A judge in Nevada has declared a substitute teacher in San Rafael the sole heir of a gold coin fortune worth $7.4 million.
The gold coins had been minted as early as the 1840s in such countries as Mexico, England, Austria and South Africa, he said. Coin experts have said the age and rarity of the coins could make them much more valuable than their weight alone.
One was an Iraq War veteran who loved military history. Another was an Afghanistan war vet and fitness buff. Still another would bring in cupcakes for colleagues when they got promotions.
A gunman wielding an AK-47 opened fire on a table of uniformed National Guard members at an IHOP restaurant on Tuesday in an outburst of violence that killed five people.