This Week’s Biggest Gainers:
Chicago Police Department
Judge Joan Lefkow denied aldermen the list of policemen most accused of brutality.
Jeff Cox, Juan Nieves
The two were anointed as the newest members of the White Sox coaching staff, as third-base coach and bullpen coach, respectively.
The theater led all Jeff Award recipients with six wins, including the award for Production-Play, for Tracy Letts’ “August: Osage County.”
Porchlight Music Theatre Chicago
The company led all Jeff Award recipients in the musical categories with five awards, including four for “Ragtime: The Musical.”
Despite the team’s loss, the Bears rookie tight end earned praise for his touchdown reception.
This Week’s Biggest Losers:
The Morton Grove woman was found guilty of three counts of reckless homicide that resulted in the death of Chicago musicians Michael Dahlquist, Doug Meis and John Glick.
The convicted former governor was denied a new trial by the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
After a week of being slammed by sportswriters and jocks for being “short” with the media, the Bears suffered an embarrassing loss to the Lions and the linebacker then announced he has a severe, unidentified-as-of-yet back injury.
Four interceptions, including three in the end zone? We’d do better with Rex!
With a 3-5 record at the mid-season bye week—and the Green Bay Packers steamrolling to a division title—it may be time to call it a season.