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NATO 3 Live Blog: Verdict expected at 4 p.m.
Follow along as Chicago Sun-Times courts reporter Rummana Hussain live-tweets the trial of the NATO 3.
Earlier story: They were described as a triumvirate of drunken “goofs” and their alleged ringleader, Brian Church, a “wayward confused man” who suffered “delusions of protesting grandeur” and likened himself to a “ninja warrior.”
Now it’s up to a Cook County jury to determine whether Church, 22, Jared Chase, 29, and Brent Betterly, 25, were something more Machiavellian and evil: terrorists.