$7 Million Queen Of Hearts VFW Jackpot Draws Huge CrowdsThe demand for a chance to win millions at a far northwest suburban VFW in a Queen of Hearts raffle is higher than ever, with huge crowds expected to pack the center this weekend.
As Morris VFW Jackpot Approaches $1 Million, Town Contains CrowdThe raffle jackpot at the Morris VFW is approaching a million dollars, three months after a record $1.6-million jackpot brought some side effects to the community of 14,000.
Lack Of License Stalls $1.6M VFW RaffleHundreds of residents in Morris and beyond had high hopes of winning a million-dollar raffle. Those dreams are dashed, for now, CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
With Luck Of The Draw, Elgin Firefighters Acquire Pricey Diving EquipmentFor a few years now, the Elgin Fire Department divers have been eyeing new equipment, but the price was $140,000.
Prosecutors Investigating Alderman's Offer Of Prizes To VotersCook County prosecutors have begun investigating a South Side alderman who admitted she made a mistake by offering rewards to her constituents if they vote in the upcoming election, no matter who they vote for.
Downstate Little League Raffling Off Rifle To Raise Money For EquipmentA small town in central Illinois is raising eyebrows with the unusual prize it's raffling off in a Little League fundraiser: an AR-15 rifle.