Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab
An appeals court on Monday upheld the conviction and life sentence of a Nigerian man who pleaded guilty to trying to blow up a Detroit-bound airliner with a bomb in his underwear on Christmas 2009.
A federal appeals court has heard arguments in the case of a Nigerian man who tried to blow up a Detroit-bound jet on Christmas 2009.
Attorney Anthony Chambers says he’s an alcoholic who drank as much as a bottle of Jack Daniels a day during the peak of his problems.
The U.S. Justice Department has honored three federal prosecutors in Detroit for their work in the case of the underwear bomber.
A Nigerian man who serving a life sentence for trying to blow up a Detroit-bound jetliner using a bomb sewn into his underwear on Christmas 2009 has been transferred to a higher security prison in Colorado.
One day after he was sentenced to life in prison without parole, the so-called “underwear bomber” is appealing.
A Nigerian who tried to blow up an international flight near Detroit on behalf of al-Qaida has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.
Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the Nigerian who admits he tried to blow up a Detroit-bound international flight with a bomb hidden in his underwear, will be sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court in Detroit.
A lawyer assisting the man known as the Detroit underwear bomber says a mandatory sentence of life in prison is unfair for a crime that didn’t hurt any passengers aboard an international flight.
A Nigerian who pleaded guilty to trying to blow up a Detroit-bound plane began his path to terrorism with a text message from a top al-Qaida figure in Yemen, the U.S. government said Friday in a court filing that discloses new details about their relationship.