extremely narrow win in the second.

10/18/2012

U.S. Army mortar men from the 2-27th Infantry Regiment fire mortars at a Taliban position (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Afghan Surge Failed

With the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.

09/29/2012

Damage inside the burnt US consulate building in Benghazi (Photo credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Why Did The White House Take So Long To Admit Libya Attack Was Terrorism?

With Americans watching the nearing of the date September 11, 2012 on the calendar for weeks – if not months – and dreading the stark reality that something disastrous may happen to innocent Americans again, the president and his political cronies refused to believe what happened.

09/21/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by David Calvert/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Roots For Foreign Policy Crisis

Missed in all the controversy over Romney’s 47% don’t pay taxes remark is Romney’s callous and downright dangerous remarks that a crisis sparked by Iran would be good for his election prospects.

09/20/2012

Adel Daoud

Defense Attorney: Case Against Bomb Plot Suspect Is Suspicious

The defense attorney for the 18-year-old boy from Hillside accused of trying to set off what he thought was a car bomb downtown says the government’s case is suspicious.

CBS Chicago–09/18/2012

Damage inside the burnt US consulate building in Benghazi (Photo credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama’s Security Breach In Libya Is Ignored By American Media

As the liberal American press and ultra-liberal bloggers inundate the Internet and newsprints with criticisms of what Mitt Romney, the GOP presidential challenger to President Barack Obama, said about Obama during the Libyan attacks and murders, throngs of foreign press and few American outlets tell the real story involved with the White House’s role in the incidents that we now know could have been prevented.

09/17/2012

FBI

Prosecutors: Hillside Man, 18, Plotted To Blow Up Downtown Bar

An alleged plot to bomb a downtown Chicago bar apparently has been foiled, and a young man has been arrested, in a FBI undercover operation.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2012

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