One Dead, Dozens Injured After Two California Bus Crashes

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-12_c973aa766e.jpgDarren Kong (LOS ANGELES) -- Slippery roads may have led to two bus crashes on the same freeway in southern California Thursday. Both incidents occurred Thursday on Interstate 15, but about 50 miles apart. Over a dozen people were injured when one bus rolled onto its side east of Los Angeles in Corona, Calif. The second bus incident -- in which a bus heading to a casino rolled, killing at least one person and injuring 20 others -- happened east of Camp Pendleton between Los Angeles and San Diego.

Read more...

Pennsylvania Man Wins Raffle for Million-Dollar Picasso Piece

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-12_c13489ea28.jpgTimothy Clary/AFP/Getty Images (WEXFORD, Penn.) --  One Pennsylvania resident received a bargain when a $140 ticket won him a million dollar Picasso piece at an international raffle Wednesday. Jeffrey Gonano, 25, from Wexford, won Pablo Picasso's 1914 "L'Homme au Gibus," or "Man With Opera Hat" after buying one of 50,000 tickets sold online in a fundraiser, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Read more...

Harvard's Accused Bomb Hoaxer Granted Bail, Banned from Campus

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-12_cd52325813.jpgEldo Kim/Google+ (BOSTON) -- A Harvard University student accused of sending emails warning of hidden "shrapnel bombs" on campus to get out of taking his final exams was granted bail Wednesday after agreeing to renounce his dual citizenship with South Korea and surrender his passport so he couldn't flee the country. Sophomore Eldo Kim was also banned from Harvard's campus without specific permission and an escort. Kim, 20, pleaded not guilty and was released on $100,000 bond.

Read more...

'Affluenza' DUI Case: Prosecutors Try Again to Put Teen Behind Bars

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-12_da6f1dd38d.jpgWFAA (TARRANT COUNTY, Texas) -- The Texas teenager who was spared a prison sentence could still serve time in jail. The Tarrant County District Attorney's office has asked a juvenile judge to incarcerate Ethan Couch, 16, on two counts of intoxication assault for which there has been no verdict. "The 16-year-old admitted his guilt in four cases of intoxication manslaughter and two cases of intoxication assault. There has been no verdict formally entered. Every case deserves a verdict," District Attorney Joe Shannon said in a statement.

Read more...

Georgia Mega Millions Winner Comes Forward

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-12_f957a9dcf3.jpgScott Olson/Getty Images (ATLANTA) -- Georgia lottery officials said a Mega Millions winner came forward Wednesday to claim her share of the $636 million jackpot. Ira Curry, of Stone Mountain, Ga., is $318 million richer and is one of two lucky ticket holders who will split the second-largest jackpot in the game's history. Lottery officials said Curry purchased the ticket in Atlanta at Gateway Newstand and chose the numbers herself by picking family birthdays and throwing in the lucky number seven.

Read more...