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


-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]


-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]


-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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