The courtroom was packed and security tight, with metal detectors outside and armed federal marshals inside, as jury selection began in the trial of a Chicago man accused of plotting the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai, India.
Oded Orbach, a north suburban man, had been arrested in Romania for allegedly conspiring to obtain and sell anti-aircraft missiles to the Taliban in Afghanistan.
Officials believe the death of Osama Bin Laden increases the risk of retaliation from his supporters. And the greatest threat is to the nation’s buses and trains
An Illinois congressman Osama bin Laden is no longer a threat, but that doesn’t mean we can allow ourselves to become complacent.
It may feel safer to have Osama bin Laden dead, but is that really the case? University of Chicago political science professor Robert Pape says actually, any plan for retaliation could present an opportunity.
The latest WikiLeaks postings on the Internet suggest a plan was being cooked up in the year after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, to carry out terrorist actions in Chicago.
Federal prosecutors have charged four more defendants in the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India, as a Chicago man prepares to go to trial in the case.
A Highland Park resident was arrested in Romania Feb. 10 and charged with conspiring to aid terrorists in Afghanistan by attempting to obtain and sell anti-aircraft missiles and other weapons to the Taliban.
The lawyer for a Lebanese immigrant accused of trying to set off a bomb in Wrigleyville last year said Wednesday that his client is “remorseful” about what happened.
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.
The State of Illinois is hoping to auction off the Thomson Correctional Center this morning.
A local taxi driver charged with attempting to send money to a Pakistan-based terrorist has asked to be released from jail.
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.
Communication cards had been removed from the cell phones attached to the bombs.
Officials say 3 packages of Chicago-bound books, papers were innocuous, but likely used to scope logistics for cargo bomb plot.
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.
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.”
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.
Authorities stopped two cargo planes with suspicious packages onboard, after learning the items were being sent from Yemen to synagogues in Chicago.