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  • 1 injured in Alexandria mall parking lot shooting

    November 27, 2015 9:18 AM

    ALEXANDRIA - Police say one person was injured in an altercation and exchange of gunfire between two vehicles in the parking lot of an Alexandria mall. The Alexandria Police Department received reports of shots fired in the mall lot around 7:10 p.m. Thursday. Police said in a statement that... more »
  • Salvation Army kick-off event moved to Nov. 20

    November 10, 2015 10:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Salvation Army is kicking off their Angel Tree and Red Kettle projects in the Baton Rouge area this month and they're asking for help from the community. This year's Red Kettle and Angel Tree kick-off has been moved back to the Friday, November 20th at the... more »
  • Christmas Eve murder suspect trial set

    August 1, 2015 11:56 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Gary Francois, accused of gunning down another man in a suburban New Orleans shopping mall on Christmas Eve, will go to trial Nov. 3. State District Judge Lee Faulkner of Gretna set the date Friday for Francois after denying a defense motion to prevent the jury from... more »
  • Police say armed man at NC mall is a soldier

    July 3, 2015 9:36 AM

    FAYETTEVILLE, NC- Authorities say a Fort Bragg soldier has been charged with creating a panic at a North Carolina mall after appearing there with an assault rifle and other military gear. Fayetteville police say Bryan Scott Wolfinger, 25, was arrested and charged with "going armed to the terror of the... more »
  • Progress in 1975 cold case

    January 12, 2015 7:49 PM

    WASHINGTON- Police say they are making progress in the case of two sisters who disappeared from a mall in 1975 in suburban Maryland. Katherine and Shelia Lyon went to a mall and never came home. They were 10 and 12 at the time. Now, the FBI evidence recovery... more »
  • Teen accused of filming woman in dressing room

    January 5, 2015 4:03 PM

    GONZALES - Police arrested a Gonzales teen after they said someone found a cell phone he'd left to record women changing in a dressing room. Officers charged the 16-year-old mall worker with video voyeurism after his arrest. His identity was not released because he's a juvenile. Gonzales Police... more »
  • Shoppers return to mall after Christmas Eve murder

    December 26, 2014 3:53 PM

    GRETNA - Shoppers returned to the Gretna mall Friday where a shooter killed one person on Christmas Eve, and were greeted by tighter security throughout the property. Extra Jefferson Parish Sheriff's deputies patrolled the Oakwood Center mall two days after investigators said 24-year-old James Vaughan was shot and killed... more »
  • Victim, suspect identified in deadly mall shooting

    December 24, 2014 4:49 PM

    GRETNA - Authorities identified the suspected gunman and victim in a deadly mall shooting late Wednesday. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's deputies said James Vaughn, 24, was shot and killed by Gary M François, 25, at a shoe store inside the Oakwood shopping center on the Westbank of New Orleans. François... more »
  • BRPD, EBRSO both patrolling mall after annexation check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 3, 2014 4:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Police Department will patrol the Mall of Louisiana this holiday season after parts of the mall were annexed into the city limits. Thousands of shoppers go from store to store with bags in hand each day. For the first time, city police and... more »
  • Ferguson protest closes huge St. Louis-area mall

    November 28, 2014 4:15 PM

    FERGUSON, MO - Officials temporarily closed a large shopping mall near St. Louis amid a protest triggered by a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown in nearby Ferguson. At least 200 protesters gathered on one of the busiest shopping days of the... more »
  • Mall at Cortana to get face-lift check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 11, 2014 5:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - People who shop at the Mall at Cortana have something to look forward to in the near future. A district meeting headed up by councilperson Donna Collins-Lewis Thursday night welcomed community input on plans to revitalize the mall. Ownership has recently changed and one of... more »
  • Annexation suit bolstering St. George support check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 13, 2014 5:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE- As the fight for the Mall of Louisiana heats up more people are stepping up to back a plan to create the City of St. George. "The movement has never been stronger, we're gaining more and more volunteers every week, we're getting more and more signatures every... more »
  • Metro Council approves mall, hospital annexations check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 14, 2014 4:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Metro Council members chose to approve petitions to annex property including the Mall of Louisiana and Baton Rouge General Hospital into the city limits of Baton Rouge. The vote was 9-3 in favor of annexation; council members Heck, Amoroso, and Loupe voted against. A motion by... more »
  • Councilman asks for annexation extension check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 13, 2014 6:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Councilman Buddy Amoroso will ask for an additional 30 days to consider the possible annexation of the Mall of Louisiana into the city. The move comes as the council prepares to vote on the annexation petition tomorrow at the Metro Council meeting. "We shouldn't rush... more »
  • Mall annexation map leaves surprising holes check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 7, 2014 10:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The maps depicting the area proposed to be annexed into city limits had some questioning the methods used to annex the areas from Baton Rouge General Hospital to the Mall of Louisiana. The annexation leaves out four of the main stores in the mall, the anchor stores,... more »
  • Mall annexation may prove difficult check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 29, 2014 5:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE- One Metro Council member is trying to create a plan to annex the Mall of Louisiana into the city, but the move could prove difficult. To accomplish the plan, land owners near the mall would have to agree to annexation to create a link to the city... more »
  • St. George supporters optimistic about deadline check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 22, 2014 6:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The clock is ticking on the move to create the city of St. George, with three months left for supporters to get 18,000 signatures. The committee to incorporate the city has until July 23 to turn in their petitions to put it up for a vote.... more »
  • Black Friday shoppers supporting Gonzales check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 29, 2013 1:59 PM

    GONZALES - Black Friday shoppers avoided the crazy crowds and helped Gonzales grow at the same time. "We went last night to Walmart and it was packed but since we got here it was ok I guess. I like this better," said Lamaria Phillips at Tanger Outlet Mall. ... more »
  • Shoppers hit sales early, before Black Friday check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 29, 2013 7:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Shoppers weren't bothered by the early start to the Christmas shopping season, as they poured into malls and electronic stores hoping for big deals through the evening and morning. Best Buy opened at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving and many employees were still working through the evening as... more »
  • Stores lure shoppers from Thanksgiving dinner check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 28, 2013 9:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - There's some backlash brewing against the mall crawl for holiday savings, but it didn't slow shoppers down. Some were camped out at the Best Buy on Millerville since Wednesday afternoon awaiting the 6 p.m. opening of the store. At the Best Buy near the Mall... more »
  • Keep your hands to yourself

    November 25, 2013 7:25 PM

    BOSTON- A mall Santa in Massachusetts got himself on the naughty list and into court for pinching the backside of a co-worker. Sixty-two year old Herbert Jones had to shed his red suit to go before a judge after he was dressed as Santa on Saturday and seeing kids... more »
  • NJ mall reopens after shooting

    November 6, 2013 7:56 AM

    PARAMUS, N.J. - Workers are returning to New Jersey's largest shopping mall today - two days after a man fired shots inside and then killed himself. The Garden State Plaza in Paramus was closed after Monday night's shooting, and remained closed Tuesday as investigators did a thorough search of... more »
  • No reports of injuries in mall shooting

    November 4, 2013 10:36 PM

    PARAMUS, N.J.- There are no reports of injuries after a gunman fired shots at a mall about thirty minutes northwest of New York City Monday night. "Inside the store, all you could see is the man walking ... but you heard the, it sounded like firecrackers, and my associate... more »
  • Riverwalk announces outlet retailers

    October 7, 2013 12:50 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Developers say Neiman Marcus, Kenneth Cole, Coach and LOFT are among the retailers opening outlet stores in a revamped Riverwalk downtown next year. The Times-Picayune reports the Howard Hughes Corp. announced last year it would undertake a $70 million renovation of the aging mall and turn it... more »
  • 2 shot, 1 in custody after shooting at Va. mall

    April 12, 2013 2:47 PM

    CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. - Officials say two women have been shot and a suspect is in custody following a shooting at a community college section of a Virginia mall. Emergency officials received a 911 call around 2 p.m. Friday about someone with a gun at the New River Community College satellite... more »
  • Shoppers still spending at Tanger despite higher taxes check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 4, 2013 4:17 PM

    GONZALES - People are still spending money at Tanger Outlet Mall, despite having to pay higher taxes. Shoppers are charged a 9.5 percent tax on what they buy at the mall, which is a cent more than in the rest of Gonzales. About 70 percent of each penny... more »
  • Cortana sold for $6 million

    March 28, 2013 10:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Cortana Mall, the shopping center on Airline Highway, was purchased for $6 million. The company, Moonbeam Capital Investments, said it plans to upgrade the mall. The company is based in Las Vegas. Moonbeam said it plans to get input from the community on what stores and... more »
  • Teen gets 20 years in mall shooting after guilty plea

    January 22, 2013 3:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge teen received a two-decade sentence today after pleading guilty to attempted murder charges in connection with a shooting at the Mall of Louisiana last year. Johnny Williams, who was 17 when the shooting happened last, received the 20-year sentence for charges of attempted... more »
  • Deputies warn they are watching for mass meet-up

    January 11, 2013 10:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Sheriff's deputies have a warning for anyone considering a mass meet-up on Saturday: they'll be ready. After a near riot at the Mall of Louisiana last weekend, people on social media started suggesting a second meet-up at another location for this coming Saturday. Deputies said they... more »
  • Week after Christmas slow for retailers check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 26, 2012 5:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The 2012 shopping season is quickly drawing to a close, and many shoppers say they didn't spend as much as years past. Retailers typically make 40 percent of their yearly sales in November and December. The week after Christmas is still considered a big shopping week,... more »
  • Police: 3 dead, including gunman, in Ore. mall shooting

    December 11, 2012 6:18 PM

    PORTLAND, Ore. - Authorities say three people are dead, including the shooter, after a mass shooting at a packed Oregon mall. The shooting happened at the Clackamas Town Center, which was packed with holiday shoppers according to law enforcement. Officers have been going store-to-store at the Clackamas Town Center... more »
  • State plans to study mall exit ramp after deadly crash

    December 11, 2012 5:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State transportation leaders plan to evaluate the Mall of Louisiana exit ramp off of Interstate 10 to see if guard rails and more warning signs are needed to prevent crashes in the future. 89-year-old Vivian Augustin died yesterday when she ran off the road and landed... more »
  • Deputies find woman in submerged car

    December 10, 2012 6:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies retrieved a woman's body from a vehicle which drove off into a canal near the Mall of Louisiana this afternoon. The sheriff's office released that information shortly before 6 p.m., four-and-a-half hours after the car reportedly drove off a frontage road and into the canal.... more »
  • UPDATE: Divers believe they've found submerged car

    December 10, 2012 4:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Rescue divers believe they've found a vehicle which drove off the highway and into a canal near the Mall of Louisiana. News 2 crews on the scene say the divers are attaching chains to the vehicle in order to pull it out. Sheriff's deputies said... more »
  • Rescuers searching for submerged car near mall

    December 10, 2012 2:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Rescue units responded to reports that a car drove off a frontage road between the Mall of Louisiana and I-10 East and was submerged in water. East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office spokesperson Casey Hicks said a witness called firefighters about the wreck around 1:35 p.m. They... more »
  • 12 dead in Colorado theater shooting

    July 20, 2012 4:31 AM

    AURORA, Colo. - A gunman opened fire early Friday at a suburban Denver movie theater, leaving 12 people dead and at least 50 others injured, Aurora Police Chief Dan Oates said. The violent and chaotic scene erupted about 12:30 a.m. MDT as a gunman stood at the front of... more »
  • Tanger shoppers could pay new tax Play Video

    April 24, 2012 5:26 PM

    GONZALES-- Shoppers at Tanger Outlet Mall in Gonzales may have to pay an extra cent for every dollar they spend there. Tanger asked for a one percent tax to build better roads in and out of the mall and to add more stores. Right now, the Gonzales City Council... more »
  • Gonzales to consider additional tax for mall

    April 24, 2012 7:33 AM

    GONZALES - The Gonzales City Council is considering a proposal by Tanger Outlet Mall to add an additional one percent sales tax to all purchases made at stores within the mall. Attorney David Wolf, who brought the preliminary proposal to the council on Monday, says the retail center hopes to... more »
  • One arrested at Nike Galaxy shoe sale check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 24, 2012 10:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested one person and broke up an unruly crowd waiting for a limited-edition set of shoes at the Mall of Louisiana this morning. Casey Hicks with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said deputies arrested Keenen Andre Poret, 21, of New Orleans for inciting... more »
  • 5 killed in spa shooting

    February 22, 2012 10:26 AM

    ATLANTA - A gunman shot and killed four people inside a Korean health spa located in Norcross an Atlanta suburb. The gunman then killed himself in what police said may have been a case of domestic violence. Surveillance video showed the gunman walking into the spa last night... more »
  • Mall of Louisiana to beef up security measures

    February 6, 2012 6:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A sheriff's spokeswoman says the Mall of Louisiana will hire off-duty deputies for night patrols. The move comes after a shooting in the area of the mall known as the The Boulevard that injured two teenagers last month. Casey Rayborn Hicks tells The Advocate that previously,... more »
  • Authorities prep for holiday shopping rush

    November 15, 2011 5:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE- With Black Friday just around the corner, law enforcement agencies are planning to increase security at shopping centers. Baton Rouge Police plan to use mounted police, bicycle patrols and police cars to monitor parking lots at Cortana Mall. At the Mall of Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Sheriff's... more »
  • Man Pleads Guilty in Counterfeit Goods Case

    September 7, 2011 5:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The Louisiana Attorney General's office says a Baton Rouge man was convicted as part of a counterfeit goods case. Millions of dollars in merchandise was seized earlier this year from vendors at the #1 Outlet Mall in Baton Rouge. The AG's office reports Demba Kane plead... more »
  • Neighbor of murder victim says he's tired of 'genocide'

    March 1, 2011 6:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating the city's latest murders. 23-year-old Wayne Pierson, 825 South 12th Street, was shot in the head overnight at 669 Monet Drive in Melrose East. He later died at a local hospital. Police later found a second shooting victim inside a car at... more »

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