• Black Woman Who Planned To Join ISIS With Fiancé Is Sentenced To 12 Years In Prison

    Black Woman Who Planned To Join ISIS With Fiancé Is Sentenced To 12 Years In Prison

    A Mississippi college student who tried to disguise a trip to Syria to join ISIS as her honeymoon has been sentenced to 12 years in prison on terror charges.

    Vicksburg native Jaelyn Young, 20, sobbed in court during her sentencing by U.S. District Judge Sharion Aycock on Thursday.

    She pleaded guilty in March to one count of conspiring to provide material support to a terrorist organization. Young had faced up to 20 years in prison.

    Her parents pleaded for leniency at Thursday’s hearing. […]