KFC Offering $11,000 If You Name Your Baby After Colonel SandersIn honor of "The Colonel," parents can enter to win a cash prize if their child is born on Sanders' birthday and shares his name.
Cubs Ask Fans To Compete To Be World Series Ring BearersThe Chicago Cubs are giving fans a chance to present World Series championship rings to players and coaches during the team’s first homestand in April.
Voting Snag Means Everyone Wins Victory Auto Wreckers' Commercial ContestThe ad featuring the line “that old car is worth money” has been running since 1985, but soon will be replaced by eight new commercials submitted to Victory Auto Wreckers’ competition on YouTube.
Victory Auto Wreckers Looking For New TV CommercialThe iconic Victory Auto Wreckers television commercial turns 30 this spring, and the company is looking to have a little fun by holding a contest for aspiring directors to film a new ad.
Meet Shedd Aquarium's Newest Star, Luna The Sea OtterMore than 10,000 votes were cast in the contest to name the rescued orphan sea otter who had been known as Pup 681.
Palatine Girl, 12, Rewarded For Healthy Recipe: Lunch With First LadyIt was a day Tess Boghossian of Palatine will never forget. She was one of 54 winners of the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge Contest, chosen for her healthier version of Lincoln's Inaugural Soup. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Chicagoland Teens Given The Chance To Perform With Rock Band ForeignerThough most of their hits were released in the late 1970s and 1980s, Foreigner still maintains a huge following today. Yes, even among teens, who are being given the chance to perform with Foreigner when they come to Chicago's FirstMerit Bank Pavilion on Friday, June 6th, 2014.
Bridgeport Residents Compete To Find Biggest PotholeThe competition was an effort to help the Chicago Department of Transportation find and repair potholes in Bridgeport.
Barrington Pasta Sauce Company In Running For Free Super Bowl AdA startup in north suburban Barrington has a shot at the big time, after making it as one of 20 finalists who will vie for a free Super Bowl ad.
Mercy Hospital Offering Weight Loss Surgery ContestMercy Hospital & Medical Center has launched a contest with an unusual prize: free lap-band weight loss surgery.
Quinn Launches Cyber Security ContestGov. Pat Quinn is launching a statewide competition to identify and train Illinois residents for jobs in cyber security.
Better Late Than Never, Rihanna Meets With Barrington StudentsThe pop superstar came to the northwest suburbs to thank students for their efforts to raise money for charity.
Metra Launching Ticket Giveaway, Ad Campaign Starting this coming Monday, Metra will be giving away free tickets to try to get more people to try the commuter rail line.
Rihanna To Visit Barrington High SchoolSeveral students at Barrington High School put together an impressive video for a contest by singer Rihanna, and named it after one of her hits, “Shine Bright Like A Diamond.”
State Sponsoring Contest For Illinois FilmmakersBudding Illinois filmmakers have a chance to gain a wide audience and win money through a state-sponsored film contest.