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# chicago - Sunday 8 November, 2015

Police search for killers who executed nine-year-old
# SOUTH SIDE
# SOUTH SIDE

Police search for killers who executed nine-year-old

Nov 8th 2015, 7:00 AM 24,886 Views 17 Comments

US news reports say Chicago has recorded 421 homicides so far this year.

# chicago - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

'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 36,731 Views 21 Comments

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

# chicago - Monday 19 October, 2015

Father arrested after boy (6) kills brother (3) with illegally-held gun
# Chicago
# Chicago

Father arrested after boy (6) kills brother (3) with illegally-held gun

Oct 19th 2015, 7:14 AM 16,967 Views 0 Comments

Police said the two boys were playing when the older boy grabbed the loaded handgun and then accidentally shot the 3-year-old.

# chicago - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

This couple got married while running a marathon
# Running Man And Wife
# Running Man And Wife

This couple got married while running a marathon

Oct 13th 2015, 3:30 PM 9,178 Views 6 Comments

He got his big wedding, she got her quick ceremony.

# chicago - Thursday 24 September, 2015

TV station uses Nazi Holocaust symbol in a story about Jewish holiday
# Yom Kippur
# Yom Kippur

TV station uses Nazi Holocaust symbol in a story about Jewish holiday

Sep 24th 2015, 8:00 PM 12,513 Views 19 Comments

WGN TV say they are “extremely embarrassed” by their mistake.

# chicago - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Doctor pleads not guilty to touching teenage girl on flight
# Charged
# Charged

Doctor pleads not guilty to touching teenage girl on flight

Sep 8th 2015, 6:40 PM 32,606 Views 0 Comments

The girl was travelling alone and frantically texted her mother during the encounter.

# chicago - Monday 7 September, 2015

Child's head found in park after discovery of other dismembered body parts
# Chicago
# Chicago

Child's head found in park after discovery of other dismembered body parts

Sep 7th 2015, 7:41 PM 34,200 Views 45 Comments

The feet and hand of a toddler were discovered on Saturday.

# chicago - Sunday 6 September, 2015

Police find toddler's feet and hand floating in Chicago park
# Garfield Park
# Garfield Park

Police find toddler's feet and hand floating in Chicago park

Sep 6th 2015, 5:31 PM 29,640 Views 18 Comments

Police are continuing to search the park.

# chicago - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

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 16,858 Views 36 Comments

The man was a father of four.

# chicago - Friday 7 August, 2015

WATCH: This tiny newborn sloth and its proud mum
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

WATCH: This tiny newborn sloth and its proud mum

Aug 7th 2015, 11:00 AM 11,311 Views 12 Comments

So cute.

# chicago - Friday 31 July, 2015

PHOTOS: 164 skydivers join hands for world record at 20,000 feet
# DO NOT LOOK DOWN
# DO NOT LOOK DOWN

PHOTOS: 164 skydivers join hands for world record at 20,000 feet

Jul 31st 2015, 10:03 PM 9,270 Views 13 Comments

Wheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee…..

# chicago - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Dillashaw makes big statement in UFC title defence against Barao
# And Still...
From The42
# And Still...

Dillashaw makes big statement in UFC title defence against Barao

Jul 26th 2015, 4:07 AM 6,852 Views 9 Comments

The Californian remains the UFC bantamweight champion.

# chicago - Sunday 12 July, 2015

How many turkey-testicle eating festivals is too many for one city?
# Gobble Gobble
# Gobble Gobble

How many turkey-testicle eating festivals is too many for one city?

Jul 12th 2015, 1:02 PM 8,144 Views 9 Comments

Mmmmm, turkey testicle.

# chicago - Friday 10 July, 2015

Watch: Terrifying moment as plane engine bursts into flames during take-off
# Chicago
# Chicago

Watch: Terrifying moment as plane engine bursts into flames during take-off

Jul 10th 2015, 5:29 PM 22,790 Views 20 Comments

Yikes.

# chicago - Monday 6 July, 2015

Child and two teenagers die after dozens of shootings across Chicago
# Independence Day
# Independence Day

Child and two teenagers die after dozens of shootings across Chicago

Jul 6th 2015, 3:30 PM 31,943 Views 69 Comments

The young boy was “the unintended victim of a bullet meant for his father”.

# chicago - Sunday 21 June, 2015

Video of Chicago cop opening fire on a car full of unarmed black teens is "disturbing on a whole new level"
# Police Brutality
# Police Brutality

Video of Chicago cop opening fire on a car full of unarmed black teens is "disturbing on a whole new level"

Jun 21st 2015, 7:48 PM 62,137 Views 174 Comments

None of them had a weapon or acted aggressively toward the officers, according to the complaint.

Man charged with endangering aircraft after being hauled off plane in Belfast
# Disruptive
# Disruptive

Man charged with endangering aircraft after being hauled off plane in Belfast

Jun 21st 2015, 2:43 PM 18,479 Views 0 Comments

The flight from Rome to Chicago was forced to make a stop in Belfast so he could be removed.

# chicago - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

FBI raided house in search for mastermind of nude celebrity photo hack
# Chicago
# Chicago

FBI raided house in search for mastermind of nude celebrity photo hack

Jun 10th 2015, 10:52 PM 17,835 Views 13 Comments

But did they merely find another victim?

# chicago - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Released photo shows prisoner dressed as prey between police officers with shotguns
# Chicago
# Chicago

Released photo shows prisoner dressed as prey between police officers with shotguns

May 28th 2015, 5:23 PM 38,815 Views 36 Comments

The photo dates from a decade ago, but will do little to ease racial tensions in the US.

# chicago - Thursday 21 May, 2015

McDonald's workers protest "poverty wages" and demand $15/hour
# Not Really Lovin It
# Not Really Lovin It

McDonald's workers protest "poverty wages" and demand $15/hour

May 21st 2015, 9:20 PM 13,359 Views 62 Comments

“Out of the kitchens and into the streets.”

# chicago - Friday 15 May, 2015

A wink, a song and a dance from LeBron as the Cavs tame Bulls
# Matador
From The42
# Matador

A wink, a song and a dance from LeBron as the Cavs tame Bulls

May 15th 2015, 10:05 PM 5,533 Views 2 Comments

Heyyyyy!

# chicago - Thursday 23 April, 2015

An Uber driver drew his weapon, fired six shots and stopped a potential mass shooting
# Have A Go Hero
# Have A Go Hero

An Uber driver drew his weapon, fired six shots and stopped a potential mass shooting

Apr 23rd 2015, 6:06 AM 37,179 Views 87 Comments

That’s according to prosecutors in Chicago.

# chicago - Saturday 18 April, 2015

Natasha McShane making "remarkable" progress five years after vicious attack
# Chicago
# Chicago

Natasha McShane making "remarkable" progress five years after vicious attack

Apr 18th 2015, 6:58 PM 45,175 Views 21 Comments

Her attacker was sentenced to 90 years in prison.

# chicago - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Dropkick Murphys did a surprise Paddy's Day gig in the middle of Boston airport
# Shipping Up To Dublin
From The Daily Edge
# Shipping Up To Dublin

Dropkick Murphys did a surprise Paddy's Day gig in the middle of Boston airport

Mar 18th 2015, 8:02 AM 3,119 Views 6 Comments

As you do.

# chicago - Monday 9 March, 2015

How this teen jailed for a Columbine-esque plot used art to turn his life around
# Russell Frantom
# Russell Frantom

How this teen jailed for a Columbine-esque plot used art to turn his life around

Mar 9th 2015, 9:25 AM 30,917 Views 24 Comments

Seven years on from his arrest in Indiana, Frantom says he sorry he scared people but doesn’t believe he would have gone through with the plan.

# chicago - Monday 2 March, 2015

This gorilla checking out her baby sister proves that all new siblings are the same
# Sister Sister
# Sister Sister

This gorilla checking out her baby sister proves that all new siblings are the same

Mar 2nd 2015, 8:30 PM 21,193 Views 8 Comments

No matter the species.

# chicago - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Police officer accused of killing 95-year-old man with beanbag gun
# Chicago
# Chicago

Police officer accused of killing 95-year-old man with beanbag gun

Jan 13th 2015, 10:41 PM 20,335 Views 0 Comments

The World War II veteran died of internal bleeding after being hit by beanbags five times at close range.

# chicago - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Barack and Michelle Obama's first date is going to be made into a film
# Southside With You
From The Daily Edge
# Southside With You

Barack and Michelle Obama's first date is going to be made into a film

Dec 7th 2014, 11:17 AM 2,277 Views 1 Comment

For some reason.

# chicago - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Meet Chicago's real top ER doc... (Spoiler alert: He's from Cork)
# Chicago
# Chicago

Meet Chicago's real top ER doc... (Spoiler alert: He's from Cork)

Nov 29th 2014, 7:30 AM 16,479 Views 9 Comments

Dr John Barrett dedicated his life to helping gun crime victims in Chicago – in the hospital that was the inspiration for hit show ER.

# chicago - Monday 24 November, 2014

Two radio hosts find out they're fired while on the air, rightfully go off on their bosses
# You're Fired
From The Daily Edge
# You're Fired

Two radio hosts find out they're fired while on the air, rightfully go off on their bosses

Nov 24th 2014, 12:00 PM 10,762 Views 3 Comments

“What kind of operation is this?”

# chicago - Friday 7 November, 2014

Watch this adorable orphaned baby sea otter learn how to swim
# Pup 681
From The Daily Edge
# Pup 681

Watch this adorable orphaned baby sea otter learn how to swim

Nov 7th 2014, 10:41 AM 2,381 Views 2 Comments

We’re not crying. There’s dust in our eyes.

# chicago - Monday 3 November, 2014

All Blacks called Australian by Chicago paper
# Chi Town
From The42
# Chi Town

All Blacks called Australian by Chicago paper

Nov 3rd 2014, 8:10 AM 3,670 Views 4 Comments

They won’t like that.

Man walks across tightrope between two skyscrapers - blindfolded
# Man On Wire
# Man On Wire

Man walks across tightrope between two skyscrapers - blindfolded

Nov 3rd 2014, 7:34 AM 12,577 Views 20 Comments

As you do.

# chicago - Saturday 1 November, 2014

Dan Carter makes comeback in All Blacks rout of US
# Dan Carter
From The42
# Dan Carter

Dan Carter makes comeback in All Blacks rout of US

Nov 1st 2014, 11:28 PM 11,884 Views 4 Comments

The out-half made his long-awaited return as New Zealand put United States to the sword

# chicago - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Obama pulls smoothest move ever after voter tells him "don't touch my girlfriend"
# SWAG
From The Daily Edge
# SWAG

Obama pulls smoothest move ever after voter tells him "don't touch my girlfriend"

Oct 21st 2014, 6:00 PM 57,806 Views 23 Comments

He didn’t even flinch.

# chicago - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Could depression soon be diagnosed through a blood test?
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Could depression soon be diagnosed through a blood test?

Oct 1st 2014, 1:20 PM 11,451 Views 47 Comments

A breakthrough in research in the US suggests that depression could soon by diagnosed via a blood test.

# chicago - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Two passengers fighting over reclining seats forced an entire flight to divert
# Air Wars
From The Daily Edge
# Air Wars

Two passengers fighting over reclining seats forced an entire flight to divert

Aug 26th 2014, 3:55 PM 6,618 Views 5 Comments

Understandable tbh.

# chicago - Saturday 9 August, 2014

A 13-year-old has figured out a way to stop cyber-bullying
# Young Brilliant Minds
# Young Brilliant Minds

A 13-year-old has figured out a way to stop cyber-bullying

Aug 9th 2014, 4:00 PM 35,843 Views 18 Comments

Need some inspiration? Read on… Trisha Prabhu will get you off that couch.

# chicago - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Watch downtown Chicago get hit by a triple lightning strike in this incredible video
# Never Strikes Twice
From The Daily Edge
# Never Strikes Twice

Watch downtown Chicago get hit by a triple lightning strike in this incredible video

Jul 2nd 2014, 1:50 PM 2,754 Views 3 Comments

The city’s three tallest skyscrapers were struck simultaneously and captured on film.

# chicago - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Man sentenced to 90 years in prison over attack on Natasha McShane
# Chicago
# Chicago

Man sentenced to 90 years in prison over attack on Natasha McShane

May 22nd 2014, 10:43 PM 38,197 Views 68 Comments

McShane was left with brain injuries after being attacked with a baseball bat.