This Week’s Biggest Gainers
The Chicago playwright won the Pulitzer Prize for drama for his “August: Osage County.”
The skipper led his White Sox to a weekend three-game sweep of the lauded division-rival Detroit Tigers.
The Cubs first-bagger started the season on fire, hitting three home runs in the first six games.
The former FOX News anchor announced he was joining the popular “Eric & Kathy” morning radio show as its newsman.
The Evanston-born actor passed away at 84 and received glowing tributes from media outlets around the world.
This Week’s Biggest Losers
Marty Himebaugh, Penny Whitlock
The two employees at a Woodstock nursing home were arrested on charges related to overdosing residents with morphine.
The star point guard—and Chicagoan—fell short as his Memphis Tigers lost to the Kansas Jayhawks in the NCAA College Basketball National Championship.
The Park Ridge native took heat when her campaign’s chief strategist stepped down after it was discovered he was meeting with the Colombian government to work on a trade pact she strongly opposes.
The truck driver was sentenced to four years in prison on eight counts of reckless homicide after he caused a tollway crash near Marengo in 2003.
Benny the Bull
The Bulls mascot was—wrongly—accused of intentionally firing t-shirts at Celtics players Kevin Garnett and James Posey during a Bulls/Celts game at the United Center.