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Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab (credit: U.S. Marshals Service via Getty Images)

Underwear Bomber’s 2009 Guilty Plea Will Stand

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/13/2014

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab (credit: U.S. Marshals Service via Getty Images)

Lawyer For Detroit Underwear Bomber Makes Appeal

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/07/2013

Attorney Anthony Chambers (WWJ File)

‘Underwear Bomber’ Lawyer Suspended For 6 Months

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2013

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab (credit: U.S. Marshals Service via Getty Images)

Feds Honor Prosecutors In Underwear Bomber Case

The U.S. Justice Department has honored three federal prosecutors in Detroit for their work in the case of the underwear bomber.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/20/2012

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab (credit: U.S. Marshals Service via Getty Images)

‘Underwear Bomber’ Transferred To Supermax Prison

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/13/2012

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab (credit: U.S. Marshals Service via Getty Images)

‘Underwear Bomber’ Appeals Life Sentence

One day after he was sentenced to life in prison without parole, the so-called “underwear bomber” is appealing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/17/2012

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab (credit: U.S. Marshals Service via Getty Images)

‘Underwear Bomber’ Sentenced To Life Without Parole

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/16/2012

In this artist's sketch, Nigerian bombing suspect Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab (R) appears before Judge Bernard Friedman (L) in Federal Courthouse January 8, 2010 in Detroit. (Credit: Vera Sadock/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Underwear Bomber’ Faces Sentencing

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/16/2012

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab (credit: U.S. Marshals Service via Getty Images)

Lawyer: Life Sentence Unfair For Underwear Bomber

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/13/2012

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab (credit: U.S. Marshals Service via Getty Images)

Feds Release New Details About Underwear Bomber

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/11/2012

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