| Apr 20, 2015
| 4:02 PM
Someone who stopped at a Richton Park gas station and picked up a Lucky Day Lotto ticket for Saturday night's drawing is the owner of a ticket worth $450,000, according to the Illinois Lottery.
A winning Quick Pick ticket was bought at Jams BP, 4769...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 12:16 PM
A Texas businessman accused of helping a lottery security official to try to claim a rigged $14 million jackpot is out of jail while he fights extradition to Iowa.
Robert Rhodes, 46, of Sugar Land, Texas, left a county jail after posting bond April 9,...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 5:50 PM
Lady Luck was running alongside someone in a Marathon.
A Marathon gas station, that is.
A patron at a gas station in Crestwood recently bought a winning Lucky Day Lotto ticket that with Tuesday night's drawing became worth $650,000, the Illinois...
| Apr 4, 2015
| 6:00 PM
Times reporter Broderick Turner ranks the 30 teams. Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games:
1. GOLDEN STATE: Last regular-season motivational carrot left is to get best record to secure home court in playoffs. (1)
| Mar 23, 2015
| 4:06 AM
Orange County deputies are searching for the four people who beat up a man and fired shots into his vehicle during a robbery attempt Sunday at a Food Lotto near the Mall at Millenia.
The victim, who hasn't been identified, was treated at the scene by...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 4:32 PM
It may not be enough money to live financially worry-free for the rest of your life, but winning $100,000 makes life a whole lot easier.
Skokie resident Said Jusic knows that now after he won the six-figure prize in the Lucky Day Lotto Quick Pick...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 4:19 PM
A man recently released from prison after serving 11 years was arrested Tuesday in connection with three armed robberies in Orange County, officials said.
Alvin Slaughter, 31, is the man allegedly behind three armed robberies in Orange County —...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 1:17 PM
Plenty of people hope family birthdates will prove to be lucky lottery numbers.
For Steven Garbacik, the strategy actually worked.
Garbacik, of Orland Park, won $850,000 in the Dec. 22 Lucky Day Lotto midday drawing, according to a statement from the...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 12:10 PM
A Chicago Loop store has sold a winning Quick Pick lottery ticket worth $16,250,000.
The winning Quick Pick lotto ticket matched all six numbers -- 07, 19, 22, 47, 48, 49 -- in Thursday's Illinois Lottery drawing.
The winner has yet to come forward to...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 1:35 PM
An observant Orange County convenience-store clerk helped locate a missing 89-year-old retiree, thanks to a new program that posts Silver Alerts on lottery terminals in Florida.
John Happy of Polk County was the first person found under the...
| 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.