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Chicago Terrorism

Teen Indicted In Car Bomb Plot

AP | Posted 11.20.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- A young man accused of trying to ignite what he thought was a car bomb outside a Chicago bar was indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday ...

Terrorism Suspect To Plead Guilty In Deal

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 09.11.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A 29-year-old Chicago man accused of plotting a suicide bombing overseas and claiming he was inspired by a radical Muslim cleric has a...

Cab Driver Sentenced To 7 1/2 Years In Terrorism Case

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 08.08.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A federal judge sentenced a Pakistani-born Chicago taxi driver on Friday to 7 1/2 years in prison for attempting to send money to a te...

Obama Campaign Headquarters Among Targets In Chicago Terror Plot

AP | MICHAEL TARM and RYAN FOLEY | Posted 07.19.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Three activists who traveled to Chicago for a NATO summit were accused Saturday of manufacturing Molotov cocktails in a plot to attack...

Potential Juror In Terrorism Trial Wants Out, Has Oprah Tickets

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 07.16.2011 | Chicago

Jury selection began Monday in the case against Chicago businessman Tahawwur Rana, who is accused of helping a former boarding school friend serve as...

Chicago Trial Raises Questions About Pakistan's Terrorism Ties‎

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 07.15.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The allegations against Chicago businessman Tahawwur Rana are fairly straightforward: He helped a former boarding school friend serve ...

Report: Christmas Bomber Wanted To Target Chicago, But Airfare Was Too Steep

AP | By ADAM GOLDMAN and MATT APUZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WASHINGTON -- When an admitted al-Qaida operative planned his itinerary for a Christmas 2009 airline bombing, he considered launching the strike in th...

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 ...

Terrorism Warrants Served In Minnesota, Chicago: Anti-War Activist Among Them

AP | STEVE KARNOWSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

MINNEAPOLIS — The FBI said it searched eight addresses in Minneapolis and Chicago as part of a terrorism investigation Friday. Warrants suggest ...

Local Synagogues On High Alert Following Alleged Terror Attempt

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago-area synagogues are on high alert Friday after it was discovered that two packages containing explosive materials were addressed to places of ...

2 Chicago Men Accused Of Plotting Terror Attacks

AP | MIKE ROBINSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Two Chicago men who were schoolmates in Pakistan plotted terrorist attacks against a Danish newspaper that triggered widespread protes...

Chicago Suspects Linked To Mumbai Terror Attacks

AP | MIKE ROBINSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A Chicago man conducted extensive surveillance on potential targets in the Indian city of Mumbai before the terrorist attacks there in...

Attorney For Terror Suspect Says Client Was Duped By Friend

AP | MIKE ROBINSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Prosecutors urged a federal judge Wednesday to deny bond to one of two Chicago men charged with plotting a terrorist attack against a ...