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  • Richton Park man wins $450K in lottery

    Richton Park man wins $450K in lottery
    A Richton Park man who recently decided to buy a lottery ticket after being involved in a traffic crash now can afford the repairs and then some, according to the Illinois Lottery. Oscar Thomas won $450,000 in the April 18 Lucky Day Lotto evening...
  • Lotto terminals can be lifeline for lost seniors

    Lotto terminals can be lifeline for lost seniors
    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...
  • The Times' NBA rankings

    The Times' NBA rankings
    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) 2....
  • Deputies: Man hurt after robbery attempt at Food Lotto

    Deputies: Man hurt after robbery attempt at Food Lotto
    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...
  • Skokie resident wins $100,000 in state lottery

    Skokie resident wins $100,000 in state lottery
    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...
  • Deputies: Man charged with armed robberies of Del Taco, Subway, Food Lotto

    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 —...
  • Winning $16 million lotto ticket sold in Chicago

    Winning $16 million lotto ticket sold in Chicago
    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...
  • Kids' birthdates key to Orland Park man winning $850,000 in lottery

    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...
  • Live lottery drawings to remain on WGN

    Live lottery drawings to remain on WGN
    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...
  • Poor sales sink Monopoly Millionaires' Club lottery

    Poor sales sink Monopoly Millionaires' Club lottery
    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. The Monopoly...
  • First winner of big Illinois Lotto jackpot didn't let riches change him

    First winner of big Illinois Lotto jackpot didn't let riches change him
    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...