| Jul 20, 2013
Dear Readers: I'm marking my anniversary of writing the "Ask Amy" column, which debuted 10 years ago today. In honor of this, I'm rerunning the very first Q-and-A I ever tackled. I hope you'll agree that it's a classic.
Dear Amy: This is my first time...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Eight people were shot -- one fatally -- in a drive-by shooting in which two men fired on a group of people at a home in the Lawndale neighborhood Saturday evening, authorities said.
At least one of the shooters used a rifle and casings were recovered...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 10:04 AM
Every casino offers the most games possible allowable by state law; it's just that those laws are, well, a little confusing.
Just a quick tip, here: Not every casino offers the same games.
So, here we go:
If you go to a casino operated by the...
| May 10, 2013
| 2:09 PM
A new era for lottery players begins Wednesday, May 15, as Florida adds Mega Millions, yet another game to inspire dreams of cashing in and checking out.
Mega Millions ticket sales are starting at a good time. The nationwide game's current jackpot is...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 4:27 PM
I can't believe how lucky I am. When going through my unread emails from last week, I discovered I'm 970,000 euros richer! Apparently I hit the Mega Millions Super Lotto Plus & Email Sweepstakes in Madrid ... Benjamins for me......
| Dec 10, 2012
| 6:54 PM
TAMPA, Fla. -- A woman who befriended a Florida lottery winner who was later found dead was sentenced to mandatory life without parole by a judge who called her "cold, calculating and cruel."
Dorice "DeeDee" Moore, 37, was convicted of first degree...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Now, this is what a good daughter does: Magali Prins Nogueira, of Miami Beach, claimed the $16 million Florida Lotto jackpot from the drawing held on March 30.
How'd she get the ticket?
Her daughter gave it to her as a gift, according to lottery...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 9:06 AM
A long dry spell -- and a big jackpot runup -- ended Saturday night, when Powerball hit for $320 million.
The winning numbers were 17-29-31-52-53, with a Powerball of 31. The winning ticket was sold in New Jersey. The jackpot resets to $40 million for...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 12:58 PM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Seven hairstylists who are fighting for a share of a $9.5 million lottery prize bought by a co-worker at an Indianapolis salon testified Wednesday that they had all agreed to share any winnings from tickets purchased at the...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 10:14 AM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana judge has frozen a $9.5 million lottery prize until a legal battle over the jackpot involving several hairstylists is settled.
Marion Superior Court Judge Heather Welch issued a preliminary injunction Friday...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 8:15 AM
This is a repeat from last week, except bigger: Fantasy 5 produced the largest payout of the year Saturday night, with one ticket being worth $288,237.69.
The ticket was sold at Publix, 11495 Bird Road, Miami. As is the case when there's just one...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 8:56 AM
As if being in Key West isn't enough reason to party, here's another for one Florida Lotto player: A $17 million winning ticket.
After a long dry spell, the Florida Lotto yielded a winner Saturday night, with the single ticket being sold at Publix,...