Chicago Tribune Daywatch
December 6, 2016 View email in browser

Top Chicago boxer slain on West Side: ‘He was going to be champion of the world’

The weekend death of unbeaten Chicago welterweight boxer Ed Brown after being shot in the head haunts his veteran manager, who lamented, “He was going to be champion of the world, and we all knew it.”

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Lucky Strike bowling alley, music venue headed to Wrigleyville development

Baseball, burgers and bowling? Developers behind a mixed-use development that’s being built across the street from Wrigley Field are hoping Chicagoans will like the mix.

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Lawyers argue honest mistakes versus lies in police perjury trial

Were they honest mistakes? Or were they lies? The perjury trial of a trio of Chicagoland police officers that began Monday hinges on that question.

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Where are Chicagoans spending money online this holiday season?

Slice Intelligence looked at what consumers in the 20 largest U.S. metropolitan areas spent their online dollars on between Nov. 1 and Nov. 30. Here’s what they found in Chicago.

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White Sox talks on trading Chris Sale to Nationals reportedly heat up

Reports have linked the Nationals to discussions of Chris Sale. Their deep prospect base includes right-hander Lucas Giolito and outfielder Victor Robles.

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Cubs raise season ticket prices 19.5 percent

After waiting a lifetime for a championship team, Cubs fans will discover the price of success as the average price of Cubs season tickets will rise 19.5% in 2017.

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Gov. Rauner’s Republicans add four more Democrats to ‘Boss Madigan’ list

Gov. Rauner’s Republican Party continued to stoke its newest attack campaign against Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan as the two are set to meet again for talks on the state’s budget situation.

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Yes, there can be a black Santa. (And Amy Schumer can be Barbie.)

If we don’t want our fictional icons to look more like the real America, what does that say about the real America?

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