Welcome to the Reader's news briefing for Tuesday, May 10, 2016.
Slightly warmer temperatures are the best thing about Tuesday, which will see a high of 63 and a low of 54. The downside is that rain and even a thunderstorm are expected. [AccuWeather]
The gun violence didn't stop for Mother's Day weekend as eight people were killed and 46 wounded in shootings across the city, according to police. It was the bloodiest weekend in the city since September. One man was shot and killed while sitting at his dinner table, and another was shot to death on Lake Shore Drive. There's been a drastic increase in violence in 2016, with more than 1,200 shootings so far. [Tribune] [DNAinfo Chicago]
There's a bill awaiting Governor Bruce Rauner's approval or veto that would save Chicago $843 million over five years and prevent a tax increase otherwise needed to pay for Chicago Police Department pensions. But police don't agree on which decision the governor should make: the Retired Chicago Police Association is asking him to veto it, while the Fraternal Order of Police wants him to sign the bill. [Sun-Times]
A suspect in a robbery was fatally shot by a Chicago police officer Monday morning on the southwest side. The man allegedly pointed a gun at an officer during a chase after a robbery at Byline Bank. It's the second deadly police-involved shooting in the city since last week. [Tribune]
It's a sign of summer: Lollapalooza has released the full schedule of all 170 musical acts playing during the four-day extravaganza in Grant Park. It's always tough to decide which conflicting acts to see; the choice between Ellie Goulding and LCD Soundsystem Sunday evening will be especially tough for many fans. [NBC Chicago]