Lucky Maryland Shopper: An unidentified customer of a Baltimore County, Md., 7-Eleven purchased one of the winning Mega Millions tickets for the lottery's $656 million jackpot, The Baltimore Sun reports. The shopper will split the jackpot with two other ticket holders, who also are unknown. The two other winning tickets were purchased in Illinois and Kansas.
Interference Concerns: The parents of black Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, whom Hispanic neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman shot on Feb. 26, will urge the U.S. Justice Department to review whether a state prosecutor interfered with police investigating the death, CNN reports. The DOJ launched a probe into the death on March 19.
No Compensation: Unpaid Huffington Post bloggers lost their bid for compensation from the online publication, the New York Law Journal reports. The bloggers sought to recover more than $100 million damages, claiming that the publication hid from them information on how much it earned from their posts.
Cellphone Tracking: Cellphone tracking has become a common tool for local police, who often face little or no court oversight when they use the surveillance method, The New York Times reports. “It’s pretty valuable, simply because there are so many people who have cellphones,” said Roxann Ryan, a criminal analyst with Iowa’s state intelligence branch. “We find people,” she said, “and it saves lives.”
'The April Fool': Staffers for Mitt Romney told the Republican presidential candidate that he would speak to a crowd of supporters at a Wisconsin ballroom on Sunday. But when he entered the ballroom after an introduction from Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), he found it empty, The Associated Press reports. "This is a morning I'm not going to forget anytime soon," Romney told supporters a little later in the day. "They turned me into the April fool this morning."