Dems Say Rauner Trying To Buy Votes With $1M Pledge To South Side Credit UnionRepublican Bruce Rauner, who's been courting black voters as he tries to unseat Democratic incumbent Pat Quinn, made the promise during a meeting this week with more than 60 members of an African-American economic development group.
Couple: We Won $1M Mega Millions Prize; 'A Good Gift For Christmas'Twenty Mega Millions players matched five out of six numbers in Tuesday night's drawing, and won a $1 million prize, and one of those tickets was sold in Chicago.
BGA Questions Spending Meant For Congressman Rush's Tech CenterAn investigation by the Better Government Association has raised questions about a technology center launched by Congressman Bobby Rush more than a decade ago.
CeaseFire Shutting Down 2 Offices As City Funding Dries UpFormer CeaseFire director Tio Hardiman claimed, over the year the group received funding from the city, murders were down 100 percent in two police beats in Woodlawn.
$1M Powerball Prize Winner Bought Ticket In Round LakeNone of the three big winners in the $448 million Powerball jackpot were from the Chicago area, but there was at least one big prize in the far northern suburbs.
Lottery Winner Dead Of Cyanide PoisoningInvestigators 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.
Highland Man Wins $1 Million Powerball PrizeA 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.
2 Teens Charged In Series Of Barn FiresThe blazes caused a total of about $1 million in damage, McHenry County sheriff’s police said.
Cop Who Stole From Union Gets 12 YearsThe 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.
Former Cop Pleads Guilty To Embezzling $1M From UnionThe 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.
Northbrook Man Wins $1 Million In Discover Card ContestImagine getting off your morning train to work, only to find out you've suddenly become a millionaire.
Lombard Co-Workers Win $1 Million In PowerballA group of co-workers is $1 million richer after buying a Powerball ticket at a 7-Eleven in Lombard.