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# chicago - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Jussie Smollett's lawyers deny claims that he plotted an attack on himself, so what do we know so far?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Jussie Smollett's lawyers deny claims that he plotted an attack on himself, so what do we know so far?

Feb 19th 2019, 1:31 PM 28,670 Views 55 Comments

Smollett was hospitalised last month and said he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack.

# chicago - Friday 15 February, 2019

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 56,272 Views 24 Comments

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

# chicago - Saturday 19 January, 2019

Chicago ex-cop sentenced for murdering black teen Laquan McDonald
# Jason Van Dyke
# Jason Van Dyke

Chicago ex-cop sentenced for murdering black teen Laquan McDonald

Jan 19th 2019, 7:49 AM 18,476 Views 23 Comments

Jason Van Dyke fired 16 bullets into the 17-year-old during the confrontation in 2014.

# chicago - Friday 18 January, 2019

Chicago cops acquitted of alleged coverup in teen shooting
# Laquan Mcdonald
# Laquan Mcdonald

Chicago cops acquitted of alleged coverup in teen shooting

Jan 18th 2019, 7:51 AM 13,941 Views 18 Comments

The 2014 killing of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald triggered months of protests.

# chicago - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Woman suing Hilton hotels for $100 million says she was filmed naked in shower by hidden camera
# Chicago
# Chicago

Woman suing Hilton hotels for $100 million says she was filmed naked in shower by hidden camera

Dec 5th 2018, 10:30 PM 42,555 Views 0 Comments

The woman said the footage was then uploaded on porn websites.

# chicago - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Chicago hospital gunman had been kicked out of firefighting academy
# Hospital Shooting
# Hospital Shooting

Chicago hospital gunman had been kicked out of firefighting academy

Nov 20th 2018, 10:08 PM 14,365 Views 10 Comments

Four people were shot dead during a shooting at a Chicago hospital yesterday.

Four people, including hospital staff and police officer, killed in Chicago shooting
# Mercy Hospital
# Mercy Hospital

Four people, including hospital staff and police officer, killed in Chicago shooting

Updated Nov 20th 2018, 7:20 AM 29,151 Views 23 Comments

Authorities said that the gunmen targeted a woman with whom he was having a relationship.

# chicago - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Schmidt's Ireland look to repeat 2016 feat by beating the All Blacks
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Schmidt's Ireland look to repeat 2016 feat by beating the All Blacks

Nov 17th 2018, 8:00 AM 28,469 Views 62 Comments

A thriller awaits at the Aviva Stadium this evening at 7pm.

# chicago - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

No 2016 grudging, just respect as All Blacks pitch up in Dublin
# Here And Now
From The42
# Here And Now

No 2016 grudging, just respect as All Blacks pitch up in Dublin

Nov 13th 2018, 8:46 PM 37,436 Views 27 Comments

‘You don’t need to dip into the past to find a desire to play and play well.’

# chicago - Monday 5 November, 2018

Ringrose and Aki show spark but Henshaw primed for return against Pumas
# Ringer
From The42
# Ringer

Ringrose and Aki show spark but Henshaw primed for return against Pumas

Nov 5th 2018, 2:33 PM 9,394 Views 20 Comments

Ireland’s centres combined well for Ringrose’s second-half try against Italy.

O'Mahony fully fit but Argentina Test 'might be too soon' for Kearney
# Doubt
From The42
# Doubt

O'Mahony fully fit but Argentina Test 'might be too soon' for Kearney

Nov 5th 2018, 8:01 AM 21,536 Views 28 Comments

Jordan Larmour’s performance in the 15 shirt in Chicago was reassuring for Joe Schmidt.

Fearless Jordan Larmour lifts off with scintillating Chicago hat-trick
# Belief
From The42
# Belief

Fearless Jordan Larmour lifts off with scintillating Chicago hat-trick

Nov 5th 2018, 7:00 AM 6,830 Views 26 Comments

The 21-year-old says no one in the Ireland squad fears the All Blacks.

Precious opportunity for Carbery and McGrath shows they're still learning
# Halfbacks
From The42
# Halfbacks

Precious opportunity for Carbery and McGrath shows they're still learning

Nov 5th 2018, 6:00 AM 8,119 Views 10 Comments

Joe Schmidt felt his halfbacks played ‘a little bit conservatively’ in the first half in Chicago.

# chicago - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Letter from Chicago: Larmour and Beirne big winners from week in the US
# Windy City
From The42
# Windy City

Letter from Chicago: Larmour and Beirne big winners from week in the US

Nov 4th 2018, 9:15 PM 9,485 Views 7 Comments

This year’s visit to the Windy City was very different to the clash with the All Blacks in 2016.

Ulsterman Addison hungry for more after Ireland debut in Chicago
# Versatile
From The42
# Versatile

Ulsterman Addison hungry for more after Ireland debut in Chicago

Nov 4th 2018, 8:15 PM 8,977 Views 18 Comments

The 26-year-old is pleased his move to Ulster is paying off.

'You get a double barrel shotgun, stick it on your foot and blow it off'
# Frustration
From The42
# Frustration

'You get a double barrel shotgun, stick it on your foot and blow it off'

Nov 4th 2018, 5:29 PM 19,348 Views 12 Comments

Conor O’Shea was deeply frustrated by how his Italy team started the second half against Ireland.

'I was thinking, ‘Am I ever going to get a cap?’' - Ireland's Ross Byrne
# Debut Day
From The42
# Debut Day

'I was thinking, ‘Am I ever going to get a cap?’' - Ireland's Ross Byrne

Nov 4th 2018, 2:22 PM 10,953 Views 21 Comments

The Leinster out-half came off the bench to help Joe Schmidt’s team beat Italy.

# chicago - Saturday 3 November, 2018

'He does remind you of a young Christian Cullen in what he can do'
# Hotshot
From The42
# Hotshot

'He does remind you of a young Christian Cullen in what he can do'

Nov 3rd 2018, 11:59 PM 20,658 Views 25 Comments

Jordan Larmour was the star of the show in Ireland’s eight-try win over Italy in Chicago.

Superb Larmour hat-trick helps Schmidt's Ireland to big win over Italy
# Dancing Feet
From The42
# Dancing Feet

Superb Larmour hat-trick helps Schmidt's Ireland to big win over Italy

Nov 3rd 2018, 9:59 PM 55,937 Views 144 Comments

Second row Tadhg Beirne also impressed on his first start at Test level.

As it happened: Ireland v Italy, November Tests From The42
Live Nov 3rd 2018, 7:08 PM

As it happened: Ireland v Italy, November Tests

Murray's return to Ireland camp gives Schmidt 'food for thought'
# Up And Running
From The42
# Up And Running

Murray's return to Ireland camp gives Schmidt 'food for thought'

Nov 3rd 2018, 1:01 AM 11,458 Views 7 Comments

The scrum-half remains unlikely to feature for Ireland against the All Blacks.

# chicago - Friday 2 November, 2018

Munster man Tadhg Beirne's move home to Ireland already paying off
# Next Step
From The42
# Next Step

Munster man Tadhg Beirne's move home to Ireland already paying off

Nov 2nd 2018, 6:45 AM 10,831 Views 50 Comments

The 26-year-old will make his first start under Joe Schmidt against Italy tomorrow.

'We were the wingers on our U18 team... Jordan was 16 and tearing it up'
# Back Three Threat
From The42
# Back Three Threat

'We were the wingers on our U18 team... Jordan was 16 and tearing it up'

Nov 2nd 2018, 6:10 AM 8,950 Views 4 Comments

Jacob Stockdale is looking to keep up his scintillating try-scoring form for Ireland.

# chicago - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Beirne and Larmour get first starts in exciting Ireland team for Italy clash
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Beirne and Larmour get first starts in exciting Ireland team for Italy clash

Nov 1st 2018, 8:00 PM 36,870 Views 76 Comments

Joe Schmidt is set to hand Will Addison and Ross Byrne their debuts off the bench in Chicago.

McGrath's scrum-half nod, Larmour's shot at 15 and Ireland's back row ballast
# Talking Points
From The42
# Talking Points

McGrath's scrum-half nod, Larmour's shot at 15 and Ireland's back row ballast

Nov 1st 2018, 7:27 PM 11,304 Views 7 Comments

With Joe Schmidt naming an experimental team, opportunity knocks at Soldier Field.

Carbery set to steer the Ireland ship from 10 after settling in at Munster
# Playmaker
From The42
# Playmaker

Carbery set to steer the Ireland ship from 10 after settling in at Munster

Nov 1st 2018, 6:30 AM 12,768 Views 5 Comments

The out-half turns 23 today in Chicago as Joe Schmidt’s side prepare to face Italy.

# chicago - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Ruddock to captain Ireland as Chicago clash offers important opportunities
# Stepping Up
From The42
# Stepping Up

Ruddock to captain Ireland as Chicago clash offers important opportunities

Oct 31st 2018, 3:12 PM 29,731 Views 8 Comments

The halfback positions are one of the most interesting areas ahead of the clash against Italy.

'Even if Johnny Sexton isn't here, Ireland are a very good team'
# Italian View
From The42
# Italian View

'Even if Johnny Sexton isn't here, Ireland are a very good team'

Oct 31st 2018, 10:00 AM 9,578 Views 7 Comments

Conor O’Shea’s Italy have named an understrength side but come into the Chicago clash in a positive place.

'People have their own opinions. You can't hide from it... I have thick skin'
# One Year On
From The42
# One Year On

'People have their own opinions. You can't hide from it... I have thick skin'

Oct 31st 2018, 6:00 AM 8,116 Views 11 Comments

Bundee Aki made his debut for Ireland last November and has become a vital cog in Joe Schmidt’s machine since.

# chicago - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Ireland injury concerns ease ahead of Schmidt's delayed arrival in Chicago
# Stateside
From The42
# Stateside

Ireland injury concerns ease ahead of Schmidt's delayed arrival in Chicago

Oct 30th 2018, 8:01 PM 25,723 Views 9 Comments

The Ireland head coach has remained in Ireland to work with his senior players in the early part of this week.

Letter from Chicago: Schmidt's Ireland arrive as Warriors show world-class quality
# Fond Memories
From The42
# Fond Memories

Letter from Chicago: Schmidt's Ireland arrive as Warriors show world-class quality

Oct 30th 2018, 6:30 AM 38,119 Views 28 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s side are back where they famously beat the All Blacks in 2016.

# chicago - Friday 5 October, 2018

White cop found guilty for fatal shooting of black teenager in Chicago
# Justice For Laquan
# Justice For Laquan

White cop found guilty for fatal shooting of black teenager in Chicago

Oct 5th 2018, 11:50 PM 20,792 Views 33 Comments

Jason Van Dyke fired 16 bullets into 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.

# chicago - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

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

Did Kim K copy Urban Decay with her new Cherry Blossom makeup collection? Let's investigate

Sep 12th 2018, 5:00 PM 4,772 Views 0 Comments

Get your magnifying glass out.

# chicago - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Police officer goes on trial over fatal shooting of black teen
# Chicago
# Chicago

Police officer goes on trial over fatal shooting of black teen

Sep 5th 2018, 3:41 PM 12,539 Views 0 Comments

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
# Shooting Sprees
# Shooting Sprees

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

Aug 6th 2018, 10:56 AM 53,774 Views 206 Comments

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
# Shooting
# Shooting

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

Jul 16th 2018, 9:16 AM 51,099 Views 80 Comments

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
# Chicago
# Chicago

Transatlantic flight diverted to Shannon after apparent bomb threat

Jun 11th 2018, 4:02 PM 26,556 Views 4 Comments

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

# chicago - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

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

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

May 15th 2018, 7:00 PM 9,898 Views 13 Comments

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?
# Beasts At Bedtime
# Beasts At Bedtime

Can children's books help kids fight climate change?

May 12th 2018, 9:00 PM 8,071 Views 9 Comments

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
# Exonerated
# Exonerated

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

May 1st 2018, 6:54 AM 31,428 Views 33 Comments

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