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.
There’s word that al-Qaida’s affiliate in Yemen tried to destroy a U.S.- bound jetliner with a bomb around last week’s anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden.
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.