Retired Illinois couple claims share of $656 million jackpot

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 | 12:28 p.m. CDT

RED BUD, Ill. — A retired southern Illinois couple claimed the third and final share of last month's record $656 million Mega Millions jackpot on Wednesday, and said they plan to treat themselves — possibly even to a vacation — once they've sorted out how to invest their windfall.