Extra Extra: Four Bulls Championship Rings Stolen

By Samantha Abernethy in News on Nov 29, 2012 12:00AM


  • Four Bulls championship rings were stolen from the home of a Bulls employee in Bronzeville. The rings are from years 1991, 1993, 1997 and 1998, and they were personally engraved. [NBC]

  • A fourth plaintiff has joined the lawsuit against a Maine West High School teacher claiming the man condoned hazing on the sports teams he coached with accusations going as far back as 2008. Rumors are now swirling that the swimming team was also hazing, in addition to the school's baseball and soccer teams. [Sun-Times]

  • Father Pfleger and other community leaders have started a petition to stop concealed carry legislation. [SignOn]

  • In the meantime, Illinois legislators are divided on the issues. [WBEZ]

  • Police are calling this man who robbed a couple of Loop banks the "Stringer Bell Bandit" after the character on The Wire. We hardly think this criminal is worthy of such a lofty title. [ABC7]

  • Khat is an exotic narcotic plant from East Africa. Authorities snagged 43 pounds of it that was intended for a Chicago cab driver. [NBC]

  • Powerball fever has gripped the nation. Tonight’s drawing is around $550 million. [ABC7]

  • This flyer from the legendary Essanay Studios tells you why your screenplay sucks. [Uptown Update]