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  • The farce is familiar: NATO 3 trial would be high comedy if the stakes weren't so high

     
    Wednesday's print column Church, Chase & Betterly If I had to pick just one anecdote from the ongoing NATO 3 trial as most illustrative of what a farce it appears to be, I'd pick the bow-and-arrow story. According to the......
  • Gas station manager testifies in NATO 3 trial that suspect tried to fill jug with gas

    Gas station manager testifies in NATO 3 trial that suspect tried to fill jug with gas
    The former manager of a Bridgeport gas station testified Tuesday that Brian Church, one of the NATO 3, came to his station trying to fill an empty milk jug with gasoline the day before Church and two others were arrested on terrorism charges in 2012....
  • Undercover cop testifies at NATO 3 trial about role in explosives

    Undercover cop testifies at NATO 3 trial about role in explosives
    An undercover Chicago police officer insisted Monday that he was only an observer as three men built Molotov cocktails in 2012, but he also admitted he was the first to raise the idea on the day the men were arrested, offered his bandana to use as wicks...
  • NATO 3 trial: Judge rejects bid to toss terrorism counts

    NATO 3 trial: Judge rejects bid to toss terrorism counts
    The final day of evidence in the NATO 3 trial ended with jurors hearing from an explosives expert that the three out-of-state men charged with conspiracy to commit terrorism had built four functional Molotov cocktails that could kill a police officer....
  • John Kass: Social worker still mourns loss of 12-year-old

    Not every child can be saved. Not every kid who grows up broken can be steered away from bad choices by caring adults toward some new life, one with a purpose. But Valerie Groth, a veteran Chicago Public Schools social worker at New Sullivan...
  • Ukraine's drama, Obama's weakness

    Ukraine's drama, Obama's weakness
    Ukraine's civil conflict strikes many Americans as a distant and unimportant dispute, one hardly connected to their daily lives. Such a lack of interest in international affairs is understandable, perhaps, because of the focus on economic recovery since...
  • 'NATO 3' trial to begin

     'NATO 3' trial to begin
    A trial starting this week is expected to raise questions about how Cook County prosecutors are using Illinois' anti-terrorism law and whether Chicago police crossed any lines when they infiltrated protest groups before the 2012 NATO summit. The so-...
  • Trial starts for Broward men accused of plotting Chicago terrorism

    Trial starts for Broward men accused of plotting Chicago terrorism
    Were they terrorists “ready for war” or mouthy “goofs” looking to protest and party? ┬áThe first-ever terrorism prosecution by Cook County authorities began Tuesday with jurors hearing dramatically different views of the...
  • NATO 3 trial begins: Loud-mouth drunks or budding terrorists?

     NATO 3 trial begins: Loud-mouth drunks or budding terrorists?
    Were they terrorists “ready for war” or mouthy “goofs” looking to protest and party? ┬áThe first-ever terrorism prosecution by Cook County authorities began Tuesday with jurors hearing dramatically different views of the...
  • 'NATO 3' suspect tried to impress female cop with tough talk

    'NATO 3' suspect tried to impress female cop with tough talk
    One defendant used violent language and seemed intent on fighting with cops and vandalizing property on undercover recordings played at the NATO 3 trial. On more than two dozen recordings played for jurors Wednesday, the man alleged by prosecutors to be...
  • More recordings played at NATO 3 trial

    More recordings played at NATO 3 trial
    Lawyers for the so-called NATO 3 got their first crack at cross-examining the first of two undercover Chicago police officers Thursday after Cook County prosecutors finished playing more than 50 undercover recordings that form the backbone of their case....