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# chicago - Saturday 3 May, 2014

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

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

Oh yeah. The feels are coming.

# chicago - Monday 28 April, 2014

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

Move over cronuts, the wonut has arrived

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

The teens were questioned, but not arrested.

# chicago - Saturday 5 April, 2014

The 9 at 9: Saturday

It’s finally the weekend – and here’s everything you need to know as we start the day.

# chicago - Thursday 27 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Terrifying video of the Chicago train derailing and climbing up escalator Off The Rails This post contains videos

Terrifying video of the Chicago train derailing and climbing up escalator

CCTV footage of the accident has emerged.

# chicago - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Driver 'dozed off' before train hit escalator

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

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

# chicago - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

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

Man arrested over meth lab while wearing Breaking Bad tshirt

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 This post contains images

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

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

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

# chicago - Monday 18 November, 2013

Six killed as tornadoes tear across America's midwest

Trees were uprooted, cars flipped and houses flattened.

# chicago - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

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

Authorities release images of woman who abandoned alligator at Chicago airport

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

# chicago - Thursday 7 November, 2013

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

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

Talk about a smooth exit.

# chicago - Friday 1 November, 2013

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

# chicago - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

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

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

And they really made an effort too.

# chicago - Friday 25 October, 2013

Man found guilty of attempted murder of Natasha McShane

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Figuratively, and possibly physically.

# chicago - Monday 30 September, 2013

Over 30 injured as two trains collide in Chicago

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

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

# chicago - Thursday 12 September, 2013

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

Pizza place offers free pizza to women who flash them

Probably pass on that one, then.

# chicago - Thursday 29 August, 2013

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

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

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# chicago - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

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

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

The reception was a bit…em…lukewarm.

# chicago - Friday 12 April, 2013

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

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

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

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

From The Daily Edge The Indiana Jones package mystery has been solved! Indy This post contains videos

The Indiana Jones package mystery has been solved!

And the answer is frustrating.

# chicago - Sunday 28 October, 2012

From The42 Sports Film of The Week: Benji Reel Stories

Sports Film of The Week: Benji

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

# chicago - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

United Airlines anounces new Shannon - Chicago route

The new route will begin next summer, and was last in operation in 2009 with Aer Lingus.

# chicago - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

American Airlines flight makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport

A flight from Chicago to London Heathrow made an emergency landing shortly after 1pm today following reports of a smell of smoke on board.

# chicago - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Good news for Limerick: 400 jobs to be created by US financial company

Northern Trust announced the jobs boost for the county today.

# chicago - Friday 24 August, 2012

19 shot in overnight violence in Chicago

Thirteen people, including young teenagers, were injured during one 30 minute spate of violence.

# chicago - Thursday 19 July, 2012

From The42 Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis threw the first pitch at Wrigley Field and ate pizza on the mound Different Ballgame This post contains videos

Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis threw the first pitch at Wrigley Field and ate pizza on the mound

You didn’t expect them to just throw the pitch, did you?

# chicago - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge In pictures: Oprah puts Chicago property up for sale - at 50 per cent discount Oprah This post contains images

In pictures: Oprah puts Chicago property up for sale - at 50 per cent discount

The TV star paid $5.6 million for the 4,600-square-foot property in 2006.