United States petitions to pardon Steven Avery attract more than 200,000 signatures

The Change.org petition, started by Michael Seyedian of Arvada, Colo., has more than 187,920 signatures as of Monday morning. Upon filing a multi-million dollar lawsuit against the county, he was charged in Halbach's murder. "We believe the series is... More..

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$1 million-winning Powerball ticket sold on Eastern Shore
by | Tuesday, January 12, 2016

$1 million-winning Powerball ticket sold on Eastern Shore

Since Nov. 4, the Powerball jackpot has grown from its $40 million starting point as no one has won the jackpot. Whether the jackpot is $8 million or $1.3 billion, the odds of winning are stuck at a buzz-ki...More..

$1.3B Powerball jackpot is world's largest
by | Tuesday, January 12, 2016

$1.3B Powerball jackpot is world's largest

In addition, two players - one each in Maryland and Texas - matched the first five numbers, but missed the Mega Ball, so instead of sharing the $165 million jackpot, the two players won $1 million each. But he ...More..

by | Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Packers Roast Washington, Head for Arizona

The Green Bay Packers played their best football game on Sunday since their 6-0 start. "I said this week, it just takes one - one performance to get us going back in the right direction and believing we can m...More..

Body of 28-year-old man found days after his disappearance
by | Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Body of 28-year-old man found days after his disappearance

Baxter had been reported missing Jan. 4 after he failed to show up for his first optometry rotation at Omaha Eye & Laser Institute. The family of 28-year-old Baxter had asked all landowners, farmers and ranch...More..

Powerball jackpot climbs to record $1.4 billion
by | Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Powerball jackpot climbs to record $1.4 billion

The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are astronomically low: officials with the game say each ticket sold has 1 in 293 million chance of being the winning one. Mega Millions drawing. The state's larges...More..

by | Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Powerball jackpot swells to record US$1.4 billion

Winners can also choose the cash prize, which is the total amount now up for grabs, but that is "only" $868 million. The odds to win the largest lottery prize in US history were one in 292.2 million. Darryl Col...More..

Deputies: Body of missing Jacksonville toddler found
by | Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Deputies: Body of missing Jacksonville toddler found

Officials said Ruben Ebron is the main suspect in the child's disappearance. Christopher Barton, the estranged husband of Lonzie's mother Lonna Barton, who considers himself Lonzie's father, was told about th...More..

No Powerball winners, jackpot moves up to $1.3 billion
by | Tuesday, January 12, 2016

No Powerball winners, jackpot moves up to $1.3 billion

Though no one won the jackpot prize, ticket holders in various states won smaller prizes, some as high as $2 million. Despite the long odds, people lined up at stores across the country until the Saturday eve...More..

by | Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Powerball jackpot swells to record $1.3 billion in US

Twenty-five tickets won $1 million by matching five numbers. The giant jackpot is just what officials with the Multi-State Lottery Association, which runs the Powerball game, were hoping for when they adjuste...More..

by | Monday, January 11, 2016

David Bowie's Son Pays Beautiful Tribute To His Dad — Duncan Jones Twitter

Bowie's contributions to popular music, and to popular culture, are immeasurable. "As I always said: I fell in love with David Jones", she said. Rocker Gene Simmons said that Bowie would be "sorely misse...More..

Ricky Gervais opens Golden Globes with 'crass' jokes, insults
by | Monday, January 11, 2016

Ricky Gervais opens Golden Globes with 'crass' jokes, insults

USA's "Mr. Robot" won best TV drama for its first season, besting more established favorites like HBO's "Game of Thrones" and Fox's "Empire". Gervais came back on stage and was bleeped when he leaned in to as...More..

by | Monday, January 11, 2016

'Affluenza' teen's mom set for arraignment in Texas

Tonya Couch was escorted on an American Airlines flight by two sheriff's deputies after being picked up from a Los Angeles County jail, according to Terry Grisham, executive administrator for the Tarrant Cou...More..

by | Monday, January 11, 2016

Pittsburgh Steelers pull out improbable 18-16 win over Cincinnati Bengals

When asked who takes the blame for that lack of discipline, Whitworth said, "I'm a leader, so it falls on all of us". Ben Roethlisberger couldn't throw. Instead of facing a desperate situation essentially out...More..

by | Monday, January 11, 2016

Record-tying El Niño Spawns String Of Storms In California

Storms are expected to continue on Wednesday and Thursday. The wet conditions could spawn mudslides in these areas. The El Niño phenomenon is characterized by a warming of the Pacific Ocean that often b...More..

by | Monday, January 11, 2016

'Making A Murderer' petition nears 250000 signatures

The Change.org petition carries the bulk of the signatures, itself nearing the 200,000 mark on its own. According to NBC Chicago , if the government petition reaches 100,000 signatures by January 16 the White ...More..

by | Monday, January 11, 2016

Goodell On Stadium Proposals In St. Louis, Oakland, & San Diego

The Rams argue instead that it's among the worst. The $1 billion stadium proposed by a governor-appointed task force includes about $400 million in public funding. More..

by | Monday, January 11, 2016

Carmelo Anthony talks Syracuse basketball: 'We need Boeheim back in that chair'

SU snapped a scoreless streak that lasted over six minutes in impressive fashion. Defense at the back end of their 2-3 zone let the Orange down. Johnson leads the team with his 16.8 points and 10.6 rebounds p...More..

by | Monday, January 11, 2016

3 lottery tickets sold in Hampton Roads win big, but not jackpot

Good luck everyone! He also informed the television news station that 25 players won the $1 million prize and three others won the $2 million prize. "We've never been at these levels", said Grief, whose state...More..

Cape Coral tornado damages homes
by | Monday, January 11, 2016

Cape Coral tornado damages homes

Early news reports from the scene showed cars flipped over, a roof dangling from the side of a house and trees and street signs strewn about peoples' front yards. 'We ran into the laundry room, sat on the laund...More..