Astrophysicist To Give Away $3 Million Physics PrizeBell Burnell's work on pulsars "still stands as one of the most significant discoveries in physics and inspires scientists the world over."
Mega Millions Ticket Worth $1M Sold In ChicagoThere were no jackpot winners in Illinois in Tuesday night's $636 million Mega Millions drawing, but there was one person who won a $1 million prize after buying a ticket in Chicago.
$3 Pair Of Pliers Nets A $5,000 Prize From Suburban Tool CompanyThanks to a Chicago-area company, a California do-it-yourselfer has received a $5,000 return on a $3 investment.
Logan Square Community Garden Gets $1,500 PrizeA Chicago community gardening group has won a top prize from the Metropolitan Planning Council for its corner garden in Logan Square.
Police Search For Gamer Who Hung Geocache From Railroad OverpassThe trendy game of Geocaching can have all the fun of an old-fashioned treasure hunt, but police in Wheaton are none too pleased at the spot some gamers picked to leave their “prize” earlier this week.
Evanston Wins Prize For Energy SavingsSome people may think it doesn’t matter if you turn out the lights when you leave a room or use energy efficient appliances, but some Evanston residents do – and they were rewarded for it.