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# chicago - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

From The Daily Edge Did Kim K copy Urban Decay with her new Cherry Blossom makeup collection? Let's investigate Kkw Beauty This post contains a poll

# chicago - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Police officer goes on trial over fatal shooting of black teen

The incident had led to months of protests.

# chicago - Monday 6 August, 2018

44 shot, five killed in a night of gun violence in Chicago

Ten of the shootings took place in the space of just three hours.

# chicago - Monday 16 July, 2018

Chicago police release body camera footage of man fatally shot by officers

Protesters angry about the killing took to the streets on Saturday in a city that’s struggled with police shootings.

# chicago - Monday 11 June, 2018

Transatlantic flight diverted to Shannon after apparent bomb threat

United Airlines flight UA-971 was travelling from Rome to Chicago.

# chicago - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

From The42 Ireland to return to Soldier Field in November for clash with Conor O'Shea's Italy The Rugby Weekend

Ireland to return to Soldier Field in November for clash with Conor O'Shea's Italy

The Six Nations teams will form one part of a triple-header set for the NFL ground.

# chicago - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Can children's books help kids fight climate change?

We spoke to the author of a new book on the topic.

# chicago - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Chicago man - who spent 22 years in prison for murder - declared innocent

Anthony Jakes said: “I wish my grandmother and my mother were here to celebrate this with me.”

# chicago - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Three dead in the US after spread of synthetic cannabis laced with rat poison

A number of other people have also been hospitalised by the contaminated drug, with symptoms such as coughing up blood and internal bleeding.

# chicago - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Aviation security officer fired for dragging man from plane is suing United Airlines

Long was fired in August after the incident.

# chicago - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Chicago police officer given 5 years in prison for shooting car full of 5 teenagers

Marco Proano said he fired to protect a teen hanging out of the window of the car.

# chicago - Thursday 7 September, 2017

United Airlines won't be punished after passenger dragged off overcrowded plane

The video of David Dao being yanked from his seat and dragged down the aisle was viewed millions of times.

# chicago - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Irish woman on J1 in Chicago didn't recognise Leo Varadkar when he walked into her restaurant

Emma Kelly and a friend then posed for a “painfully awkward” picture with the Taoiseach.

# chicago - Saturday 5 August, 2017

University professor and Oxford employee arrested over Chicago murder

There had been a nationwide manhunt in the US for the two men.

# chicago - Thursday 3 August, 2017

'Armed and dangerous': Oxford University worker and US professor wanted over Chicago murder

Police have alerted law enforcements around the US that the pair should be considered armed and dangerous.

# chicago - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Pokemon Go fans at a Pokemon Go festival couldn't get online and they got very angry

Some attendees had paid $400 for tickets online.

# chicago - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Police have identified another victim of American serial killer John Wayne Gacy

Gacy was an amateur clown who is remembered as one of history’s most bizarre killers.

# chicago - Monday 17 July, 2017

Nine-year-old boy among 11 killed in Chicago shootings

The child was among 56 people shot in the city over the weekend.

# chicago - Sunday 2 July, 2017

From The42 'The difference in Chicago is that it was an an attitudinal problem' Tourists

'The difference in Chicago is that it was an an attitudinal problem'

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen feels there’s a difference between the loss to Ireland and the defeat to the Lions.

# chicago - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Chicago claims placement of 'Real/Fake' sculpture outside Trump hotel a 'coincidence'

A spokeswoman for the city said that the installation should be interpreted like any other piece of art.

# chicago - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Three Chicago cops charged with cover-up in shooting of black teen

The officers are due to appear in court today.

# chicago - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

'We'd like to honour our graceful leader': Enda gets a shout-out from Bono in Chicago

Enda’s on his farewell tour as Taoiseach – and happened to be in Chicago at the same time as the band.

# chicago - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Enda's off to Chicago to promote Ireland USA

Enda's off to Chicago to promote Ireland

His Department said the primary focus of the trip is to promote Ireland as a location for investment, trade and tourism.

# chicago - Friday 26 May, 2017

From The42 'I think it’ll be over by the first or second round' Confidence

'I think it’ll be over by the first or second round'

Michael Conlan takes on Mexican journeyman Alfredo Chanez in his second professional fight tonight.

# chicago - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

From The42 Has controversial star moved on from the NFL after national anthem protest? Uncertainty

Has controversial star moved on from the NFL after national anthem protest?

Some believe teams won’t sign Colin Kaepernick because of his actions last season.

# chicago - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Here are the designs for Barack Obama's $500 million presidential library

The former US president wants the library to “create an institution that will train the next generation of leadership”.

# chicago - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Passenger dragged off United Airlines plane reaches settlement for undisclosed amount

The settlement means United will not face the lawsuit that many observers expected.

# chicago - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Fresh PR headache for United Airlines as giant rabbit dies on plane

The airline has said it is “saddened” to hear the news and is reviewing what happened.

# chicago - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Immigrants being vilified in same way as Irish in US after Famine - Obama

The former President said the US immigration system had always been “a little bit haphazard”.

# chicago - Friday 14 April, 2017

Driver gets more than he bargained for when woodpecker hitches lift on car Chicago This post contains videos

Driver gets more than he bargained for when woodpecker hitches lift on car

Not a bad way to get around.

# chicago - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

United Airlines boss apologises again after calling passenger 'disruptive and belligerent'

David Dao, aged 69 was dragged off the United Airlines flight on Sunday after it was was overbooked.

Officer who forcibly removed passenger from plane is suspended from duty

The aviation security officer has been placed on leave “pending a thorough review of the situation”.

# chicago - Monday 10 April, 2017

Passengers shocked as man is dragged screaming from overbooked flight

Other passengers said the man, a doctor, later ran back up the aisle repeating “I have to get home”.

# chicago - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Boy arrested in Chicago after sexual assault of girl was streamed live on Facebook

About 40 people watched the video and didn’t report it to authorities.

# chicago - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Chicago police investigate alleged rape of teen streamed on Facebook

Police chief Eddie Johnson was approached by the girl’s mother who showed him graphic photos of the incident.

Baby born with four legs and two spines recovering well after surgery

Dominique can now sit up, raise her hands and reach for things, which she couldn’t do before.

# chicago - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Grammy winner Chance the Rapper donates $1 million to public schools in Chicago

The artist – who won three Grammys last month – used the proceeds of concert tickets to make the donation.

# chicago - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Two-year-old shot dead in attack streamed live on Facebook

Police said last night that they were still searching for a suspect in the shooting which shocked Chicago.

# chicago - Friday 6 January, 2017

Obama says Chicago attack shows 'a lot of problems that have been there a long time'

Four black suspects were charged with kidnapping and hate crimes over the assault of a mentally disabled white man.

# chicago - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Hate crime charges filed after Facebook Live video shows assault of mentally disabled man

The suspects are seen laughing during the assault and repeatedly yelling: “Fuck Donald Trump! Fuck white people!”.

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