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SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images (GILBERT, Ariz.) — The winning ticket for the $473.1 million Powerball jackpot was sold in Arizona, officials said. Just a single ticket claimed the grand prize — which has a cash value of $271.9 million — after matching all six numbers in Wednesday night’s drawing. The winning white ball numbers […]

kali9/Getty Images (DULUTH, Minn.) — A family of four, including two children, were fatally shot while sleeping in their Minnesota home in what police believe to be a murder-suicide incident, authorities said. The suspected gunman, a relative of the family, was found dead in the home from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, Duluth Police Department […]

Dan Reynolds Photography/Getty Images (COVINGTON, Ga.) — A small plane crashed in the lot of a General Mills plant in Georgia shortly after takeoff Thursday evening, killing all aboard, authorities said. The plane took off from the Covington Municipal Airport around 6:45 p.m., Covington Police Department Captain Ken Malcom said during a press briefing. Witnesses […]

ArtBoyMB/Getty Images (AUGUSTA, Maine) — A Maine resident has died from a rare but potentially dangerous tick-borne illness, health officials said. The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday it has confirmed a fatal case of Powassan virus, an illness spread by the bite of infected deer (aka black-legged) or woodchuck (aka groundhog) […]

Megan Varner/Getty Images (ALANTA) — Attorneys for Robert Aaron Long, the suspect in the Atlanta spa shootings case, are seeking to dismiss the death penalty as he awaits trial on multiple murder charges for the March 2021 massacre. Long, 23, was indicted last year for the deaths of four women that occurred at Gold Spa […]

ABC News (RUIDOSO DOWNS, N.M.) — High fire danger continues in New Mexico, as very dry weather and gusty winds are leading to an increased risk while firefighters continue to battle a deadly blaze. For days, hundreds of firefighters have been battling the McBride Fire in the village of Ruidoso in central New Mexico. As of […]

John Lamparski/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Five tipsters will split a $50,000 reward for providing police with information that led to the arrest of the suspect in Tuesday’s mass shooting on a New York City subway train, officials said. The alleged gunman in the shooting, 62-year-old Frank James, was taken into custody on the streets of […]

Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images) (NEW YORK) — Dozens of people were injured, including 10 by gunfire, in a mass shooting on a rush-hour subway train in Brooklyn, New York, on Tuesday morning, triggering a manhunt for the gunman. More than 24 hours later, authorities announced they had apprehended a suspect in the shooting — 62-year-old Frank […]

JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP via Getty Images (OXFORD, Mich.) — Parents and students called for greater safety measures and transparency at the Michigan high school where four students were fatally shot in a mass shooting last year. Nearly five months after the massacre at Oxford High School, a group of concerned parents and students said that those […]

ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images (SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — California will not require students to be vaccinated against COVID-19 for at least another school year, health officials announced Thursday. The earliest the requirement would go into effect is now July 1, 2023, pending full approval by the Food and Drug Administration of a COVID-19 vaccine for […]

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