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May 18, 2018
-‘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]
-Top NBA prospects share their thoughts on the Bulls:
Bamba on #Bulls: "I could really see myself with them. Lauri, he's a really good 3-point shooter. He stretches the floor, which gives me a lot of room to operate in the mid-post and low-post area. Obviously I have to do my diligence to get stronger and better in those areas."
— Mike McGraw (@McGrawDHBulls) May 17, 2018
Michael Porter Jr. on fit for Bulls: "They got a great core, a lot of young, athletic guys. And they’re kind of looking for a small forward position. So I feel I would fit in great, yessir."
— K.C. Johnson (@KCJHoop) May 17, 2018
-Cubs make rotation changes after rainout:
Cubs pitching rotation going forward: Lester Friday, Hendricks and Q Saturday (TBD on order) and Darvish Sunday.
— Sahadev Sharma (@sahadevsharma) May 18, 2018
-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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