Investigators have been trying to determine how a 46-year-old man who won $1 million on an instant lottery game last summer ended up dying from cyanide poisoning.
A Highland man plans to help his mother, start a college fund for his daughter and take his girlfriend to Red Lobster after winning $1 million in last night’s historic $587.5 million Powerball drawing.
The blazes caused a total of about $1 million in damage, McHenry County sheriff’s police said.
The former head of the Chicago Police Sergeants Association was sentenced Tuesday to 12 years in prison for stealing more than $1 million from the union to fund a lavish lifestyle that prosecutors said included gambling trips, steak dinners and a down payment on a home, the Sun-Times is reporting.
The former president of the Chicago police sergeants’ union has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $1 million in union dues to pay for a lavish lifestyle, including a house in the Edgebrook neighborhood.
Imagine getting off your morning train to work, only to find out you’ve suddenly become a millionaire.
A group of co-workers is $1 million richer after buying a Powerball ticket at a 7-Eleven in Lombard.
Saturday night’s $70 million Powerball jackpot went to a player in New York state, but someone who bought their ticket on the South Side came out pretty well, though.
The inspector general of the Chicago Public Schools has issued a devastating report on financial and other abuses in the public school system.
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- Mystery Substance Prompts Closure Of Indiana BeachSwimmers have been ordered out of Lake Michigan at Porter Beach because of a substance in the water. WBBM's Nancy Harty has more.216
- Man Dies After His Head Is Impaled On Fence During FightA man was murdered Sunday night by someone who struck him in the head, causing him to become impaled on a wrought iron fence in the South Side Burnside neighborhood.319
- Indiana Woman Who Received Death Sentence At 16 Released From PrisonThe first taste of freedom in 27 years, that's what a 43-year-old woman from Gary, Indiana is enjoying tonight, after going to prison for murder. Roseanne Tellez reports, she has an unlikely supporter as she starts her new life: her victim's grandson.263
- Chief Keef Pleads Guilty To Speeding, Faces Second Paternity SuitChicago rapper Chief Keef was served Monday in a second paternity lawsuit as he appeared in a Cook County courtroom to plead guilty to a speeding violation, the Sun-Times is reporting.257
- Four Contract E Coli After Eating At Lombard RestaurantFour people contracted E. coli after eating at a west suburban restaurant, which has since been closed, DuPage County health officials said.322
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