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# illinois - This year 2022

Fourth of July parade suspected gunman planned the attack for weeks, US police say
# Illinois
# Illinois

Fourth of July parade suspected gunman planned the attack for weeks, US police say

Jul 5th 2022, 5:53 PM 38,127 Views 38 Comments

Emergency officials said around two dozen people, including children, were treated for gunshot injuries.

# illinois - Last year 2021

US inspectors launch probe into Amazon warehouse collapse that left six dead during tornado
# Warehouse Collapse
# Warehouse Collapse

US inspectors launch probe into Amazon warehouse collapse that left six dead during tornado

Dec 14th 2021, 9:16 AM 17,389 Views 13 Comments

The regulators will look into whether or not workplace safety rules were followed by Amazon at the site.

At least six people wounded in shooting in US state of Illinois
# Illinois
# Illinois

At least six people wounded in shooting in US state of Illinois

Sep 10th 2021, 1:48 PM 12,227 Views 10 Comments

The suspects reportedly tried to out-run a MetroLink train at a crossing and their vehicle was struck.

# illinois - All time

Illinois and Nebraska to open 2021 college football season at the Aviva Stadium
# Dublin Bound
From The42
# Dublin Bound

Illinois and Nebraska to open 2021 college football season at the Aviva Stadium

Oct 14th 2019, 4:38 PM 5,044 Views 6 Comments

25,000 fans are expected to travel to Ireland for the game.

Nine-year-old child charged with five counts of first-degree murder after fire in US
# Mobile Home
# Mobile Home

Nine-year-old child charged with five counts of first-degree murder after fire in US

Oct 9th 2019, 8:20 AM 37,536 Views 0 Comments

Three children and two adults died in the fire in April.

Patient's death could be first linked to vaping in US, health officials say
# Vaping
# Vaping

Patient's death could be first linked to vaping in US, health officials say

Aug 24th 2019, 7:56 AM 76,302 Views 84 Comments

Officials are trying to find the cause of a respiratory illness in up to 200 more people.

Man sacked from his job kills five after opening fire at manufacturing complex in US
# Mass Shooting
# Mass Shooting

Man sacked from his job kills five after opening fire at manufacturing complex in US

Updated Feb 16th 2019, 9:02 AM 27,743 Views 48 Comments

A number of police officers were also injured in the gun spree.

Gunman arrested after wounding multiple police officers and civilians near Chicago
# Mass Shooting
# Mass Shooting

Gunman arrested after wounding multiple police officers and civilians near Chicago

Feb 15th 2019, 10:05 PM 12,213 Views 17 Comments

Police with riot shields flooded the area and arrested the assailant.

New evidence allegedly shows R. Kelly having sex with 14 year-old girl, victims' lawyer claims
# MuteRKelly
# MuteRKelly

New evidence allegedly shows R. Kelly having sex with 14 year-old girl, victims' lawyer claims

Feb 15th 2019, 7:22 AM 56,368 Views 24 Comments

The tape is different to one used in a 2008 trial, when Kelly was acquitted on child pornography charges.

Almost 700 clergymen accused of child sex abuse in US state - far more than was disclosed by Church
# Illinois
# Illinois

Almost 700 clergymen accused of child sex abuse in US state - far more than was disclosed by Church

Dec 20th 2018, 7:04 AM 9,895 Views 30 Comments

The state’s attorney general said it was clear from its investigation that the “Catholic Church cannot police itself”.

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

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

Apr 14th 2018, 11:00 AM 14,106 Views 61 Comments

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

Barack Obama called to do jury duty in Illinois and plans to serve
# Keeping Busy
# Keeping Busy

Barack Obama called to do jury duty in Illinois and plans to serve

Oct 29th 2017, 12:24 PM 21,250 Views 42 Comments

He’s made it “crystal clear” he’ll be there, according to the chief judge in Cook County.

American woman sues Starbucks over the proportion of ice in their iced drinks
# Best Served Cold
# Best Served Cold

American woman sues Starbucks over the proportion of ice in their iced drinks

May 2nd 2016, 10:03 PM 30,715 Views 0 Comments

She is seeking damages and restitution, potentially on behalf of anyone in America who’s bought an iced drink at Starbucks since 2006.

'Hero' cop faked on-duty murder, took his own life
# Chicago
# Chicago

'Hero' cop faked on-duty murder, took his own life

Nov 4th 2015, 8:23 PM 36,759 Views 21 Comments

Lieutenant Charles Gliniewicz had been embezzling money from a police program for local young people.

Police hunt for three suspects after officer is shot dead
# Chicago
# Chicago

Police hunt for three suspects after officer is shot dead

Sep 1st 2015, 9:14 PM 16,881 Views 36 Comments

The man was a father of four.

This pooch, missing for years, was found an awful long way from home
# Illinois
# Illinois

This pooch, missing for years, was found an awful long way from home

May 9th 2015, 5:10 PM 26,233 Views 11 Comments

Lilly the Shih Tzu has been reunited with her owners.

Mystery woman leaves $15,000 tip for three waitresses
# Hey Big Spender
# Hey Big Spender

Mystery woman leaves $15,000 tip for three waitresses

Feb 4th 2014, 5:05 PM 23,158 Views 13 Comments

And you thought you were a good tipper?

Man films terrifying video of tornado devastating his house and neighbourhood
# Illinois
From The Daily Edge
# Illinois

Man films terrifying video of tornado devastating his house and neighbourhood

Nov 22nd 2013, 8:01 AM 9,557 Views 35 Comments

The man and his daughter sheltered in their home as the storm passed.

Six killed as tornadoes tear across America's midwest
# Storms
# Storms

Six killed as tornadoes tear across America's midwest

Nov 18th 2013, 7:43 AM 10,765 Views 20 Comments

Trees were uprooted, cars flipped and houses flattened.

TV reporter interviews cat about water rate increases
# Mews Reporter
From The Daily Edge
# Mews Reporter

TV reporter interviews cat about water rate increases

Nov 15th 2013, 7:30 PM 1,845 Views 1 Comment

He’ll jump on you Caroline.

Willy-shaped church 'doesn't look much like a willy', insists architect
# Morto
From The Daily Edge
# Morto

Willy-shaped church 'doesn't look much like a willy', insists architect

Nov 12th 2013, 12:32 PM 4,119 Views 2 Comments

Whatever you say, pal.

One school, one grade, 24 sets of twins: Illinois breaks world record
# Twin Town
# Twin Town

One school, one grade, 24 sets of twins: Illinois breaks world record

Jun 15th 2013, 11:30 AM 11,144 Views 7 Comments

The discovery was made by brothers Luke and Ryan Novosel.

US lawsuit taken against manufacturers of Cork Airport crash plane
# Cork Airport Crash
# Cork Airport Crash

US lawsuit taken against manufacturers of Cork Airport crash plane

Dec 29th 2012, 7:45 AM 10,267 Views 4 Comments

A court action is being taken on behalf of four of the six people who died when a small aircraft crashed at Cork Airport in February 2011.

We Believe: Europe revelling after miracle at Medinah
# For Seve
From The42
# For Seve

We Believe: Europe revelling after miracle at Medinah

Oct 1st 2012, 9:12 AM 1,437 Views 3 Comments

The 39th Ryder Cup produced the competition’s greatest ever comeback.

Clarke, McGinley and Bjorn named as European Ryder Cup vice-captains
# Experience
From The42
# Experience

Clarke, McGinley and Bjorn named as European Ryder Cup vice-captains

Aug 16th 2012, 2:36 PM 538 Views 0 Comments

A fourth assistant will by named by José María Olazábal on 27 August when he reveals his two wildcard picks.

China is the world's 'number one executioner' - Amnesty report
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

China is the world's 'number one executioner' - Amnesty report

Mar 27th 2012, 7:15 AM 3,501 Views 56 Comments

A new report says that the number of countries who have the death penalty is declining but there has been a surge in the number of executions in the Middle East.

Romney extends Republican lead with strong Illinois win
# US 2012
# US 2012

Romney extends Republican lead with strong Illinois win

Mar 21st 2012, 8:03 AM 782 Views 9 Comments

Romney’s 46.7 per cent in Illinois – the home state of Barack Obama – is enough to extend his lead over Rick Santorum.

Man planned to abduct and electrocute a former lawyer - and blame his cat
# Catastrophic
From The Daily Edge
# Catastrophic

Man planned to abduct and electrocute a former lawyer - and blame his cat

Jan 28th 2012, 9:44 AM 2,834 Views 11 Comments

American investigators say the man borrowed elements of his plan from a television show and wanted authorities to believe the victim’s cat was the culprit of the crime.

Man shot 3-inch nail into his own brain - and didn't notice
# Nailed
From The Daily Edge
# Nailed

Man shot 3-inch nail into his own brain - and didn't notice

Jan 21st 2012, 1:41 PM 5,525 Views 21 Comments

Illinois man Dante Autullo thought doctors were joking when they showed him an x-ray showing a 3-inch nail in the middle of his brain.

Family of five killed in suspected murder-suicide
# Tragic
# Tragic

Family of five killed in suspected murder-suicide

Dec 18th 2011, 5:08 PM 10,010 Views 12 Comments

Five members of a family, including three children, were killed in what is thought to be a murder-suicide in a small town in Illinois.

Former US governor Rod Blagojevich gets 14 years for corruption
# Corruption
# Corruption

Former US governor Rod Blagojevich gets 14 years for corruption

Dec 7th 2011, 7:06 PM 2,369 Views 20 Comments

Blagojevich famously tried to auction off Barack Obama’s former Senate seat to the highest bidder.

Gunman opens fire at FedEx facility in Chicago - reports
# US
# US

Gunman opens fire at FedEx facility in Chicago - reports

Nov 17th 2011, 4:19 PM 2,289 Views 0 Comments

Report was phoned in but police are now investigating.

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Oct 7th 2011, 8:11 PM 989 Views 0 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: All the latest from the presidential election campaign trail; the perfect video to get you in the mood for tomorrow’s big game in New Zealand, and what happened when Clooney met Berlusconi?

Town evacuated as train derails and explodes
# US
# US

Town evacuated as train derails and explodes

Oct 7th 2011, 12:50 PM 907 Views 3 Comments

“Quarter-mile” of tanker cars carrying alcohol derailed and some burst into flames after accident just south of Princeton in Illinois, US.

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
From The Daily Edge
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Aug 13th 2011, 11:02 AM 2,461 Views 7 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures

Emanuel sworn in in Chicago – as Irish-American’s record 22-year tenure ends
# Chicago
# Chicago

Emanuel sworn in in Chicago – as Irish-American’s record 22-year tenure ends

May 16th 2011, 6:16 PM 1,249 Views 0 Comments

Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel becomes the new Mayor of Chicago, succeeding Richard M Daley.

Three children amongst six people dead after Chicago apartment fire
# US
# US

Three children amongst six people dead after Chicago apartment fire

May 15th 2011, 6:12 PM 1,145 Views 0 Comments

Dozens more were injured as residents jumped from the three-storey apartment building in suburban Chicago after it caught fire in the early hours of Sunday morning.

US army blows up river levee to save town from flooding
# Levee
# Levee

US army blows up river levee to save town from flooding

May 3rd 2011, 2:05 PM 854 Views 0 Comments

Army engineers have blown holes into the walls of the levee, flooding thousands of acres of farmland in a bid to prevent further flood pressure on the Illinois town, Cairo.

Death penalty abolished in Illinois
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

Death penalty abolished in Illinois

Mar 9th 2011, 7:30 PM 883 Views 0 Comments

Governor commutes death sentences of over a dozen inmates and abolishes the state’s death penalty.

Illinois woman gives birth to her own grandson
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Illinois woman gives birth to her own grandson

Feb 15th 2011, 7:21 AM 1,472 Views 0 Comments

Kristine Casey, 61, acts as a surrogate mother for her daughter – who was unable to carry her own children to term.

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