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This Story of an Elevator Plummeting 84 Floors Is an Absolute Nightmare

Thankfully, everyone managed to escape the thing unscathed.
River Donaghey
11.19.18
Culture

Inside an Underground Women's Mud Wrestling Ring in Chicago

"A couple times when police were called for noise complaints, the cops would stay and watch."
Bridjet Mendyuk
11.6.18
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Drunk Baggage Handler Passes Out Inside Plane and Wakes Up 500 Miles from Home

Whoops.
River Donaghey
11.2.18
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Rat Jumps Over Wall at Wrigley Field and the Crowd Goes Wild

The real MVP of that Cubs game.
Drew Schwartz
9.27.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Bruno the Incredibly Extra Cat Has Finally Found a Home

He now has a new mom, Instagram account, and feather wand toy (since it's the only thing he'll play with).
Drew Schwartz
8.21.18
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These Powerful Images of Chicago's South Side Are Filled with Love

Photographer Tonika Lewis Johnson​ sheds light on her community’s beauty at a time when outsiders associate it with violence and crime.
Elyssa Goodman
8.14.18
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I Was Tortured into Giving a False Confession to Chicago Police

"I never knew about cops setting people up until it happened to me."
Nicholas Cannariato
7.17.18
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I Was a Mob Enforcer and Somehow Got Out Alive

"It started out popping a few heads. Then you moved onto the heavy stuff."
Seth Ferranti
7.11.18
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Man Harasses Latina for ‘Un-American’ Puerto Rico Shirt While Cop Does Nothing

"You should not be wearing that in the United States of America. Are you a citizen?"
Drew Schwartz
7.10.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Houston Got a Big Metal Bean and Now Chicago Is Furious

"It's a leftover bean, a second-rate bean that's been lying around in storage for the better part of 20 years because nobody else wanted it."
Drew Schwartz
3.29.18
Culture

These Badass Women Forge Beautiful BDSM Weapons

Rozliubit co-founders Sasha Pharoah and Sua Yoo craft custom blades and armor that are beloved by Chicago's hip-hop royalty.
Ryan Filchak
2.15.18
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This Woman Won't Stop Trying to Sneak onto Airplanes

Marilyn Hartman was arrested at Chicago's airport Sunday just weeks after she got caught slipping onto a flight to London.
Drew Schwartz
1.29.18
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