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# chicago - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Pokemon Go fans at a Pokemon Go festival couldn't get online and they got very angry
# Gotta Glitch 'em All
# Gotta Glitch 'em All

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

Jul 23rd 2017, 6:31 PM 20,866 Views 23 Comments

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
# DNA Evidence
# DNA Evidence

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

Jul 19th 2017, 7:47 PM 22,827 Views 16 Comments

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
# Gun Violence
# Gun Violence

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

Jul 17th 2017, 10:15 PM 60,640 Views 84 Comments

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

# chicago - Sunday 2 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 2nd 2017, 6:25 AM 12,640 Views 10 Comments

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'
# The Art Of The Fake Real
# The Art Of The Fake Real

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

Jun 29th 2017, 7:36 AM 15,718 Views 14 Comments

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
# Laquan Mcdonald
# Laquan Mcdonald

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

Jun 28th 2017, 10:07 AM 13,484 Views 0 Comments

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
# The Chieftain
# The Chieftain

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

Jun 6th 2017, 2:29 PM 24,158 Views 47 Comments

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
# USA

Enda's off to Chicago to promote Ireland

Jun 4th 2017, 6:30 AM 11,640 Views 27 Comments

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

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

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

May 26th 2017, 1:52 PM 6,347 Views 0 Comments

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

# chicago - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

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

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

May 9th 2017, 11:03 PM 8,646 Views 6 Comments

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
# Chicago
# Chicago

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

May 6th 2017, 9:00 AM 14,902 Views 48 Comments

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
# David Dao
# David Dao

Passenger dragged off United Airlines plane reaches settlement for undisclosed amount

Apr 27th 2017, 9:47 PM 24,845 Views 28 Comments

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
# Chicago
# Chicago

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

Apr 26th 2017, 8:29 AM 27,272 Views 55 Comments

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
# Lessons From History
# Lessons From History

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

Apr 25th 2017, 9:12 AM 23,347 Views 100 Comments

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
# Chicago

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

Apr 14th 2017, 11:37 AM 25,421 Views 21 Comments

Not a bad way to get around.

# chicago - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 11th 2017, 9:58 PM 27,630 Views 52 Comments

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
# Dragged Screaming
# Dragged Screaming

Officer who forcibly removed passenger from plane is suspended from duty

Apr 11th 2017, 7:48 AM 35,229 Views 64 Comments

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
# Chicago
# Chicago

Passengers shocked as man is dragged screaming from overbooked flight

Apr 10th 2017, 2:13 PM 161,906 Views 127 Comments

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
# Abuse
# Abuse

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

Apr 2nd 2017, 8:32 AM 22,505 Views 18 Comments

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
# Facebook Live
# Facebook Live

Chicago police investigate alleged rape of teen streamed on Facebook

Mar 22nd 2017, 9:39 PM 21,633 Views 11 Comments

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
# Baby Dominique
# Baby Dominique

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

Mar 22nd 2017, 9:24 PM 42,185 Views 11 Comments

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
# Take A Chance On Me
# Take A Chance On Me

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

Mar 7th 2017, 9:22 PM 10,890 Views 14 Comments

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
# Chicago
# Chicago

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

Feb 16th 2017, 8:25 AM 21,787 Views 46 Comments

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'
# Hate Crime
# Hate Crime

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

Jan 6th 2017, 7:53 AM 31,958 Views 104 Comments

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
# Chicago
# Chicago

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

Jan 5th 2017, 7:25 PM 28,920 Views 82 Comments

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
# America
# America

There were 27 shootings in Chicago over the Christmas weekend

Dec 27th 2016, 10:55 AM 14,836 Views 74 Comments

12 of the gang-related shootings were deadly.

# chicago - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

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

9 great matches that defined Irish rugby in 2016

Dec 20th 2016, 7:50 AM 17,786 Views 12 Comments

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
# Murder
# Murder

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

Dec 13th 2016, 10:43 PM 16,458 Views 0 Comments

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

# chicago - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

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

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

Nov 16th 2016, 6:00 AM 6,500 Views 3 Comments

The former Irish captain relished the victory at Soldier Field.

# chicago - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

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

Ireland prepared for extra dimension Retallick gives All Black attack

Nov 15th 2016, 1:17 PM 7,196 Views 4 Comments

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

# chicago - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

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

Former All Black slams 'disrespectful' haka performed against Ireland

Nov 9th 2016, 12:05 PM 82,243 Views 82 Comments

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

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

Wexford man Furlong feels emotion and pride after Ireland make history

Nov 7th 2016, 7:00 AM 6,163 Views 4 Comments

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

# chicago - Sunday 6 November, 2016

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

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

Nov 6th 2016, 7:29 PM 14,771 Views 14 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 6th 2016, 6:19 PM 16,037 Views 10 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 6th 2016, 7:10 AM 20,435 Views 70 Comments

It was an unforgettable occasion at Soldier Field in Chicago.

Forget the Cubs! Ireland's breathless win over ABs is the great Chicago story
# Shoulder To Soldier Field
From The42
# Shoulder To Soldier Field

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

Nov 6th 2016, 6:57 AM 13,777 Views 31 Comments

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

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

New Zealand boss Hansen hails 'dominant' Irish display

Nov 6th 2016, 1:51 AM 20,021 Views 19 Comments

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

# chicago - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Heroic Henshaw and more talking points from Ireland's long-awaited win over New Zealand
# History In The Making
From The42
# History In The Making

Heroic Henshaw and more talking points from Ireland's long-awaited win over New Zealand

Nov 5th 2016, 10:26 PM 23,858 Views 51 Comments

Ireland, baby, WE DID IT!

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

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

Nov 5th 2016, 10:09 PM 101,619 Views 238 Comments

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

These 4 tries helped Ireland to a historic win in Chicago
# Video
From The42
# Video

These 4 tries helped Ireland to a historic win in Chicago

Nov 5th 2016, 8:43 PM 26,845 Views 24 Comments

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