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Chicago bomb suspect pleads not guilty

Oct 24th, 2010 AIII Courts

The Miami Herald reports on October 20, 2010, in an article entitled "Chicago bomb suspects pleads not guilty," that a lebanese immigrant, Sami Samir Hassoun, has pled not guilty on Wednesday to charges alleging that he placed a backpack he thought contained a bomb near Wrigley Field in Chicago last month.

Hassoun is charged with attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction and attempting to use an explosive device. If convicted of the charge, he could be sentenced to life in prison. Hassoun was charged with dropping a fake bomb in a trash bin near the home of the Chicago Cubs baseball team, according to the complaint. 

Judge Susan Cox has set November 3 as the next court date. For the full text of the article, click here.

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