Chicago Tribune Daywatch
August 31, 2016 View email in browser

Lake Michigan’s shrinking beaches

The lake has risen about four feet in recent years, and that’s eroding shorelines and shrinking beaches. The record-high levels are a big worry for some towns, including North Shore suburbs, that may not have the finances to manage the lakefront on their own.

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August could be rainy record-setter

There’s one day left, and this could go down as the wettest August on record in Illinois, though the hardest-hit spots have been outside the Chicago area.

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Chicago man in celebrity nude photo hack

A Southwest Side man who is a self-described computer nerd and son of a retired Chicago cop is scheduled to appear in federal court in Chicago next week to plead guilty to his role in the shocking computer hack known as “Celebgate.”

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Police oversight plan keeps control at City Hall

Mayor Emanuel has unveiled his plan to overhaul civilian oversight of the beleaguered Chicago Police Department, a proposal that ensures the mayor’s office will retain a significant measure of control in how cops are investigated and disciplined.


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Cops in McDonald case face firing

The city is moving to dump Jason Van Dyke, the officer who fatally shot Laquan McDonald, and four other cops who allegedly lied about what happened.

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Tribune Tower sold to developer

Los Angeles-based CIM Group has agreed to buy the Chicago Tribune’s longtime home for up to $240 million, marking the beginning of a new chapter, probably as a mixed-use project.

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Trump to meet with Mexico’s president 

Donald Trump will take his first foreign trip as the Republican presidential nominee today, making a quick and unexpected visit to Mexico, a nation he has derided as the home of rapists and criminals.

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Hendricks continues surge in win over Pirates

After watching Kyle Hendricks’ latest masterpiece Tuesday night, manager Joe Maddon compared his recent pitching to that of Jake Arrieta’s 2015 National League Cy Young Award-winning season.

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