USF students under suspicion
Federal prosecutors considered charging Youssef Megahed and two other men with conspiracy to commit terrorism, an FBI agent testified Tuesday during Megahed's deportation hearing in Miami-Dade County.

But the Justice Department and U.S. Attorney's Office in Tampa decided the burden of proof was too high to sustain the charge against Megahed, Ahmed Mohamed and a third man, said Special Agent Frederick Humphries II.
 [Daniel Wallace | Times]
Youssef Megahed, center, stands outside the federal courthouse in Tampa after a jury found him not guilty of explosives charges.

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