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#Chicago

# 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!”.

# chicago - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

There were 27 shootings in Chicago over the Christmas weekend

12 of the gang-related shootings were deadly.

# chicago - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

From The42 9 great matches that defined Irish rugby in 2016 Essential Viewing

9 great matches that defined Irish rugby in 2016

These are well worth watching all over again.

# chicago - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Man pleads guilty to helping his cousin plan notorious Bali murder of girlfriend's mother

Sheila von Weise was beaten to death with a fruit bowl during a vacation in 2014.

# chicago - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

From The42 'It was probably the game that re-attached me as a fan again' - BOD savoured the Chicago All Blacks win The BOD Support

'It was probably the game that re-attached me as a fan again' - BOD savoured the Chicago All Blacks win

The former Irish captain relished the victory at Soldier Field.

# chicago - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

From The42 Ireland prepared for extra dimension Retallick gives All Black attack Lock And Key

Ireland prepared for extra dimension Retallick gives All Black attack

“We’ll have to do a bit more homework.”

# chicago - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

From The42 Former All Black slams 'disrespectful' haka performed against Ireland Outcry

Former All Black slams 'disrespectful' haka performed against Ireland

Craig Dowd feels the use of the Kapa O Pango highlighted the poor preparation done by Steve Hansen’s side.

# chicago - Monday 7 November, 2016

From The42 Wexford man Furlong feels emotion and pride after Ireland make history Good Skin

Wexford man Furlong feels emotion and pride after Ireland make history

‘It is just a hell of a day to be Irish, isn’t it?’

# chicago - Sunday 6 November, 2016

From The42 Retallick and Tamanivalu called up as All Blacks lick their wounds on way to Rome Eastbound

Retallick and Tamanivalu called up as All Blacks lick their wounds on way to Rome

Steve Hansen defended Jerome Kaino’s performance after a tough day for the second row.

From The42 'That's why New Zealand wanted to bring him home': Hansen hails Schmidt influence Mutual Respect

'That's why New Zealand wanted to bring him home': Hansen hails Schmidt influence

That contract through the 2019 World Cup looks like better and better business every day.

From The42 Ireland's day comes as stunning display ends 111 years of Kiwi dominance Basic Best

Ireland's day comes as stunning display ends 111 years of Kiwi dominance

It was an unforgettable occasion at Soldier Field in Chicago.

Forget the Cubs! Ireland's breathless win over ABs is the great Chicago story

We came here for rugby and we sure as hell got it.

From The42 New Zealand boss Hansen hails 'dominant' Irish display All Class

New Zealand boss Hansen hails 'dominant' Irish display

“We haven’t got any excuses. We got beaten by the better side on the day.”

# chicago - Saturday 5 November, 2016

From The42 Incredible Ireland performance ends 111-year wait for win over All Blacks Sweet Home Chicago

Incredible Ireland performance ends 111-year wait for win over All Blacks

At the 29th time of asking, Ireland have beaten the world champions.

From The42 These 4 tries helped Ireland to a historic win in Chicago Video This post contains videos

These 4 tries helped Ireland to a historic win in Chicago

Joe Schmidt’s side have established a healthy lead over the All Blacks.

From The42 Ireland pay fitting tribute to Anthony Foley ahead of All Blacks clash Figure 8

Ireland pay fitting tribute to Anthony Foley ahead of All Blacks clash

In the build up to the game, All Blacks coach Steve Hansen also paid his respects to the Munster legend.

From The42 The42 Rugby Show from Chicago: how Ireland can make history today November Tests

The42 Rugby Show from Chicago: how Ireland can make history today

Murray Kinsella was joined by Eddie O’Sullivan ahead of the clash with the All Blacks.

From The42 All Blacks clash is a little different to Robbie Henshaw's first Soldier Field visit Tiesto

All Blacks clash is a little different to Robbie Henshaw's first Soldier Field visit

The 23-year-old centre has been glad to have Jared Payne on his side this week.

# chicago - Friday 4 November, 2016

From The42 Ireland prop McGrath the victim of mistaken identity in Chicago Silly Season

Ireland prop McGrath the victim of mistaken identity in Chicago

Yesterday’s press conferences threw up some odd moments.

From The42 'You don’t want to be surviving. You want to be setting the impetus' Mindset

'You don’t want to be surviving. You want to be setting the impetus'

Donnacha Ryan will be looking to lead from the front for Ireland tomorrow.

# chicago - Thursday 3 November, 2016

From The42 '80 minutes of hard work and smashing' Kiwis ahead for Ireland's back row The Usual

'80 minutes of hard work and smashing' Kiwis ahead for Ireland's back row

CJ Stander is ready to put in a big, big shift in Chicago.

From The42 Kearney's experience swung decision to restore fullback for All Black clash -- Schmidt In The Bank

Kearney's experience swung decision to restore fullback for All Black clash -- Schmidt

Schmidt is also hopeful that the 21-year-olds on the bench don’t have to ‘chase shadows’ when they make their Test debut.

From The42 All Black star Beauden Barrett has fond memories of playing GAA in Meath Royal Roots

All Black star Beauden Barrett has fond memories of playing GAA in Meath

Apart from getting scolded for taking his shoes off.

From The42 'Natural footballer' Carbery ready to step up whenever he's called upon -- Murray One Giant Leap

'Natural footballer' Carbery ready to step up whenever he's called upon -- Murray

Ireland’s scrum-half is confident the young 10 will be fit to hold his own against the best team in the world.