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

News

-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]

Sports

-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]

Entertainment

-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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