Virginia Woman Wins Six $30K Prizes In One 'Pick 5' Drawing Virginia Woman Wins Six $30K Prizes In One 'Pick 5' Drawing
Virginia Woman Wins Six $30K Prizes In One 'Pick 5' Drawing A Virginia woman who played the same five numbers on six separate tickets is feeling lucky after winning $180,000 playing Pick 5. Latoya Burke has a magical set of numbers that led to six $30,000 wins on a ticket sold at Tinee Giant on Jackson Avenue in Chesapeake. Google Maps street view The winning numbers in that drawing were 5-5-5-5-0.  Burke wagered 50/50, so matching all five numbers in exact order is good for a $30,000 prize, according to Lottery officials. Pick 5 drawings are held daily at 1:59 p.m. and 11 p.m., though Burke only needed one of those on her fortuitous day.&n…
Fredericksburg Woman Wins $617K Lottery Jackpot Playing Online Fredericksburg Woman Wins $617K Lottery Jackpot Playing Online
Fredericksburg Woman Wins $617K Lottery Jackpot Playing Online A Fredericksburg woman "couldn't stop yelling" after winning a six-figure jackpot playing Lottery games online. Myrna Johnson gave her kids a brief scare after playing the MONOPOLY Progressive Jackpots game on her personal device when she realized she had cashed in on a massive windfall. The lucky lotto player won a total of $617,229. “At first, I couldn’t even believe it,” she told Virginia Lottery officials. “I couldn’t stop yelling. My kids thought something was wrong."  The MONOPOLY jackpot game is one of dozens available online to Lottery players, with jackpots growing each day …
Community Coming Together To Support Retiree Whose Condo Was Destroyed In Virginia Fire Community Coming Together To Support Retiree Whose Condo Was Destroyed In Virginia Fire
Community Coming Together To Support Retiree Whose Condo Was Destroyed In Virginia Fire A tight-knit community is rallying around a retired woman whose home was destroyed by a fire earlier this month in Prince William County.  Patti Simpson, a member of the Montclair Mews community, was among the victims who were displaced by a blaze that broke out in the 163000 block of Taconic Circle in Dumfries on Saturday, June 15. Townhouse Fire Saturday, June 15, 2024 7:57 PM Yesterday evening units were dispatched to the 16300 blk of Taconic... Posted by Prince William County Fire & Rescue System on Sunday, June 16, 2024 Four townhomes were damaged, with three - inclu…
'Golden Bachelorette:' DMV School Admin Named Leading Lady Of Popular Dating Show 'Golden Bachelorette:' DMV School Admin Named Leading Lady Of Popular Dating Show
'Golden Bachelorette:' DMV School Admin Named Leading Lady Of Popular Dating Show Joan Vassos: Golden Bachelorette. A 61-year-old school administrator and grandmother from Maryland has been named the first-ever leading lady of ABC's senior "Bachelor" franchise. View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Golden Bachelor (@goldenbachabc) Vassos, of Rockville, left Gerry Turner's season of "The Golden Bachelor" just after a one-on-one date. She had gotten a call from her daughter, who had given birth in a complicated C-section 15 days before she left for the show. Since then, Vassos has remained friendly with the …
Rare Severe Geomagnetic Storm Watch Issued For First Time In Nearly 20 Years Rare Severe Geomagnetic Storm Watch Issued For First Time In Nearly 20 Years
Rare Severe Geomagnetic Storm Watch Issued For First Time In Nearly 20 Years You may soon get a view of a rare spectacle. According to the NOAA National Weather Service's Space Weather Prediction Center, a series of solar flares and coronal mass ejections (CMEs) began on Wednesday, May 8. CMEs are explosions of plasma and magnetic fields from the sun’s corona. Space weather forecasters have issued a Severe (G4) Geomagnetic Storm Watch for the evening of Friday, May 10. It's the first time a G4 Watch has been issued since January 2005. The watch says CMEs may linger into Sunday, May 12. Geomagnetic storms can also trigger spectacular displays of aurora (…
International Soccer Stars Will Date Unsuspecting Arlington Woman On Brand-New Peacock Show International Soccer Stars Will Date Unsuspecting Arlington Woman On Brand-New Peacock Show
International Soccer Stars Will Date Unsuspecting Arlington Woman On Brand-New Peacock Show An Arlington woman will be dating massive, international soccer stars on a brand-new Peacock dating show. The twist? She has no idea how famous they are back home. "Love Undercover" will follow five male athletes who must leave their lavish lives behind to take on secret identities in dating single women in America, all completely unsuspecting of their fame overseas. View this post on Instagram A post shared by AM (@akhyamitchell) Among them, Akhya Mitchell, of Arlington.  Mitchelle and numerous other women will be dating Premier L…
DC Driver Tops $20K Virginia Lottery Win With $50K Windfall In Maryland DC Driver Tops $20K Virginia Lottery Win With $50K Windfall In Maryland
DC Driver Tops $20K Virginia Lottery Win With $50K Windfall In Maryland A DC driver who stopped at a Maryland 7-Eleven to pick up Lottery scratchers before picking up a customer in Baltimore won a $50,000 prize. An anonymous Lottery player going by the moniker "H.B.," a regular Lottery player who travels throughout the DMV region for his job, is feeling lucky following his latest win, though he is no stranger to five-figure wins.  "H.B." said that he drives all over Maryland, Virginia, and DC for his work, and he occasionally stops by certain stores to grab scratch-of tickets in each jurisdiction. His visit to the 7-Eleven on North Point Boulevard in Balt…
Towson Football Star Named Potential Suitor On New Season Of 'The Bachelorette' Towson Football Star Named Potential Suitor On New Season Of 'The Bachelorette'
Towson Football Star Named Potential Suitor On New Season Of 'The Bachelorette' Jenn Tran is officially the next "Bachelorette," and the names of the men who could be vying for her heart have already surfaced. Tran, 26, made her Bachelor Nation debut on Joey Grazidei's season, and will be the first Asian-American Bachelorette in season history.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jenn (@jenntranx) Tran is a physician assistant based in Miami, and will soon be meeting the 28 men hoping for a shot at love. Among Tran's potential suitors is Caleb "Moze" Smith, a 25-year-old former Towson University football …
Robyn Dixon Fired From 'Real Housewives Of Potomac,' She Says Robyn Dixon Fired From 'Real Housewives Of Potomac,' She Says
Robyn Dixon Fired From 'Real Housewives Of Potomac,' She Says Robyn Dixon is speaking out. The 45-year-old "Real Housewives of Potomac Star" has confirmed rumors that she won't be returning to the Bravo show for Season 9. On the latest episode of her podcast "Reasonably Shady" with co-star Gizelle Bryant, Dixon reveals she was not asked to return to the show: "The network did not invite me back, um, I was fired for lack of a better word." Dixon is one of the original cast members of "RHOP" and has come to terms with her next chapter. "I will not sugarcoat the situation," the mom of two and business owner said. "This was a network decision and I…
Who Are Virginia's Sexiest Civil Servants? Here's What New Poll Says Who Are Virginia's Sexiest Civil Servants? Here's What New Poll Says
Who Are Virginia's Sexiest Civil Servants? Here's What New Poll Says Ring the alarm! Firefighters may make the calendars and policemen are pretty, but a newly released survey found that Virginia's sexiest civil servants are neither of the two. According to DatingNews, the hottest civil servants in Virginia are paramedics. DatingNews released the new tally after interviewing 3,000 singles to uncover which uniformed pros, though they omitted out the usual suspects, including firefighters, police officers, and members of the military. "In the urban landscape, there's an undeniable physical magnetism that surrounds those in uniform," Amber Brooks of DatingNews…
Spotsylvania Woman Celebrates $3M Lottery Scratch-Off Win With Daughter Spotsylvania Woman Celebrates $3M Lottery Scratch-Off Win With Daughter
Dolores Miller Won $3M Playing A Virginia Lottery Scratcher She did it.  A Spotsylvania woman is all smiles after winning a $3 million top-prize playing a Virginia Lottery scratcher.  Lady Luck shone on local resident Dolores Miller, who is celebrating after claiming her $3 million top-prize after hitting the jackpot on a 50X the Money scratcher on a ticket sold at Walmart on Carl D. Silver Parkway in Fredericksburg. The first person she called after realizing she was a newly minted millionaire? Her daughter. "I did it!," she exclaimed, Lottery officials said.  Miller chose to take a one-time cash option of $1.875 million over…
Former NFL Player, DC Restaurant Owner Heating Up On Foot Network Show Former NFL Player, DC Restaurant Owner Heating Up On Foot Network Show
Former NFL Player, DC Restaurant Owner Heating Up On Foot Network Show Things are heating up for an NFL player-turned restaurant owner on a popular Food Network show. Tobias Dorzon has made it to the quarterfinals on the “Tournament of Champions.” Hosted by Guy Fieri, the show pits some of the biggest names of the culinary world against each other for a chance of winning the $150,000 prize, the biggest in show history. Dorzon, of Hyattsville, played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Carolina Panthers before enrolling himself in culinary school. These days, he owns three restaurants including Huncho House in Hyattsville and Union Distri…
Is Loudoun County High Schooler Going To Hollywood After 'American Idol' Audition? Is Loudoun County High Schooler Going To Hollywood After 'American Idol' Audition?
Is Loudoun County High Schooler Going To Hollywood After 'American Idol' Audition? The latest season of "American Idol" is just getting started. And so is Lillian Hackett. The 17-year-old Lovettsville singer-songwriter performed her original song "Tennessee" with her guitar for judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry, and Lionel Richie on Sunday, March 17 on ABC. "I think there's something real artistic about you that I like," Bryan said. "Yes from me," Richie added. Hackett's going to Hollywood. The teen's website says she has a natural inclination toward New Americana music, and "skillfully weaves a soulful and authentic musical experience, blending covers and originals. "In…
DC Billionaire From Maryland Wins Oscar For Wes Anderson Short Film DC Billionaire From Maryland Wins Oscar For Wes Anderson Short Film
DC Billionaire From Maryland Wins Oscar For Wes Anderson Short Film An esteemed Montgomery County native who is the co-founder of a billion-dollar DC conglomerate can add another accolade to his impressive resume: Academy Award winner. Bethesda-born Steven Rales, 72, won an Oscar on Sunday night for producing the best live-action short film along with renowned director Wes Anderson for "The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar," an adaptation of a Roald Dahl story written decades ago. #Oscars 2024Best Live Action Short Film #TheWonderfulStoryOfHenrySugar #Netflix #WesAnderson & #StevenRales pic.twitter.com/RQV7YP5JNL pic.twitter.com/iCMYsbtLlu — The Cine…
Dogs Suffering From Critical Injuries In DC House Fire See Support From Community Dogs Suffering From Critical Injuries In DC House Fire See Support From Community
Dogs Suffering From Critical Injuries In DC House Fire See Support From Community A family is rallying community support following a critical fire in Southeast DC that destroyed a woman's home and left her beloved dogs with serious injuries. Shortly after 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 27, DC Fire and EMS personnel were called to a home in the 3500 block of Ely Place SE, when flames tore through the residence and destroyed the property. The site of the fire in DC Twitter/@dcfireems One firefighter reported minor injuries and crews were able to get the fire under control, but two dogs - Sage and Adonis - belonging to Giavonna Morgan sustained critical injuries before th…
Virginia Woman Visiting Maryland Doctor Wins $41K Playing 'FAST PLAY' Lottery Game Virginia Woman Visiting Maryland Doctor Wins $41K Playing 'FAST PLAY' Lottery Game
Virginia Woman Visiting Maryland Doctor Wins $41K Playing 'FAST Play' Lottery Game 2024 is indeed off to a better start for a Virginia woman who won big playing a Maryland Lottery game when she went across state lines to see her doctor. The woman, who chose to remain anonymous and went under the alias "2024 Better" is feeling lucky after reeling in a $41,780 jackpot playing the "FAST PLAY Gold Fish" game.  According to Lottery officials, the winner's doctor is in Maryland, so she frequents the state regularly, and last week, she and her husband stopped at Hardesty's Liquors on Crain Highway in Newburg. The jackpot for the Feb. 28 drawing had remained unclaimed until…
Watch GWU Grad Compete On 'Amazing Race' With Little Sis Watch GWU Grad Compete On 'Amazing Race' With Little Sis
Watch GWU Grad Compete On 'Amazing Race' With Little Sis A pair of New Jersey siblings will be competing on the latest season of "The Amazing Race" on CBS. Maya Mody, 20, and Rohan Mody, 23, both students from Monmouth Junction, will be participating the in 36th race around the sun, premiering Wednesday, March 13. "This was a dream we both have shared since we were kids and still cannot believe that we get to call ourselves racers," the siblings said on Instagram. Maya is a junior at the University of Pittsburgh, where she made Dean's List last fall. Rohan graduated Magna Cum Laude from George Washington University with his bachelor's in neurosc…
DC Singer Falls Flat On 'The Voice DC Singer Falls Flat On 'The Voice
DC Singer Falls Flat On 'The Voice For "The Voice" judges, Ash Haynes wasn't quite it. The 36-year-old Washington D.C. singer who once sang backup for a Swedish artist at Eurovision took to the NBC stage in this season's debut Monday night, Feb. 27. Haynes sang "Simply the Best" by Tina Turner for judges Reba McEntire, John Legend, Chance the Rapper and Dan + Shay. None of the judges turned their chairs for Haynes, but did give her some constructive criticism. EGOT Legend told Haynes if she was going to hit the big notes, she should do so "more accurately" and with control and precision. Shay of Dan + Shay said Haynes…
'Occasional Drag Queen' From MD Squares Off Against VA Attorney On 'Jeopardy!' 'Occasional Drag Queen' From MD Squares Off Against VA Attorney On 'Jeopardy!'
'Occasional Drag Queen' From MD Squares Off Against VA Attorney On 'Jeopardy!' Who is the smartest person in the DMV? A battle of the brains between a Maryland trail planner and Virginia attorney is set for Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the latest Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions. Arlington attorney Luigi de Guzman will join Silver Spring resident Kevin Belle - also known as Whiskey Ginger - on stage with Canadian psychiatrist Juveria Zaheer as they compete for a $250,000 grand prize. Canada’s sweetheart meets America’s sweetheart #jeopardy pic.twitter.com/J2u01gcvIb — Whiskey Ginger aka Kevin Belle (@whiskeygingdrag) February 23, 2024 During his time …
DC Woman Rallying Support For Former MTV Road Rules/The Challenge Player Battling Breast Cancer DC Woman Rallying Support For Former MTV Road Rules/The Challenge Player Battling Breast Cancer
DC Woman Rallying Support For Former MTV Road Rules/The Challenge Player Battling Breast Cancer Ayanna Mackins Free caught the country's eyes as a contestant on MTV's "Road Rules" and "The Challenge" shows years ago. Now, she's facing a different, and much more difficult challenge as she goes through a battle with breast cancer and can use the country's support. A District woman has set up a fundraising effort on the reality star's behalf as the single mother of four embarks on what could be a lengthy journey after being diagnosed with metastatic invasive ductal carcinoma while also contending with a rare mutation. "I was a candidate for genetic testing, where I learned tha…
Fifth Time Is The Charm For Man Who Won $100K Playing Virginia Lottery's 'Millionaire Raffle' Fifth Time Is The Charm For Man Who Won $100K Playing Virginia Lottery's 'Millionaire Raffle'
Fifth Time Is The Charm For Man Who Won $100K Playing Virginia Lottery's 'Millionaire Raffle' A Prince William County man is laughing his way to the bank after realizing that he won $100,000 playing Virginia's New Year's Millionaire Raffle. They say if you don't succeed, try, try again, a mantra that Manassas resident Maurice Farley took to heart en route to a six-figure Virginia Lottery prize. For five years, Farley said that he's been playing the annual Virginia "New Year's Millionaire Raffle" and has come up short.  2024 might just be his year. The ticket, purchased at 7-Eleven on Wellington Road in Manassas, was cashed in this week, and Farley said that he hopes to use hi…
Maryland Man Crosses Over State Lines To Claim $150K Powerball Win In Virginia Maryland Man Crosses Over State Lines To Claim $150K Powerball Win In Virginia
Maryland Man Crosses Over State Lines To Claim $150K Powerball Win In Virginia A Maryland man who tried his luck picking up a Powerball ticket in Virginia is feeling lucky after cashing in on a six-figure prize. Teerawat Akkarach says he only plays Lottery games about once a month, but he couldn't resist purchasing a Powerball ticket last month as the jackpot was swelling.  The Rockville resident crossed over state lines into Virginia, where he headed to Sheetz on Yardley Ridge Road in Sterling to buy some Powerball tickets for the drawing on Monday, Jan. 8, though he took his time checking his numbers.  Akkarach said that he scanned a few tickets on the Vi…
“No More Needles!” Says Mass Woman After Achieving Weight Loss Success “No More Needles!” Says Mass Woman After Achieving Weight Loss Success
“No More Needles!” Says Mass Woman After Achieving Weight Loss Success Diabetes doesn’t have to be a lifelong companion. OwnaHealth is here to change the narrative. With an impressive 93% success rate in beating diabetes, our medical coaching program is redefining diabetes management. Our approach is not just about managing symptoms; it’s about turning the tide on diabetes. At OwnaHealth, we believe that effective diabetes care extends beyond medication. It’s about a holistic approach, combining medical expertise with personalized coaching. This is where our team of top medical professionals comes in, offering tailored strategies and support that resonate with…
$1 Power Play Land Group Of Friends In Virginia $200K Powerball Prize $1 Power Play Land Group Of Friends In Virginia $200K Powerball Prize
$1 Power Play Land Group Of Friends In Virginia $200K Powerball Prize An extra dollar went a long way for a group of friends in Virginia who claimed a six-figure Lottery prize a month after their fortuitous Powerball play.  When the jackpot rises, Anthony Pego and a group of 10 other friends have made it a habit to pool their money together and share the fun as they chase a potentially life-altering amount of money.  Well, the Leesburg resident didn't win it all, but he and his friends are jubilant after claiming a $200,000 prize after matching the first four numbers on the Dec. 30 drawing, as well as the Powerball. Typically, that win would have n…
Contamination Concerns Prompt Nationwide Robitussin Cough Syrup Recall Contamination Concerns Prompt Nationwide Robitussin Cough Syrup Recall
Contamination Concerns Prompt Nationwide Robitussin Cough Syrup Recall Two types of Robitussin cough syrup products sold nationwide are being recalled due to potential microbial contamination, federal authorities announced. This week, New Jersey-based Haleon announced a recall of several lots of Robitussin Honey CF Max Day Adult and Robitussin Honey CF Max Nighttime Adult that could be contaminated, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Recalled items include:  Four- and eight-ounce Robitussin Honey CF Max Day Adult with these lot numbers/expiration dates:  T18010 with an expiration date of Oct. 31, 2025; T08730 with an…
Maryland 'Accident So White' Featured On SNL's 'Weekend Update' Maryland 'Accident So White' Featured On SNL's 'Weekend Update'
Maryland 'Accident So White' Featured On SNL's 'Weekend Update' A Montgomery County car crash garnered national attention over the weekend as "Saturday Night Live" comics Colin Jost and Michael Che joked on the show’s "Weekend Update" skit. The Sunday, Jan. 14 crash occurred when a driver slammed through the produce section of Whole Foods on River Road in Bethesda around 12 p.m., Daily Voice reported. The car went through the Whole Foods in Bethesda Montgomery County Fire and Rescue According to NBCWashington, both occupants of the vehicle, as well as a pedestrian, were left with minor injuries. “A Volvo crashed through the front of a Whole Foo…
Man Celebrates Million Dollar Virginia Lottery Win While On Caribbean Cruise To Kick Off 2024 Man Celebrates Million Dollar Virginia Lottery Win While On Caribbean Cruise To Kick Off 2024
Man Celebrates Million Dollar Virginia Lottery Win While On Caribbean Cruise To Kick Off 2024 What started as a relaxing Caribbean cruise to celebrate the New Year turned into something far more exciting for a Virginia man who won $1 million while on vacation. Jerome Testa III is laughing and smiling his way to the bank after being the final person to claim a seven-figure prize after purchasing a ticket for Virginia's New Year's Millionaire Raffle. The timing couldn't be better, as the lucky lotto player learned of his unexpected windfall while checking online during a holiday cruise, though they had to wait to return to Virginia before redeeming the life-altering ticket. “My wife …
Avril Lavigne Rocks Out Virginia Venue In 'Greatest Hits' Summer Tour Avril Lavigne Rocks Out Virginia Venue In 'Greatest Hits' Summer Tour
Avril Lavigne Rocks Out Virginia Venue In 'Greatest Hits' Summer Tour Pop punk icon Avril Lavigne will go on tour this summer, rocking out a Virginia venue. The "Sk8r Boi" and "Complicated" singer will perform at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, VA, on Aug. 31. She'll be joined by Simple Plan and Girlfriends. "They toured with me on my very first tour, so it's only fitting we are doing it again," said Lavigne. Tour dates for 2024 baby! I’ll be doing the Greatest Hits from all of my albums and along with some of your favorites,... Posted by Avril Lavigne on Monday, January 22, 2024 According to Ticketmaster, the ticket presale begins at 10 a.m. on We…
Taylor Swift In Baltimore: Pop Star To Support BF At Ravens, Chiefs Game? Taylor Swift In Baltimore: Pop Star To Support BF At Ravens, Chiefs Game?
Taylor Swift In Baltimore: Pop Star To Support BF At Ravens, Chiefs Game? In case you haven't heard, Taylor Swift is dating KC Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce. And she's been supporting him at nearly every game... Which could only mean she'll be in Baltimore for next Sunday's Ravens-Chiefs game. The Chiefs are heading to M&T Bank Stadium with a spot in the Big Game on the line against the top-seeded Ravens.  Swift's latest tour of NFL stadiums nearly came to an abrupt ending on Sunday night, when they eeked out a narrow 27-24 win over the Buffalo Bills after kicker Tyler Bass missed a 44-yard field goal attempt that would have tied things up with under t…
Paying It Forward: Patron Foots Bill For Prince William County Police Breakfast Paying It Forward: Patron Foots Bill For Prince William County Police Breakfast
Paying It Forward: Patron Foots Bill For Prince William County Police Breakfast Supervisors from the Prince William County Police Department got an unexpected surprise when they went to pick up a treat for their officers on Friday morning. Some top cops hit up the drive-thru at Chick-fil-A in Woodbridge to grab some breakfast biscuits on their way into the office, but what they couldn't have expected was that their order had already been filled by a grateful resident. Google Maps street view At the window, an employee advised the sergeant that "Dillon" in the vehicle ahead of his, had "paid it forward" and ordered a few dozen biscuits and a handful of sausage biscuit…
Woman Back From Vacation Wins $1M Virginia Lottery Prize While Out Of The Country Woman Back From Vacation Wins $1M Virginia Lottery Prize While Out Of The Country
Woman Back From Vacation Wins $1M Virginia Lottery Prize While Out Of The Country Genese Rogers left her Virginia home to head out on vacation and came back a millionaire. The Woodbridge woman was out of the country when the winning ticket numbers were announced in Virginia's "New Year's Millionaire Raffle," but when she came back stateside, she was in for a heck of a welcome home present. Days after stepping out of the plane back in Virginia, Rogers found out that she had one of the five top-prize winning $1 million tickets. "I literally just started screaming," she exclaimed while giving the thumbs up at Lottery Headquarters. A smiling Rogers says that she isn't a re…