Purchased Powerball lottery tickets are shown Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016, in Miami. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Powerball-winning nurse was all a hoax

A lottery official said the story “just doesn’t add up,” there are “too many questions” and the “circumstances are unusual”.


Police: Woman had 50 pounds of pot in foosball table

The woman told officers she was heading into New York state to buy tickets for Wednesday night’s Powerball jackpot, but a search discovered 50 vacuum-sealed plastic bags with marijuana stuffed into a foosball table in her van.

Tonkel Road accident scene picture

Man directing traffic injured near construction site

The incident took place on Tonkel Road Friday morning when the driver of a pickup truck apparently didn’t see the flagger and hit another truck that was unloading wood at a new home construction site.