| Sep 12, 2014
| 6:16 PM
Virginia lottery game winner
A Newport News woman has won $100,000 from a Virginia Lottery scratcher game.
Angela Kilgo won the game's top prize after buying an Amethyst Purple Jewel 7 ticket at Citgo Mart on Jefferson Avenue in Newport News,...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 1:47 PM
The popular trail and cables to Half Dome in Yosemite National Park remained off limits to hikers Monday, a day after the growing Meadow fire forced the helicopter evacuation of 85 hikers and climbers from the area, a park official said.
| Jul 23, 2014
No bull. Those who don’t act fast will miss out on their chance to participate in Pennsylvania’s 2014 elk hunt. The deadline to enter the annual drawing for elk licenses is July 31 – about a month earlier than in previous years. The...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 3:27 PM
Amusement game operators and distributors are fighting the Maryland State Lottery and Gaming Control Commission's proposed regulations on arcade games, but the agency already has new authority that could affect the side of the game business that operators...
| May 31, 2014
A frequent lottery player who says she "had a dream about winning" cashed her $47 million ticket Friday.
Germana Sodre, 47, of Hollywood, claimed the Florida Lotto jackpot from the drawing held on May 21. She chose to receive her winnings as a lump-...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:56 PM
TALLAHASSE — Florida marijuana dispensers could truck their product to patients, under a revised rule proposed by health regulators in advance of a workshop Friday about the state's legalization of a limited type of medical pot.
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:27 PM
"The Book of Mormon," the irreverent Tony-winning musical comedy from Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of the "South Park" TV series, may be "vulgar and shocking" but it also leaves audiences with an unexpected uplifting message, says K.J....
| Jul 31, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Sure, you could win a car. Or cash. Or free play. But how close to fame does that place you? Calder Casino and Race Course (21001 NW 27th Ave., Miami Gardens, 305-625-1311, CalderRaceCourse.com) is giving away a trip to a taping of "The Big Bang Theory"...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 7:11 PM
A second-tier winning lottery ticket, valued at $1 million, was sold in Cecil County prior to Saturday's drawing.
The ticket was purchased at the Happy 40 Liquors at 600 E. Pulaski Hwy. in Elkton. The ticket was one of four secondary winners, where five...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Are you someone who pays for HBO or gets it through, ahem, other means? How you answer that question will say a lot about where you fall on the debate about income inequality. Or, at least, that's what John Oliver says in the warm-up to his extended...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:00 PM
Residents are being silenced in Costa Mesa. People like James H. Bridges.
Bridges is a kind gentleman who regularly attends our City Council meetings. Because of hearing loss and other disabilities, he sits in the front row, and it is easy for me to...