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Body of Lotto Winner Who Died of Cyanide Poisoning Likely to Be Exhumed

Body of Lotto Winner Who Died of Cyanide Poisoning Likely to Be Exhumed

Ann Cutting/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) — The body of a $1 million lottery jackpot winner will likely be exhumed from Rosehill Cemetery in Chicago, according to the Cook County medical examiner, who determined that the winner died of cyanide poisoning.Last J…

Melissa Rycroft Wins "Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars"

Melissa Rycroft Wins "Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars"

(LOS ANGELES) — TV personality Melissa Rycroft won the Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars championship Tuesday night, taking home the Mirror Ball trophy and bragging rights as the popular reality show’s champion of all champions.When co-host Tom …

Melissa Rycroft Wins "Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars"

Melissa Rycroft Wins "Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars"

ABC/Adam Taylor(LOS ANGELES) — TV personality Melissa Rycroft won the Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars championship Tuesday night, taking home the Mirror Ball trophy and bragging rights as the popular reality show’s champion of all champions.Wh…

Winner of California Lottery Comes Forward After Five Months to Claim $23 Million

Winner of California Lottery Comes Forward After Five Months to Claim $23 Million

Adam Gault/Thinkstock(PALMDALE, Calif.) — The lucky winner of California’s SuperLotto Plus Jackpot has finally come forward to claim her $23 million, just 25 days short of forfeiting the prize.“We had our winner come forward and claim the …

24-Year-Old Wins $8.53M at Poker in 12 Hours

24-Year-Old Wins $8.53M at Poker in 12 Hours

Comstock Images/Thinkstock(LAS VEGAS) — After nearly 12 hours and 400 hands, a poker player from Maryland has received the biggest treat possible this Halloween:  $8.53 million.Greg Merson, 24, won the World Series of Poker tournament before dawn…

24-Year-Old Wins $8.53M at Poker in 12 Hours

24-Year-Old Wins $8.53M at Poker in 12 Hours

Comstock Images/Thinkstock(LAS VEGAS) — After nearly 12 hours and 400 hands, a poker player from Maryland has received the biggest treat possible this Halloween:  $8.53 million.Greg Merson, 24, won the World Series of Poker tournament before dawn…

Mystery Winner of $52 Million Lotto Comes Forward

Mystery Winner of $52 Million Lotto Comes Forward

California Lottery released this image, taken from video, of the person they believed to be the winner of a $52 million MegaMillions jackpot. (California Lottery)(FREMONT, Calif.) — The hunt for a mysterious lottery winner whose photo was released in …

Phillip Phillips Wins ‘American Idol’

Phillip Phillips Wins ‘American Idol’

Michael Becker / FOX(LOS ANGELES) — Phillip Phillips was crowned the season 11 American Idol champion on Wednesday night’s results show. More than 132 million votes came in after Tuesday’s performance show — a new Idol record. Jessica Sanchez is this…

"The Voice" Recap: Jermaine Paul Crowned Winner of Season Two

"The Voice" Recap: Jermaine Paul Crowned Winner of Season Two

Justin Lubin/NBC(LOS ANGELES) — Jermaine Paul, a former backup singer from Spring Valley, N.Y., was crowned the winner of the second season of NBC’s The Voice on Tuesday during a live grand finale.
Paul was mentored by country singer Blake S…

Maryland Mega Millions Winner Claims Share of $656 Million Jackpot

Maryland Mega Millions Winner Claims Share of $656 Million Jackpot

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(BALTIMORE) — The second of three people who’ll share a record $656 million Mega Millions jackpot has claimed a piece of the prize.However, as with another winner who stepped forward in Kansas last week, the Maryland …

Mega Millions ‘Winner’ Has Press Conference to Tell Reporters to ‘Go Home’

Mega Millions ‘Winner’ Has Press Conference to Tell Reporters to ‘Go Home’

ABC News(BALTIMORE) — The Baltimore woman who claims she bought one of the three winning Mega Millions tickets had a news conference Wednesday, showed up late and then had her lawyer tell the reporters to “go home.”Merlande Wilson, 37 and the mother o…

‘The X Factor’: Melanie Amaro Crowned the Winner

‘The X Factor’: Melanie Amaro Crowned the Winner

Fox Broadcasting(LOS ANGELES) — Melanie Amaro of Sunrise, Fla., was crowned the winner on Thursday night’s first season finale of Fox’s The X Factor.The 19-year-old finished ahead of Josh Krajcik, a 30-year-old father from Columbus, Ohio, in vie…

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