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# 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 6,619 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 35,847 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 2,785 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 38,210 Views 68 Comments

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

# chicago - Sunday 18 May, 2014

It turns out urine is not actually sterile
# Urine Trouble
# Urine Trouble

It turns out urine is not actually sterile

May 18th 2014, 5:30 PM 30,648 Views 27 Comments

If you’re a woman, that is.

# chicago - Monday 12 May, 2014

"The crisis has exacted a huge toll on the Irish people" - President Higgins is critical of economic teaching
# Representin'
# Representin'

"The crisis has exacted a huge toll on the Irish people" - President Higgins is critical of economic teaching

May 12th 2014, 6:38 PM 13,366 Views 70 Comments

Higgins told the University of Chicago that economic teaching has become separated from philosophical thought.

# chicago - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Watch this soldier's emotional reunion with his bomb-sniffing dog
# Together Again
From The Daily Edge
# Together Again

Watch this soldier's emotional reunion with his bomb-sniffing dog

May 3rd 2014, 11:35 AM 2,662 Views 4 Comments

Oh yeah. The feels are coming.

# chicago - Monday 28 April, 2014

Move over cronuts, the wonut has arrived
# Sweet Treat
From The Daily Edge
# Sweet Treat

Move over cronuts, the wonut has arrived

Apr 28th 2014, 2:00 PM 3,205 Views 3 Comments

That’s waffle-donut. And it looks stupidly delicious.

# chicago - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

These World War I shells were found in two teens' luggage at Chicago Airport
# Shells To See
# Shells To See

These World War I shells were found in two teens' luggage at Chicago Airport

Apr 9th 2014, 7:45 AM 11,246 Views 20 Comments

The teens were questioned, but not arrested.

# chicago - Saturday 5 April, 2014

# chicago - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Terrifying video of the Chicago train derailing and climbing up escalator
# Off The Rails
From The Daily Edge
# Off The Rails

Terrifying video of the Chicago train derailing and climbing up escalator

Mar 27th 2014, 9:41 AM 20,745 Views 27 Comments

CCTV footage of the accident has emerged.

# chicago - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Driver 'dozed off' before train hit escalator
# Chicago
# Chicago

Driver 'dozed off' before train hit escalator

Mar 26th 2014, 4:29 PM 20,361 Views 24 Comments

The woman only woke when the train hit the escalator.

# chicago - Monday 24 March, 2014

Over 30 injured as Chicago train derails and travels up airport escalator
# Off The Rails
# Off The Rails

Over 30 injured as Chicago train derails and travels up airport escalator

Mar 24th 2014, 10:53 AM 24,390 Views 38 Comments

The eight-car commuter train derailed early this morning at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport

# chicago - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Man arrested over meth lab while wearing Breaking Bad tshirt
# Better Call Saul
From The Daily Edge
# Better Call Saul

Man arrested over meth lab while wearing Breaking Bad tshirt

Feb 26th 2014, 7:00 PM 3,801 Views 1 Comment

Bad time to be wearing a Los Pollos Hermanos tshirt.

# chicago - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

It's January and we've no snow. These pics from the US might induce jealousy (or fear)
# Snowstorms
# Snowstorms

It's January and we've no snow. These pics from the US might induce jealousy (or fear)

Jan 22nd 2014, 11:03 AM 17,468 Views 19 Comments

New York and Washington are among the US cities battling huge snowfall and freezing temperatures.

# chicago - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

It's so cold in the US that a polar bear was brought indoors at a zoo
# Brrrr
# Brrrr

It's so cold in the US that a polar bear was brought indoors at a zoo

Jan 7th 2014, 10:28 PM 21,044 Views 27 Comments

It’s fur-reezing in the States right now.

# chicago - Monday 18 November, 2013

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 10,706 Views 20 Comments

Trees were uprooted, cars flipped and houses flattened.

# chicago - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Authorities release images of woman who abandoned alligator at Chicago airport
# Gator Aid
From The Daily Edge
# Gator Aid

Authorities release images of woman who abandoned alligator at Chicago airport

Nov 13th 2013, 6:00 PM 22,304 Views 18 Comments

The sick reptile was found in the airport earlier this month.

# chicago - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Driver attempts hit and run, hits 5 cars in the process
# Smooth Criminal
From The Daily Edge
# Smooth Criminal

Driver attempts hit and run, hits 5 cars in the process

Nov 7th 2013, 6:00 PM 26,744 Views 26 Comments

Talk about a smooth exit.

# chicago - Friday 1 November, 2013

Good Samaritan buys student new bike after spotting angry note to thief
# I Want To Ride My Bicycle
From The Daily Edge
# I Want To Ride My Bicycle

Good Samaritan buys student new bike after spotting angry note to thief

Nov 1st 2013, 6:00 PM 33,081 Views 39 Comments

All’s well that ends well.

# chicago - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

WATCH: Thief tries to steal iPad from shop, fails miserably
# Fail
From The Daily Edge
# Fail

WATCH: Thief tries to steal iPad from shop, fails miserably

Oct 29th 2013, 6:00 PM 29,061 Views 41 Comments

And they really made an effort too.

# chicago - Friday 25 October, 2013

Man found guilty of attempted murder of Natasha McShane
# Natasha McShane
# Natasha McShane

Man found guilty of attempted murder of Natasha McShane

Oct 25th 2013, 7:30 AM 9,884 Views 16 Comments

Heriberto Viramontes now faces between six and 120 years in prison after being convicted of a total of 10 counts.

# chicago - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Natasha McShane case: Accused will not testify in court
# Chicago
# Chicago

Natasha McShane case: Accused will not testify in court

Oct 24th 2013, 10:20 AM 9,382 Views 0 Comments

Heriberto Viramontes is charged with attempted murder, aggravated battery and armed robbery. The jury is expected to begin deliberations later today.

# chicago - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Jail recordings of man accused of Natasha McShane attack played in court
# Chicago
# Chicago

Jail recordings of man accused of Natasha McShane attack played in court

Oct 23rd 2013, 9:15 AM 9,546 Views 0 Comments

Heriberto Viramontes admitted the attack on the Armagh student and her friend, saying “I probably hit her once”.

# chicago - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Key prosecution witness tells court attack on Irish student lasted less than three minutes
# Natasha McShane
# Natasha McShane

Key prosecution witness tells court attack on Irish student lasted less than three minutes

Oct 22nd 2013, 8:15 AM 22,492 Views 1 Comment

Marcy Cruz, who has agreed a plea deal, told the court she stayed in her parked minivan while Heriberto Viramontes carried out the attack, and that he returned saying he had “done some bogus sh**”.

# chicago - Sunday 20 October, 2013

In pictures: Notre Dame hosts inter-county stars for hurling 11s game
# Exhibition
From The42
# Exhibition

In pictures: Notre Dame hosts inter-county stars for hurling 11s game

Oct 20th 2013, 3:20 PM 7,577 Views 7 Comments

Leinster defeated Munster in the Celtic Champions Classic.

# chicago - Friday 18 October, 2013

Medical team pulled a stone from the back of Natasha McShane's throat
# Brutal Attack
# Brutal Attack

Medical team pulled a stone from the back of Natasha McShane's throat

Oct 18th 2013, 10:25 AM 39,034 Views 20 Comments

The trauma surgeon who treated Natasha said there three separate lacerations were discovered and there was a lot of blood.

# chicago - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Friend of Irish student tells Chicago court of savage attack
# Natasha McShane
# Natasha McShane

Friend of Irish student tells Chicago court of savage attack

Oct 17th 2013, 1:56 PM 19,796 Views 0 Comments

The 27-year-old from Armagh has been left with extensive brain injuries as a result of the 2010 baseball bat assault, and still needs help carrying out basic tasks.

# chicago - Thursday 3 October, 2013

The deep-fried mac and cheese burger is the latest to melt hearts
# Burgerlicious
From The Daily Edge
# Burgerlicious

The deep-fried mac and cheese burger is the latest to melt hearts

Oct 3rd 2013, 7:30 PM 1,838 Views 1 Comment

Figuratively, and possibly physically.

# chicago - Monday 30 September, 2013

Over 30 injured as two trains collide in Chicago
# Train Crash
# Train Crash

Over 30 injured as two trains collide in Chicago

Sep 30th 2013, 4:54 PM 9,161 Views 13 Comments

Sources say that one of the trains may have been stolen or hijacked, though police have not confirmed that.

# chicago - Friday 20 September, 2013

12 people, including 3-year-old, shot in Chicago park
# Violence
# Violence

12 people, including 3-year-old, shot in Chicago park

Sep 20th 2013, 7:45 AM 10,527 Views 105 Comments

The shooting took place in Chicago’s Back of the Yards area on its southwest side.

# chicago - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Pizza place offers free pizza to women who flash them
# Faux Pizza
From The Daily Edge
# Faux Pizza

Pizza place offers free pizza to women who flash them

Sep 12th 2013, 12:23 PM 2,753 Views 5 Comments

Probably pass on that one, then.

# chicago - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Meet the new boss: Julie Sinnamon takes over as Enterprise Ireland CEO
# Movin' On Up
# Movin' On Up

Meet the new boss: Julie Sinnamon takes over as Enterprise Ireland CEO

Aug 29th 2013, 7:14 PM 7,725 Views 20 Comments

She has an MBA in International Business from New York’s Fordham University, an executive qualification from Stanford and has held a number of senior roles at the organisation.

# chicago - Thursday 11 July, 2013

# chicago - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Which legendary band did Taylor Swift share a stage with this weekend?
# Rock On Swifty
From The Daily Edge
# Rock On Swifty

Which legendary band did Taylor Swift share a stage with this weekend?

Jun 4th 2013, 9:06 AM 1,081 Views 0 Comments

The reception was a bit…em…lukewarm.

# chicago - Friday 12 April, 2013

Chicago woman fights $105,000 fine after car is abandoned at airport
# Just Move It
# Just Move It

Chicago woman fights $105,000 fine after car is abandoned at airport

Apr 12th 2013, 12:53 PM 15,692 Views 17 Comments

Jennifer Fitzgerald says her boyfriend abandoned her car at O’Hare International Airport – accruing $105,000 in parking fines.

# chicago - Thursday 11 April, 2013

"My husband is fighting as hard as he can" - Michelle Obama challenges politicians on guns
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

"My husband is fighting as hard as he can" - Michelle Obama challenges politicians on guns

Apr 11th 2013, 12:15 PM 5,413 Views 18 Comments

The US first lady highlighted the case of a 15-year-old girl who was shot dead in January, one week after she sang at Barack Obama’s inauguration.

# chicago - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Photos: Firefighters battle blaze at freezing Chicago warehouse
# Fire And Ice
# Fire And Ice

Photos: Firefighters battle blaze at freezing Chicago warehouse

Jan 23rd 2013, 9:11 PM 14,054 Views 11 Comments

It was one of the biggest fires in Chicago in years – and the freezing conditions made it extra difficult for firefighters. Here’s what happened.

# chicago - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

The Indiana Jones package mystery has been solved!
# Indy
From The Daily Edge
# Indy

The Indiana Jones package mystery has been solved!

Dec 18th 2012, 4:00 PM 14,587 Views 6 Comments

And the answer is frustrating.

# chicago - Sunday 28 October, 2012

Sports Film of The Week: Benji
# Reel Stories
From The42
# Reel Stories

Sports Film of The Week: Benji

Oct 28th 2012, 10:02 PM 994 Views 0 Comments

The next big thing in basketball Benjamin Wilson was shot to death in high school. Here’s his story.