February 12, 2020 - 2:11 pm
(EDISON, N.J.) -- A lucky lottery player in New Jersey has won a $202 million jackpot, officials announced Wednesday. The Quick Stop Food Store in Edison sold the winning Mega Millions ticket for Tuesday's drawing. The jackpot, the first won by a Mega Millions player in 2020, has a cash value of $...
Read More
Ollie's World/Facebook
February 12, 2020 - 2:06 pm
(WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass.) -- It was just another Target run, until something that caught little Oliver Garza-Pena's eye made him stop his wheelchair in its tracks. His mother, Demi Garza Pena, told "Good Morning America" she "could not break" her son's gaze from an advertisement in the boy's...
Read More
February 12, 2020 - 1:56 pm
(SALINE, Mich.) -- The parents of four Saline, Michigan, high school students filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday over the students' suspension following alleged racist messages they posted on Snapchat. Two of the unnamed students, all white, have returned to their classes while the others face...
Read More
February 12, 2020 - 1:46 pm
(NEW YORK) -- A bump by an unknown stranger inside a Brooklyn, New York, club where more than a dozen gang members were celebrating a birthday in 1995, left a man behind bars for a crime he did not commit. Christian Pacheco was 18 years old when he was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for...
Read More
VEX Collective/iStock
February 12, 2020 - 12:17 pm
(ATLANTA) -- An Atlanta firefighter was suspended without pay for reportedly breaking protocol when he went into a burning home to save a 95-year-old woman. Yet questions around what exactly led to the suspension remain, and whether or not policies were in fact breached. Capt. Daniel Dwyer, a 15-...
Read More
February 12, 2020 - 9:41 am
(CAYCE, S.C.) -- The family of a missing 6-year-old South Carolina girl is desperate to find her after she mysteriously disappeared in front of her own home. First grader Faye Swetlik was last seen around 3:45 p.m. Monday. She had gotten off the school bus and was playing in front of her home in...
Read More
Jenhung Huang/iStock
February 12, 2020 - 9:34 am
(LOS ANGELES) -- A radio-collared mountain lion living in the western Santa Monica Mountains has been shot and killed by a landowner, the first under a California law that allows the "specially protected" species to be killed if it harms pets or livestock. The cougar, known as P-56, was fatally...
Read More
February 12, 2020 - 7:04 am
(NEW YORK) -- A strong storm is moving from the Rockies to the East Coast, with flood, snow and tornado threats for the Eastern U.S. Already, there are dozens of flooding reports across the South in the last 48 hours from Louisiana to West Virginia, where more than a half a foot of rain fell. Some...
Read More
FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2019 file photo, Roger Stone, a longtime Republican provocateur and former confidant of President Donald Trump, waits in line at the federal court in Washington. A Justice Department official tells the AP that the agency is backing away from its sentencing recommendation of between seven to nine years in prison for Trump confidant Roger Stone. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
The Associated Press
February 12, 2020 - 6:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The four lawyers who prosecuted Roger Stone quit the case after the Justice Department overruled them and said it would take the extraordinary step of lowering the amount of prison time it would seek for President Donald Trump’s longtime ally and confidant. The departures on...
Read More
February 12, 2020 - 6:21 am
(NEW YORK) -- Two dolphins -- one with a gunshot wound to the face and another with a stab wound to the head -- have washed up on Florida shores and authorities are now offering a hefty award to help figure out who did this to them and why. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission made...
Read More