This Week’s Biggest Gainers
1 Ricketts Family
The Cubs new owners announced plans for Wrigley Field’s much-needed renovations as their honeymoon continued with the fans.
2 Pat Quinn
The governor was applauded for signing legislation pertaining to cemetery oversight in an effort to prevent another Burr Oak scandal.
3 University of Chicago
It was reported that undergraduate applications to the prestigious university have hit a record high.
4 Mike Tice
The NFL coach who at one time attempted to scalp his own Super Bowl tickets was hired by the Bears as offensive line coach.
5 Baby the Cat
The 13-year-old Tabby alerted its family to a house fire in the middle of the night…then went missing. Come home!
This Week’s Biggest Losers
1 Fernando Cooper
The Hazel Crest man was charged with biting off a policeman’s nipple in an altercation outside Gibson’s.
2 Mayor Daley
Had to remove Chicago from World Cup bidding, citing the economy; plus, Harrison Ford took a swipe at him regarding Meigs Field.
3 Milton Bradley
The maligned ex-Cub outfielder is being sued by his Chicago landlord.
4 Mahab Hassan
The Chicago man was charged with starting the January 14 apartment fire in Rogers Park that killed one man and injured a handful of others.
5 Charles Flowers
The Cook County School Chief was charged with squirreling away nearly $400,000 of public money.