Civil Liberties

Chicago Area Man Arrested for Allegedly Threatening U.S. Embassy in Serbia

Over his wife's visa problems


Federal prosecutors say a McHenry man was so angry about his wife's failure to get a visa, that he threatened the lives of American diplomats, reports WBBM's Regine Schlesinger.

The U.S. Attorneys' Office says 48-year-old Russell Gordon was arrested at his rural home Saturday night by special agents of the U.S. State Department Diplomatic Security Service and the FBI.