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Score Cheap Hotel Rooms By Letting Hotels Fight Over You

Hotels now want to treat you like a storage unit full of crappy furniture — they bid on YOU!

03/27/2014

Former infomercial pitchman and author Kevin Trudeau. (Photo by Bryan Haraway/International Pool Tour via Getty Images)

Infomercial King Kevin Trudeau’s Possessions To Be Auctioned

Even in prison, convicted fraudster and TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau has something to sell.

02/28/2014

City Hall

City Of Chicago Online Auction

The city of Chicago puts surplus property up for auction. For some of the latest items, click here.

12/27/2013

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

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CTA Auctioning Off Bus Stop Signs, Rail Ties And Even Two Entire ‘L’ Train Cars

If you have the cash to outbid the competition, you can soon purchase your very own Chicago L train. No word yet on whether it comes with angry passengers complaining about Ventra.

12/12/2013

U.S. Olympic champion Jesse Owens powers his way at the start of the 200m event, that he won during the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin, where he captured four gold medals. (Photo credit CORR/AFP/Getty Images)

One Of Jesse Owens’ 1936 Gold Medals For Sale At Auction

With two more days to go, the online bidding has risen to more than $330,000, as of Thursday morning, for one of four medals Jesse Owens won at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

12/05/2013

Michael Jordan Mansion

Auction Of Jordan Mansion Postponed To Dec. 16

The auction was scheduled to take place Friday will now be held Dec. 16 because the interest was stronger than anticipated and some bidders asked for more time to visit the property.

11/22/2013

Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen of the Chicago Bulls celebrate after winning game five of the 1997 NBA Finals against the Utah Jazz. (Photo by Andy Hayt/NBAE/Getty Images)

Jordan’s Shoes From ‘Flu Game’ Being Auctioned Off

The shoes Michael Jordan wore in the famous “Flu Game” against the Jazz in the 1997 NBA Finals are being auctioned off.

11/14/2013

Among the items up for bid is this autographed TV Guide portrait. (Credit: Kaminsky Auctions)

Oprah Winfrey Auctions Some Of Her Things

Saturday is your day if you want to own a piece of Oprah Winfrey.

11/01/2013

A carousel from Kiddieland Amusement Park. (Credit: Donley Auction Services.)

Carousel From Kiddieland Goes Up For Auction

If you have cherished memories from the now-shuttered Kiddieland in Melrose Park, now’s your chance to own a piece of it, if your pockets are deep enough.

10/21/2013

Michael Jordan Mansion

Michael Jordan To Sell Highland Park Home At Auction

After trying unsuccessfully to sell his Highland Park estate, basketball superstar Michael Jordan has decided to put the house up for auction.

10/18/2013

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Feds Cancel Auction Of Jesse Jackson Jr. Assets

The auction of Jesse Jackson Jr.’s forfeited assets was canceled on Friday by the U.S. Marshals Service after concerns about the authenticity of at least one item up for bid.

09/20/2013

Jesse Jackson Jr., left; Sandi Jackson (Getty Images)

Feds Begin Auctioning Off Jacksons’ Illegally Bought Possessions

The bidding is underway for a dozen items that former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife bought illegally with campaign money.

09/17/2013

Feds To Auction Jackson Jr. Collection, Including Michael Jackson, Bruce Lee Mementos

The U.S. Marshals Service is selling 13 items from the Jesse Jackson, Jr., fraud conspiracy case via an online auction.

09/16/2013

Andrew Shaw.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Harry Caray’s CEO Buys Andrew Shaw’s Stanley Cup Stitches

The stitches used to patch an ugly gash in Andrew Shaw’s face the night the Blackhawks clinched the 2013 Stanley Cup have netted $6,500 at auction, with the money going to charity.

08/26/2013

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Fantasy Football Draft Day: Snake Or Auction Format?

The auction draft format has begun to emerge as a commonplace format, replacing the snake draft in ever-increasing numbers. Which is the best format for you, and your league?

08/23/2013

The Mickley-Hawn-Queller Class I Original 1804 Dollar, known as the "King of Coins." (Credit: Heritage Auctions)

Rare Silver Dollar Sells For $3.8M At Auction In Rosemont

The coin, which is dated 1804 and still in mint condition, was actually made in 1834 or 1835, said Greg Rohan, president of Heritage Auctions of Dallas, which conducted the auction.

08/10/2013

Hidden in a Virginia closet for 41 years after its owners were mistakenly told it was a fake, this authentic 1913 Liberty Head nickel is one of only five known and sold for over $3.1 million in an auction conducted by Heritage Auctions in the Chicago suburb of Schaumburg, Illinois on April 25, 2013. (Heritage Auctions)

Rare Nickel Goes For $3.1 Million At Schaumburg Auction

The winning bidders were identified as Jeff Garrett of Lexington, Ky. and Larry Lee of Panama City, Fla., who partnered in the purchase, according to a news release.

04/25/2013

A thief who doesn't pay for items she's bid on hit Star Light Auctions in Portage, Ind. (CBS)

Auction Items Going Once, Going Twice In Series Of Thefts

There’s a multi-state manhunt for a woman accused of visiting local auctions, winning bids and then taking off with them without paying.

04/22/2013

Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. leaves the federal courthouse in Washington, D.C., after pleading guilty to misusing $750,000 in campaign funds on personal purchases. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Jesse Jackson Jr. Items Could Be Auctioned Off

You could have a chance to buy the items Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife Sandi illegally purchased with campaign contributions, but you’ll have to be patient.

03/03/2013

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