| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:10 AM
The Florida Lotto yielded one single jackpot winner Saturday night, with a payout of $12 million.
The numbers were 12-16-23-33-46-50 and the ticket was sold at 7-Eleven, 4741 NW 79th Avenue in Miami. It was a quick pick.
It is only the third winning...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 8:30 AM
The fifth season of MTV's "Teen Wolf" will receive $11.5 million in tax credits, the highest of the 26 new allocations from California's Film and Television Tax Credit program for the 2014-15 fiscal year.
With $77.6 million, "Teen Wolf" and 11 other...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 4:47 PM
A Fantasy 5 lottery ticket was sold at Gardenia Market & Deli in La Crescenta, earning one man $286,539.
Adam Shahinian, who buys coffee and soda from the store regularly, drove to the store after hearing about the winning ticket's location. The store's...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 12:39 PM
Members of the Los Angeles Civil Service Commission voted unanimously Thursday to approve an overhaul of the rules for hiring city firefighters, restarting a recruitment effort halted in March amid concerns about nepotism and mismanagement.
In a bid...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 1:57 PM
The lottery lady is staying on WGN-Ch. 9, at least for another year.
After flirting with digital alternatives, the Illinois Lottery has agreed to a discounted one-year deal to keep the live drawings on the Tribune Co. station, its television home...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 7:11 PM
A second-tier winning lottery ticket, valued at $1 million, was sold in Cecil County prior to Saturday's drawing.
The ticket was purchased at the Happy 40 Liquors at 600 E. Pulaski Hwy. in Elkton. The ticket was one of four secondary winners, where five...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Maryland is joining 33 other lotteries in a multistate association that will give players access to new games, including one being introduced in the fall that could award several million-dollar prizes at one time.
Stephen Martino, director of the...
| May 31, 2014
A frequent lottery player who says she "had a dream about winning" cashed her $47 million ticket Friday.
Germana Sodre, 47, of Hollywood, claimed the Florida Lotto jackpot from the drawing held on May 21. She chose to receive her winnings as a lump-...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Parents in the St. Charles school district will now be allowed to apply for a transfer for their children from their neighborhood school to a different elementary school in the district.
The District 303 School Board voted 5-2, with board members Steven...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Naperville residents and businesses who want to test software to monitor their electric usage can enter a lottery for one of 60 spots in the trial.
The city is seeking 50 residential customers and 10 commercial customers to test and evaluate the ePortal...
| Jun 1, 2014
Q: I was looking at realty listings in my area and noticed someone is selling a house with a free car. I'd never heard of that tactic before, and it struck me as an extravagant incentive.
A: What's that old expression, "Whatever floats your boat"? In...