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#Chicago

# chicago - Sunday 31 January, 2016

White police officer to sue estate of black teenager he shot dead
# Chicago
# Chicago

White police officer to sue estate of black teenager he shot dead

Jan 31st 2016, 8:04 AM 37,833 Views 38 Comments

Quintonio LeGrier’s family say there’s no reason why police should have opened fire when responding to a domestic disturbance at their home.

# chicago - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

'They’re capable of beating the All Blacks' - McCaw says Schmidt's Ireland must believe
# The Master
From The42
# The Master

'They’re capable of beating the All Blacks' - McCaw says Schmidt's Ireland must believe

Jan 20th 2016, 5:46 PM 15,181 Views 11 Comments

The retired former New Zealand captain enjoyed 14 wins from 14 against Ireland as a player.

# chicago - Friday 15 January, 2016

Video of police shooting shows teenager running from Chicago cops
# Broad Daylight
# Broad Daylight

Video of police shooting shows teenager running from Chicago cops

Jan 15th 2016, 8:19 AM 15,869 Views 29 Comments

The footage shows the 17-year-old running from police in broad daylight before falling dead in the street.

# chicago - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Chicago police officer pleads not guilty to murder of black teen who was shot 16 times
# Laquan Mcdonald
# Laquan Mcdonald

Chicago police officer pleads not guilty to murder of black teen who was shot 16 times

Dec 29th 2015, 5:38 PM 8,548 Views 11 Comments

The incident occurred in 2014 and led to protests in Chicago.

# chicago - Sunday 27 December, 2015

Woman (55) accidentally shot and killed by officer, say Chicago Police
# Day After Christmas
# Day After Christmas

Woman (55) accidentally shot and killed by officer, say Chicago Police

Dec 27th 2015, 7:44 AM 12,073 Views 13 Comments

Two people were fatally wounded as police responded to a call-out.

# chicago - Thursday 24 December, 2015

It's official: Loneliness makes us sick
# Lonely This Christmas
# Lonely This Christmas

It's official: Loneliness makes us sick

Dec 24th 2015, 8:00 AM 9,353 Views 14 Comments

It can make people more likely to die early.

# chicago - Friday 27 November, 2015

Chicago in shock after gang murder of nine-year-old boy lured into an alley and shot
# Tyshawn Lee
# Tyshawn Lee

Chicago in shock after gang murder of nine-year-old boy lured into an alley and shot

Nov 27th 2015, 6:24 PM 22,391 Views 0 Comments

It’s believed the killing was an attempt to get revenge on the child’s father.

# chicago - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

'It is graphic. It is violent. It is chilling' - Police release footage of officer shooting black teen 16 times
# Chicago
# Chicago

'It is graphic. It is violent. It is chilling' - Police release footage of officer shooting black teen 16 times

Nov 25th 2015, 8:21 AM 25,261 Views 0 Comments

At the time of his death, police were responding to complaints about someone breaking into cars and stealing radios.

# chicago - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Police officer who shot teen 16 times charged with murder
# Shocking
# Shocking

Police officer who shot teen 16 times charged with murder

Nov 24th 2015, 5:19 PM 16,683 Views 0 Comments

The release of dashcam footage of the incident is expected tomorrow.

# chicago - Monday 23 November, 2015

Chicago "on the tipping point" as police get ready to release video of officer shooting black teenager 16 times

Chicago "on the tipping point" as police get ready to release video of officer shooting black teenager 16 times

Nov 23rd 2015, 6:24 PM 22,435 Views 64 Comments

Laquan McDonald was shot in October last year.

# 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 24,898 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 36,752 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 16,977 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 9,189 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 12,525 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 32,611 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 34,209 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 29,654 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 16,875 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 11,323 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 9,280 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 6,874 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 8,155 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 22,795 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 31,957 Views 68 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 62,152 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 18,489 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 17,896 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 38,828 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 13,383 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 5,554 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 37,194 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 45,314 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 3,125 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 30,966 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 21,221 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 20,348 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 2,287 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 16,567 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 10,778 Views 3 Comments

“What kind of operation is this?”