South Carolina

There's a single Mega Millions winner in South Carolina

A computer screen showing the $1.6 billion jackpot.
A woman buying a Mega Millions ticket. Photo: Eric Baradat/AFP/Getty Images

A single winning ticket for last night's record-breaking $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot was sold in South Carolina, the AP reports.

Details: Lottery winners in South Carolina and seven other states are allowed to remain anonymous. The odds of matching all six winning numbers — which were 5, 28, 62, 65, 70 and a Mega Ball of 5 — were 1 in 302.5 million.

One cop dead, six wounded in South Carolina shooting

Police line do not cross.
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Officials in South Carolina said seven law enforcement officers were shot, one fatally, during an active shooting incident on Wednesday, the AP reports.

The details: The suspect, who has been taken into custody, shot three sheriffs deputies and four city police officers in Florence County. Officials said the officers were responding to an incident when they came under fire. Meanwhile, President Trump and Gov. Henry McMaster (R) both offered their condolences on Twitter.

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