The $550 million Powerball jackpot has sparked a nationwide lotto frenzy.The jackpot deadline prompted many who seldom gamble, if ever, to run out to the nearest convenience stores and snag a ticket.Here in Chicago, people lined up in droves.Two 7-eleven convenience stores downtown got hit with a la
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Federal safety officials say the swans were to blame for the death of a Villa Park man in April.Authorities say 37-year-old Anthony Hensley worked to keep geese away from a condo complex near Des Plaines. He fell out of his kayak and drowned while checking out the swans.