Continuance for Aurora teen accused of wanting to join Al Qaeda

A teenager from Aurora who’s accused of wanting to join Al Qaeda has been granted a continuance in court Tuesday morning because he has a new lawyer.

Abdella Tounisi, 18, was arrested at O’Hare Airport last Friday before he boarded a flight to Turkey.

Authorities say he was in contact with a man who he thought was a terrorism recruiter but was really an undercover FBI agent.

The feds say he planned to join a terrorist group in Syria.

His next court date is now set for May 2.

2 comments

  • HVK

    Oh, can't do that! You've got Durbin, Gutierrez and all the other clueless politicians going for "immigration reform" that will make it easier than ever for them to get here. Same thing with gun control. They can't/won't enforce the laws already on the books.

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