This Week’s Biggest Gainers
The Tinley Park swimmer nabbed a silver medal in the 100-meter butterfly at the Olympic Games in Bejing.
The Lake Forest swimmer took a silver medal in the 100-meter backstroke at the Olympic Games in Bejing.
The Chicago comedian passed away far too young at 50, and garnered glowing praise in the press from critics, fans and friends.
Despite a Zambrano shellacking and outfielder Kosuke Fukudome’s continuing lack of production, the Cubs skipper guided his team to a weekend series victory over the division-rival Cardinals.
Forbes reported Chicago as the fifth hardest-drinking city in America. Be proud, fellow drinkers, be proud.
This Week’s Biggest Losers
The First Deputy Aviation Commissioner resigned after it was reported he used his clout to influence ComEd to restore power in his home after last week’s torrential storm.
The Bears first-round draft pick underwent back surgery and will most likely miss the entire football season.
The Chicago rapper was arrested in New York on gun and dope charges.
The Sox starting-pitcher ruptured his Achilles tendon and will miss the remainder of the baseball season.
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The Chicago Police Sergeant was fired for having sex in his office, with another officer’s wife, no less.