This Week’s Biggest Gainers
1 Julius Peppers
The Bears signed the elite defensive end to a six-year deal worth $91.5 million.
2 Mauro Fiore
The Columbia College graduate won the Best Cinematography Oscar for his work on “Avatar.”
3 Chester Taylor
The veteran running back signed a $12.5 million deal with the Bears to assist Matt Forte.
4 John Hughes
The late, beloved filmmaker received his own special tribute at the Oscars on Sunday.
5 Brandon Manumaleuna
The Bears signed the free-agent blocking tight end to a five-year deal, which should open up more opportunities for Greg Olsen.
This Week’s Biggest Losers
1 Jacob Nodarse, Johnny Borizov
The pair was charged with the murders of three people in Darien.
2 Lawrence J. Myers, Marion A. Comier
The two men were charged with setting a fire to a Cicero house that killed seven people.
3 John Poiner
The Chicago man—who has more than a hundred arrests in his lifetime—was arrested after allegedly attacking multiple people in a punching spree over the weekend in Wicker Park.
4 Nikema Parker, Michael Womack
The Waukegan residents were arrested after accepting a UPS package that contained more than four pounds of pot.
5 Angel Guzman
The Cubs reliever suffered a potentially career-ending injury to his shoulder.