The Best of

February 20, 2012 Updated Feb 20, 2012 at 8:48 AM EDT

By WKBW News


The Best of

February 20, 2012 Updated Feb 20, 2012 at 8:48 AM EDT

Welcome to the Best of for the week of February 12-17.

Below are brief summaries and links to the five most-viewed stories of the week on Click on the headline to view the entire story.


1: Jackpot! $336 Million Powerball Winner Sold in Rhode Island

The winning ticket for last Saturday night's massive $336 million Powerball jackpot was sold in Rhode Island.

2: Man Beats Boy to Death Over Failure to Vacuum, Police Say

A tragic story out of Pennsylvania where a man is charged with homicide for allegedly beating the 11-year-old son of his girlfriend to death for his failure to vacuum their apartment.

3: Man Allegedly Runs Over Ex-Girlfriend's Head With Truck

A Florida man is facing an attempted murder charge for allegedly running over his ex-girlfriend's head with one of the rear tires of his truck last weekend.

4: Middle School Student Shoots Himself In Front of Classmates

A New Hampshire boy shot himself in front of his middle school classmates in the school's cafeteria.

5: Man Rescued From Lake Dies

A 70-year-old Niagara Falls man dies after falling through the ice at Hyde Park Lake while trying to help his dog.



Witnesses of Casino Fight Speak Out, Claim Senator was Aggressor

State Senator Mark Grisanti, Wife, Attacked at Casino

Best-Selling Author Jeffrey Zaslow Killed

Man Kills Neighbor During Dog Poop Dispute, Police Say

He Shoots, He Scores a New 2012 Ford Focus (with a great picture)