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.
Wisconsin Man Arrested At O'Hare In Alleged Attempt To Join Islamic StateJoshua Van Haften, 34, made his first court appearance a day after being arrested at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. During the brief hearing in federal court in Madison, Van Haften did not contest his detention.
Defense Discussing Plea Deal In Aurora Terrorism CaseAn attorney for a suburban Chicago man accused of seeking to join al-Qaida-affiliated fighters in Syria has told a federal judge the defense expects to seal a plea agreement.
Federal Agents Still Likely Looking At Siblings In Islamic State CaseA lawyer for a Chicago-area man charged with trying to join the Islamic State group says a recent FBI search of the suspect's family home appeared to focus on his younger siblings.
Status Hearing Set In Chicago In Islamic State CaseA Chicago-area man charged with trying to travel with his siblings to Syria to join the Islamic State group is scheduled to appear in court days after FBI agents raided his family home for a second time.
Mom Of Alleged Islamic State Recruit Condemns Paris Terror AttacksThe suburban Chicago mother of a 19-year-old man facing a terrorist charge for trying to join Islamic State militants says the group is "brainwashing" youths via social media. And she declared, "Leave our children alone!"
Arraignment For Teen Accused Of Trying To Join Islamic StateMohammed Hamzah Khan's arraignment Tuesday at federal court in Chicago comes days after a grand jury indicted him on a count of attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization.
Feds: Bolingbrook Teen's Siblings Also Sought To Join ISISA Bolingbrook man’s younger brother and younger sister were arrested with him last month when they allegedly went to O’Hare International Airport to fly overseas to join the Islamic State terrorist group.
Court Officials Suggest Alleged ISIS Wannabe Could Get Out On BondMohammed Hamzah Khan, 19, of Bolingbrook, made a brief appearance in court Tuesday morning. U.S. Magistrate Judge Susan Cox said she would rule whether Khan should be freed following a hearing scheduled for November 3.
Judge Delays Ruling On Bail For Suspect In ISIS CaseA Bolingbrook teenager accused of trying to travel to Syria to join ISIS terrorists must wait a couple more weeks before finding out if he’ll be allowed out of a federal lockup.