Undercover FBI Agent Denies Pressuring Terrorism Suspect Adel Daoud In Bomb PlotAn undercover FBI agent who played the central role in ensnaring a teenager in a 2012 sting told a sentencing judge Tuesday he didn't hoodwink the then-18-year-old into agreeing to participate in a plot to bomb a Chicago bar and didn't think the teen's incessant laughter might have pointed to psychological problems.
Undercover FBI agent Testifies In Chicago Terrorism CaseProsecutors played wiretap recordings of the agent's first meeting with Daoud in 2012. The then-18-year-old Daoud is heard constantly giggling as he boasts about his willingness to kill.
Multiday Sentencing Starting In Chicago Terrorism CaseDaoud, of Hillside, Illinois, was temporarily deemed mentally unfit in 2016 after declaring Illuminati and "reptilian overlords" were after him. He entered a no-contest plea in November.
Sentencing In Chicago Terrorism Case To Focus On Adel Daoud's Mental StateAn unusual and unusually long-running terrorism case in Chicago that featured talk of Edward Snowden and even lizard overlords enters a decisive stage on Monday with the start of a multiday sentencing hearing.
Judge Delays Sentencing In Chicago Bomb PlotA judge has delayed sentencing a man who is accused of plotting to bomb a Chicago bar after lawyers said the government withheld evidence that would have helped his defense.
Judge To Hear Arguments On Plea Change By Terror SuspectThe six-year-old case of a suburban Chicago man accused of trying to detonate what he believed was a bomb in Chicago may be nearing a resolution.
Suspect In Chicago Terrorism Case Asks To Change PleasA man who pleaded not guilty to trying to detonate what he thought was a bomb outside of a Chicago bar in 2012 wants to change his plea.
Judge Predicts Terrorism Suspect May Not See Trial Until 2018With authorities making little progress in their attempt to restore a terrorism suspect’s mental competency, a federal judge predicted Wednesday he may not go on trial until 2018.
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.
Chicago Terror Suspect's Erratic Behavior Aired In CourtAdel Daoud has been locked up for nearly four years, ever since he allegedly tried to blow up a downtown Chicago bar.