# Chicago news
Someone in the Chicago area bought winning $1.28B Mega Millions ticket
DES MOINES, Iowa: Someone beat the odds and won the $1.28 billion Mega Millions jackpot in Friday night's Mega Million's jackpot drawing. A single winner who purchased the ticket in Illinois has won a jaw-dropping $1.28 billion Mega Millions jackpot prize — the third largest in U.S. history, lottery officials confirmed Saturday.
WNBA All-Star Game To Be Held At Wintrust Arena
This will be Chicago's first time hosting the AT&T WNBA All-Star game. As the WNBA All-Star event is almost here, Chicago will be full of star-studded basketball players this weekend (July 9 & 10). The game will be held at Wintrust Arena, the home of the city's beloved Chicago Sky, the defending WNBA champions.
2 Killed, 2 Injured in Back of the Yards Shooting, Man Shot in Bronzeville Store
Chicago finally saw 80-degree weather, but the city also saw a violent spring day as four men were shot in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, and a man was shot inside a Bronzeville store on Saturday.