Trial To Begin For Accused ‘Underwear Bomber’

A Nigerian man charged with trying to bring down an airliner near Detroit is going to trial for the 2009 Christmas Day terrorist attack.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2011

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab (AP)

No Competency Hearing For Accused Underwear Bomber

A federal judge in Detroit says a competency hearing isn’t necessary for a Nigerian man accused of trying to blow up a Detroit-bound jetliner.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/17/2011


Feds Judge: Stick With Oct. Trial In Terror Case

Federal prosecutors in Detroit are urging a judge to reject a postponement of the fall trial of a Nigerian accused of trying to blow up a plane on Christmas Day 2009.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/17/2011

Government To Expand Airline Passenger Protection Rules

Passengers arriving in the U.S. from overseas or waiting to take off for another country soon won’t be faced with getting stuck on the tarmac for hours and hours.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/20/2011

Xmas Day ‘Underwear Bomber’ Back In Court

 A  lawyer advising a Nigerian man who is accused of trying to use explosives in his underwear to blow up an international flight will get access to the evidence, a judge ruled Thursday over the […]


Southwest-AirTran Deal Means More Options For Some

Southwest’s decision to buy AirTran will mean more routes and fewer delays and cancellations in small cities but higher fares in the Northeast and perhaps the end of the super-low sale fare.


"Underwear Bomber" Wants To Represent Himself

A Nigerian man charged with trying to blow up an international flight near Detroit on Christmas has fired his lawyers and suggested he wants to plead guilty to some charges.


Dutch Prosecutors Say Yemenis Freed

Two Yemeni men arrested on arrival from the United States on suspicion they may have been conducting a dry run for an airline terror attack were released without charge Wednesday after investigations turned up no […]


Dutch: Yemeni Airline Suspects Likely To Be Freed

Two Yemeni men arrested amid fears they were conducting a dry run for an airline terror attack almost certainly will be released soon in the Netherlands, a prosecution spokesman said Wednesday.


Report: Passengers Grumble Over 5-Hour Flight Delay

Passengers on a Detroit-to-Philadelphia flight found themselves going nowhere fast Thursday night.