This Week’s Biggest Gainers
Despite the resurfacing of the “Obama is Muslim” rumors, early voting in Chicago set records this week. We wonder who everyone was voting for.
A solid game against the Atlanta Falcons, which included a fourth-quarter scoring drive in the final seconds. So the Bears won, right? Of course not.
The Cubs picked up the 2009 contract option for the starting pitcher, despite his wholly frightening arm troubles.
The Chicago native was awarded part of the Nobel Prize in chemistry.
Chicago Bicyclists, Pedestrians, Rollerbladers and Skateboarders
Roads got a little safer when the city banned text-messaging while operating a motor vehicle.
This Week’s Biggest Losers
The Chicago man was charged with the murder of 17-year-old Kiyanna Salter.
The Bears coach watched his team gain a lead over the Atlanta Falcons with only eleven seconds remaining in the game—time with which the Falcons used to score a game-winning field goal.
It’s official, Rezko’s singing.
Took a popularity hit, to put it lightly, when he announced his plan to cut 240 jobs in an attempt to steady the city’s massive budget deficit.
Michael J. Beatz
The Joliet man was charged with a DUI and felony criminal damage after he rammed his car into his ex-girlfriend’s home when he caught sight of her new boyfriend. Real smooth, dude.