Friday, December 6 2013 10:24 PM EST2013-12-07 03:24:12 GMT
Louisiana State Police reports Highland Road is closed between Pecue Lane and Siegen Lane due to a major crash. Troopers added the closure is expected to last until around 11 p.m. No further details wereMore >>
Louisiana State Police reports Highland Road is closed between Pecue Lane and Siegen Lane due to a major crash.More >>
Thursday, December 5 2013 9:15 AM EST2013-12-05 14:15:24 GMT
The aunt of a 12 year old girl police say was raped several times dating back to this summer still finds it difficult to find the words to describe her pain. "It's like my world fell from underneath meMore >>
Police said the rape of a 12-year-old girl now includes five people and more arrests could be on the way. Her aunt still finds it difficult to find the words to describe her pain.More >>
Friday, December 6 2013 8:26 PM EST2013-12-07 01:26:31 GMT
Ex-LSU running back Jeryl Brazil has turned himself in to authorities after a warrant was issued for his arrest in connection with a burglary in the Baton Rouge area. The Baton Rouge Police DepartmentMore >>
Ex-LSU running back Jeryl Brazil has turned himself in to authorities after a warrant was issued for his arrest in connection with a burglary in the Baton Rouge area.More >>
Thursday, December 5 2013 6:32 PM EST2013-12-05 23:32:44 GMT
Police said the rape of a 12-year-old girl now includes six people. Police said the victim was raped several times, dating back to this summer. Five men are still behind bars in the East Baton Rouge ParishMore >>
Police said the rape of a 12-year-old girl now includes six people. Police said the victim was raped several times, dating back to this summer.More >>
Friday, December 6 2013 11:09 PM EST2013-12-07 04:09:09 GMT
Officials with the Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office say a body was found on the east bank of the Mississippi River on the St. Gabriel side, near the ferry landing.Deputies say they believe it may be aMore >>
Authorities said a body was found on the east bank of the Mississippi River in Sunshine near the ferry landing. The body has been identified as a missing Baton Rouge man. More >>
PHOENIX (CBS5) -
Officials with the Arizona Lottery say the winning Powerball jackpot ticket was sold in Fountain Hills.
Officials made the announcement at a news conference on Thursday morning.
The winning ticket was a $10 "Quick Pick" sold at 4 Sons Food Store at 13779 N. Fountain Hills Blvd. in Fountain Hills.
The winner has not yet come forward.
According to the Powerball website, only two tickets matching all five numbers plus the Powerball were sold in the days leading up to Wednesday night's record-setting lottery drawing. One of those was in Arizona; the other was in Missouri.
Those two tickets will split a jackpot of approximately $579 million. It is not yet known if the tickets were bought by individuals or by a group in a "pool" of buyers.
The winning numbers for Wednesday's Powerball drawing were 5, 16, 22, 23, 29 and the Powerball is 6. The odds of winning the jackpot were about 1 in 175,223,510.
The Powerball site reports that in addition to the jackpot ticket, five tickets in Arizona matched the first five numbers for a prize of $1 million each. One of the million dollar tickets was sold in Tucson.
A total of 16 tickets matched four plus the Powerball for $10,000. More than 250,000 other tickets sold in Arizona won prizes of $200 or less.
Powerball sales are held in 42 states, Washington D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Arizona Lottery officials said if you've won, they recommend taking the following steps:
Sign your ticket
Keep the ticket in a safe place
Contact Arizona Lottery
Seek a financial adviser
CBS 5 News has been in touch with Arizona Lottery representatives through the night and will bring you updates online and live reports in each of Thursday's newscasts.
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