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


-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]


-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]


-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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