In the last 24 hours, two boats bypassed Lampedusa and limped into the port of Catania on the sicilian island.
In 2000, a 31-year-old sicilian woman on high-dose fertility drugs gave birth to octuplets, of which four eventually died.
Benedetto Ceraulo, the sicilian hitman, was given a life sentence.
island off the southwest tip of Italy, from Latin Sicilia, from Greek Sikelia, from Sikeloi (plural) "Sicilians," from the name of an ancient people living along the Tiber, whence part of them emigrated to the island that was thereafter named for them. The Greeks distinguished Sikeliotes "a Greek colonist in Sicily" from Sikelos "a native Sicilian." Related: Sicilian.