Happening in Chicago now — May 18, 2018

Happening in Chicago now — May 18, 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 18, 2018

News

-‘He’s not a bad kid,’ says mom of alleged Dixon school shooter, as police say gun used belonged to her [Chicago Tribune]

-Designer and purebred puppies from other states sold as rescue dogs in Chicago, outsmarting city ordinance [Chicago Tribune]

-Man wanted for public masturbation near pregnant women on CTA trains [Fox 32 Chicago]

-Woman calls police after 7 pounds of pot mistakenly mailed to her Lakeview home [Chicago Tribune]

-Chicago Police To Beef Up Patrols On The Riverwalk [CBS Chicago]

Sports

-Top NBA prospects share their thoughts on the Bulls:

-Cubs make rotation changes after rainout:

Entertainment

-5 things to do this weekend in Chicago [RedEye]

-Jimmy Papadopoulos of Bellemore poaches fish in the world’s most expensive edible oil [Reader]

On this day

-First major league All-Star Game announced for July 6 at Comiskey Park to be played as part of the Chicago World’s Fair (May 18, 1933)

Yesterday on ChicagoNow:

-OMG. Homework in May. I. Can. Not. [No Wire Hangers, Ever]

-Why I Took My Tween Son to See RBG (And You Should Take Yours) [Mary Tyler Mom]

Lead image via Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune

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