Lottery Winner

Jesus Davila with his ceremonial check. (Credit: Illinois Lottery)

Retired Naperville Man Steps Forward To Claim Largest Jackpot In Illinois History

A Naperville man has officially claimed the largest prize in Illinois Lottery history, reports WBBM’s Lisa Fielding.


Urooj Khan. (Credit: Illinois Lottery)

Fatally Poisoned Lottery Winner’s Daughter, Wife Divvy Up His Estate

The widow and daughter of a West Rogers Park man who died from cyanide poisoning after winning a $1 million lottery jackpot have reached an agreement on how to divide his estate.


Urooj Khan. (Credit: Illinois Lottery)

Autopsy Finds Nothing New In Poisoned Lottery Winner’s Death

The Cook County Medical Examiner announced Friday that an autopsy of a poisoned lottery winner shed no new light on how cyanide got into his system.


Urooj Khan. (Credit: Illinois Lottery)

Body Of Lottery Winner Reinterred At Cemetery

The remains of Urooj Khan were reinterred Monday following an autopsy of the North Side man who died from cyanide poisoning after winning a $1 million lottery jackpot.


Urooj Khan. (Credit: Illinois Lottery)

Poisoned Lottery Winner’s Body Exhumed For Autopsy

An autopsy was conducted Friday on the body of a lottery winner who died from cyanide poisoning last year, after his body was exhumed for further testing, but the results of those tests won’t be completed for a few weeks.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2013

Urooj Khan. (Credit: Illinois Lottery)

Judge OKs Exhumation Of Poisoned Lottery Winner’s Body

A Cook County judge has given authorities permission to exhume the body of a man who died from cyanide poisoning last July, less than a month after winning a $1 million jackpot in an instant Lottery game.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2013

Urooj Khan. (Credit: Illinois Lottery)

New Twist In Death Of Lottery Winner

A new twist in the death of a million dollar lottery winner.


Illinois Lottery (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

3-Time Lottery Winner Would Share Her Secrets, If There Were Any

Southwest of Chicago, a three-time lottery winner says she would share her system – if there were one.

WBBM Newsradio–09/19/2012

Mega Millions Lottery Tickets (Credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Lottery Winner To Retire From Manicure Business

A change of lifestyle is ahead for Rose Juarez of west suburban Schiller Park, now that she has won $1 million in the new $2 Powerball drawing.

WBBM Newsradio–02/27/2012

A Customer Fills Out Choices For An Illinois Lottery Ticket Purchase. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Lottery Winner To Get $500 A Week For Life

One of Illinois’ newest lottery winners was presented with an oversized check for her winnings Monday, amounting to $500 a week for life.

WBBM Newsradio–07/18/2011