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Colleen LaRose

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  • Sentencing postponed for Howard County teen in terror plot

    Sentencing postponed for Howard County teen in terror plot
    The Tuesday sentencing of a Howard County teen convicted of terrorism offenses in Philadelphia has been postponed, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office there. Mohammad Hassan Khalid pleaded guilty to working to pursue a terrorist plot in Europe...
  • 'Jihad Jane' sentenced to 10 years on terrorism charges

    PHILADELPHIA — The woman who dubbed herself "Jihad Jane" was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison Monday for a range of terrorism offenses, including conspiring to kill a Swedish cartoonist who had depicted the prophet Muhammad as a dog....
  • Polar vortex moves east and south, widening deep freeze to Atlanta

    Record-setting cold stunned the Southeast on Tuesday as the chilly “polar vortex” parked over the northern Midwest extended eastward, prompting officials to cancel school and open emergency warming and homeless shelters in areas unaccustomed...
  • Ellicott City man sentenced for terrorism offenses

    Ellicott City man sentenced for terrorism offenses
    Lawyers argued for almost two hours Thursday whether the skinny, hollow-cheeked young man from Ellicott City sitting in court was a dangerous al-Qaida plotter or a kid with undiagnosed psychological problems who was led astray by a cabal of bumbling...
  • Teen terror 'soldier' linked to Jihad Jane gets 5 years in prison

    A Maryland teenager who pleaded guilty to conspiring with Islamic terrorists through “Jihad Jane” was sentenced to five years in prison on Thursday. Mohammad Hassan Khalid, a 20-year-old Pakistani citizen living legally in Ellicott City, was...
  • Boyfriend: 'Jihad Jane' seemed completely normal

  • Delay sought in terrorism trial of Ellicott City teen

    Federal prosecutors in Philadelphia are asking for a postponement until spring in the trial for an Ellicott City teen charged with aiding a terrorist, citing complexities in a case filled with classified information, voluminous evidence and multiple...
  • Ellicott City teenager arrested in suspected terror plot

    He was a 15-year-old high school honors student in Ellicott City when federal prosecutors say he went online to solicit money for a woman who called herself "Jihad Jane" and "Fatima LaRose." Authorities say that in Web postings two years ago, the youth...
  • U.S. war on terror focuses on new battlefield: the Internet

    A Woodlawn man watches online videos of Osama bin Laden, posts about jihad on his Facebook page, and — according to federal prosecutors — agrees to a plot to detonate a bomb at a military recruiting center in Catonsville. An Ellicott City...
  • From Owings Mills High School to a cell at Guantanamo

    From Owings Mills High School to a cell at Guantanamo
    A studious young man with an aptitude for computers, Majid Shoukat Khan was working as a database administrator in a high-rise office building in Tysons Corner, Va., on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. After American Airlines Flight 77 slammed into the...
  • Two more charged with plotting terrorist acts with 'Jihad Jane'

    Two more charged with plotting terrorist acts with 'Jihad Jane'
    Two men were charged by federal authorities Thursday with conspiring with Colleen LaRose, the Montgomery County woman who identified herself as "Jihad Jane," and others to recruit men and women to wage "violent jihad" against others in foreign countries....