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  • Early bird shoppers turn out on Thanksgiving

    Early bird shoppers turn out on Thanksgiving

    Updated: 5:56 PM 11/27/2014

    NEW YORK - Americans are heading to the stores for gift shopping on Thanksgiving in what's quickly becoming a new holiday tradition. Just a few years ago when some stores started opening late on the holiday, the move was met with resistance from workers and shoppers who believed the day... (More)
  • 1-year-old unharmed in New Orleans carjacking

    1-year-old unharmed in New Orleans carjacking

    Updated: 4:09 PM 11/27/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - Police said a 30-year-old woman was filling up at a gas station on Franklin Avenue when a teen jumped into her SUV and sped off with her 1-year-old daughter still in the backseat. A witness who saw the carjacking happen followed the stolen SUV for several... (More)
  • Volunteers provide Thanksgiving meal for hundreds

    Volunteers provide Thanksgiving meal for hundreds

    Updated: 3:32 PM 11/27/2014

    BATON ROUGE - For the 32nd year, workers and volunteers spent the Thanksgiving holiday serving up a hot turkey dinner with "all the fixins" for hundreds of people at St. Vincent de Paul in Baton Rouge. Bishop Robert Munch led the volunteers in prayer and service before they threw... (More)
  • Giant balloons draw oohs, ahhs at Macy's parade

    Giant balloons draw oohs, ahhs at Macy's parade

    Updated: 3:01 PM 11/27/2014

    NEW YORK - Spectators of all ages oohed and ahhed as giant inflated characters floated through the streets of Manhattan during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Thursday's spectacle featured six new giant balloons, including Thomas the Tank Engine, Paddington bear and the Red Mighty Morphin Power Ranger. It was around... (More)
  • California Burger King employee finds $100,000

    California Burger King employee finds $100,000

    Updated: 2:43 PM 11/27/2014

    SAN JOSE, CA - An assistant manager at a Northern California Burger King found a backpack loaded with about $100,000 in a booth, but so far no one has come forward to claim it. He spotted the blue backpack left in his San Jose eatery early Wednesday. He said when... (More)
  • LAPD updates arrests to 145 in Ferguson fallout

    LAPD updates arrests to 145 in Ferguson fallout

    Updated: 2:04 PM 11/27/2014

    LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Police Department is updating its tally of arrests from a third night of demonstrations linked to the shooting protest in Ferguson, Missouri. Commander Andrew Smith told the Los Angeles Times on Thursday that 145 people were arrested late Wednesday after they refused to disperse... (More)
  • Shoppers make final preparations for Black Friday

    Updated: 1:18 PM 11/27/2014

    BATON ROUGE - As the feasting draws to a close on Thanksgiving Day, many Baton Rouge residents will turn their attention toward hitting the stores to cash in on Black Friday savings. The Black Friday tradition of "doorbusters" where one must be at the store when it opens to... (More)
  • 5 cited for wildlife violations in Caddo, Bossier

    5 cited for wildlife violations in Caddo, Bossier

    Updated: 1:00 PM 11/27/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Five north Louisiana residents have been cited for alleged hunting violations in Caddo and Bossier parishes. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says enforcement agents cited 44-year-old Daniel Owens and 17-year-old Tristen Owens, both of Vivian; and 19-year-old Ethan Mikesell and 18-year-old Devynn England, both of... (More)
  • LSU to offer sports ticket specials this weekend

    LSU to offer sports ticket specials this weekend

    Updated: 12:41 PM 11/27/2014

    BATON ROUGE - With the holiday shopping frenzy officially commencing later on today, tickets for your favorite LSU sports teams will also be discounted starting on Black Friday and running through to "Cyber Monday" on Dec. 1. For the 2014 prime shopping season, tickets for four different Tiger sports... (More)
  • Man arrested after pointing banana at deputies

    Man arrested after pointing banana at deputies

    Updated: 12:28 PM 11/27/2014

    GRAND JUNCTION, CO - A Colorado man is behind bars after he pointed a piece of fruit at two sheriff's deputies on Sunday and pretended it was a gun. Nathan Channing, 27, was locked up in Mesa County Jail on a felony menacing charge after he pointed a banana... (More)

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