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  • 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 »
  • 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 »

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