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Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Evening' game

SACRAMENTO (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening’s drawing of the California Lottery’s “Daily 3 Evening” game were:


(eight, eight, four)

¶ Ticket-holders with all three winning numbers in the order given win the top prize. Lesser amounts are also awarded to ticket-holders with other varying combinations of the winning numbers.

Prosecutors charge 4 in death of missing Wisconsin teenager

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Prosecutors have charged four people in the death of a teenager who disappeared in Milwaukee last year.

Jovanny Puga’s body hasn’t been found, but authorities say they believe he was beaten and thrown into the Milwaukee River.

Puga, of Green Bay, was 18 when he last contacted his mother in February 2017.

California tightens rules for concealed weapons, bump stocks

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a new law requiring that Californians undergo at least eight hours of training, including live fire exercises, before carrying concealed weapons.

He also signed a bill making it clear that rapid-fire “bump stocks” like those used in last year’s Las Vegas Strip massacre are illegal in California.

Missouri school district settles mud-pit injury lawsuit

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - A Missouri school district has settled a lawsuit filed by a 2011 graduate who was seriously injured when she was stomped in a muddy pit at a school event.

The Springfield school district agreed to pay $423,106 to Megan Taylor, who was 17 when she was injured during a back-to-school event in August 2010 at Kickapoo High School.

California man in 'state of fear' after aiding Mueller probe

WASHINGTON (AP) - A California man who unwittingly sold bank accounts to Russians meddling in U.S. elections is living in a “constant state of fear” after becoming a government cooperator.

A lawyer for Richard “Ricky” Pinedo said in court papers Wednesday that Pinedo has received death threats and suffers from anxiety.

Bank employee suspected of stealing $4.3M extradited to US

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A former Alaska bank employee suspected of loading $4.3 million in cash onto a cart seven years ago and fleeing with it to Mexico has been extradited to the United States.

Gerardo Adan Cazarez Valenzuela, 33, who was known as Gary Cazarez, was extradited after serving time in a Mexico prison, U.