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


-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]


-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:


-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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