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  • No winner in lottery drawing, Mega Millions jackpot hits a new record of $868 million

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. – There was no winner in Tuesday’s Mega Millions lottery drawing. That means the jackpot for Friday’s drawing is now at least $868 million or a cash lump sum of $494.5 million. It will be the largest jackpot in the game’s history and the second largest in the U.S. lottery jackpot history. The Mega Millions jackpot beat its own record once again after no ticket matched all the six numbers in the drawing Tuesday night. The winning […]

  • YouTube sends internet into frenzy after major outage worldwide

    YouTube reported widespread outages on several of their sites Tuesday evening, but as of 9:45 p.m. it appears the site is up and running again. According to Down Detector, the outage affected users coast-to-coast, but the issues reportedly extended to the rest of the world, as well. YouTube has had similar issues in the past, but they aren’t common and rarely last as long as Tuesday’s – more than 50 minutes. Thanks for your reports about YouTube, YouTube TV and YouTube Music […]

  • ‘Especially chilling’: Family finds ‘perfectly-cut hole’ in toddler’s bedroom window

    IMPERIAL BEACH, Calif. — A California family is warning neighbors after they recently made an unsettling discovery in their toddler’s nursery. The boy’s parents say someone cut a near-perfect circle of glass out of his bedroom window. “This isn’t something really random. This is something calculated,” Vanya, the homeowner, said. “There’s something especially chilling about this, I think.” Vanya said he and his wife were on their way back home from the movies when they got a call of panic from their […]

  • Missouri woman who tried to block black tenant from entering building speaks out

    ST. LOUIS – A white St. Louis woman who lost her job after a video circulated online showing her refusing to let a black tenant inside the building spoke to KTVI Tuesday. The woman, Hillary Thornton, said the man didn’t have a key fob to get inside and forced his way in the apartment building. She reached out to share her side of the story after being called a racist and receiving death threats. “When I noticed an individual that […]

  • 13-year-old girl missing after parents found dead may be in Florida

    BARRON, Wis. – A 13-year-old Wisconsin girl who disappeared after her parents were found dead in their home may have been spotted in Miami, Florida. Jayme Closs may have been spotted Monday afternoon in a black Ford Explorer with a possible Wisconsin plate of 160WER, according to a tweet from the Miami Police Department.  Closs is 5 feet tall and 100 pounds, with strawberry-blond hair and green eyes. An Amber Alert has been issued. Endangered Juvenile, Jayne Closs from Barron, WI, may have […]

  • Pit bull stolen in videotaped theft reunited with owner

    AUBURN, Wash. — On Monday, Jessica Barcelo set eyes on her beloved pit bull, Keno, for the first time since he was taken in a home burglary last week. As the Auburn City Animal Control truck pulled up, she nervously asked, “Where’s my baby?  Is he in the back?” Animal Control Officer Ray Peckham anticipated her eagerness, jumping out of the driver’s seat and greeting her. “Hi Jessica,” he said, knowing his special delivery, in a compartment of the back […]

  • Florida driver uninjured after plywood slices through windshield

    ROCKLEDGE, Fla. — A driver is lucky to be alive after a large piece of plywood went through the vehicle’s windshield in a freak accident on Friday. The driver was identified as Rebecca Burgman, 35, of Melbourne, Florida, according to Florida Today Brevard County Fire Rescue shared images of the incident on Facebook and said that Burgman had minor injuries and refused any additional medical treatment. The Florida Highway Patrol said that the plywood was being carried by a 2006 Chevrolet pickup […]

  • Michigan town says ‘We’re not the Portland in Oregon’ after angry Facebook messages

    PORTLAND, Mich. — A small town in Michigan is getting some big attention from people out on the Pacific Coast. That’s because the cities share the same name, which can cause some confusion. The City of Portland has about 4,000 residents – a a small, quiet town where not a lot happens. That’s compared to Portland Ore., which has almost 650,000. City leaders in Michigan say they’re often confused for their west coast counterpart and have the social media messages to […]

  • Moose attacks increase in Colorado

    LOVELAND, Colo. – State wildlife officials in Colorado say the number of dangerous encounters with moose is on the rise. “Over the last few years we’ve seen an increase in human-moose interactions and moose just going places where we haven’t historically seen them,” Colorado Parks and Wildlife Area Wildlife Manager Kristin Cannon told KDVR. She says some years her office in Loveland has not received any moose-related calls. Recently though, they have been getting about ten to fifteen calls per […]

  • You may not have to pay alimony if your ex shacks up with someone else, Utah court rules

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – If your ex shacks up with someone else, you may not have to pay alimony anymore, the Utah Court of Appeals has ruled. In a decision handed down over the weekend, the state appeals court upheld a lower court’s decision to cut off a woman’s $7,000 a month alimony after it was determined she had begun living with a new boyfriend. The case began in 2008, when a couple divorced. In 2012, a man suspected […]

  • Daughter of hero officer killed in 9/11 attacks graduates from NYPD Police Academy

    NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. – The daughter of a New York Police Department officer killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks graduated from the NYPD Police Academy on Monday. Her father, Officer Ramon Suarez, was killed during rescue efforts at the World Trade Center. He’d commandeered a taxi to get to the scene of the terror attack and was last seen running back into the North Tower after he and another officer saved a woman who was unable to walk, according to […]

  • Video shows bridge dip sharply as overweight bus drives over

    HOLIDAY ISLAND, Ark. — Arkansas highway officials are inspecting the historic Beaver Bridge after a bus weighing more than twice the structure’s weight limit drove across it Saturday. Video which shows the 35-ton bus cross the one-lane bridge on Arkansas 187 while other cars honk at the driver. The bus made it across the bridge, causing the suspension to sag as it passed over. The bridge’s maximum weight limit is 10 tons, according to KFSM. Crews were already checking the […]