Deadly Tornadoes Rip Through Midwest, More Expected
iStockphoto/Thinkstock(SHAWNEE, Okla.) -- At least one person is dead after a series of tornadoes ripped across the Midwest on Sunday, injuring dozens while leaving a path of devastation in a region that is expected to see more severe weather later on Monday.
More than 50 tornadoes struck six central states -- Kansas, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska and Oklahoma -- over the weekend. The hardest hit were Kansas, with 32 tornadoes, and Oklahoma, with seven.
The National Weather Service says that one of the tornadoes near Wichita, Kan., registered EF-1 winds up to 110...
Florida Town Awaits Powerball Winner
William Thomas Cain/Getty Images(ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla.) -- Residents of the small town of Zephyrhills, Fla., are buzzing with excitement that the lucky holder of a Powerball ticket worth $590.5 million could be a neighbor, after the announcement that the winning ticket was sold at a grocery store there.
"I think that's awesome. I can't wait to see who it is. I hope it's somebody I know. I think it would be great," resident Martha Bennett said.
The central Florida town, with a population of 13,337, was best known as a skydiving destination before lottery...
Suspects Butt Dial 9-1-1 During Alleged Burglary
Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(FRESNO, Calif.) -- Accidentally butt dialing someone is embarrassing or inconsequential to most, but for two Fresno, Calif., men, their cell phone mishap landed them in jail.
The call, which went to 911, started like any other call to the police dispatcher, with the operator asking, “What is your emergency?”
But when no one answered, the operator didn’t hang up, instead staying on the line and listening to the pair, who police identified as Nathan Teklemariam and Carson Rinehart, both 20, as they talked about wanting to do drugs. It wasn’t long before the conversation turned to...