Happening in Chicago now — June 5, 2018

Happening in Chicago now — June 5, 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.

June 5, 2018

News

-Chicago has more underwater homes than any other U.S. metro area, report finds [Chicago Tribune]

-Concealed carry license holder shoots attempted armed robber in South Chicago [Chicago Sun-Times]

Sports

-White Sox draft INF Nick Madrigal 4th overall [FutureSox]

-MLB Draft: Cubs select Stanford shortstop Nico Hoerner in the 1st Rd. (24th pick) [Cubs Den]

Entertainment

-Vlogger ZackTV devoted his life to making Chicago’s fractious rap scene into one community [Reader]

On this day

-Yankees great Mickey Mantle hits 550-foot home run off the White Sox’s Billy Pierce (June 5, 1955)

Yesterday on ChicagoNow

-The police acted horribly to NBA player Sterling Brown but what he did was messed up [Opinionated Woman]

-Free Blago? Why NOT! [From the Recesses of My Mind]

-I went to the wrong cancer walk [I’ve Got The Hippy Shakes]

Lead image via Zack Stoner/Facebook

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