This Week’s Biggest Gainers:
Northern Illinois University Huskies
In the aftermath of tragedy, classes resumed.
Holy shit, the Bears re-signed Rex, to a one-year, $3 million deal.
Holy shit, the Bears extended the contract of the team’s other quarterback through 2009.
The Lemont-born screenwriter took home Oscar gold for her “Juno” script.
The chef’s Alinea took home Restaurants & Institutions magazine’s Ivy Award.
This Week’s Biggest Losers:
The cause of death for Kathleen Savio—the murder suspect’s third wife—was determined to be a homicide. Yikes.
File under “No Shit”: a judge announced that Blago is “Public Official A” in the Rezko public corruption case.
The fugitive—who fled to Canada in 1974 after he shot a CPD officer—pleaded guilty to the crime.
Ben Wallace, Joe Smith, Adrian Griffin
Though they deny guilt, a photo of Barack Obama in Muslim-looking garb made the rounds and the smoke seemed to emanate from the Clinton campaign.