Statistics tell us what we already know: This was been the wettest spring in recent memory. It has rained 19 of the last 27 days. (Tribune)

Rev. Michael Pfleger, the outspoken pastor at St. Sabina Church on the south side, has been suspended, outraging parishioners. (Tribune)

Elmer Hauldren, aka The Empire Carpet Guy, died yesterday at 89. (Sun-Times)