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  • Three fires at area stores set to cover thefts, suspect arrested

    July 8, 2017 11:22 PM

    AMITE - State fire investigators booked a man into the Tangipahoa Parish jail overnight on charges related to string of arsons at area Walmart locations that may have been set to distract workers so the suspect could steal computers. Larry Paul Schouest, Jr., was charged with two counts of... more »
  • Walgreens ends attempt to buy Rite Aid

    June 29, 2017 12:05 PM

    NEW YORK - Walgreens has ended its takeover pursuit of rival Rite Aid following resistance from U.S. regulators and will instead now buy stores, distribution centers and inventory in a new deal. The proposed merger, first announced in 2015, was initially for about $9.4 billion but was whittled... more »
  • Peacock causes $500 worth of damage to liquor store in California Play Video

    June 6, 2017 5:25 PM

    ARCADIA – A female peacock found its way into a Los Angeles-area liquor store, causing about $500 worth of damage inside. The incident happened at the Royal Oaks Liquor Store in Arcadia on Monday, ABC reports. The store manager, Rani Ghanem, says he tried to guide the bird outside but... more »
  • Walmart testing store employee delivery of US online orders

    June 1, 2017 2:06 PM

    BENTONVILLE - Walmart says it's testing a delivery service using its own store employees, who will deliver packages ordered online while they are driving home from their work shifts. The "associate delivery" program would use Walmart's 4,700 U.S. stores and roughly 1.2 million employees to speed delivery and cut costs.... more »
  • Judge to examine death sentence in killing of store owner

    May 27, 2017 12:05 PM

    BILOXI, Miss. - A Mississippi man convicted of killing of a convenience store owner while her child slept in the back of the store can have another hearing about his death sentence. The Sun Herald reports the state Supreme Court recently granted one request that 37-year-old Jason Lee Keller raised... more »
  • Man accused of poisoning food at Michigan grocery stores deemed mentally ill

    May 6, 2017 5:18 PM

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - A Michigan man accused of poisoning unpackaged food at grocery stores has been ordered to undergo mental health treatment. The Ann Arbor News reports that 30-year-old Kyle Bessemer appeared in court Wednesday, two months after a judge found him not guilty by reason of insanity. The... 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 »
  • WATCH: Starbucks employee has meltdown over new Unicorn Frappuccino Play Video

    April 23, 2017 8:36 PM

    A Starbucks barista has taken to social media hoping to make orders for the coffee chain's much buzzed about Unicorn Frappuccino disappear. Starbucks' entry into the unicorn food craze was released Wednesday and its popularity was too much for 19-year-old Colorado barista Braden Burson. He posted a video (now-deleted)... more »
  • Denham Springs Walmart finally reopens after August flood

    April 15, 2017 11:29 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Life in Denham Springs feels just a little bit closer to normal with the reopening of the local Walmart. "They're just happy because we're back to be a pillar in the community," Assistant Manager Alexander Johnson said. For the people of Denham Springs, the reopening... more »
  • Police: Woman posing as Target worker stole $40K in iPhones

    March 28, 2017 3:34 PM

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Police in Virginia are looking to identify a woman who impersonated a Target employee so that she could steal over $40,000 worth of iPhones. Investigators say on March 15 an unidentified woman walked into a Target store in Alexandria dressed as an employee. The woman gained access... more »
  • Suit alleging Home Depot negligence in killing revived

    March 27, 2017 5:33 PM

    CHICAGO, Il. - A federal appeals court has restored a lawsuit blaming Home Depot for not firing a Chicago-area supervisor with a history of sexual harassment who ended up strangling a 21-year-old pregnant subordinate. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a lower court decision to toss the lawsuit.... more »
  • Home Depot in Denham Springs to hold hiring event

    March 21, 2017 6:08 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS – The Home Depot in Denham Springs is hosting a hiring event for 30 job openings at the store. The hiring event is a part of a nationwide effort to hire more associates to gear up for spring, the store's busiest season. Openings include cashier, freight,... more »
  • Tip leads to arrest in Circle K robbery spree

    March 14, 2017 9:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana State Police task force arrested a suspect Tuesday in connection with multiple Circle K robberies that occurred over the weekend. Police say a tip led to the arrest of 48-year-old Robert Aaron of Baker. Aaron is responsible for the robberies that occurred at the... more »
  • Suspect arrested in O'Neal Lane Walmart arson

    March 7, 2017 10:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One suspect has been arrested in connection to a fire at the O'Neal Lane Walmart Tuesday. According to an official, 19-year-old Jarrett McCleskey was taken into custody at his home by the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office around noon. He was then taken to the Baton Rouge... more »
  • STPSO seeking suspect in Abita Springs robbery

    February 27, 2017 4:42 PM

    ABITA SPRINGS - The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect in the Friday robbery of a Dollar General store. According to STPSO, the man walked around the store on LA Highway 59 for about 20 minutes before approaching the counter around 3:30 p.m. He then... more »
  • Man arrested for robbing Verizon store twice, stole $44,000 worth of phones

    January 24, 2017 6:01 PM

    ASCENSION – Ascension Parish detectives arrested a man who robbed a Verizon Wireless store in Prairieville twice last year. Deputies arrested 39-year-old Howard Julian III for two counts of armed robbery and two counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. The store was robbed on... more »
  • Sears closing in Cortana Mall, Kmart closing in Gonzales company says

    January 4, 2017 5:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Kmart store in Gonzales and a Sears store in Baton Rouge will close in the spring, the Sears Holdings company announced Wednesday. The Kmart store is located on South Airline Highway in Gonzales and the Sears store in Cortana Mall. According to the company,... more »
  • EBRSO searching for men wanted for robbing clothing store on Siegen Lane

    December 27, 2016 1:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is looking for three suspects wanted for the robbery of a clothing store on Siegen Lane. The robbery occurred on Dec. 15 around 8 a.m. at Hana's Fashion in the 7000 block of Siegen. Three black men entered the store... more »
  • Store hours for last minute Christmas shoppers Play Video

    December 23, 2016 4:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE – With less than 48 hours until Christmas Day some shoppers across the Baton Rouge area are still trying to find those last minute gifts. Kerry Sherin, a Shopping and Savings Expert with Offers.com, compiled a list of store hours for Friday Dec. 23 through Christmas Eve... more »
  • Man arrested for looting Hi-Nabor during August flood

    November 30, 2016 4:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE – One man has been arrested after he looted a Hi-Nabor store during the August flood. On Aug. 15 the Hi-Nabor located in the 7200 block of Winbourne Avenue received three feet of water inside. Surveillance video captured several people looting the store during an eight-hour period.... more »
  • Slidell man arrested after crashing into store; steals alcohol

    November 25, 2016 12:09 PM

    SLIDELL – One man spent Thanksgiving in jail after police say that he purposely crashed into a store to steal alcohol. Around 5:45 a.m. on Thursday, a passerby reported that a vehicle drove through the glass entrance of a store, Jack's Beverage on Old Spanish Trail in Slidell. ... more »
  • Police: grocery store employees steal $25,000 in refund scam

    November 12, 2016 4:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say three employees at a Baton Rouge grocery store stole more than $25,000 through a return refund scam. According to arrest records, Baton Rouge police officers were called to the Albertson’s Grocery Store on College Drive Friday in reference to employee theft. Store management... more »
  • One person hit in shooting at Family Dollar store

    November 2, 2016 8:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One person was shot at the Family Dollar store on Choctaw Drive Wednesday. Police say it happened at the 3800 block of Choctaw Drive near North 38th Street. One person was shot but was not transported to the hospital, according to officers. They say it... more »
  • Managers hurt trying to stop Halloween costume bandits

    November 2, 2016 10:23 AM

    KENNER - Three women are accused of trying to steal Halloween costumes from a Kenner store, injuring managers in the process. Kenner police Lt. Brian McGregor said that 21-year-old Dannika Cains, 20-year-old Artese Monroe and 20-year-old Whitney Williams, all of New Orleans, were arrested on battery, theft and other charges.... more »
  • Blue light bulbs out of stock at local businesses following police shooting Play Video

    July 29, 2016 10:54 PM

    Many local stores say they have consistently become sold out of blue light bulbs, purchased by residents looking to honor the officers who died in the Baton Rouge police shooting. "People everyday are looking for them since Mr. Matt's funeral," Charles Creed, an employee at a local hardware store... more »
  • Man sought in Tigerland store robbery

    January 25, 2016 11:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police asked for the public's help identifying a man who officers said stole cash and merchandise from a Tigerland market. Detectives said the night of Jan. 20 the man went into the Akasha Market on Bob Petit posing as a customer, and took an item up... more »
  • Smoothie shop owner accused of dealing cocaine

    January 13, 2016 2:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies said a smoothie shop owner has been charged with dealing cocaine and marijuana out of his store in East Baton Rouge Parish. Sheriff's deputies accused Tommy Le of possession with intent to distribute cocaine and marijuana on Jan. 12. Detectives said they arrested Le... more »
  • Million-dollar winners in Louisiana after Powerball drawing

    January 7, 2016 12:51 PM

    NEW ROADS - Though nobody hit the $500 million Powerball jackpot Wednesday night, two people who bought tickets in the capital area won some big money. A ticket sold at a New Roads gas station won $1 million in the overnight drawing, according to Louisiana lottery officials. A second... more »
  • Infant alone while parents went to store

    July 13, 2015 9:02 PM

    BROOKLYN PARK, MARYLAND- An 8-month old was left alone and his parents face charges for leaving him while they walked to a convenience store. The family was staying with a friend who called police after coming home to find the infant in an unlocked apartment. When the parents returned,... more »
  • Armed man robs department store

    May 21, 2015 12:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies released photos Thursday of a man who they said robbed the Siegen Lane Target overnight. Detectives said a worker was collecting money from the registers around 10:45 p.m. when the man approached her, lifted his shirt and showed her a gun. EBRSO said... more »
  • Purse thief sought by EBRSO

    May 11, 2015 5:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies released a photo of a man sought by authorities for stealing a purse from a vehicle at an East Baton Rouge Parish store. Deputies said it happened on April 17 around 10:30 p.m. at the Family Dollar at 9999 Burbank Drive. The victim said... more »
  • Couple arrested in dollar store shooting

    May 9, 2015 2:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a couple involved in a shooting outside a dollar store last month. Baton Rouge Police arrested 22-year-old Junise Griffin and 21-year-old Oliver Robinson after they got in an argument with two of the victims inside a Dollar General store on the 5400 block of... more »
  • Monroe grocery store owner pleads guilty to benefits fraud

    April 3, 2015 11:44 AM

    MONROE - A Monroe grocery store owner has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to provide cash and ineligible items to SNAP and WIC recipients in exchange for their benefits. U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley said 60-year-old Allen Woods, of Monroe, pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of criminal conspiracy and one count... more »
  • A cab ride to a heist

    January 20, 2015 7:50 PM

    WILMINGTON-DELAWARE- A woman called a cab for a trip to a convenience store and loaded up her toddler to go with her at 3:30 in the morning. Turns out, the cab ride was to rob the store, according to police. State troopers say Amanda Paoletti told the cabbie to... more »
  • Convenience store fire under investigation

    September 29, 2014 2:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators are looking into what started a fire at a convenience store in Baton Rouge this morning. It happened just after 11 a.m. at the Stop and Go #1 in the 2600 block of Thomas Road. Firefighters arrived to find the fire behind the counter... more »
  • Man wanted for robbing convenience store

    August 28, 2014 3:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Detectives are investigating the robbery of a convenience store in Baton Rouge. They say on August 26 around 8 p.m., the suspect walked into the Hop-In Chevron Service Station at 2915 Highland Road, grabbed money from the cash register and fled on foot. He was last... more »

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