This Week’s Biggest Gainers
1 Juan Johnson
The Chicago man was awarded $21 million in compensatory damages following his 1989 wrongful conviction and 2004 acquittal of murder, the largest settlement of its kind in Chicago history.
2 Mohammed A. Sekhani
The Gibsons waiter, after serving Johnny Depp and his party of fifteen following the “Public Enemies” opening, received a $4,000 tip.
3 Studs Terkel
It was announced that our Studs will be posthumously inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame.
4 Cameron Davis
Was named by President Obama as the nation’s “Great Lakes Czar.”
5 Patrick Kane
The Blackhawks youngster was pegged as the cover boy for EA Sports NHL 2010 video game.
This Week’s Biggest Losers
1 Christopher Kelly
Rod Blagojevich’s friend and former adviser received thirty-seven months in prison in a tax fraud case.
2 Carl Sain
The Chicago policeman was arrested and charged with aggravated battery and assault after he allegedly beat Waukegan Police Chief Artis Yancey after he caught Yancey in his estranged wife’s house.
3 Mayor Daley
Recent FBI crime statistics revealed that Chicago has four of the top twenty-five most dangerous neighborhoods in the country, the only city to have more than two on the list.
4 Michael Pace
The Chicago teen pleaded guilty to the 2007 murder of another teen aboard the CTA.
5 Barack Obama
The President took a little bit of heat from PETA after footage was leaked of him swatting and killing a fly. C’mon now…really?