Happening in Chicago now — May 29, 2018

Happening in Chicago now — May 29, 2018

Every weekday morning, catch up on the latest in Chicago news, sports and entertainment with “Happening in Chicago now.”

May 29, 2018

News

-Chicago Fire Department diver dead, 2 others injured during river rescue attempt [Chicago Tribune]

-Morning Spin: Attempt to add Chicago casino, slots machines at airports sputters in Springfield [Chicago Tribune]

Sports

-Remembering Former Cubs Starter, Tyler Chatwood; Cubs 7, Spittin’ Mad Hurdles 0 [Cubs Den]

-Bulls pre-draft workouts continued over the holiday weekend [Blog A Bull]

-Good start, ugly finish for cellar-dwelling White Sox in Cleveland [Chicago Tribune]

Entertainment

-Why do the same bands play so many Chicago festivals? [RedEye]

-Photos celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in Chicago [Reader]

On this day

-Stacy Keach, Sr., actor (Pretty Woman, The Parallax View), born in Chicago (May 29, 1914)

Yesterday on ChicagoNow

-The Colt .45 and Abercrombie & Fitch [The Ragged Stranger]

-Hats off! Chicago summers are perfect for baseball [Our Chitown]

-Concert Review: Slayer Farewell Tour [Chicago At Night]

Lead image via Chicago Tribune

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