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  • Data-breach costs take toll on Target profit

    February 26, 2014 7:13 AM

    NEW YORK (AP) - Target Corp says the massive data breach over the holidays helped push its profit down 46 percent. The discount retailer said Wednesday that sales fell 5.3 percent as the breach scared off customers. Target says it earned $520 million, or 81 cents per share, for the... more »
  • Target: Breach affected millions more customers

    January 10, 2014 2:58 PM

    NEW YORK - Target says more people than it first thought were affected by a data breach it revealed last month, and more kinds of personal information have been compromised. The nation's second-largest discount chain says an investigation has found that hackers stole personal information from as many as 70... more »
  • Target: 40 million credit, debit accounts breached

    December 19, 2013 5:39 AM

    MINNEAPOLIS - Target says about 40 million credit and debit card accounts may have been affected by a data breach. The chain said Thursday that the accounts may have been impacted between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15. The Minneapolis company said it immediately told authorities and financial institutions once it... more »
  • Postal investigators target drug trade via US mail

    September 15, 2013 5:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities in the Baton Rouge area are finding more and more illegal drugs in the U.S. mail and private delivery services. The Advocate reports that drugs have been found in plastic wraps, cereal boxes, cans and even dirty laundry. Most have a California return address. Acting U.S.... more »
  • New state office to target debt collection

    June 11, 2013 2:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A new state agency is being created to beef up Louisiana's efforts to collect delinquent accounts owed to the state. Lawmakers who overwhelmingly agreed to set up the Office of Debt Recovery are hoping to drum up new dollars for the treasury in a state struggling through six... more »
  • Police: RI man's fake $100 bill had wrong face

    November 15, 2012 12:55 PM

    ATTLEBORO, Mass. - A Rhode Island man police say used counterfeit $100 bills to make purchases at a Target store made a critical mistake. The bills had a picture of President Abraham Lincoln on them. Real $100 bills bear a picture of Benjamin Franklin. Lincoln's portrait graces the $5 bill.... more »
  • EBRSO searching for Target burglars

    October 5, 2012 3:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Detectives are looking for two black males in connection with a burglary at the Target on Millerville Road the morning of September 24. The suspects, who appeared to be familiar with the store, entered the store at 1:24 a.m. after throwing a... more »
  • Target Phases out Kindle

    May 2, 2012 7:49 PM

    Amazon.com's e-reader, the Kindle, is going away from Target's 1,700 stores and its website. Target says the decision is based on the evaluation of the prices and the quality of its merchandise. Target started selling the Kindle two years ago. The move comes as Target takes steps to create mini... more »
  • Target announces midnight opening for Black Friday

    October 28, 2011 1:01 PM

    NEW YORK - As the run-up to holiday shopping intensifies, Target Corp. is saying its stores will open at midnight on Thanksgiving Day for the first time this year. That's four hours earlier than last year. The stores will stay open for 23 hours and close at 11... more »
  • Prison officials target cellphones

    August 13, 2011 10:18 AM

    ZACHARY, La.- State corrections officials are considering a telephone access program to curtail unauthorized cellphone use in state prisons, corrections spokeswoman Pam Laborde said. The Advocate reported authorities have confiscated 32 cellphones this year from inmates at the Angola state penitentiary, and two more were found before they could... more »
  • BRPD looking for credit card thieves

    February 16, 2011 10:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives are attempting to identify two suspects who tried to use several stolen cards on January 13th at a local Target store. The cards were taken in a vehicle burglary earlier the same day and were canceled by the owner as soon as the theft was discovered.... more »
  • Target-third quarter earnings rise

    November 17, 2010 10:25 AM

    NEW YORK-Target reported that its third-quarter earnings rose 22.6 percent, helped by improvements in its credit car business and expansion into food. The cheap-chic retailer also projected a strong holiday, saying it expected an important sales measure to rise more sharply than it has in three years. The... more »
  • News 2's Battle Against Bacteria: Part 2

    November 3, 2009 9:28 PM

    News 2 is helping you fight the battle against bacteria. Last night, we showed you how five different hand sanitizers worked. Tonight, we tested the following brands: Purell killed bacteria by 41%. Bath & Body Works killed bacteria by 11%. Target brand also killed bacteria by... more »

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