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March 14, 2019

$1.5 billion Mega Millions winner decided to buy ticket while on a ‘scenic drive’

youngvet/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot winner came across her history-making lottery prize when she decided to go on a scenic drive during down-time on a trip to Greenville, South Carolina, her attorney said. That's when she drove past a KC Mart, and when its signs ..
March 14, 2019

Court rules Sandy Hook families can sue gunmaker over rifle used in shooting

John Moore/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Connecticut’s highest court has cleared the way for families of nine victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting to sue over the marketing of the semiautomatic rifle Adam Lanza used to kill. The families argued that the manufacturer, distributor and sel..
March 14, 2019

Former cop Jason Van Dyke, convicted in Laquan McDonald’s murder, gets prison transfer

txking/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A former Chicago police officer convicted in the high-profile murder of a teenager has been moved to a New York federal prison a month after he was beaten at a penitentiary in Connecticut, according to his legal team. Jason Van Dyke was recently moved to the Federal Correc..
March 14, 2019

Eight elite schools hit with first lawsuit in massive college admissions bribery scam

William_Potter/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The massive college admissions scam that snared 50 people in a federal indictment, including two high-profile actresses, has prompted a class-action lawsuit filed by two California college students. This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates. Cop..