Happening in Chicago now — June 7, 2018

Happening in Chicago now — June 7, 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 7, 2018

News

-Mother called ‘monster,’ sentenced to 35 years in prison for beating son to death on 4th birthday [Chicago Tribune]

-Anger ensues after black firefighter takes knee at CFD-CPD charity football game [Chicago Sun-Times]

Sports

-J-HEY! WHEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE; Cubs 7, Phillies 5 [Cubs Den]

-MLB Draft Day 3 White Sox Recap [FutureSox]

-White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson’s talent on full display in 5-2 win over Twins [Chicago Tribune]

Entertainment

-Is Goose Island Still Craft Beer? (And Does Anyone Care?) [Chicago Magazine]

-Chicago festivals this week: Chicago Blues Festival, Ribfest Chicago, Printers Row Lit Fest [RedEye]

-Uncle Fun, the beloved Lakeview novelty shop, gets its own documentary [Reader]

On this day

-Melvin Jones and a number of other Chicago businessmen found Lions Clubs International (June 7, 1917)
Yesterday on ChicagoNow

Yesterday on ChicagNow

-2018 Belmont Stakes Preview and Saturday Stakes Selections [Picks & Ponderings]

-John Maloney- Manslaughter and the Duluth Lynchings [The Ragged Stranger]

-Why I refuse to put my 5-year old in full makeup for her dance recital [MBA Mom]

Lead image via Chicago Tribune

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