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  • Witnesses: Gunshots and explosions at Philippine mall

    June 1, 2017 3:55 PM

    MANILA, Philippines - Witnesses say gunshots and explosions have been heard at a mall, casino and hotel complex near Manila's international airport in the Philippine capital. Philippine police rushed to the Resorts World Manila complex early Friday after gunshots rang out at the complex, where smoke began billowing from the... more »
  • Report: Man sentenced to life for New Orleans mall shooting

    May 18, 2017 1:26 PM

    NEW ORLEANS – A man has been sentenced to life in prison for a fatal shooting that took place in 2014 at the Oakwood Mall in New Orleans, WWL reports. According to the Jefferson Parish District Attorney's Office, 28-year-old Gary Francois was sentenced to life in prison for charges... more »
  • EBRSO: Man threatens woman with knife in Target parking lot

    May 6, 2017 3:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies say a man wearing a bandana and brandishing a knife threatened a woman in a Target parking lot Friday afternoon. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, a woman was at the Target on Siegen Lane when a man wearing a bandana pulled out... more »
  • Rapper Lil Boosie pepper sprayed while shopping in Biloxi

    April 10, 2017 5:37 PM

    BILOXI, Miss. - Baton Rouge rapper Lil Boosie was pepper sprayed by a security guard while shopping in a Mississippi department store Sunday. A video posted by a fan shows Boosie arguing with the security guard at a Dillards before Boosie and two others are pepper sprayed in the... more »
  • Man caught with five fraudulent credit cards at Mall of Louisiana

    March 26, 2017 9:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man was arrested Saturday night after attempting to use a fraudulent credit card at the Mall of Louisiana. According to arrest records, 22-year-old Shaquie Neita attempted to make a purchase at Solstice Sunglass Boutique when his credit card failed to work. An employee says Neita... more »
  • Man hospitalized after shots fired near Mall of Louisiana

    February 26, 2017 10:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An 18-year-old man was hospitalized after he was shot near the Mall of Louisiana Saturday. According to an official, it is believed he was hit by gunshots which were reported in the area of the mall Saturday night. The man did not suffer any life-threatening injuries.... more »
  • J.C. Penney plans to close up to 140 stores

    February 24, 2017 7:47 AM

    NEW YORK - J.C. Penney says it will be closing anywhere from 130 to 140 stores as well as two distribution centers over the next several months as it aims to improve profitability in the era of online shopping. The closures, announced Friday, represent about 13 percent to 14 percent... more »
  • Robbery 'gone bad'

    January 22, 2017 6:11 PM

    SAN ANTONIO - San Antonio's police chief is calling it "a robbery gone really, really bad." Two suspects robbed a jewelry store at the Rolling Oaks Mall on Sunday, ending with shots fired and one person dead. Police say after the robbers fled the store a "good Samaritan" who tried... more »
  • Foreclosed Pa. mall once valued at $190M is auctioned for $100

    January 18, 2017 4:13 PM

    TARENTUM, Pa. - A Pennsylvania mall that was foreclosed on after its owners failed to repay $143 million has been auctioned off for $100. Wells Fargo Bank was owed the money from a 2006 loan and submitted the winning bid for the 1.1 million-square-foot Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills on Wednesday.... more »
  • Firefighters respond to strip mall fire on Jefferson Hwy

    January 15, 2017 11:57 AM

    BATON ROGUE - Baton Rouge and St. George Firefighters worked to extinguish a blaze in a Strip Mall on Jefferson Hwy. Sunday morning. According to BRFD, the fire started around 4:00 a.m. Sunday morning in a strip mall in the 12000 block of Jefferson Hwy. Firefighters were able... more »
  • Three arrested with counterfeit bills after shoplifting incident

    January 8, 2017 3:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Three men were arrested after two were caught stealing items from stores inside the Mall of Louisiana. According to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office, on Saturday Jan. 7, Baton Rouge Police and Mall Security personnel were patrolling inside the mall when they were contacted... more »
  • Man killed, brother wounded in shooting at N.J. mall parking lot

    November 25, 2016 11:28 AM

    MAYS LANDING, N.J. - Authorities have identified two brothers who were shot, one of them fatally, in the parking lot of a mall in New Jersey. Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Diane Ruberton says the shooting happened around 1 a.m. Friday outside the Macy's store of the Hamilton Mall in Mays... more »
  • More than a million in donations unloaded at Cortana Mall for flood victims Play Video

    October 19, 2016 10:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Volunteers spent the day unloading more than a million dollars worth of donations, going towards flood victims at an event next Thursday. Three to four stores worth of clothes, shoes, toys, cribs and other items were brought to the mall through a special program created by two... more »
  • Mall stabbing victims asked if they were Muslim

    October 6, 2016 12:04 PM

    MINNESOTA - Authorities say the 20-year-old man who stabbed 10 people last month at a central Minnesota mall asked several people whether they were Muslim before attacking. Stearns County Attorney Janelle Kendall said Thursday at a news conference that Dahir Ahmed Adan was armed with two steak knives. The Sept.... more »
  • Mall of America to close for Thanksgiving holiday

    October 5, 2016 1:56 PM

    MINNESOTA – Mall of America, the nation's largest shopping mall will be closed for Thanksgiving shopping, taking a stand against the growing trend of shopping on the holiday. The mall, in Bloomington, Minnesota, has been open on Thanksgiving since 2012, however mall officials say that they will be closing... more »
  • Authorities ID suspect in deadly mall shooting

    September 24, 2016 10:38 PM

    BURLINGTON - Authorities say the captured suspect in the deadly Washington state mall shooting is 20-year-old Arcan Cetin. Washington State Patrol Sgt. Mark Francis said via Twitter that Cetin was a resident of Oak Harbor, Washington. Authorities announced earlier that the suspect had been apprehended Saturday evening. A news conference... more »
  • Authorities say 5th person dies in mall shooting

    September 24, 2016 2:13 PM

    BURLINGTON - Authorities say a fifth person has died following a shooting at a shopping mall north of Seattle. A spokesman for the Skagit County Emergency Operations Center says the unidentified male victim died early Saturday at a Seattle hospital. Four female victims died earlier following the Friday night shooting... more »
  • 4 dead in shooting at mall near Seattle

    September 24, 2016 12:09 AM

    SEATTLE - Authorities in Washington state say four people have been killed during a shooting at a mall north of Seattle and that at least one suspect remains at large. The Washington State Patrol says on Twitter that the four were shot Friday at the Cascade Mall in Burlington, about... more »
  • Chief: Man who stopped Minnesota mall stabbings 'right person'

    September 19, 2016 1:58 PM

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. - A Minnesota police chief says the part-time officer who fatally shot a man stabbing people at a St. Cloud mall was "the right person, at the right place, at the right time" to prevent the attack from getting worse. Avon Police Chief Corey Nellis said at... more »
  • Islamic State group claims responsibility for Minnesota mall attack

    September 18, 2016 2:26 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Islamic State group is claiming responsibility for a central Minnesota mall attack that left nine people with stab wounds and the suspect dead. Police haven't named the attacker but a man tells the Star Tribune of Minneapolis that it was his son. Ahmed Adan, who's Somali, says... more »
  • Plans for Cortana anchor stores could include education, office space

    January 8, 2016 3:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The owners of Cortana Mall say they were "taken aback" by Macy's recent announcement to close the Cortana location, but say it will only give them a "greater opportunity to explore some larger concepts for the shopping center." Cortana Mall, located at the corner of Florida... more »
  • 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 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 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 »
  • Shoppers hit sales early, before Black Friday 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 »

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