Happening in Chicago now — May 24, 2018

Happening in Chicago now — May 24, 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 24, 2018


-80-year-old man crashes car into seafood store in Niles, then walks a few doors down to get a haircut [Chicago Tribune]

-Chicago’s population down third year in a row — but we’re still ahead of Houston: census [Chicago Tribune]

-Suburban opioid pill mill devastated our communities, leaders of ten Illinois towns say in lawsuit [Reader]


-Mitch Trubisky on the national anthem:

-How Wuuude; Scruffy Looking Nerf Herders 1, Scoundrels 0 [Cubs Den]

-‘Built Ford Tough’: Bears WR Kevin White gets salty with media, but that’s OK [Chicago Sun-Times]


-What’s driving the pop-up trend in Chicago? [RedEye]

On this day

-John C. Reilly, actor (Chicago, Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story), born in Chicago (May 24, 1965)

Yesterday on ChicagoNow

-The 100 best Chicago professional athletes ever [ChicagoNow]

-The Ragged Stranger in the Ravenswood Hospital Morgue [The Ragged Stranger]

-All Aboard for Canine Cruise 2018! [Weekly Wags]

Lead image via June Saraceno

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