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Mega Millions lottery: Where does lottery money go in different states?

Mega Millions lottery: Where does lottery money go in different states?

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- When many people think of how lottery winnings are spent, images of new mansions or lavish yachts and flashy cars zoom through the minds of jackpot hopefuls.

Most dont think of the paths in Colorado parks, or the classrooms of Florida public schools, or senior centers in Pennsylvania, but those are all lottery winners in their own ways too.

The specific lottery sys...

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What will happen if Trump exits the INF Treaty with Russia?

What will happen if Trump exits the INF Treaty with Russia?

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- As National Security Adviser John Bolton was in Moscow, where hes expected to inform Russian officials of the Trump administrations intention to withdraw from a major nuclear arms agreement -- the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces treaty -- President Trump himself said Monday it definitely would happen.

"Im terminating the agreement because they violated the a...

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Trump hugs it out with Cruz in Houston: 'It got nasty! Then it ended'

Trump hugs it out with Cruz in Houston: 'It got nasty! Then it ended'

Loren Elliott/Getty Images(HOUSTON) -- If the 2016 Republican presidential primary was a bare-knuckle brawl, President Donald Trump did his best to bury the hatchet in Texas on Monday night.

"It got nasty," Trump told a raucous crowd in Houston before calling Senator Ted Cruz, his onetime foe, "a man who has become a really good friend."

"Nobody has helped me more" than Cruz, Trump proclaimed, he...

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Just before midterm elections, Trump claims he'll propose cutting middle class taxes 10 percent

Just before midterm elections, Trump claims he'll propose cutting middle class taxes 10 percent

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Nearly one year after he signed the Republican tax cuts into law, President Donald Trump has now repeatedly floated another round of tax cuts -- this one just for middle-income Americans, he claims -- just two weeks from the midterm elections.

While he acknowledged at the White House on Monday that the proposal wouldnt receive a vote from Congress before the mid...

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Liam Neeson’s son changes name in honor of his late mom, Natasha Richardson

Liam Neeson’s son changes name in honor of his late mom, Natasha Richardson

David M. Benett/Getty Images for Maison Mais Non(LONDON) -- Liam Neesons son is paying tribute to his late mom, Natasha Richardson, by changing his last name.

People confirms that 23-year-old Michel will now go by Michel Richardson, instead of Michel Neeson.

Natasha Richardsons mother, actress Vanessa Redgrave, reportedly explained the name change to Daily Mail by saying, That wasnt bec...

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CDC warns against dressing up pet chickens for Halloween

CDC warns against dressing up pet chickens for Halloween

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Louisiana resident Stephanie Morse treats chickens like family, and like any other family member, Morses chickens get costumes every Halloween.

"Their bare skin is exposed, I just like to put a sweater on them to keep them warm and comfortable, and some of them have more personality," Morse told CBS affiliate KNOE-TV.

But people like Morse are being told not to t...

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WADK Local News

Former Lawmaker Begins Fraud Sentence

A once-influential Rhode Island lawmaker is beginning nine-months of home confinement after pleading no contest to perjury charges. Former state Rep. John Carnevale was placed in handcuffs followin...

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More West Nile Found In RI

Environmental officials say three mosquito samples in Rhode Island have tested positive for West Nile virus. The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management said Wednesday that the positive...

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New Electric RIPTA Bus Fleet Gets Federal Funding

Senator Jack Reed is announcing that Rhode Island is receiving a federal grant to help pay for new Rhode Island Public Transit Authority buses.  RIPTA will get one-and-a-half-million-dollars f...

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New Bio-Medical Office To Be Built In Warwick

Details regarding a new bio-medical center in Warwick are being shared.  Warwick Mayor Joseph Solomon and property developer the Carpionato Group announced the plan for the 100-thousand-square...

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