Eyeing $600M Powerball jackpot? You have better chance of death by lightning

The Powerball jackpot for Saturday's drawing will be at least $550 million, the third largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history, after no one matched the winning numbers in Wednesday night's draw.

Parents of children allegedly slain by nanny say they're expecting baby boy

The parents of two children allegedly slain by their nanny in New York City last year are expecting a child this fall, roughly a year after the nightmare deaths, according to a Facebook post.

$4.85M winning lottery ticket found in cookie jar

Chicago (WGN Web Desk) -- A west suburban man reaches into his cookie jar and pulls out something much sweeter than an Oreo. How about a winning lottery ticket worth $4.85 million dollars?

Tee Ball coach protests accusations of cursing at players in Spanish

Groves (KBMT) -- Javier Najera is the head coach of the Shetland Dodgers Tee Ball team in the Jefferson County Pony League. He and nearly half of his team walked away from their last game of the season Thursday night.

'Crazy ants' a threat in southern U.S.

Beware the "crazy ants."

Obama counter-punches in effort to regain political balance

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Facing a trio of possible scandals that threaten to overwhelm his second term agenda, President Barack Obama on Thursday rejected calls for a special counsel to investigate Internal Revenue Service targeting of conservative

Are you paying attention to the IRS and Benghazi controversies?

Around half the public is tuned in to the controversies that are consuming the nation's capital, according to a new poll.

Waco PD reports a rise in Craigslist scammers in the area

Waco police say a few "friendly transactions" over Craigslist are leaving some residents short changed. Authorities say they've had a rise in scammers using Craigslist to exchange counterfeit bills for high-end goods.

Papa John's deliveryman accused of selling cocaine with pizza

NEW YORK (CNN) -- A pizza deliveryman is accused of selling more than $45,000 in cocaine, hidden among pizza boxes, to undercover agents in New York.

Cause of catastrophic Texas explosions remains mystery

Investigators have not ruled out an intentional fire being behind explosions at a fertilizer plant in the small town of West that left 15 people dead, the Texas fire marshal said Thursday.