Mega Millions couple wins battle with Suffolk

July 27, 2010 4:15:39 AM PDT
A couple on Long Island has won a million dollar argument with Suffolk County.

Richard and Mary Morrison, of Miller Place, won $165 million in the Mega Millions lottery.

But Suffolk County grabbed a million from the jackpot.

Officials said the Morrisons owed the county for the debts of a non-profit they once owned.

A court now says the county cannot hold onto that million while the dispute works its way through the courts.


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