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Mohamed Mohamud

Federal Judge Rules Warrantless Bulk Surveillance Is Legal

AP | NIGEL DUARA | Posted 06.24.2014 | Politics

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge has affirmed the legality of the U.S. government's bulk collection of phone and email data from foreign nation...

American Guilty Of Christmas Bomb Plot

AP | NIGEL DUARA | Posted 04.03.2013 | Crime

PORTLAND, Ore. — Three hours before they handed down a sentence that could put an Oregon man in prison for life, deliberating jurors sent a note...

Oregon Terrorism Suspect Found GUILTY

AP | NIGEL DUARA | Posted 04.02.2013 | Crime

PORTLAND, Ore. — Three hours before they handed down a sentence that could put an Oregon man in prison for life, deliberating jurors sent a note...

Terrorism Suspect Tried To Detonate 'Bomb' At Tree Lighting

AP | NIGEL DUARA | Posted 04.01.2013 | Crime

PORTLAND, Ore. — The defense team of an Oregon man accused of terrorism rested their case Tuesday after 10 days of testimony from witnesses, inc...

Dad Of Suspected Terrorist: 'FBI Brainwashed My Son'

AP | NIGEL DUARA | Posted 03.30.2013 | Crime

PORTLAND, Ore. — The father of an Oregon terrorism suspect testified Monday that his then-teenage son was suffering from an identity crisis and ...

Bomb Plot Suspect Had Writings Published Alongside Bin Laden's

AP | NIGEL DUARA | Posted 03.27.2013 | Crime

PORTLAND, Ore. — Prosecutors in an Oregon bomb-plot trial highlighted the defendant's contributions to a jihadi magazine as evidence he was pred...

Teen's Arrest In Christmas Tree Bombing Plot Heard In Court

AP | NIGEL DUARA | Posted 01.19.2013 | Crime

PORTLAND, Ore. -- At a darkened train station, the teenager and the purported jihadi pulled into a quiet lot where months of planning were to culminat...

American Terrorism Suspect Was 'Kid' Entrapped BY FBI: Defense

AP | NIGEL DUARA | Posted 01.18.2013 | Crime

PORTLAND, Ore. -- For days, prosecutors in an Oregon terrorism trial have hammered jurors with recording after recording in which undercover agents ga...

Witnesses Say Terror Suspect Was Eager To Bomb And Felt 'Betrayed' By Father

AP | NIGEL DUARA | Posted 03.17.2013 | Crime

PORTLAND, Ore. — An Oregon terrorism suspect allegedly waited just 12 minutes to tell a man he thought was an al-Qaida recruiter that he wanted ...

Accused Terrorist Just 'An Impressionable Kid': Lawyer

AP | NIGEL DUARA | Posted 03.14.2013 | Crime

PORTLAND, Ore. — There's no dispute that a 19-year-old Muslim college student tried to set off a car bomb at Portland's 2010 Christmas tree ligh...

Alleged Terrorist's Lawyers Likely To Say He Was Entrapped

AP | NIGEL DUARA | Posted 03.12.2013 | Crime

PORTLAND, Ore. — The trial of a man accused of plotting to blow up an Oregon Christmas-tree lighting ceremony has begun amid concerns about secu...

Impressionable Teen Or Terrorist?

AP | NIGEL DUARA | Posted 03.08.2013 | Crime

PORTLAND, Ore. — For more than two years, the only image the public has had of the man accused of plotting to detonate an 1,800-pound bomb at a ...

Terrorism Case Comes Together Against Muslim-American 'Wannabomber'

Posted 12.03.2011 | Religion

By Bryan Denson Religion News Service PORTLAND, Ore. (RNS) A year ago, a tall, skinny teen named Mohamed Mohamud stepped out of an SUV just north ...

The Religious History Of The Suspected Portland Bomber

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Lynne Terry Religion News Service PORTLAND, Ore. (RNS) Mohamed Mohamud was born into chaos, his family fleeing a bloody civil war in Somalia to a ...