Text leads to Mega Millions win for Virginia woman

One person who did not want to be identified bought $200 worth of tickets for the record draw

A New Jersey man walking to buy a lottery ticket for this week's massive Mega Millions jackpot fell and broke his hip, but the trip to the hospital turned into his lucky break.

Hoping to strike some luck, Earl Livingston, of Blackwood, New Jersey, headed to a nearby convenience store to buy a ticket for the $1.537 billion Mega Millions drawing. They ended up winning a million bucks.

A retired veteran, Raymond Heft of Madison, is the lucky victor of the $1 million Powerball drawing from Wednesday, Oct. 24.

States receive a percentage of lottery ticket sales and use the money to support public schools or to meet other needs.

Female student athlete who was shot dead at University of Utah
Melvin, who was a 37-year-old convicted sex offender, lied to Lauren about his age, name and criminal history, her mother wrote. I will be joining them to pay my respects and offer my support to Lauren's friends, family and the entire campus community.

Ms Mickle told NBC 10 she didn't believe her uncle when he told her he'd won from his hospital bed.

The next morning, her husband called her and said simply: "You won!" "I thought he was confused, maybe from pain meds".

Unfortunately, the break means he'll need a hip replacement.

"I still feel the same way", she said when she picked up her big check. They brought a tray of snacks for the staff to show their appreciation.

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