Posted 4:02 PM 5/18/2013 by Associated Press
DES MOINES, Iowa - Powerball is a game of numbers, and lottery officials say the majority of possible combinations have already been purchased ahead of Saturday night's near-historic $600 million drawing. The odds of winning the game's largest jackpot remain astronomically high: 1 in (More)
Posted 4:17 PM 5/17/2013
FAIRFIELD, Conn. - A New York-area commuter railroad says two trains have collided in Connecticut, and there are preliminary reports of injuries. The Metro-North Railroad says emergency workers are arriving at the scene of Friday's accident. The rail line referred to it in a news (More)
Posted 6:00 PM 5/16/2013 by Michael Marsh
IRRIGON, OREGON- A man tried to use the backstroke to swim away from cops on his tail after he bailed out of a stolen car. Authorities say Zachary Bartz tried to swim across the Columbia River and when he became exhausted, he pleaded for officers to come get him. They did and he went to jail. It (More)
Posted 9:00 PM 5/15/2013
DES MOINES, Iowa - The winning numbers have been drawn for the $360 million Powerball jackpot.
The winning numbers drawn Wednesday night: 2, 11, 26, 34, 41 and a Powerball of 32.
The jackpot is considered the third largest in Powerball history and the seventh largest overall.