| Jan 7, 2015
| 1:15 PM
One of 2015's first $1 million winners of the Illinois Lottery bought the ticket in Niles.
As of Jan. 6, the winner had not shown up to claim the prize, officials said. According to the lottery spokesman Mike Lang, the winner has one year to claim it...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 11:08 PM
Blast starts fast, beats Silver Knights, 12-4
The visiting Blast scored five goals in the first quarter and used a strong defensive effort to beat the Syracuse Silver Knights, 12-4, on Friday night and remain undefeated in the Major Arena...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 12:21 PM
NEWPORT NEWS – A person who purchased his or her $100,000 Cash 5 ticket from Luckies convenience store at 6210 Chestnut Ave., in Newport News has won the lottery, said Virginia Lottery spokesman John Hagerty.
The winner has 180 days from Saturday&...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 10:00 PM
The ballot positions for Buffalo Grove village president and the Village Board candidates have been set after a lottery was held Dec. 29.
In the village president race, Beverly Sussman will be listed above Jeff Braiman.
Six men are running for three...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 9:04 AM
Thousands of Spaniards including humble restaurant workers and care home residents celebrated wins in the world's biggest lottery draw on Monday, scooping up shares in over 2.2 billion euros ($2.7 billion) in prizes doled out across the country.
| Dec 22, 2014
| 6:49 PM
The newly elected member of Congress arrived in the nation's capital after a red-eye flight from LAX in a government-assigned cheap seat next to the bathroom.
Sleep-deprived, Norma J. Torres busied herself during the taxi ride downtown by answering...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 2:26 PM
On the seventh day of Tribune Autos dream car wish list, we introduce the heavy, Mike Kellams, associate managing editor/business. Kellams knows what he wants in a car and it better have unparalleled power.
What is your dream car?
Ferrari LaFerrari ...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 11:55 AM
Glenview resident Rosalyn Aranda is another Illinois Lottery millionaire.
On Dec. 18, she was given an oversized check for $4 million at Citgo Food Shop, 1533 North Waukegan Road, Glenview, where a friend had earlier purchased the winning ticket for...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 7:48 AM
Just in time for Listmas season, we gathered some car-loving Tribune staffers to compile their dream car wish list. Several Tribuneers have ditched car ownership outright in favor of car-sharing services, and some of us drive Subaru Foresters, Nissan...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 4:47 AM
The first new multistate lottery game in a dozen years offered three ways to win, touted a $25 million jackpot and attempted to capitalize on the popularity of the Monopoly board game brand.
After 10 drawings, it's game over.
| Dec 27, 2014
| 5:32 AM
Mike Wittkowski is no longer famous, and he's just fine with that.
In 1984, he was a 28-year-old North Side bachelor dreaming of hitting it big — just like everybody else — in a relatively new Illinois Lotto game that was building to a $40...