This Week’s Biggest Gainers
1 Mayor Daley
The mayor got his Copenhagen wish—President Obama will be in attendance.
2 Barack Obama
His attendance plan for Copenhagen has divided Chicagoans, but he’s received considerable support for his healthcare-reform plans in the last week, notably from former President Clinton.
3 Lovie Smith
The Bears coach notched a tough win on the road against the Seattle Seahawks.
4 Jay Cutler
Played another solid game against the Seahawks which included a game-winning touchdown pass with less than two minutes left.
5 Johnny Knox
The Bears young receiver continued his growth in the organization, grabbing another touchdown pass against the Seahawks.
This Week’s Biggest Losers
1 Eugene Bailey, Silvonus Shannon, Eugene Riley, Eric Carson
The four teens were charged with the beating murder of Christian Fenger Academy High School student Derrion Albert.
2 Milton Bradley
The shamed Cubs outfielder took even more criticism when his mother came to his defense in the media and his apology to Cubs fans seemed short of genuine.
3 Pablo Salgado
The Northwest Side McDonald’s worker was arrested for allegedly performing a sex act in front of an 8-year-old girl.
4 Quincy Forrester
The Aurora man was accused of breaking into several apartments in the night and fondling the residents while they slept.
5 Michael Finton
The Decatur man was arrested for allegedly plotting to bomb the federal building in Springfield.