New Jersey

August 12, 2017

ONE WINNER IN MEGA MILLIONS, TICKET SOLD IN ILLINOIS

Someone in Illinois has a lottery ticket worth $393 million. There was one winning ticket sold in the Mega Millions lottery jackpot for Friday night’s drawing; it was purchased at a barbecue joint outside of Chicago. The winning numbers were 23, 33, 53, 56, and 58; the Mega Ball number was 6. ##
August 10, 2017

SEN. MENENDEZ TO FACE FEDERAL CORRUPTION TRIAL

A federal corruption trial is looming for New Jersey democratic Senator Robert Menendez. A federal judge tossed out a last-ditch effort by Menendez to have the trial dismissed. He is accused of giving favors to a donor in Florida in return for variou...
August 10, 2017

NO WINNER IN POWERBALL JACKPOT; NOW TWO APPROACH $400 MILLION

There were no winners in the Powerball last night, which pushes the jackpot towards $356 million. The Powerball now joins the Mega Millions with a huge jackpot; Friday night’s drawing in the Mega Millions will be worth about $382 million. ##
August 9, 2017

MEGA MILLIONS JACKPOT ROLLS OVER AGAIN, NEARS $400 MILLION

There were no winners in the Mega Millions lottery jackpot last night. New Jersey Lottery officials believe the estimated top prize is now a projected $382 million. Four second prize tickets were sold for last night’s drawing; none of them in New Jersey. ##