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the winning powerball numbers are in. millions of people are frantically checking right now. did anyone win the nearly $1.6 billion powerball lottery? good evening at 11:00. i'm liz cho. sade is off tonight. >> i'm bill ritter. for so many people, anticipation and a lottery frenzy for america's first billion-dollar-plus jackpot. >> this drawing turning international tonight as hopeful players cross the border from canada in to washington state to try their luck. one of the few stories that does folks lining up in the snow at the california border. >> the new york state lottery literally trying to drum up business. this drum roll was outside of a store in midtown. it started at 11:00 this morning
>> the jackpot rising to nearly $1.6 billion. here are the winning numbers. 8, 27, 34, 4, 19, and the powerball, 10. >> n.j. burkett is among the millions of people hoping to win. he posted this video on twitter after scraping together $2 to buy a ticket. >> $2 in small change for my buddies in the news room. we're not going to know how many people won tonight, if anybody won tonight, until sometime after midnight. but i do know one thing. we did not win. but we had an awful lot of fun playing and so did a lot of other people. >> reporter: in the hours before the drawing, people were buying tickets at the more than 32,000 tickets every minute. and that's just the state of new york. >> i'm going to be the winner. >> reporter: the cashier has
>> people are crazy for $100, $500, $600. the craziest thing when the people want to pay by credit card. they are crazy. from when i opened the store to right now, all crazy people. they want powerball, powerball, powerball. that's it. >> reporter: he says they sold so many tickets this week they nearly ran out of paper to print them on. officials said at least one winner was likely tonight. >> we anticipate more than 85% potentially as high as 90% of all of the possible combinations that can be wagered on will be covered by tonight's drawing. >> reporter: the billion-dollar-plus jackpot attracted enormous numbers of people who have never played before, like aziz who spent $20 tonight. >> you've got to be in it to win it.
multiple tickets in different places. >> i bought one ticket at one shop and went around to another shop. >> i hope she has the winning ticket because we do not. it was a lot of fun playing and we're not going to know if there was a winner, if anybody won, or how many people won until sometime after midnight tonight. live tonight in times square, n.j. burkett, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> good luck on that $2 bet. as he said, too soon to tell if anybody won. as soon as we get word we'll let you know on air and online. a deadly tragedy tonight killing three american aid workers and hitting close to home for columbia university. the victims, two of them were students, were killed when the bus they were riding in veered in to a ravine. all 30
helping the poor, members of colombia's medical aid. >> classes resume next week. when that happens , sadly two undergraduate students will not be returning here to campus after this sudden and tragic bus crash at the end of the trip where they did so much good. >> reporter: it was a holiday trip to help those in need. 30 members of the columbia community, mostly students, bringing medical care to rural honduras. they finished their work, on a bus back to the airport for a trip home when that bus lost control and hurdled down a ravine. when it was over, columbia senior and sophomore lost their lives. a third person described as a 35-year-old healthcare professional also died. eight others were listed in critical condition including a college sophomore from scarsdale. columbia medical brigade is a chapter of a nonprofit called global brigades which works with chapters on college campuses
late tonight the university released a statement saying three fatalities have been reported and the families notified. we're in the process of determining the full extent of injuries sustained by the bus passengers and contacting families of our students. columbia medical support and personnel are traveling to honduras overnight to provide additional onsite assistance. our thoughts are with all those tragic loss. >> this affected students from both columbia college and barnard college, a part of columbia university. the president of barnard tonight identifying the third fatality as abigail flanagan. she was a nurse practitioner at columbia presbyterian who was along for this medical journey to honduras. students who can are already returning to new york. there are as many as eight still being treated with critical injuries. in the meantime authorities in honduras are blaming mechanical failure for this crash.
columbia campus in morningside heights, josh einiger, channel 7 eyewitness news. a developing story. didn't take the new york football giants very long to decide on a new head coach. the team tonight naming somebody already on staff as the 17th head coach of the storied football team. so who is it? sports anchor rob powers is here. >> the real big winner tonight, tom coughlin left the giants last night. big blue interviewed replacement candidates. they decided their next head coach is already in the building. sources saying ben mcadoo, coughlin's offensive coordinator the last two years now set to be the giants' next head coach. he ran the offense for two years. eli manning had two good years at least statistically. mcadoo is said to have been impressive when he interviewed for the philadelphia eagles job. the giants look to keep him from going anywhere else too. nothing official yet from the giants. word is expected soon. and mack do -- and mcadoo's introduction should come after that.
years ago an assisting coach in green bay. now ready to take over the top job with the new york football giants. new video just in to our news room of the mugging of a 67-year-old man in the bronx. cops searching for three suspects. you see them grab the victim, drag him, then throw him to the ground and steal money from his pockets. happened last wednesday night in the williamsbridge section. cops now releasing the video. he was not badly hurt. new at 11:00, an arrest in the rape of a 10-year-old girl in brooklyn following a three-month search. police have been searching for edwin caizaguano. they say he raped a little girl in a home in bushwick. members of the fugitive apprehension team tracked down the suspect on monday in st. paul, minnesota. he's now waiting extradition. a night in court for the fifth suspect in the alleged gang rain at a park in brooklyn. 17-year-old travis beckford now
forcibly compulgz -- compulsion and sex abuse. he's accused of raipg -- in raping her. were gangs involve in a deadly shooting? new york cops trying to piece all that together. near the thomas jefferson educational campus, an 18-year-old former student was killed. a source says he's a known gang member. a 17-year-old current student was shot in the arm. he's in stable condition. three people now in custody. the fbi now treating the ambush shooting of a philadelphia police officer as a terror attack. officer jesse hartnett survived getting shot three times as he sat last week in his patrol car. investigators say the confessed shooter, edward archer, told them he was acting in the name of islam and had pledged allegiance to isis. now charged with attempted murder. stocks here in the u.s.
stocks took a nose dive over fears over a global slowdown and alarm over falling oil prices. s&p dropped 10% from its november peak and a plunge so big it's known as a correction on wall street. the dow sank today 364 points to 16,151. the nasdaq lost 159 points. and the s&p dropped 48. happening tomorrow, the republican presidential candidates will meet for their second to last debate before primary season kicks off. fox business network is basing the lineup for the primetime and earlier debates in south carolina on the results of recent polling. this debate comes as frontrunner donald trump faces rising challenges from ted cruz particularly in iowa. we'll be waking up to a very cold morning unless you stay up all night but it's still going to be cold, right, lee? >> yeah, and will it be snowy? that's the question . still cold out there right now. temperature is 23. the wind has
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and the powerball, 10. new video tonight showing dramatic rescue 30 feet off the ground and way too close to a raging fire. firefighters stretching a ladder on the third floor of the apartment building in maryland. they climbed on it and saved people who lived inside. two people and two firefighters were hurt, fortunately none seriously. a mother in new jersey tonight charged with endangering the welfare of her child after leaving the girl alone in a car. a car that was later stolen. police say 28-year-old marshay smith left her 5-year-old daughter in the back seat of her car. happened in trenton while she was using an atm. when she returned the car had been stolen. after a brief search police found the car abandoned in a nearby parking lot with the girl safely inside. new at 11:00, a major break tonight in the murder of an american woman in italy. a suspect is now in custody. police say an immigrant is being questioned in the strangulation death of 35-year-old ashley olson. her naked body was
apartment in florence. an autopsy shows she was strangled with a cord or rope. dna evidence was found at the scene. back here in this country, the man who admits killing three people at a planned parenthood clinic in colorado says the shooting was, quote, my last stand. speaking in a phone call from jail, robert dear said he believes the fbi had been harassing him for years and was going to get him. he said he picked the clinic because it's, quote, murdering little babies. judges ordered him to undergo a mental competency exam. drug smugglers busted trying to smuggle more than a ton of marijuana over the border of mexico. marijuana disguised as carrots. drug sniffing dogs helped weed out the carrot shaped packages hidden in real bags of carrots.
value of the smuggled drugs, nearly half a million dollars. film nominations will happen tomorrow at 8:30 and you can watch it live during "good morning america" right here on channel 7 and then the 88th academy awards will be held on february 28th. you can also catch that right here on channel 7. >> we're just getting this in. the california lot tery tweeting out they have a winner in california. jackpot winning ticket sold in chino hills. they're still waiting results from other states. >> we both have relatives in southern california. >> i grew up there. >> got a lot of cousins out there. >> you also won $7. did you not? >> everybody. >> i got one number. that was my goal. >> the eyewitness news crew who chipped in, we got nothing. we would have won an island to
>> there are many sunny days ahead for the big apple. we look outside right now, we look at the manhattan skyline, beautiful right now. the great thing about this camera shot is we're not seeing this camera bounce. it's only a westerly wind at 5 miles per hour. still very cold and the high shy of freezing. that's only the second time this winter. there are your records. we were 9 degrees below average. here are your headlines. this bitter wind is backing off but your wake-up wind chills are in the teens. the weekend, yes, it gets off to very, very early. i think we could have sun in the afternoon. there's also the possibility of a couple of flurries later on sunday so that means the bulk of the weekend is going to be dry. our numbers are generally in the 20s with clouds coming in and also more of a southwest and westerly wind. i don't think we're going to drop very much through the night. our wind chills will still stay in the teens and cold tomorrow morning. we start out with clouds tomorrow morning, even a couple flurries.
su d. mid and upper 30s. wind is only 6 to 12. not as harsh. clouds are already thickening here. this is an impressive little area of snow showers here that's going to be racing eastward. the air is very dry. can't rule out a snow shower. look at what the futurecast is showing. really between 4:00 and 8:00 in the morning. this is the depiction at 6 a.m. couple flurries and snow showers and maybe to the north there are a couple slick spots. that would be worst case scenario. watch out for those flurries tomorrow morning. bill evans will be covering that. we're 25 to start tomorrow. flurry or snow shower. maybe slick spot north and west. up to 38 in the afternoon. clouds will break for sun and it's certainly not as cold. then tomorrow night we stay above freezing, 34 degrees. 7-day accuweather forecast. 38 tomorrow. 47 on friday. clouds roll in and then we look to saturday right now, and i think the rain for the most part will
look how quickly the system rolling. actually clouds start to break. we go in to sunday and it's chilly. might be a late flurry then we look to monday. this is the time period where we're worried about a storm that i think is over the ocean. more evidence of that this evening. a light accumulation of snow definitely possible as we go in to the morning hours monday. it's a holiday and maybe lighter commute. one thing about that, it's much colder early next week. we're in the 30s. a couple of those days they may need to drop in to the upper 20s for highs. cold again next cold again next week. watch out for a couple slick spots tomorrow morning. bill will have more in the morning. coming up next, could a trendy brand of lip balm be doing more harm than good for your skin? >> a commuter alert for riders on one of new york's most crowded train lines. talk about a shutdown that could last for years. >> first let's check in with our pal jimmy kimmel. turns out he's talking to local folks tonight. >> thanks, bill.
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one plan would shut it down for three years. we reached out to the mta. so far we've not heard back. a class action lawsuit is claiming a popular lip balm can actually ruin your lips. the plaintiff says eos lip balm caused a girl's lips to feel like sandpaper. she said she had blisters and rashes around her mouth. eos says the lawsuit is without merit and it stands by its product. >> that's not supposed to happen to your lips. >> i didn't go to medical school for that. giants. >> he's the big winner, nfl coaching job filling up. looks like the giants are close to filling there. big blue zeros in on a guy who's been in the office for two years. ben mcadoo comes from running the
my stop & shop. so big news. he's never been a head coach, right? >> nowhere. >> high school? >> nowhere. >> preschool? >> the search has ended with ben mcadoo. they promote their own offensive coordinator to be their next head coach. an announcement expected soon. he's been with the giants for two years. eli manning has had two pretty big years on the field before joining tom coughlin's staff. mcadoo was with the packers. interviewed for the eagle job. said to have impressed in philly. looks like the giants get their man and keep him from a division rival. we're still awaiting official word from the giants but tonight it does appear ben mcadoo will
carmelo anthony's ankle sprain kept him out in brooklyn. the nets hadn't won a home game in over a month. 10 straight losses in brooklyn. no anthony for the knicks. brook and robin lopez, twin brothers. mom! the nets were out in fronts. the knicks answer. tied a creer -- tied a career-high 31 points. nets rally in the 4th quarter. brook lopez scored 20. thaddeus young scored 19 and 11 rebounds. give the nets credit. tough down the stretch and a win at home. 110-104 over the melo-less knicks. >> down the stretch we all played confident. we played our game, each and every one of us and we shared the game well. >> we didn't let any adversity get to us and stuck together start to finish. even though we didn't get the win, that's what we can look forward to. st. john's back at the
there this season but georgetown figured to have something to say about that. only one guy on the red storm roster has ever played against the hoyas. georgetown shot 50% in the 1st half compared to 29% for st. john's. it was a tough game, tough night. 93-73 st. john's loses a record eighth straight loss for the red storm. rutgers in columbus to take on ohio state in the big 10. good start. scarlet nights up. problem was only three of the points came after the break and the buckeyes roll. six guys from ohio state score in double digits. 94-68. scarlet knights fall to 0-5 in the conference. get ready for a heavyweight title fight in brooklyn. saturday deonte wilder. they held a promote shoot on the 57th floor of four world trade. things got a little heated this afternoon.
there are the numbers that you're probably looking for, the winning powerball numbers worth nearly $1.6 billion. we know at least one winning jackpot ticket was sold in -- >> chino hills, california. about 40 miles east of l.a. still to be seen how many more winning tickets might be out there. is this the first time you're looking at the numbers? did you win? >> i don't see joy on that face. >> he's got one number maybe. good luck to you. let us know if you win. one person tweeted we'll take you to a lobster dinner. jimmy kimmel is next. eyewitness news returns