Illinois Democrats Won't Change Funding BillThe plan includes $1.9 billion collected in motor fuel tax for cities, wireless phone tax for 911 services and lottery dollars to pay winners. Rauner and Democrats have feuded over a spending plan since the fiscal year began July 1.
What A Week: Birthday, Wedding, Lottery WinA couple from the west suburbs had a really big week last week: they celebrated a birthday, their wedding day, and $500,000 in Lottery winnings.
Lotto Jackpot Split Between 9 WinnersSaturday night was a lucky one for nine people throughout Illinois, each of whom matched all six numbers drawn in the Lotto and who will share the $3.75 million jackpot.
Downstate Couple Comes Forward As Mega Millions WinnersShe giggled for four hours. That's what an Illinois woman did, after her husband told her they won a share of the record $656 million Mega Millions jackpot.