Still No Winner: Powerball Jackpot Climbs to $550 Million

This Aug. 22, 2017, file photo shows a Powerball ticket in Chicago. AP Photo/G-Jun Yam, File

No winners emerged Wednesday night after numbers for the Powerball jackpot were drawn, pushing the next jackpot to $550 million.

The numbers drawn were: 42, 39, 18, 2 and 37. The Powerball number was 12 and the multiplier was 3.

During the third day of a sentencing hearing for ex-Olympic Dr. Larry Nassar, a prosecutor read a statement from three-time Olympic gold medalist McKayla Maroney.

(Published Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018)

The odds of winning are one in 292.2 million.

It's the biggest Powerball jackpot since a $758.7 million prize won last August.

The $460 million prize refers to the annuity option, paid over 29 years. The cash prize would be $291 million.

Lottery players also can vie for another giant prize, as the Mega Millions game's grand prize will be $418 million in Friday's drawing.

A trio of lion cubs made their public debut on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, at the Wildlife Waystation in Sylmar, California.

(Published Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018)

The odds of one person winning jackpots in both games? One in more than 88 quadrillion.

A man accused of killing two California deputies during a shooting spree in Sacramento and Placer counties was kicked out of court Wednesday after swearing at the judge.
 
Luis Bracamontes shouted "F--- you," at the judge and refused to quiet down as the second day of his trial began.
(Published Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018)

WARNING: Video contains language that may be offensive. A police body camera video showing the arrest of popular comedian Hannibal Buress for disorderly intoxication in Miami in December 2017 was released Tuesday.

(Published Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018)