Sunday , 21 October 2018

National News

Cold weather moving into Northeast, Midwest; Texas facing flood threat

Another blast of cold air is in the forecast for the eastern half of the nation — and this blast is a little stronger than the wave of cold that hit much of the central and eastern U.S. earlier this week. Wind chills will be in the 20s across parts of the Midwest on Sunday, and wind chills in the …

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What happened after an 11-year-old boy was accused of murdering pregnant stepmom

On the morning of Feb. 20, 2009, Chris Brown was running a little late for work. It was a frigid day in Wampum, a small town in Western Pennsylvania. Brown said his fiancée Kenzie Houk, who was eight-and-a-half months pregnant at the time, had asked him to stay home with her that day, but he decided to go to work. …

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No Mega Millions winner, jackpot climbs to $1.6 billion

No one won the latest Mega Millions drawing, meaning the jackpot climbs to a staggering $1.6 billion. Mega Millions officials say no tickets matched all six numbers to claim the estimated $1 billion grand prize in Friday night’s drawing. The numbers were 15, 23, 53, 65, 70 and Mega Ball 7. The next drawing will be Tuesday. With the jackpot …

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City official charged with murder after shooting alleged shoplifter

The Florida city commissioner who confronted and shot an alleged shoplifter at a military surplus store earlier this month was charged with murder Friday. Michael Dunn, who serves as Lakeland’s city commissioner for the Southwest district, was confronting a man police said had taken a hatchet from the store he owns when he shot and killed him. Surveillance footage from …

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