This Week’s Biggest Gainers
The tragically killed Chicago police officer was revered in the press and honored by the city at his memorial service.
The Cubs skipper saw a team-record seven members of his club earn spots on the National League all-star team.
The Sox skipper saw two players on his club earn spots on the American League all-star team.
The president of the Blackhawks successfully lobbied the NHL and earned the team an outdoor New Year’s Day game against the rival Red Wings at Wrigley Field.
The former FOX news anchor was signed by WGN and is set to co-host the 5:30pm news program.
This Week’s Biggest Losers
It was reported that Chicago’s murder rate is up thirteen percent from one year ago—the downtown Independence Day Eve fireworks shooting didn’t help—and, on top of that, O’Hare’s the worst airport in the country as far as flight delays go.
The Chicago woman was charged with the first-degree murder of Chicago policeman Richard Francis.
The newly minted Bulls guard had a lackluster performance in his NBA summer league debut, prompting criticism from sports jocks and fans.
Due to the city’s recent indoor smoking ban and a complaint from a theatergoer, the production of “Jersey Boys” was forced to eliminate the cigarettes from the show.
The Cubs general manager took heat after division rival Milwaukee Brewers signed sought-after ace pitcher C.C. Sabathia.