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(AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins). Armous Peterson figures out what numbers he is going to play in the Powerball lottery at Jimmy's Mart on Saturday, May 18, 2013, in Columbia, ...
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In recent years, Billy Bob Thornton has been banking his career on playing a series of amusingly likable jerks, most notably (and hilariously) in Terry Zwigoff's Bad Santa (2003) and then again in Richard Linklater's limp 2005 remake of Bad News Bears, where he reimagined ... ...
NEW YORK (WCBS/CNN) - New York City Police are investigating the killing of a 32-year-old man in its Greenwich Village neighborhood as a hate crime. NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly said that's because the gunman made multiple anti-gay comments before he shot the victim. After midnight Friday, 32-year-old Mark Carson was shot in the face because, police believe, he was gay. The killing, police ...
DES MOINES, Iowa - It's all about the odds, and one single ticket in Florida has beaten them all by matching all the numbers to win the highest Powerball jackpot in history at an estimated $590.5 million, lottery officials said early Sunday.The lone winner was sold at a Publix supermarket location in Zephyrhills, Fla., according to Florida Lottery executive Cindy O'Connell. She told ...
A lottery official says 1 winning ticket has been sold in Florida for a record Powerball jackpot of more than $590 million. Terry Rich, a lottery official in Iowa, confirmed the ticket matching all six numbers was sold in Florida. Rich told The Associated Press by telephone that details were expected to be announced later by Florida lottery officials about the actual ticket ...
BATON ROUGE – Sandra Simmons turned in a 3-for-4 performance and equaled a career-best four RBIs, while Ashley Czechner tossed a two-hit shutout as the No. 9 national seed LSU softball team came away with an 11-0 victory in six innings over Central Connecticut State during a NCAA Baton Rouge Regional elimination contest Saturday at Tiger Park. LSU (42-15) advances to face ...
According to WWL-TV in New Orleans, a seventh person has been arrested in connection with the shooting at a Mother's Day second line celebration that injured 19 ...
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Gunmen fired shots during an informal Mother's Day afternoon parade in New Orleans in Louisiana state injuring 19 people, two of them children, according to police.
The wounded in Sunday afternoon's shooting in the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana, governed by Indian-American Bobby Jindal, included 10 men and seven women as well as a boy and a girl, both 10.
Local Nola.com citing police said both the 10-year-old victims had graze wounds to the body and were in good condition. A man and a woman were reported to be in surgery Sunday evening.
Immediately after the shooting on Frenchmen Street police reported seeing three suspects running from the scene.
Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas said the three gunmen likely worked together, and at least two different weapons were used. One of the suspects is described as a man between 18 and 22 years old with short hair and wearing a white shirt and blue jeans, Serpas said.
Many of the victims were grazed, some by bullets that ricocheted. "At this point, there are no fatalities, and most of the wounds are not life-threatening," Nola.com cited spokesperson Remi Braden as saying in an email.
"But all medical conditions are not known at this time as victims were rushed to nearby hospitals," Braden said. ...
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