2 Claim $1.337 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot; 3rd-Largest in US History
2 Claim $1.337 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot; 3rd-Largest in US History

CHICAGO—Two people who wish to remain anonymous have claimed a $1.337 billion Mega Millions jackpot after a single ticket to the late July drawing was sold in a Chicago suburb, opting to take a lump sum payment of $780.5 million, lottery officials said Wednesday.

Former Officer Lane Sentenced to 3 Years for Aiding George Floyd’s Death
Former Officer Lane Sentenced to 3 Years for Aiding George Floyd’s Death

MINNEAPOLIS—A former Minneapolis police officer who pleaded guilty to a state charge of aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd was sentenced Wednesday to three years.

A Woman Was Injured When the Patrol Car She Was Placed in Was Struck by a Train in Colorado
A Woman Was Injured When the Patrol Car She Was Placed in Was Struck by a Train in Colorado

A Colorado woman was placed in the back of a patrol car before it was hit by a train, leaving her with serious injuries, authorities said Monday.

Gunman Shoots 3 at Texas Fair Before Being Shot by Deputies
Gunman Shoots 3 at Texas Fair Before Being Shot by Deputies

AMARILLO, Texas—A gunman shot three people, including two first responders, at the Tri-State Fair & Rodeo in Texas before he was shot and wounded by sheriff’s deputies, authorities said.

Officials: 8 Injured in Chicago Apartment Building Explosion
Officials: 8 Injured in Chicago Apartment Building Explosion

CHICAGO—Eight people were rushed to hospitals after being injured when an explosion Tuesday tore through the top floor of a Chicago apartment building, officials said.

Fire Blamed on Scooter Battery Kills 8-Year-Old Girl in NYC
Fire Blamed on Scooter Battery Kills 8-Year-Old Girl in NYC

NEW YORK—An electric scooter battery sparked a fire that killed an 8-year-old girl in New York City, authorities said. The death of Stephanie Villa Torres on Saturday was at least the third time in a little over a year that a fatal fire in the city has been linked to a scooter battery.

Indiana Officer Shot During Traffic Stop in August Has Died
Indiana Officer Shot During Traffic Stop in August Has Died

RICHMOND, Ind.—An eastern Indiana police officer who was shot in the head during a traffic stop in August has died more than two weeks after she was removed from life support, authorities said.