March 30, 2013 12:14 PM
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) - A judge has temporarily stayed a child support warrant issued for the New Jersey man who just won a $338 million Powerball jackpot. Authorities say 44-year-old Pedro Quezada owes about $29,000 in back child support. Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik announced Saturday that the warrant has... more »
October 20, 2012 6:20 PM
If you've ever needed a fork lift to pack a pumpkin, you could have competed in the Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off today in Old Colorado City.
All of the pumpkins were weighed, and it was definitely a family photo opportunity. The winner of the day was a huge pumpkin weighing in... more »
February 16, 2012 7:41 PM
It's the dreams.
"Couple months ago, I actually had woke up after a dream of five numbers, that I've been playing ever since on the power ball. And also I've been dreaming about being around family and everything in Florida," said Powerball player Steven Rinkes.
It's the fun... more »
November 30, 2011 11:53 AM
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - Former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich will find out in January whether he'll get a lifetime ban from cycling for links to doping. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it expects to rule "in approximately six weeks" on an appeal filed by the International... more »
March 26, 2011 10:29 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - A New York lottery official says a winning ticket for the Mega Millions lottery jackpot worth $312 million has been sold at a variety store in Albany, N.Y.
New York Lottery spokeswoman Carolyn Hapeman says the winning jackpot ticket for Friday's drawing was sold at... more »
March 6, 2011 3:23 PM
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Leah Thorvilson has made it three years in a row as winner among women running the Little Rock Marathon.
Race organizers said the 32-year-old Thorvilson, who lives at Little Rock, finished in first place Sunday with a time of 2:45:51 over the 26.2-mile course.... more »
August 30, 2010 8:13 AM
Seven-time Cy Young winner Roger Clemens will be arraigned on federal charges of lying to Congress this afternoon in federal court in Washington.
The former pitcher will appear before U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton for allegedly lying to Congress about his use of steroids.
The six-count federal indictment... more »
July 15, 2010 8:37 AM
Fountain resident Gary Martinez woke up $1 million richer this morning, thanks to the Colorado Lottery.
He didn't get the money from a scratch-off ticket, lotto, Powerball or Mega-Millions--he entered a second chance drawing.
"Oh my gosh!" said Martinez, who was surprised with a check at work in... more »
June 2, 2010 7:57 PM
Winners of a History Day competition in Pueblo will travel to Maryland later this month to take part in the National History Day 2010 competition. The Pueblo event was held in March at CSU-Pueblo. Hundreds of middle and high school students from all over the state to take part--in the... more »
April 17, 2010 1:18 PM
A northern New Jersey school board member who held the lone winning ticket for a $211.7 million Powerball jackpot last month has claimed her prize. Sandra McNeil of Morristown chose the cash option when she bought her ticket, meaning she will get about $101.6 million before federal and state withholding... more »
March 25, 2010 11:24 AM
Elizabeth William's story may change the way you look at junk mail. She almost lost $10,000 by throwing away a flyer.
Elizabeth recently got a scratch-off promotional flyer from The Car Company in Goshen, Indiana encouraging people to come into the dealership for prizes, and hopefully buy a car.... more »
March 16, 2010 9:15 AM
Two Colorado tickets have won $1 million and $200,000, respectively, by matching the first five numbers in Saturday's Powerball drawing. The randomly selected numbers were 6-16-20-31-and-36. The Powerball was 8 and the Power Play was 5. The Colorado Lottery says a Power Play ticket sold in Wheat Ridge won $1... more »
February 6, 2010 10:22 AM
If a rodent in Pennsylvania can predict the end of winter than an Oregon ape picking the Super Bowl winner must be a shoe-in. The Oregon Zoo's youngest orangutan, Kutai, showed no hesitation in selecting an Indianapolis Colts T-shirt during the annual football forecasting event at the zoo. The zoo... more »
January 31, 2010 11:12 AM
Dozens of states have begun selling Powerball and Mega Millions tickets in what could be a step toward an eventual national lottery. Margaret DeFrancisco, co-chair of a committee for both lotteries and president and CEO of the Georgia Lottery Corp., says tickets for both games began selling on Sunday. Twenty-three... more »
January 10, 2010 11:23 AM
Cats. Dogs. Those can be fighting words in some circles.
Cats are "nasty, stinking creatures," says Mark David of Warrensburg, Mo. And dogs? They're noisy, disruptive and "lick you and themselves," counters Sanford Reikes of Louisville, Ky.
Clearly, there are dog people and there are cat people. But... more »
December 30, 2009 9:26 AM
Mother Teresa and actress Katherine Hepburn are among those who will be honored on postage stamps in the new year. The 2010 stamp program will also include singing cowboy Gene Autry, Pulitzer Prize winner Bill Mauldin, artist Winslow Homer and Adm. Arleigh Burke.
The Negro baseball leagues and the... more »
December 9, 2009 9:38 AM
Like the previous seven seasons of "The Biggest Loser," Tuesday's finale (seen on News First 5 at 7 pm) ended with dramatic weight losses and one fit winner. But season 8 also had a few surprises, including a live marriage proposal and a new big-money challenge for one contestant.
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December 5, 2009 10:14 AM
For the first time in history men were part of an international pole dance competition.
Last week in Tokyo, the dancers took the stage and showed off their acrobatic skills and athleticism on the pole. The official title of the event is the "International Pole Dance Fitness Championship" and... more »
October 26, 2009 1:24 PM
A Colorado ticket won $1 million, but no one matched all six of the numbers drawn to win the weekend Powerball jackpot worth $31.6 million. Saturday's winning numbers were 14-22-38-49-and-59. The Powerball was 16 and the multiplier was 2. The Multi-State Lottery Association says a Power Play ticket sold in... more »
October 22, 2009 8:54 AM
Some in Colorado is $200,000 richer today. A Colorado Powerball ticket came close, but no one matched all six of the numbers drawn to win last night's jackpot worth $25 million. Wednesday's winning numbers were 6-16-34-45-and-51. The Powerball was 4 and the multiplier was 2. A ticket sold in Colorado... more »
October 17, 2009 10:58 AM
A man who was diagnosed with cancer almost two years ago is the winner of a Colorado Lottery drawing for nearly $5.4 million. Colorado Lottery officials say 46-year-old Robert Loch, who lost his job as a dishwasher at a hotel last year, matched all six numbers in the Oct. 10... more »
October 13, 2009 12:09 PM
One person won Saturday's $5.4 million Lotto jackpot and the Colorado Lottery says the winning ticket was purchased in Commerce City. The winning numbers in Saturday's drawing were: 2, 6, 15, 21, 33 and 39. The winning ticket was purchased at 80th Avenue Liquors in Commerce City. It has a... more »
October 9, 2009 6:02 AM
OSLO (AP) - President Barack Obama has won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize. The Norwegian Nobel Committee says Obama is receiving the honor because of "his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples."
According to the committee "Only very rarely has a person to the... more »
October 5, 2009 10:15 AM
A ticket sold in Florida matched all six of the numbers drawn to win the weekend Powerball jackpot worth $189 million. Saturday's winning numbers were 12-24-48-50-and-57. The Powerball was 22 and the multiplier was 3. Colorado's top prize was $10,000 for a ticket that matched the Powerball, plus four of... more »
September 28, 2009 5:44 PM
For the second week in a row, a Powerball ticket sold in Colorado is worth $1 million. The Colorado Lottery said Monday the buyer of the ticket hasn't come forward but has until March 25 to do so. The ticket was sold at the Country Corner Store in Hygiene, just... more »
September 28, 2009 8:05 AM
For the second time in a week, a Colorado Powerball player has matched five of the six numbers drawn to win $1 million. The ticket holder matched all five white numbers drawn Saturday, and had purchased the Power Play option to multiply the prize. Saturday's winning numbers were 18-20-34-36-and-39. The... more »
September 21, 2009 10:02 AM
A Colorado ticket holder won a hefty second prize, but no one matched all six of the numbers drawn to win the weekend Powerball jackpot worth $114.4 million. Saturday's winning numbers were 5-24-25-30-and-49. The Powerball was 23 and the multiplier was 3. A Colorado Power Play ticket matched the first... more »
September 21, 2009 7:33 AM
NBC's "30 Rock" claims its third straight comedy series trophy. "Mad Men" repeats as the Emmy winner for the best drama series. Glenn Close is also a repeat winner. She takes the lead actress trophy for her performance as a ruthless trial attorney on "Damages." Bryan Cranston's turn as a... more »
September 20, 2009 9:38 AM
Analysts say "30 Rock" is expected to win its third straight Emmy for best comedy, while Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin are also favorites. "Mad Men" is a good bet to win its second straight best drama award. Amy Poehler, Kristin Wiig and Justin Timberlake are all up for their... more »