Happening in Chicago now — June 6, 2018

Happening in Chicago now — June 6, 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 6, 2018

News

-Chicago cop facing possible firing over offensive Facebook posts abruptly retires [Chicago Tribune]

-Emanuel apologizes as mayoral challengers seize on CPS sex abuse scandal [Chicago Tribune]

-Illinois lawmakers OK medical marijuana as painkiller substitute, bill now goes to governor [Chicago Tribune]

-Group pushes for state of Illinois to secede from Chicago [ABC Chicago]

-Man charged with attempted murder after pushing woman onto Red Line tracks [Chicago Sun-Times]

Sports

-Weather, Cubs Bats Cold in Loss to Phillies – Phillies 6, Cubs 1 [Cubs Den]

-Day 2 of the Cubs’ MLB Draft [Cubs Den]

-Tracking the White Sox’s 2018 draft picks [FutureSox]

-Bulls reportedly a player in free agency:

Entertainment

-Play mini golf with Google at a pop-up in the Loop [RedEye]

On this day

-Haitian explorer Jean Baptiste-Pointe Dusable settles in Chicago (June 6, 1772)

Yesterday on ChicagoNow

-How much do you know about mayoral control in CPS? A quiz! [Chicago Public Fools]

-NeoCon: Celebrating 50 years of Tomorrow’s Design [Arch-X-Perience]

-My cat walks back from what I feared was the end [Retired in Chicago]

Lead image via Chicago Tribune

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