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# illinois - Monday 14 October, 2019

Illinois and Nebraska to open 2021 college football season at the Aviva Stadium
# Dublin Bound
# Dublin Bound

Illinois and Nebraska to open 2021 college football season at the Aviva Stadium

Oct 14th 2019, 4:38 PM 4,999 Views 6 Comments

25,000 fans are expected to travel to Ireland for the game.

# illinois - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Nine-year-old child charged with five counts of first-degree murder after fire in US
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# Mobile Home

Nine-year-old child charged with five counts of first-degree murder after fire in US

Oct 9th 2019, 8:20 AM 37,504 Views 0 Comments

Three children and two adults died in the fire in April.

# illinois - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Patient's death could be first linked to vaping in US, health officials say
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# Vaping

Patient's death could be first linked to vaping in US, health officials say

Aug 24th 2019, 7:56 AM 76,268 Views 84 Comments

Officials are trying to find the cause of a respiratory illness in up to 200 more people.

# illinois - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Man sacked from his job kills five after opening fire at manufacturing complex in US
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# Mass Shooting

Man sacked from his job kills five after opening fire at manufacturing complex in US

Updated Feb 16th 2019, 9:02 AM 27,693 Views 48 Comments

A number of police officers were also injured in the gun spree.

# illinois - Friday 15 February, 2019

Gunman arrested after wounding multiple police officers and civilians near Chicago
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# Mass Shooting

Gunman arrested after wounding multiple police officers and civilians near Chicago

Feb 15th 2019, 10:05 PM 12,191 Views 17 Comments

Police with riot shields flooded the area and arrested the assailant.

New evidence allegedly shows R. Kelly having sex with 14 year-old girl, victims' lawyer claims
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# MuteRKelly

New evidence allegedly shows R. Kelly having sex with 14 year-old girl, victims' lawyer claims

Feb 15th 2019, 7:22 AM 56,018 Views 23 Comments

The tape is different to one used in a 2008 trial, when Kelly was acquitted on child pornography charges.

# illinois - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Almost 700 clergymen accused of child sex abuse in US state - far more than was disclosed by Church
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# Illinois

Almost 700 clergymen accused of child sex abuse in US state - far more than was disclosed by Church

Dec 20th 2018, 7:04 AM 9,826 Views 30 Comments

The state’s attorney general said it was clear from its investigation that the “Catholic Church cannot police itself”.

# illinois - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Three dead in the US after spread of synthetic cannabis laced with rat poison
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# Chicago

Three dead in the US after spread of synthetic cannabis laced with rat poison

Apr 14th 2018, 11:00 AM 14,057 Views 61 Comments

A number of other people have also been hospitalised by the contaminated drug, with symptoms such as coughing up blood and internal bleeding.

# illinois - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Barack Obama called to do jury duty in Illinois and plans to serve
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# Keeping Busy

Barack Obama called to do jury duty in Illinois and plans to serve

Oct 29th 2017, 12:24 PM 21,225 Views 42 Comments

He’s made it “crystal clear” he’ll be there, according to the chief judge in Cook County.

# illinois - Monday 2 May, 2016

American woman sues Starbucks over the proportion of ice in their iced drinks
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# Best Served Cold

American woman sues Starbucks over the proportion of ice in their iced drinks

May 2nd 2016, 10:03 PM 30,696 Views 0 Comments

She is seeking damages and restitution, potentially on behalf of anyone in America who’s bought an iced drink at Starbucks since 2006.

# illinois - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

'Hero' cop faked on-duty murder, took his own life
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# Chicago

'Hero' cop faked on-duty murder, took his own life

Nov 4th 2015, 8:23 PM 36,729 Views 21 Comments

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

# illinois - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Police hunt for three suspects after officer is shot dead
# Chicago
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# 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.

# illinois - Saturday 9 May, 2015

This pooch, missing for years, was found an awful long way from home
# Illinois
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# Illinois

This pooch, missing for years, was found an awful long way from home

May 9th 2015, 5:10 PM 26,208 Views 11 Comments

Lilly the Shih Tzu has been reunited with her owners.

# illinois - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Mystery woman leaves $15,000 tip for three waitresses
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# Hey Big Spender

Mystery woman leaves $15,000 tip for three waitresses

Feb 4th 2014, 5:05 PM 23,132 Views 13 Comments

And you thought you were a good tipper?

# illinois - Friday 22 November, 2013

Man films terrifying video of tornado devastating his house and neighbourhood
# Illinois
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# Illinois

Man films terrifying video of tornado devastating his house and neighbourhood

Nov 22nd 2013, 8:01 AM 9,252 Views 35 Comments

The man and his daughter sheltered in their home as the storm passed.

# illinois - Monday 18 November, 2013

Six killed as tornadoes tear across America's midwest
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# Storms

Six killed as tornadoes tear across America's midwest

Nov 18th 2013, 7:43 AM 10,692 Views 20 Comments

Trees were uprooted, cars flipped and houses flattened.

# illinois - Friday 15 November, 2013

TV reporter interviews cat about water rate increases
# Mews Reporter
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# Mews Reporter

TV reporter interviews cat about water rate increases

Nov 15th 2013, 7:30 PM 1,819 Views 1 Comment

He’ll jump on you Caroline.

# illinois - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Willy-shaped church 'doesn't look much like a willy', insists architect
# Morto
From The Daily Edge
# Morto

Willy-shaped church 'doesn't look much like a willy', insists architect

Nov 12th 2013, 12:32 PM 3,588 Views 2 Comments

Whatever you say, pal.

# illinois - Saturday 15 June, 2013

One school, one grade, 24 sets of twins: Illinois breaks world record
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# Twin Town

One school, one grade, 24 sets of twins: Illinois breaks world record

Jun 15th 2013, 11:30 AM 11,115 Views 7 Comments

The discovery was made by brothers Luke and Ryan Novosel.

# illinois - Saturday 29 December, 2012

US lawsuit taken against manufacturers of Cork Airport crash plane
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# Cork Airport Crash

US lawsuit taken against manufacturers of Cork Airport crash plane

Dec 29th 2012, 7:45 AM 10,108 Views 4 Comments

A court action is being taken on behalf of four of the six people who died when a small aircraft crashed at Cork Airport in February 2011.

# illinois - Monday 1 October, 2012

We Believe: Europe revelling after miracle at Medinah
# For Seve
# For Seve

We Believe: Europe revelling after miracle at Medinah

Oct 1st 2012, 9:12 AM 1,418 Views 3 Comments

The 39th Ryder Cup produced the competition’s greatest ever comeback.

# illinois - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Clarke, McGinley and Bjorn named as European Ryder Cup vice-captains
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# Experience

Clarke, McGinley and Bjorn named as European Ryder Cup vice-captains

Aug 16th 2012, 2:36 PM 517 Views 0 Comments

A fourth assistant will by named by José María Olazábal on 27 August when he reveals his two wildcard picks.

# illinois - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

China is the world's 'number one executioner' - Amnesty report
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# Death Penalty

China is the world's 'number one executioner' - Amnesty report

Mar 27th 2012, 7:15 AM 3,471 Views 56 Comments

A new report says that the number of countries who have the death penalty is declining but there has been a surge in the number of executions in the Middle East.

# illinois - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

Romney extends Republican lead with strong Illinois win
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# US 2012

Romney extends Republican lead with strong Illinois win

Mar 21st 2012, 8:03 AM 753 Views 9 Comments

Romney’s 46.7 per cent in Illinois – the home state of Barack Obama – is enough to extend his lead over Rick Santorum.

# illinois - Saturday 28 January, 2012

Man planned to abduct and electrocute a former lawyer - and blame his cat
# Catastrophic
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# Catastrophic

Man planned to abduct and electrocute a former lawyer - and blame his cat

Jan 28th 2012, 9:44 AM 2,822 Views 11 Comments

American investigators say the man borrowed elements of his plan from a television show and wanted authorities to believe the victim’s cat was the culprit of the crime.

# illinois - Saturday 21 January, 2012

Man shot 3-inch nail into his own brain - and didn't notice
# Nailed
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# Nailed

Man shot 3-inch nail into his own brain - and didn't notice

Jan 21st 2012, 1:41 PM 5,497 Views 21 Comments

Illinois man Dante Autullo thought doctors were joking when they showed him an x-ray showing a 3-inch nail in the middle of his brain.

# illinois - Sunday 18 December, 2011

Family of five killed in suspected murder-suicide
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# Tragic

Family of five killed in suspected murder-suicide

Dec 18th 2011, 5:08 PM 9,957 Views 12 Comments

Five members of a family, including three children, were killed in what is thought to be a murder-suicide in a small town in Illinois.

# illinois - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Former US governor Rod Blagojevich gets 14 years for corruption
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# Corruption

Former US governor Rod Blagojevich gets 14 years for corruption

Dec 7th 2011, 7:06 PM 2,352 Views 20 Comments

Blagojevich famously tried to auction off Barack Obama’s former Senate seat to the highest bidder.

# illinois - Thursday 17 November, 2011

Gunman opens fire at FedEx facility in Chicago - reports
# US
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# US

Gunman opens fire at FedEx facility in Chicago - reports

Nov 17th 2011, 4:19 PM 2,264 Views 0 Comments

Report was phoned in but police are now investigating.

# illinois - Friday 7 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Oct 7th 2011, 8:11 PM 975 Views 0 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: All the latest from the presidential election campaign trail; the perfect video to get you in the mood for tomorrow’s big game in New Zealand, and what happened when Clooney met Berlusconi?

Town evacuated as train derails and explodes
# US
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# US

Town evacuated as train derails and explodes

Oct 7th 2011, 12:50 PM 885 Views 3 Comments

“Quarter-mile” of tanker cars carrying alcohol derailed and some burst into flames after accident just south of Princeton in Illinois, US.

# illinois - Saturday 13 August, 2011

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
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# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Aug 13th 2011, 11:02 AM 2,433 Views 7 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures

# illinois - Monday 16 May, 2011

Emanuel sworn in in Chicago – as Irish-American’s record 22-year tenure ends
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# Chicago

Emanuel sworn in in Chicago – as Irish-American’s record 22-year tenure ends

May 16th 2011, 6:16 PM 1,239 Views 0 Comments

Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel becomes the new Mayor of Chicago, succeeding Richard M Daley.

# illinois - Sunday 15 May, 2011

Three children amongst six people dead after Chicago apartment fire
# US
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# US

Three children amongst six people dead after Chicago apartment fire

May 15th 2011, 6:12 PM 1,125 Views 0 Comments

Dozens more were injured as residents jumped from the three-storey apartment building in suburban Chicago after it caught fire in the early hours of Sunday morning.

# illinois - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

US army blows up river levee to save town from flooding
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# Levee

US army blows up river levee to save town from flooding

May 3rd 2011, 2:05 PM 823 Views 0 Comments

Army engineers have blown holes into the walls of the levee, flooding thousands of acres of farmland in a bid to prevent further flood pressure on the Illinois town, Cairo.

# illinois - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

Death penalty abolished in Illinois
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# Death Penalty

Death penalty abolished in Illinois

Mar 9th 2011, 7:30 PM 870 Views 0 Comments

Governor commutes death sentences of over a dozen inmates and abolishes the state’s death penalty.

# illinois - Tuesday 15 February, 2011

Illinois woman gives birth to her own grandson
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# Pregnancy

Illinois woman gives birth to her own grandson

Feb 15th 2011, 7:21 AM 1,454 Views 0 Comments

Kristine Casey, 61, acts as a surrogate mother for her daughter – who was unable to carry her own children to term.

# illinois - Monday 6 December, 2010

The 9 at 9: Monday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Dec 6th 2010, 8:54 AM 1,278 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you really need to know by 9am: Lenihan voted Europe’s worst finance minister; semi state bosses to escape pay cuts, and a live stunt on German TV goes horribly wrong.

# illinois - Wednesday 18 August, 2010

Illinois governor escapes 23 charges of corruption
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# Illinois

Illinois governor escapes 23 charges of corruption

Aug 18th 2010, 8:01 PM 298 Views 0 Comments

Rod Blagojevich found guilty of lying to the FBI, but the jury is deadlocked on every other charge.