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Michael Gonzales (Illinois Lottery)

Berwyn Man Rediscovers Old Lottery Ticket, Worth $100,000

A west suburban man had a lucky lottery ticket in his wallet for more than a month without realizing he had won $100,000.

11/27/2014

Surveillance video of a police raid on a West Side tanning salon. (Credit: Hamilton Law Office)

City Poised To Pay $150,000 To Salon Manager Cop Berated During Raid

City attorney Leslie Darling told committee members Monday videotape shows Jianqing Klyzek resisting arrest and an officer striking her after she was handcuffed. Darling said comments made by police could inflame a jury.

09/08/2014

Gavel

Two Men Accused Of Stealing $20K From Ford Heights Church

Two men are accused of stealing government loan money intended for a south suburban Ford Heights church and allegedly spending it on themselves.

03/27/2014

Cheapest Diners

Woman Tips Trio Of Waitresses $3,000 Each At Northern Illinois Restaurant

The owner of the Boone County Family Restaurant in Caledonia, Matt Nebiu, said business was slow Saturday when the customer handed checks to 25-year-old Amy Sabani, 23-year-old Sarah Seckinger and 28-year-old Amber Kariolich.

02/03/2014

CTA train (CBS file)

CTA Raises $34,000 From Online Auction

The most expensive items were two train cars. One sold for $13,000; the other for $10,000.

12/19/2013

Joe Horton (DuPage County Sheriff)

Bell Ringer Stole More Than $1,000 From Salvation Army Kettle: Prosecutors

A Chicago man stole more than $1,000 from a Salvation Army Red Kettle while working as a bell ringer in Naperville, prosecutors allege.

12/05/2013

Jesus Gonzalez-Carrera, 26, was found with drugs after a traffic stop, authorities say. (DuPage County Sheriff)

Traffic Stop Yields $500K Worth Of Drugs, Methamphetamine

A south suburban man is being held on a $1 million bond after police conducting a traffic stop in west suburban Bloomingdale turned up nearly half a million dollars’ worth of cocaine and methamphetamine Wednesday.

03/28/2013

Chicago police seized $20,000 worth of fireworks near a South Side station. (CBS)

Chicago Police Seize Fireworks Stash Valued At $20,000

The department’s bomb and arson unit will take the entire stash to an undisclosed location and destroy it.

06/29/2012

Dog Park

Orland Park, Oak Forest Compete For $100K For Dog Park

A $100,000 prize has pitted two south suburbs against each other over a new dog park.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2012

Phone

Hinsdale Church Off The Hook For $27,000 Phone Bill

A Hinsdale church will not be responsible for thousands of dollars of international calls after all.

CBS Chicago–04/03/2012

Police Shooting, Roosevelt Road

Rush Offers $10K Reward After Student Shooting

A $10,000 reward is being offered after a Rush University student was shot during a robbery attempt near campus.

01/25/2011