DENVER (AP) - State auditors will release details of an investigation into a $32.4 million spending miscalculation from the Colorado Division of Wildlife. Lawmakers will get a report Monday on the division's accounting practices. The agency revealed last year that it failed to subtract spending on land and water acquisitions... more »
ATLANTA (AP) - A southwest Atlanta man has won his second $1 million Georgia Lottery prize.
Delma Kinney, who will celebrate his 51st birthday Dec. 5, recently won a $1 million prize playing the instant game Super Millions.
In 2008, Kinney won $1 million playing another instant game.... more »
Man--how would you like this guy's luck!
Ernest Pullen of Bonne Terre, Missouri won $1 million on a scratch-off lottery ticket in June. This month, he won another $2 million on a scratch-off.
Pullen says he considers himself a "lucky guy."
He's opted to take the cash... more »
Flooding from the Maquoketa River after an eastern Iowa dam failed has damaged dozens of homes and businesses, causing millions of dollars in damage in Monticello, a city official said Sunday.
The Lake Delhi dam failed Saturday as rising floodwater from the Maquoketa River ate a 30-foot-wide hole in... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - More than 2 million cribs are being recalled from seven companies amid concerns that babies can suffocate, become trapped or fall from the cribs. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says most of the cribs are drop-sides, which have a side rail that moves up and down so... more »
Colorado is taking another shot at winning millions of dollars for education reforms.
Officials plan to submit the state's application on Tuesday for the second round of the Obama administration's Race to the Top competition.
Colorado placed 14th out a field of 16 finalists in the first round... more »
A 1932 Pablo Picasso painting of his mistress has sold for $106.5 million, a world record price for any work of art at auction.
"Nude, Green Leaves and Bust," which had a pre-sale estimate of between $70 million and $90 million, was sold at Christie's auction house on Tuesday... more »
A jury has awarded a North Carolina woman $9 million from her husband's lover after ruling the other woman ruined their marriage.
The News & Record of Greensboro reports the jury ruled this week in 60-year-old Cynthia Shackelford's alienation of affection case. North Carolina is one of a handful... more »
CSU-Pueblo's oldest academic building is getting an expensive face lift. The University's library has been gutted and dozens of concrete panels have been removed. The CSU System is funding this $24 million project. Construction started on the six-story building a little more than six months ago. The plan is to... more »
The trustee overseeing the liquidation of Bernard Madoff's assets says more $530 million has been paid so far to victims of the disgraced financier's massive fraud. Trustee Irving Picard said in a briefing on Wednesday that he had identified $21.2 billion in losses in about 2,300 customer accounts. The money... more »