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Terror Trial Pushed Back For Chicago Businessman

A federal judge has agreed to push back the trial of a Chicago businessman charged in connection with the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India.

CBS Chicago–01/07/2011

Thomson Prison

State Hopes To Auction Off Thomson Prison

The State of Illinois is hoping to auction off the Thomson Correctional Center this morning.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2010

Raja Lahrasib Khan

Cabbie Charged In Terror Case Asks For Release

A local taxi driver charged with attempting to send money to a Pakistan-based terrorist has asked to be released from jail.

CBS Chicago–11/30/2010

The Chicago skyline featuring Willis Tower. (credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Willis Tower On Terror Website

Authorities are stepping up their investigation into the mail bombs addressed to Chicago synagogues, and they weren’t the only Chicago locations showing up on al-Qaeda’s radar.

CBS Chicago–11/09/2010

Printer Bombs

Plotters Didn’t Know Where Mail Bombs Would Go Off

Communication cards had been removed from the cell phones attached to the bombs.

11/03/2010

A Cargo Plane Is Loaded At The Fedex Distribution Center At The International Cargo Airport In Cologne, Germany. (AP Photo)

Packages from Yemen in Sept. Eyed as Dry Run

Officials say 3 packages of Chicago-bound books, papers were innocuous, but likely used to scope logistics for cargo bomb plot.

11/02/2010

U.K. officials discovered that a toner cartridge on the plane had been manipulated and found wires attached to it and white powder.  (CBS)

US-Bound Bomb Could Have Exploded, Downed Plane

Yemeni authorities are checking dozens more packages in a search for the terrorists who tried to mail bombs to Chicago-area synagogues in a brazen plot that heightened fears of a a new al-Qaida terror attack.

CBS Chicago–10/30/2010

U.K. officials discovered that a toner cartridge on the plane had been manipulated and found wires attached to it and white powder.  (CBS)

Packages Heading To Chicago Synagogues Had Explosives

Two suspicious packages containing explosives were intercepted on their way from Yemen to Chicago, authorities said Friday. President Barack Obama said authorities had uncovered a “credible terrorist threat.”

10/29/2010

Congregation Shaare Tikvah

Chicago Synagogues On Alert In Wake Of Terror Plot

The Jewish Federation of Chicago was helping get the word out to local synagogues and Jewish centers on Friday after authorities intercepted two suspicious packages from Yemen.

CBS Chicago–10/29/2010

Suspicious Cartridge

Suspicious Items Were Headed For Chicago Synagogues

Authorities stopped two cargo planes with suspicious packages onboard, after learning the items were being sent from Yemen to synagogues in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–10/29/2010

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