Happening in Chicago now — May 16, 2018

Happening in Chicago now — May 16, 2018

Every weekday morning, catch up on the latest in Chicago news, sports and entertainment with "Happening in Chicago now." Check out yesterday's news here.

May 16, 2018

News

-Chicago cop pleads guilty to having sex with 14-year-old girl, admits similar conduct with 3 other minors [Chicago Tribune]

-3 charged with trafficking guns, often using Facebook, from Kentucky to Chicago [Chicago Sun-Times]

-Report: Chicago most corrupt city in U.S. [ABC 7 Chicago]

-FOP protests Emanuel’s decision to ‘turn his back on the police’ [Chicago Sun-Times]

-The Spire is making a comeback [Crain's]

Sports

-Bulls drop one slot, land No. 7 pick in 2018 NBA draft [Chicago Tribune]

-Screw the Closer - Cubs 3, Braves 2 [Cubs Den]

-A Michael Jordan documentary is coming:

-Starter Reynaldo Lopez struggles as Pirates crush White Sox 7-0 [Chicago Tribune]

Entertainment

-The North Coast Music Festival announces its 2018 lineup [Reader]

-Navy Pier Summer 2018: Fireworks and more! [Show Me Chicago]

On this day

-Republican convention selects Abraham Lincoln as candidate in Chicago (May 16, 1860)

Yesterday on ChicagoNow:

-White Sox Prospect Hot List, 5/15 [FutureSox]

-Oh, You Want to Go on a Date? Please Send Me a Video Submission [I'm Not OK, Cupid]

-Cubs Prospect Statistical Update - The Pitchers [Cubs Den]

-Wrestling Wayback: Mikey Whipwreck [The Wrestling Grognard]

-After 2270 Days Michael Jordan's House Is Still On The Market [Getting Real]

-I'm 18 years sober! (so where is all that "beyond my wildest dreams" stuff?) [Old Single Mom]

Lead image via Patrick D. Witty/Chicago Tribune

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