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  • Target pulls clown masks from shelves following clown sightings

    October 17, 2016 11:11 AM

    The creepy clown sightings that have been occurring around the nation has caused businesses like Target to remove clown masks from its shelves. Just weeks before Halloween, the store's decision comes after several reported incidents of clowns trying to lure children into the woods , pranks of students wearing... more »
  • Deputies: Man used phone in cast to record up women's skirts at Target

    June 15, 2016 2:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies say they arrested a man at the Target on Siegen Lane after he was accused of hiding a cellphone in his leg cast to record upskirt video of women in the store. 31-year-old Brian Burliegh, of Wilson, was booked into the parish prison on... more »
  • EBRSO: Driver attempts to flee scene of crash, doesn't get far Play Video

    April 29, 2016 8:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A spokesperson for the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office says a driver attempted to flee a minor accident in a parking lot on Siegen Lane Friday night. He didn't get very far, however. There was something wrong with his vehicle, so when he tried to... more »
  • Sources: Target boosts minimum wage to $10 an hour

    April 18, 2016 4:09 PM

    Sources indicate that Target Corp will increase its minimum wage to $10 an hour for all workers. The move to $10 an hour comes just more than a year after Target followed Wal-Mart by moving all workers to a $9 an hour. The raise comes as an across-the-board boost... more »
  • FBI: Shooters participated in target practice

    December 7, 2015 3:41 PM

    SAN BERNARDINO - The FBI says the California shooters had participated in target practice, including once within days of the attack that killed 14 people. David Bowdich, assistant director of the FBI's Los Angeles office, said at a news conference Monday that Syed Farook and his wife, Tashfeen Malik,... 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 »
  • Target's new Lilly Pulitzer line crashes website

    April 19, 2015 2:40 PM

    MINNEAPOLIS - Huge demand for the Lilly Pulitzer for Target collection has overwhelmed the Minneapolis retailer's website. Many Lilly Pulitzer fans who stayed up to buy pieces from the limited-edition collection were greeted with website issues on Target.com early Sunday morning. Customers then learned that most items had already sold... more »
  • Target to exit Canada

    January 15, 2015 2:44 PM

    MINNEAPOLIS - Target is exiting Canada. Chairman and CEO Brian Cornell says the company was unable to find a realistic scenario in which Target Canada would become profitable before at least 2021. The retailer said Thursday that it anticipates approximately $5.4 billion in fourth-quarter losses from discontinued operations in Canada.... more »
  • Gun ban at Target

    July 2, 2014 8:01 PM

    Minneapolis, Minnesota- Target asked customers to leave their guns at home. In an online message on Wednesday, the interim-CEO said guns in stores create "an Environment that is at odds with the family-friendly shopping and work experience we strive to create." But, John Mulligan says Target will abide... more »
  • Clothing, blood-type can make you mosquito magnet Play Video

    June 24, 2014 9:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Researchers have identified certain factors that could make you a more tasty target for mosquitoes. Research shows that blood type plays the largest role. Mosquitoes land on people with Type-O bloods twice as often as those with Type-A. They landed on people with Type-B blood the... more »
  • Serial flasher forced home to Louisiana Play Video

    May 9, 2014 7:20 AM

    HAMILTON COUNTY, OH - A man convicted of flashing people in a Target parking lot in Ohio is coming home to Louisiana, and he does not have a choice. A judge banished 25-year-old Josiah Day from Hamilton County, Ohio. He exposed himself to several people in that parking lot,... more »
  • 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 »

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