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A collection of news and information related to Gaming and Lotteries published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo AP)
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  • Powerball jackpot soars to $425 million for Wednesday's drawing

    Powerball jackpot soars to $425 million for Wednesday's drawing
    A Powerball jackpot is again soaring into record territory, hitting $425 million as of Tuesday morning, California Lottery officials said. Since California joined the game in April, lottery spokesman Alex Traverso said, enormous jackpots have become...
  • Amber Alert Q&A: Why it happens, how to turn it off

    Amber Alert Q&A: Why it happens, how to turn it off
    The high-pitched Amber Alert that hit cellphones across Southern California overnight may have confounded and annoyed, but the text message also prompted a fresh round of questions. Chief among them: Just what was that and how can I stop it from...
  • Buena Park city employees charged with embezzling $822,000

    Buena Park city employees charged with embezzling $822,000
    Two men could face life in prison if convicted of embezzling more than $822,000 from the city of Buena Park during their time as city employees, the Orange County district attorney’s office said Tuesday. Rudolph P. Juarez, 56, of Anaheim, who...
  • Powerball jackpot reaches $425 million

    Powerball jackpot reaches $425 million
    The Powerball jackpot has swelled to a whopping $425 million, the third-highest total ever. The prize, which could be claimed as soon as Wednesday, hasn’t yet surpassed the record $590.5-million jackpot claimed in May by an 84-year-old Florida...
  • Bay Area bus strike averted with late deal; BART talks on hold

    Bay Area bus strike averted with late deal; BART talks on hold
    Bay Area commuters Wednesday were spared the pain of a bus strike after a last-minute deal was reached on pay and medical benefits for hundreds of union workers. Members of the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 192 had threatened to walk off the job at...
  • Statewide Amber Alert: Super annoying, but a potential lifesaver

    Statewide Amber Alert: Super annoying, but a potential lifesaver
    I was sitting in bed reading Monday night when a hideous and unfamiliar noise jolted me upright. It seemed to be emanating from inside my room. It was a loud, insistent and intermittent, like a test of the emergency broadcast system, but my radio wasn&...
  • 9th Circuit orders new sentencing for Long Beach rapist

    SAN FRANCISCO -- A man sentenced  to 254 years for sexually assaulting four women in Long Beach  should be resentenced because he committed his crimes when he was 16, a federal appeals court decided Wednesday. A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit...
  • Californians dash to buy tickets in $425-million Powerball drawing

    The jackpot for Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing was at an estimated $425 million, sparking a dash to buy tickets in Southern California. Since California joined the game in April, lottery spokesman Alex Traverso said, enormous jackpots have...
  • $425-million Powerball jackpot attracts players from Las Vegas

    $425-million Powerball jackpot attracts players from Las Vegas
    The jackpot for Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing was at an estimated $425 million -- and that's not just from players in California. California joined the game in April. But Nevada does not have a state lottery. That has not stopped some in Las...
  • Falls fire near Lake Elsinore 73% contained

    Falls fire near Lake Elsinore 73% contained
    Containment of the Falls fire near Lake Elsinore in Riverside County jumped to 73% overnight after crews were able to take advantage of cooler temperatures, higher humidity and more reinforcements on the ground. Firefighting crews were able to make...
  • Father dead in Swiss hot-air balloon crash was Malibu's 'royalty'

    Father dead in Swiss hot-air balloon crash was Malibu's 'royalty'
    A hot-air balloon crash that killed the patriarch of a prominent Malibu family occurred when the craft floated into power lines and fell 165 feet to the ground, police said. Grant Adamson, a scion of Malibu's founding family, died early Tuesday when the...