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What The Hell Happened This Weekend? 10 Stories You Might Have Missed

By Jon Graef in News on May 19, 2014 2:30PM

  • Our weekend theater pick was a documentary about Chicago Tribune rock critic and Sound Opinions co-host Greg Kot.
  • The Center for Disease Control said in a press release that an Illinois man was the third recorded case of the potentially fatal MERS virus -- that's Middle East Respiratory Syndrome -- in the United States.
  • 19 people were shot, and two people were killed, in shootings across Chicago beginning Friday night and into Sunday morning.
  • The dream of the '90s is now a nightmare, thanks to Cards Against Humanity's new '90s-themed expansion pack.
  • Carl Kasell's last 'Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me' episode aired this weekend. President Obama taped a goodbye message.
  • The Blackhawks-Kings Western Conference Finals rematch should be an exciting series. Prediction: Blackhawks in seven.
  • Maria's Packaged Goods hosts a free Korean-Polish BBQ and Founder's Brewing Tasting on Monday, May 19. Cue salivating.
  • There's another story of someone in Orland Park trying to stiff a cab driver. (And not in the fun way.)
  • You can now check out this robot from Chicago Public Libraries.
  • New Open City site lets you know when sewage is being dumped into the Chicago River.