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Would-Be Wrigleyville Backpack Bomber Sentenced To 23 Years

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 07.30.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A judge raised the specter of the Boston Marathon on Thursday as he sentenced a young Lebanese immigrant to 23 years in prison for pla...

Would-Be Wrigley Bomber Apologizes In Letter

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 03.23.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- A young Lebanese immigrant awaiting sentencing for placing a backpack he thought held a bomb near Chicago's Wrigley Field wrote a letter to...

Wrigley Field Bomb Suspect Pleads Guilty

AP | Posted 06.23.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A Chicago man accused of placing a backpack he thought held a bomb near the home of the Chicago Cubs pleaded guilty to weapons charges...

Wrigley Field Fake Bomb Suspect To Plead Guilty In Deal

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 02.19.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Attorneys told a federal judge Tuesday that a Lebanese immigrant accused of placing a backpack he thought held a bomb near Chicago's W...

Chicago Terror Suspect 'Remorseful,' Lawyer Says

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A lawyer for a Lebanese immigrant accused of placing a backpack he thought contained a bomb near Chicago's Wrigley Field last year say...

Chicago Bomb Suspect To Appear In Court

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A Lebanese immigrant pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges alleging that he placed a backpack he thought contained a bomb near Ch...

Chicago Terror Suspect To Appear In Court

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A 22-year-old Lebanese immigrant accused of placing a backpack he thought contained a bomb near Chicago's Wrigley Field this month is ...

FBI Gave Chicago Terror Suspect Fake Bomb

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A man accused of placing a backpack that he thought contained a bomb near Chicago's Wrigley Field was "not the traditional bad guy," h...

Chicago Terror Suspect Could Claim Entrapment

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A 22-year-old Lebanese immigrant accused of placing a backpack he thought contained a bomb near Chicago's Wrigley Field is no terroris...

Misunderstanding Terrorism, Misrepresenting Islam

Louis Klarevas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Louis Klarevas

This weekend, the FBI arrested a man for planting what he thought was an improvised explosive device outside Wrigley Field in Chicago. Sami Samir Hass...

FBI: Terror Suspect Wanted To Bomb Area Near Wrigley, Poison Lake Michigan

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A man arrested for allegedly placing a backpack he thought contained an explosive near Chicago's Wrigley Field also talked about poiso...