A convicted child molester has won $3 million from a scratch-off ticket.
Timothy Poole claimed his prize and posed for a picture on the Florida Lottery website. That's when people realized Poole was the same man who pleaded guilty to assaulting two boys 12 years ago. Poole served three years in prison.
It's called the "Pineapple Express," but this one isn’t a funny Seth Rogen, James Franco buddy flick.
A "Pineapple Express" is also how meteorologists describe a system that connects Hawaii to the West Coast, basically turning the jetstream into an airborne river. These conditions are in place right now, drawing a ton of Pacific Ocean moisture toward California, Oregon and Washington state.
The center of a nasty nor’easter looks to be over eastern Massachusetts this morning, throwing snow back into Vermont and New York State. Warnings for snow will carry through tomorrow morning. I'm forecasting the white stuff could be around 18 inches deep in parts of Central New York.
Meanwhile on the other side of the country, heavy rain along the Pacific coast again with wind a factor for travel. Out West wind and blizzard warnings are up for California's Sierra Nevada mountains. Most of it comes in tonight and into Friday.
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