This Week’s Biggest Gainers
Sweet Lou led his Cubs to a four-game sweep of division rival Milwaukee Brewers, giving the team a commanding lead in the NL Central.
The Bulls forward signed a six-year deal with the team worth more than seventy million dollars.
The University of Illinois physics professor reportedly assisted law enforcement in busting up a bogus diploma ring.
Ken Griffey, Jr.
The brand-new Chicagoan and future hall-of-fame baseball player was traded from the lowly Cincinnati Reds to one of our city’s contenders, the White Sox.
Cubs Fans Everywhere
Numerous media sources named maverick billionaire Mark Cuban as the front-runner of potential Cubs buyers; even NBA commissioner David Stern offered his endorsement.
This Week’s Biggest Losers
Following a loss in a game that included a full-on brawl and several ejections, the Sox skipper watched his team slip from first place.
The Aurora man was charged with the 1981 murder of Cheryl Lynn Hall, with the help from DNA lifted from utensils he used at a Chili’s restaurant.
Danield John Collins
The Muncie, Indiana man was sentenced to eighteen months in prison after forcing his 7-year-old daughter to stab the family’s cat to death.
Da Mare took heat after he postponed the release of the 2009 preliminary budget, perhaps indicating just how bad a situation the city is in.
Alan Cox, Jim Lynam
The Q101 morning radio jocks had their low-rated “Morning Fix” program pulled from the air.