When The Homeless Swarm This Shelter, A 'Lottery' Determines Who Gets To StayThe colder it gets the more traffic there is at the South Side location, which can only accommodate 24. CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports.
Illinois Lottery Ticket Sales Plunge Amid Payout DelayData obtained by The Associated Press through a public information request show that gross sales in October were the lowest yet in 2015. Sales include instant and Powerball tickets.
Woman Who Won Cubs Lottery: 'I Feel Like I've Won The Golden Ticket, Like Willie Wonka'The best part: She gets four tickets at face value! More than a million fans threw their hat into the ring for the chance to buy NLCS tickets at Wrigley Field.
Want Cubs Tickets? Get Really Lucky, Or Break Open A Giant Piggy BankA relative few have a chance at playoff tickets through an online process. The rest of us must shell out big money.
Will New Digital System For Illinois Lottery Be Trustworthy?CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports on computers taking the place of those cute little ping pong balls.
Jackpot Winners Suing Illinois Lottery As State Budget Impasse Blocks PaymentsBig jackpot winners are suing the Illinois Lottery - because they haven't seen a penny of their prize money since there is no state budget yet.
Congressman Foster Holding Lottery For Tickets To Pope's Visit To Capitol HillU.S. Rep. Bill Foster says he is deluged with requests for tickets to see Pope Francis when the pontiff addresses Congress next month.
Electrician Buys $2 Million Lottery Ticket While Running ErrandsEarlier this month, Chase Knapp bought a scratch off ticket while out getting pet food and quarters for his fiancée.
Area Retiree Loses $80,000 From Lottery ScamLee Williams, 73, used to be a commodity broker. After retirement, he was in a car crash and spent seven months in the hospital. When he got out he was out of money. That's when the phone calls started.
72-Year-Old Man Realizes He Won $200K Lotto A Month Later, Will Spend Money On His WeddingA 72-year-old man who purchased a winning $200,000 Lucky Day Lotto ticket didn’t realize he had won until a month later.
Lottery Ticket Worth $450,000 Sold In West SuburbsThe winner, who has not yet come forward, bought the ticket at Convenient Food Mart, 8290 S. Janes Ave. in Woodridge, and matched all five numbers — 01-06-07-15-27, according to a statement from the Illinois Lottery.
Chicago Marathon Opens Lottery For Entries To 2015 RaceMarathon officials said the lottery opened Tuesday and will close at 12 p.m. April 21. This is the second year the Chicago Marathon is using a lottery for entries to the 26.2 mile-long race on Oct. 11.
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