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And the winning numbers for the $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot are...

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 13:05

At least 3 winning Powerball tickets to split $1.5 billion prizeHere are the winning numbers for Wednesday's record-setting $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot.


And the winning numbers for the $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot are...

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 13:05

And the winning numbers for the $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot are...Here are the winning numbers for Wednesday's record-setting $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot.


Winning Powerball Ticket Sold in California for Nearly $1.6B Jackpot

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 13:04
The Powerball jackpot was estimated at $1.6 billion on Wednesday.

Winning Powerball Ticket Sold in California for Nearly $1.6B Jackpot

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 13:04
The Powerball jackpot was estimated at $1.6 billion on Wednesday.

Wilmington shooting victim in critical condition

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 12:59

Wilmington shooting victim in critical conditionA man is in critical condition after a shooting in Wilmington, Delaware.


2 young children killed in Wilmington house fire ID'd

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 12:57

2 young children killed in Wilmington house fire ID'dAction News has learned the names of the two young girls who were killed and of their mother who was critically injured in a Wilmington, Delaware fire.


Man killed in West Philadelphia stabbing

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 12:56

Man killed in West Philadelphia stabbingPolice are investigating after a stabbing left a man dead in West Philadelphia.


AccuWeather: Temps Jump Back Above Normal Thursday

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 12:54

 Temps Jump Back Above Normal ThursdayMeteorologist Adam Joseph says get ready for a roller coaster ride. Warmth, rain, then more Arctic air are all in the 7 day.


Winning $1.5B Powerball jackpot ticket sold in Chino Hills, lottery officials say

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 12:39

Winning $1.5B Powerball jackpot ticket sold in Chino Hills, lottery officials sayA winning ticket for the $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot was sold in Chino Hills, California lottery officials said.


Federal judge tosses Alabama officer's excessive force case

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 12:32

FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 file photo, former Madison, Ala. police officer Eric Sloan Parker walks into a federal courthouse in Huntsville, Ala. In case there is a third trial, prosecutors filed a motion Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2016 to exclude testimony from Madison police officers who don’t have firsthand knowledge of the February encounter between Parker and 58-year-old Sureshbhai Patel. Parker’s two previous trials ended in hung juries. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday threw out a civil rights case against an Alabama police officer accused of using excessive force on an Indian man.


Win or lose: Benefits of buying into Powerball

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 12:32

 Benefits of buying into PowerballOfficials say every time someone buys into the lottery frenzy - win or lose - a program or someone in need wins.


California lottery says it has a Powerball winner

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 12:32

A person fills out numbers on a Powerball ticket at Talbert's Ice & Beverage Service in Bethesda, MarylandAUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The California Lottery said on its Twitter feed that it has a winner for the $1.5 billion lottery held on Wednesday, with the winning ticket being sold in Chino Hills. (Reporting by Jon Herskovitz in Austin, Texas; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman)


And the winning numbers for the $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot are...

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 12:29

And the winning numbers for the $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot are...Here are the winning numbers for Wednesday's record-setting $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot.


Ohio man who recorded aftermath of fatal crash gets 30 days in jail

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 12:18
An Ohio man who leaned into a wrecked car and took a video of two seriously injured teenagers after a crash without making an effort to aid them was sentenced by a judge on Wednesday to 30 days in jail, media reported. Paul Pelton, 41, was sentenced by Lorain Municipal Court Judge Thomas Elwell Jr., six months to the day after the crash happened, the Morning Journal of Lorain reported. Pelton pleaded guilty in December to misdemeanor disorderly conduct and vehicle trespass charges in Lorain Municipal Court in connection with the July incident about 30 miles west of Cleveland.

Winning numbers selected in U.S. Powerball lottery drawing

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 12:13

People line up to buy Powerball lottery tickets at Bluebird Liquor in Hawthorne, Los Angeles, California, United StatesAUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The winning numbers selected in Wednesday's U.S. Powerball lottery drawing were 08 27 34 04 19 and the Powerball number 10, lottery officials said.


Lottery: Winning numbers for record Powerball jackpot are 4-8-19-27-34 and Powerball 10

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 12:04
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lottery: Winning numbers for record Powerball jackpot are 4-8-19-27-34 and Powerball 10.

The Latest: Federal judge throws out excessive force case

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 11:52

FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 file photo, former Madison, Ala. police officer Eric Sloan Parker walks into a federal courthouse in Huntsville, Ala. In case there is a third trial, prosecutors filed a motion Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2016 to exclude testimony from Madison police officers who don’t have firsthand knowledge of the February encounter between Parker and 58-year-old Sureshbhai Patel. Parker’s two previous trials ended in hung juries. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — The latest in the case of an Alabama police officer accused of using excessive force against an Indian man during a suspicious person investigation (all times local):


LAPD investigating after triple shooting in Hyde Park

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 11:48

LAPD investigating after triple shooting in Hyde ParkThree people were rushed to the hospital after a shooting in Hyde Park on Wednesday.


Family heartbroken after Pomona police shoot dog near crime scene

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 11:46

Family heartbroken after Pomona police shoot dog near crime sceneA family was heartbroken after their beloved pet was shot to death by Pomona police early Tuesday morning.


Chicago withdraws objection to release of shooting video

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 11:39
CHICAGO (AP) — The city of Chicago did an about-face Wednesday in asking a federal judge to lift a protective order to allow the public release of video that shows a white police officer fatally shooting a black suspect in a car theft in 2013.