| Jan 24, 2014
I'm ticked off with person who walked right in front of me when I had the right of way in the parking lot.
I'm ticked off that such a small percent of lottery sales actually goes to grades K-12, contrary to what we are being told, which then forces...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 1:12 PM
If rich and famous people didn’t misbehave, the whole gossip industry — with all of its dependent paparazzi, reporters, bloggers and the rest of the support menagerie — wouldn’t exist.
It would be a tragedy, not just for...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:04 AM
Someone walked into a Des Plaines convenience store last year and bought an Illinois Lottery ticket worth $162,500.
That person has until Feb. 21 to claim the cash or lose it forever, lottery officials said.
The winning Lucky Day Lotto ticket was sold...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 7:12 AM
Well, maybe this is the year for a slew of lottery wins in South Florida. We're off to quite a hot streak.
Sonya Ramsey, 45, of Lauderhill, claimed a $500,000 prize in the $5 Monopoly Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee,...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 7:55 PM
The Fhardos have been waiting for subsidized housing assistance in Glendale for 13 years and, after attending an affordable housing informational meeting hosted by the city Monday night, the elderly couple said they felt more in the know, but frustrated...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 11:49 AM
A 73-year-old Burbank woman was reportedly swindled out of $1,000 in a lottery scam in which a man promised her a cut of his winnings if she would claim the money for him, police said.
A man and woman approached the victim at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 6:05 AM
Call him Good Guy Patrick Sharp.
When unsuspecting fans left video messages for Blackhawks players heading to the Olympics, they thought their only thank you was a pre-recorded message from Patrick Sharp.
As they found out and you can see in the...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 9:05 AM
A winning second-tier $1 million ticket for Saturday night's Powerball drawing was sold at the Maryland House on I-95 in Aberdeen, according to the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency.
Late last year, the lottery adjusted its rules, which...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 1:25 PM
Two companies that unsuccessfully bid to win a casino license in Prince George's County have agreed not to challenge the decision, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency said Tuesday.
In exchange, the state will give back millions of dollars...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 3:56 PM
PLAINVILLE — Two affordable housing complexes in town, formed in the 1990s by a non-profit group that is fading as members age, are going to be supervised by the town.
The proposal, sought by the agency board in November, will require state...
| Dec 31, 2013
Every casino offers the most games possible allowable by state law; it's just that those laws are, well, a little confusing.
Just a quick tip, here: Not every casino offers the same games.
So, here we go:
If you go to a casino operated by the...