This Week’s Biggest Gainers
Republic Windows & Doors Employees
The laid-off workers at the Chicago factory staged a sit-in—still ongoing, as of press time—protesting their dismissal and earned national news coverage and support from big wig politicos, including Jesse Jackson and, bingo, President-elect Obama.
So the Bears beat the Jaguars handily over the weekend…now what?
The beloved former Cub and baseball great announced his retirement to countless tributes and widespread “first-ballot-Hall-of-Famer” speak.
The infamous former Chicago policeman received a boost when the Fraternal Order of Police voted to pay his legal fees for his impending torture trial.
GQ named Chicago the “City of the Year.” Hooray!
This Week’s Biggest Losers
Blago and chief of staff John Harris were arrested on federal corruption charges.
The whole world’s going to Zell—the Chicago Tribune filed for Chapter 11.
The Bulls rookie guard took multiple stitches in his arm after he accidentally cut himself while slicing an apple.
The Chicago City Council approved Da Mare’s plan to lease parking meters to a private company, which will result in increased rates of up to four hundred percent.
The much-loved former Cubs third baseman—and current radio color commentator—missed yet again during this year’s Hall of Fame voting.