Ohio man convicted of providing material support to ISIS

An Ohio man who tried to hop a flight to Syria and join the Islamic State was found guilty Thursday of attempting to support a designated foreign terrorist organization, the Justice Department said.

Laith Waleed Alebbini of Dayton was arrested in April 2017 at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport as he approached a TSA security checkpoint. The 28-year-old first popped up the FBI’s radar after he tried to enter the Turkish Embassy in D.C.