National Guardsman, cousin arrested in Illinois, accused of supporting ISIS

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An Army National Guard member and his cousin have each been charged with one count of conspiring to provide material support to ISIS, federal prosecutors announced Thursday.

Spc. Hasan Edmonds, 22, was arrested Wednesday night as he tried to board a plane from Chicago Midway International Airport to Cairo, where he planned to join ISIS, federal officials said. His cousin, 29-year-old Jonas "Yunus" Edmonds, was also arrested at his home in Aurora, Illinois, in connection to an alleged plot to attack the U.S. military facility in northern Illinois where Hasan Edmonds trained.

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