Federal Bureau of Prisons

Al-Qaida fighter, absent from court, gets life in prison

NEW YORKFebruary 16, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —A self-described al-Qaida “warrior” who was in a firefight in Afghanistan that left two U.S. servicemen dead refused to attend his sentencing Friday, when a judge ordered him to serve life in prison. “I can’t think of a more serious crime,” U.S. District Judge Brian M. Cogan said as he … Continue reading Al-Qaida fighter, absent from court, gets life in prison