Three teenage girls being investigated for possibly trying to join Islamic State forces in Syria were victims of an “online predator” who encouraged them, a school official said Wednesday, as U.S. officials tried to determine how they made it to Europe without anyone knowing and whether the terrorists’ appeal is deepening among vulnerable youth.
There are several theories surrounding possible motives that prompted three teenage girls from Aurora, suspected of trying to join Islamic State militants in Syria.
As the cross-continent trip of three Colorado teenage girls makes national headlines, the head of the Colorado Muslim Council says the fact that they were hoping to join Islamic extremists comes as a surprise.
The FBI in Denver says it is investigating the possibility that three girls from the Denver area were trying to travel to Syria to join Islamic State extremists.
Andrew Romanoff took the offensive in Tuesday night’s debate against Mike Coffman and rarely let up.
A 19-year-old suburban Denver woman who pleaded guilty to trying to help the Islamic State militant group will remain in jail before her sentencing.
A 19-year-old suburban Denver woman who federal authorities say intended to wage jihad has pleaded guilty to trying to help the Islamic State militant group in Syria.
An Arvada woman charged with aiding a foreign terrorist organization is expected to plead guilty in court on Wednesday.
Republican Rep. Cory Gardner on Tuesday blamed Democratic Sen. Mark Udall for not doing more to stop the rise of the terrorist organization that now controls much of Iraq and has beheaded two American reporters.
Sen. Mark Udall on Monday apologized for saying that two reporters beheaded by militants in the Middle East would agree that the United States should not “be impulsive” in responding to their deaths.