| Aug 9, 2013
| 10:08 AM
Sixteen workers from a county garage in a New Jersey coastal community ravaged by Hurricane Sandy hold one of the three winning tickets in the $448 million Powerball jackpot.
Ocean County officials told the Associated Press that workers in the county&...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:12 PM
A Minnesota electrical engineer, whose devotion to the lottery had earned him his family’s taunting over the years, stepped forward Thursday to claim his share of a $448-million Powerball jackpot, one of the nation's largest.
Owners of two other...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:00 PM
The San Francisco 49ers acquired cornerback Eric Wright in a trade with Tampa Bay that sends a conditional selection in the 2014 draft to the Buccaneers.
The teams announced the deal Friday, one week after Wright was arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Just before leaving City Hall after serving the maximum eight years in office, then-Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa spoke at length with Los Angeles Times political reporters Maeve Reston and Michael Finnegan about his legacy and political future.
| Jun 18, 2013
| 7:52 AM
Last week, I wrote that this season of “The Bachelorette” is lackluster. This week, the show took place in Atlantic City. So just let that soak in for a minute.
Really, guys? This is all you’ve got for us? Usually we’re in the...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 5:23 PM
SCHWENKSVILLE, Pa. — Engineers think that three of the bridges closest to Dave Wisler's home are about ready to collapse.
One, a picturesque one-lane structure built in 1893, became so perilous it was closed last summer, and the county doesn't...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 6:26 PM
WASHINGTON – Power plants across the country are at increased risk of temporary shutdown and reduced power generation as temperatures and sea levels continue to rise and water becomes less available, the Energy Department said Thursday.
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:17 PM
About 400 firefighters continued to battle a blaze along the New Jersey shore Thursday evening, with Gov. Chris Christie reporting that the blaze had destroyed some areas.
Seaside Park -- a community about 80 miles south of New York City with a year-...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:05 PM
A fire broke out Thursday along a seaside boardwalk on the New Jersey shore, destroying businesses that had only recently started recovering from devastation caused by Superstorm Sandy last year.
News video showed flames roaring along the boardwalk in...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 7:54 AM
New York City voters began deciding Tuesday who should become their next mayor after a volatile primary campaign that touched on everything from civil rights to kittens, with no shortage of scandal mixed in thanks to the candidacy of disgraced former Rep....
| Aug 29, 2013
| 3:06 PM
In "Zipper: Coney Island's Last Wild Ride," documentarian Amy Nicholson puts a human face on the deterioration of the iconic New York amusement park by focusing on the fate of her favorite ride.
Consisting of a rotating boom orbited by free-flipping...