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  • Slain officer responded to nightclub massacre

    January 10, 2017 1:54 PM

    ORLANDO - The Orlando police sergeant who was gunned down in a WalMart parking lot was one of the first responders to a mass shooting at a gay nightclub. The Orlando Police Department on Tuesday confirmed that Master Sgt. Debra Clayton was one of the officers who responded to the... more »
  • Man in Army uniform threatens to bomb Walmart after caught shoplifting

    January 3, 2017 11:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE – The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrested a man, dressed in a U.S. Army uniform, who threatened to bomb a Walmart after he was caught shoplifting Monday. Keyon Pullins, 23, was arrested for theft of goods over $500, terrorizing, impersonation of a veteran and simple burglary.... more »
  • Storm system damages Walmart in Marksville

    January 2, 2017 8:08 PM

    MARKSVILLE - A storm system moving across the South has blown out skylights in a Walmart in Marksville, Louisiana, sending water and glass cascading onto shoppers. Marksville Fire Chief Jerry Bordelon says the Monday storm also picked up a fireworks stand in front of the store and mangled it, tossing... more »
  • Child left in Walmart trash can will remain in state custody; mom's bond $500,000

    December 28, 2016 4:50 PM

    NEW ROADS – A Pointe Coupee Parish judge ordered that the infant born Friday in a New Roads Walmart bathroom and left in a trash can will remain in state custody, at least for now. Sources close to the investigation tell WBRZ News 2’s Brett Buffington that investigators have... more »
  • Nursing student credited with saving abandoned newborn Play Video

    December 27, 2016 11:49 PM

    NEW ROADS - Police are giving credit to quick-thinking rescuers who helped give an infant left in a Walmart bathroom trash can a fighting chance. One of those rescuers was a second year nursing student. She talked exclusively with WBRZ about the moment she was handed an unconscious... more »
  • Safe Haven Law provides safe, legal, alternative to abandonment Play Video

    December 26, 2016 5:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A newborn baby left in a garbage can in a Walmart bathroom is doing better and has been taken off oxygen, according to police in New Roads. The mother, 34-year-old Kyandrea Thomas is in jail, accused of giving birth and dumping her baby in the trash.... more »
  • New Roads Police arrest mom accused of giving birth, dumping newborn baby in Walmart bathroom trash can Play Video

    December 24, 2016 2:33 AM

    NEW ROADS - Just before noon, on Christmas Eve, police from New Roads arrested Kyandrea Thomas. Thomas is accused of giving birth in a Walmart bathroom, then dumping her newborn baby in a bathroom trash can before leaving the store. Thomas was arrested after she checked herself in to Lane... more »
  • Sources: Baby found in trash can was born in Walmart bathroom Play Video

    December 23, 2016 9:33 PM

    NEW ROADS- Police are investigating after a baby girl was found alive in Walmart trash can in New Roads. Sources close to the investigation believe the girl was born inside the bathroom. Police say the child was just six hours old and spent an estimated four hours in the... more »
  • Deputy's children get Christmas shopping spree Play Video

    December 20, 2016 12:10 AM

    BAKER- East Baton Rouge Parish Deputy John DePedro and his wife Dawn were planning a small Christmas for their two young children this year. They were hit hard in the flood and don't have a lot of money for presents. "We're living in a FEMA trailer and have a... more »
  • BRFD searching for two with info. on Walmart fire

    November 21, 2016 10:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Fire Department investigators are trying to identify two people that they believe may have information about a fire that happened at Walmart. The fire occurred at the Walmart on O'Neal Lane around 3:20 a.m. on Nov. 13. The East Side Fire Department responded... more »
  • Two men wanted for vehicle burglary, posed as Walmart employees

    November 14, 2016 6:02 PM

    HAMMOND – The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in identifying two men accused of a vehicle burglary after attempting to pose as Walmart employees in separate incidents. The burglary took place on Oct. 28 at a home on Nicole Drive in Hammond. Around 12:30 a.m.,... more »
  • Walmart planning for self-driving shopping carts

    September 12, 2016 5:50 PM

    The U.S. government granted Walmart a patent last week that hints at the company planning to roll out a system that allows shopping carts to drive themselves. According to the patent request, the carts will be equipped with detachable motors that have sensors and video cameras. Customers will be able... more »
  • Wal-Mart: Coke display stacked like twin towers removed

    September 8, 2016 1:10 PM

    NEW YORK - Wal-Mart says a display of Coke cans stacked to look like the World Trade Center at a Florida store has been removed and was not meant to be disrespectful near the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack. The display was mocked online after a photo was... more »
  • VIDEO: 3 wanted for looting $34,000 from Walmart after flood

    September 7, 2016 11:01 AM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s detectives are looking for three suspects believed to be behind looting at the O’Neal Lane Walmart on Aug. 14. Detectives said they responded to the Walmart after they received a looting complaint while floodwater had yet to recede throughout the Baton Rouge... more »
  • Man in 'Beast Mode' steals $1,300 from Walmart register

    August 11, 2016 10:54 AM

    BAYOU VISTA - Investigators are looking to identify a man who broke into a St. Mary Parish Walmart cash register before making off with more than $1,300 in cash late last month. Deputies responded to the reported theft in Bayou Vista on July 28. Walmart employees said a man... more »
  • BR coffee maker says Walmart pulling product from shelves

    August 9, 2016 5:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The owner of Baton Rouge based River Road Coffees says Walmart is pushing for efficiency at the expense of local brands after the coffee maker’s product was pulled from store shelves over the weekend. Owner Ian Melancon said he wasn’t even notified by the corporation when... more »
  • Woman wanted for using stolen credit card at Walmart

    August 9, 2016 11:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE – East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Detectives are looking for a woman wanted for using a stolen credit card. According to police, the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office received a complaint in July from a man who stated that his American Express credit card was stolen out of... more »
  • Bees escape in Oklahoma Wal-Mart parking lot, sting several people

    August 6, 2016 5:39 PM

    OKLAHOMA CITY - Three people were taken to a hospital after an estimated 30,000 to 60,000 bees escaped and stung people in a Wal-Mart parking lot in southeast Oklahoma City. Emergency Medical Services Authority spokeswoman Lara O'Leary says two people were transported in serious condition and the third was in... more »
  • Police investigate knife attack in Hammond Walmart parking lot

    August 3, 2016 3:15 PM

    HAMMOND - Police in Hammond are investigating an apparent attack that happened in the parking lot of a Walmart on West Thomas Street on Tuesday night. At around 11 p.m., a woman was getting into her car to leave the store when she was approached by a man who... more »
  • Dogs crash car into Walmart after owner leaves them inside

    August 1, 2016 10:39 PM

    WAYNE, W.Va. - Witnesses say a dog was at the wheel of a car that slowly crashed into a West Virginia Walmart. Shoppers told WSAZ-TV that two dogs were in the car - one in the driver's seat and one in the passenger's seat - as the vehicle rolled into... more »
  • Two men wanted for stealing $8K of Walmart merchandise in Port Allen

    July 26, 2016 5:33 PM

    WEST BATON ROUGE – West Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office detectives are working to identify two men wanted for stealing more than $8,000 in merchandise from the Port Allen Walmart. The incident happened on Thursday, July 21 around 3:30 a.m. when one of the two men crawled behind the jewelry... more »
  • Walmart in Galvez on lockdown for an hour after threat made

    July 19, 2016 5:27 PM

    GALVEZ – The Neighborhood Walmart in Galvez was on lockdown for an hour after a customer made a threat to shoot the store. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office responded to the Neighborhood Walmart on Highway 42 around 11 a.m. when a man with his friend were in the check out... more »
  • 2 women arrested for leaving 2-year-old boy in hot car

    July 2, 2016 3:10 PM

    HARAHAN - The mother and aunt of a 2-year-old boy face charges of child desertion after they left the child inside a car and went shopping in a Walmart on a day when the temperature reached 90 degrees. Local media report that Shaun Buchanan, the mother, and Cynthia Simmons, the... more »
  • Walmart grocery pickup comes to Baton Rouge area

    June 24, 2016 3:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Walmart says it changed “the grocery shopping game” after announcing that customers can now shop for groceries from the comfort of their own home. The largest grocer in the United States announced Thursday that three Walmart locations in the Baton Rouge area will now allow customers... more »
  • Walmart, Zachary residents could be headed for another battle Play Video

    June 15, 2016 11:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Walmart could have another fight on their hands with residents of Zachary. Just outside of the Live Oak Trace subdivision is a plot of land that has been center of debate in the past. In 2015, Walmart wanted to build a neighborhood market there, but the... more »
  • Sources: Marshalls, Walmart looking to build in Zachary

    June 15, 2016 4:07 PM

    ZACHARY - Last October, some Zachary citizens breathed a sigh of relief when city council members denied a plan by Walmart to build a version of its store called Neighborhood Market. At the time, residents didn't want commercial areas impeding their community, off Church St. Some homes had signs... more »
  • Shoppers evacuated after reported bomb threat at Port Allen Walmart

    June 5, 2016 4:51 PM

    PORT ALLEN – Workers and shoppers were briefly evacuated from the Port Allen Walmart Sunday afternoon. Witnesses at the scene say the evacuation happened after a bomb threat was made. Port Allen Police responded to the scene and blocked the entrance to the building. Workers at a nearby... more »
  • Deputies arrest woman who pepper sprayed Walmart employee, shoplifted Play Video

    May 23, 2016 4:21 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Deputies say a shoplifter accused of pepper spraying a Walmart employee after stealing several bottles of alcohol from the Prairieville store on Sunday was arrested Monday afternoon. Deputies say Rekisha Reed, 38, was undeterred after deputies released security video they say shows her shoplifting. Gonzales Police arrested... more »
  • Man wanted for stealing money bag from College Drive Walmart

    April 21, 2016 12:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE- East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives are looking for a suspect that stole a money bag from Walmart on College Drive. The incident occurred on Apr. 18 when a customer service manager was collecting money from the self-checkout registers and mistakenly left a money bag at the register. The... more »
  • Texas police say stolen steaks lead to high-speed chase

    April 21, 2016 11:36 AM

    LONGVIEW, Texas - Police say a man stole steaks from an East Texas Wal-Mart then tossed some of the meat from his vehicle as authorities pursued him in a high-speed chase. Police say the pursuit began around 11 a.m. Wednesday after the suspect fled the store in Longview, in Gregg... more »
  • Two arrested for arson after Walmart fire in Central

    April 12, 2016 10:58 AM

    CENTRAL- Two juveniles were arrested for arson after a Walmart fire that happened Monday night. Central Fire Department along with the East Side and District Six Fire Departments responded to a box alarm at the Walmart on Sullivan Road Monday night. An aisle in the yarn section of the store... more »
  • Caller who reported man with gun at Wal-Mart may be charged

    April 7, 2016 12:54 PM

    FAIRBORN, Ohio - A 911 caller who reported a man waving a gun in an Ohio Wal-Mart before police fatally shot him could face a charge of making a false alarm. The man actually was toting an air rifle he picked up from a shelf. The Dayton Daily News reports... more »
  • Woman arrested for leaving child in hot car while in Walmart

    March 30, 2016 11:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office arrested 33-year-old Tarsha Wright for leaving her child in a hot car for over 30 minutes. The incident occurred at the Walmart in the 9300 block of Cortana Place around 5 p.m. when witnesses saw Wright exit her car and walk... more »
  • Over 33,000 La. Walmart workers to get pay raises

    March 10, 2016 5:07 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - More than 33,000 Walmart associates in Louisiana will receive a pay raise by their Mar. 10 paycheck. The increases are a part of the company’s two-year $2.7 billion investment in higher pay, better training and education opportunities for its workers. The Mar. 10 paycheck for eligible Louisiana... more »
  • Deputies searching for man using cloned cards at Walmart

    February 12, 2016 3:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Detectives are looking for a man who used a cloned credit card at the College Drive Walmart Monday. According to East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, the suspect used a clone credit card with stolen information and charged $712.71 worth of gift cards. Deputies say the... more »
  • Woman's body found in car that had been parked at Walmart for months

    February 11, 2016 3:30 PM

    MARINA, Calif. - A California woman’s body was in a busy parking lot for more than three months before someone noticed something was amiss and reported the vehicle to investigators. 22-year-old Lauren Moss, of Marina, California, was found dead inside of her parked Volkswagen Jetta just last week. The... more »
  • Walmart stores close Thursday; Local businesses are glad Play Video

    January 27, 2016 7:15 PM

    CLINTON - Hundreds of Walmart will be closing its doors on Thursday, including the store in Clinton. Some empty aisles were taped off, and only a few canned items remained on shelves as many people splurged on the closing sales. Curry Pharmacy is located just a few blocks... more »
  • Man arrested, accused of cursing at store workers

    January 26, 2016 1:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested a man who investigators said was yelling and cursing at workers at a Baton Rouge Walmart. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office charged 30-year-old Kenneth Bradley with disturbing the peace and entering after being forbidden after his arrest Monday. Deputies said they... more »
  • Stores in Clinton, Independence impacted by sweep of Walmart closures Play Video

    January 15, 2016 12:51 PM

    BENTONVILLE, Ark. - Walmart announced the closure of 154 locations across the country Friday, including several within the state. Locally affected stores include the recently opened Clinton Walmart, which is one of the corporation’s smaller “Neighborhood Market” locations. Other stores on the list for closure in Louisiana include Walmart... more »
  • Police: Woman bites off part of a Wal-Mart worker's finger

    January 11, 2016 6:33 PM

    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - Police in South Carolina have arrested a woman they say bit off part of a Wal-Mart worker's finger during an altercation. Local media outlets cited a police report as stating security officials at a Myrtle Beach Wal-Mart tried to stop a woman Sunday who they... more »
  • Couple get engaged at Wal-Mart, then get accused of theft

    January 8, 2016 12:43 PM

    BAY CITY, Mich. - A Michigan couple's engagement is off to a rocky start. Police say a 25-year-old man proposed marriage to a 20-year-old woman at a Bay City Wal-Mart store in front of employees and other shoppers who congratulated them on Dec. 30. Court records show Cornelius asked... more »
  • 2 wanted after using counterfeit cash at N. Mall Drive Walmart

    January 7, 2016 3:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff’s deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish are on the lookout for a pair of men seen using counterfeit cash at the North Mall Drive Walmart last month. Reports indicate the two men used $1,100 in counterfeit currency to buy two laptop computers from the retailer... more »
  • Shots fired in Burbank Walmart parking

    January 7, 2016 8:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies were called to the Burbank Drive Walmart, Wednesday night, after someone pulled out a gun in the parking lot and started shooting. No one was injured, but News 2 was on the scene as crime scene investigators snapped pictures of bullet holes in the trunk of... more »
  • Pa. police: Man squeezed baby daughter so hard he broke her ribs

    January 6, 2016 11:21 AM

    PITTSBURGH - A man accused of squeezing his baby daughter so hard he broke her ribs has surrendered to Pittsburgh police. Twenty-three-year-old Billy Damond Williams was awaiting arraignment Wednesday on attempted homicide and other charges. His attorney, Ernest Sharif, says Williams denies wrongdoing, saying, "Nobody abused any child in this... more »
  • Car flips on I-10 exit during sheriff's chase

    January 1, 2016 4:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said a stolen vehicle flipped during a pursuit which ended on the College Drive exit of I-10 in East Baton Rouge Parish Friday. EBRSO spokesperson Casey Rayborn Hicks said the people in the vehicle were suspected of stealing from the Walmart on Burbank, and... more »
  • Florida woman arrested for eating, drinking wine in Walmart store

    December 28, 2015 7:25 PM

    LECANTO, Fla. - Sheriff’s deputies in Florida arrested a woman at a Walmart on Tuesday after she was accused of eating sushi, the better part of a rotisserie chicken and chicken rolls while drinking wine and driving a motorized shopping cart around the store. The Citrus Country Sheriff’s Office... more »
  • Zachary says no to new Walmart

    October 13, 2015 11:20 PM

    ZACHARY - Listening to the complaints of citizens here, city leaders denied a plan by Walmart to build a smaller version of its store called a Neighborhood Market. At a city council meeting Tuesday night, every member voted against rezoning land on Highway 64, next to LeBlanc's Food Store,... more »
  • Man sought for using cloned credit card

    August 27, 2015 4:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies released photos of a man they said used a cloned credit card last month to buy nearly a thousand dollars worth of gift cards in East Baton Rouge Parish. Deputies said on June 8 the man went into the Walmart on North Mall Drive... more »
  • Police identify suspect connected to Walker credit card fraud

    August 20, 2015 12:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police in McComb, Miss. have identified one of the suspects who police say stole credit card information from a Walker man and made fraudulent purchases at a Mississippi Walmart. Investigators identified Bradley J Boudreaux, 32, of Mamou, La., as the suspect shown in security footage wearing... more »
  • Walker man victim of Mississippi credit card fraud

    August 18, 2015 12:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in McComb, Mississippi are looking to identify two men who stole the credit card information of a Walker resident, using it to make several fraudulent purchases at a Walmart store in their area. Investigators say the victim was contacted by his bank, a Capital One... more »
  • Woman wanted for stealing TV

    August 11, 2015 4:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies asked for the public's help identifying a woman who walked out of a Walmart with a big-screen TV recently in East Baton Rouge Parish. Detectives said the woman stole the television from the Walmart on Sullivan Road in Central the afternoon of Aug. 7.... more »
  • Gonzales Police identify Walmart shoplifting suspect

    July 23, 2015 1:13 PM

    GONZALES – Gonzales Police announced Thursday that investigators have identified the man accused of stealing a weed trimmer and pressure washer from a local Walmart recently. Police say arrest warrants have been issued for 37-year-old Tobe Bergeron, of Gray, for two charges of theft from a Gonzales Walmart. ... more »
  • Body found in car believed to be missing woman

    July 23, 2015 12:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The coroner's office said they believe they've identified a woman whose body was found decomposed Wednesday in a car parked at the Baker Walmart. Coroner Beau Clark said their "presumptive conclusion" is the woman is Joy Gulotta, who was recently reported missing to Baton Rouge Police.... more »
  • Car with body found inside tied to missing person's case

    July 22, 2015 6:45 PM

    BAKER - A car where a woman's body was found Wednesday afternoon has been tied to a missing person's case, police said late Wednesday. The discovery was made in the parking lot of the town Walmart around 4 p.m. Police initially said they did not suspect foul play. ... more »
  • Gonzales Police searching for Walmart shoplifter

    July 21, 2015 4:34 PM

    GONZALES - Police asked for the public's help Tuesday tracking down a man who investigators said stole a weed trimmer and pressure washer from the Gonzales Walmart recently. Gonzales PD said on June 22 the man took a weedeater worth $167 from the store. At the time security camera... more »
  • WBRZ's Stuff the Bus Supply Drive Play Video

    July 15, 2015 10:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE- WBRZ is stuffing the bus! Today we're collecting school supplies for our annual Stuff the Bus campaign. This year we are helping students in both East and West Baton Rouge Parish. We have two locations collecting school supplies: 1. Walmart on College Drive in Baton Rouge (3132... more »
  • Shots fired in New Orleans Walmart parking lot, no injuries reported

    July 14, 2015 5:29 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Three shots were fired by an Orleans Parish deputy as he was in pursuit of a shoplifter at a Walmart in Algiers Tuesday afternoon. The sheriff's office says the incident happened in the 4000 block of Behrman place before 3 p.m. when a deputy working detail... more »
  • Some Zachary residents one step closer to winning rezoning fight Play Video

    July 6, 2015 11:31 PM

    ZACHARY - After listening to about two hours of comments from business representatives and the community, Planning and Zoning voted down rezoning residential land for a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market. The proposed rezoning was voted down 5-2 and will ultimately be decided by Zachary City Council. It's a fight... more »
  • Thief posing as Walmart worker steals $120,000 from Gentilly store

    July 3, 2015 3:39 PM

    NEW ORLEANS -- New Orleans Police are looking for a man they say walked into a Walmart on Chef Menteur Highway dressed as a cashier and stole $120,000 in cash. According to WWLTV.com , New Orleans police released surveillance video showing the suspect robbing the Gentilly area Walmart around... more »
  • 50 rampaging teens do $2,000 in damage to Georgia Walmart

    June 30, 2015 11:36 AM

    MACON, GA - Authorities in central Georgia say up to 50 teenagers bent on destruction raced into a Walmart in Macon, smashing merchandise and causing an estimated $2,000 in damage. Bibb County sheriff's officials say some of the young people snatched a man from a motorized shopping cart and... more »
  • Walmart apologizes for making ISIS cake for man denied Confederate flag design

    June 29, 2015 5:53 PM

    SLIDELL - A Slidell man is asking for an explanation from Walmart after his request for a Confederate flag cake at one of its bakeries was rejected, but a design with the ISIS flag was accepted. Chuck Netzhammer said he ordered the image of the Confederate flag on a... more »
  • Report: Walmart to remove Confederate flag items

    June 22, 2015 7:50 PM

    BENTONVILLE, Ark. - Walmart, the world's largest retailer, told CNN Monday it will remove all Confederate flag merchandise from its stores in the wake of a deadly church shooting in South Carolina. The announcement came the same day that South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley said she supported removing the... more »
  • Man sought after using 'cloned' credit card

    April 22, 2015 3:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies asked for the public's help identifying a man who detectives said recently racked up several hundred dollars on a cloned credit card. Deputies said the man used the cloned card, which is a fake credit card with someone's stolen information loaded on it, at... more »
  • Cross-dressing suspect arrested for serial shoplifting

    April 17, 2015 1:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested a man this week after investigators said they caught him dressed as a woman in a Walmart vest trying to take items out of the store in Baton Rouge. Deputies said they also believe 34-year-old Charlie Franklin pulled the same thing at an... more »
  • Big retailers pull Blue Bell products linked to Okla. plant

    April 6, 2015 2:57 PM

    DALLAS - Some of the largest retailers in the country have decided to pull from their shelves Blue Bell Ice Cream made at an Oklahoma production plant that the company has temporarily closed. Walmart spokesman Brian Nick said Monday that the giant retailer along with Sam's Club have pulled products... more »
  • APSO: Man tried to walk out with 65-inch TV

    March 24, 2015 12:25 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Sheriff's deputies asked for help identifying a man who investigators said tried to walk a 65-inch TV out of the Prairieville Walmart without paying for it. Major Kevin Hanna with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said it happened on March 16. He said deputies were called in... more »
  • Arizona Walmart fight injures officer

    March 22, 2015 4:57 PM

    COTTONWOOD, Ariz. - The investigation is continuing into an overnight family brawl in a Wal-Mart parking lot in Arizona. One person was killed and two others wounded, including a local police officer who was shot in the leg. The Cottonwood officer was shot just before midnight trying to... more »
  • Other businesses not worried about Walmart pay boost Play Video

    February 23, 2015 6:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Businesses in the Baton Rouge area said they didn't feel pressured by the decision from the world's largest retailer to raise pay for its lowest-paid workers. Walmart said they will raise their lowest-paid positions to $10 an hour in order to attract and retain more workers.... more »
  • Feds say Wal-Mart was biased against lesbians

    February 18, 2015 6:01 PM

    BOSTON - A federal agency says Wal-Mart discriminated against a lesbian employee who sought health coverage for her ailing wife and has ordered "a just resolution" for violating her civil rights. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ordered the retail giant to work with Jacqueline Cote of New Bedford, Massachusetts,... more »
  • LP residents busted in Gonzales Walmart theft

    December 15, 2014 8:55 AM

    GONZALES - Police arrested two people they say shoplifted from the Gonzales Walmart late last month. Sarah Bourgeois, 27, turned herself in after investigators released security footage of the duo walking into the store. She is a resident of Livingston. Police were able to track down 27-year-old Michael Hankins... more »
  • Walmart ending health benefits for some part-timers

    October 7, 2014 7:58 PM

    BENTONVILLE, ARKANSAS- Walmart cut health insurance for some of its part-time employees. It posted on a blog that workers with fewer than 30-hours a week will no longer qualify for its health insurance plan. The world's largest retailer says the change will affect about 1.3 million workers, about two... more »
  • Morgan: 'Can't believe' Wal-Mart blaming him

    September 30, 2014 3:38 PM

    NEWARK, NJ - Tracy Morgan says he "can't believe" Wal-Mart's assertion that he and others were partly to blame for their injuries in the highway crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that killed one of his friends. In a statement released Tuesday by Morgan's publicist, the actor-comedian says he "can't... more »
  • No indictment in Ohio Walmart shooting

    September 24, 2014 2:34 PM

    CINCINNATI- A special prosecutor says a grand jury found officers' actions were justified in the fatal shooting of a man at an Ohio Wal-Mart. Special Prosecutor Mark Piepmeier (PEEP'-my-er) said Wednesday the Greene County grand jury opted not to issue any indictments in the Aug. 5 death of 22-year-old John... more »
  • Wal-Mart launching mobile checking account

    September 24, 2014 6:08 AM

    PASADENA, CA - Wal-Mart is launching a mobile checking account for its customers that will eliminate some of the fees charged by banks. The company said Wednesday that the GoBank checking account through Green Dot Corp. has no minimum balance requirements or overdraft fees. A monthly membership charge of $8.95... more »
  • Teen lives undetected at Texas Wal-Mart for 2 days

    August 13, 2014 1:42 PM

    CORSICANA, Texas - Authorities say a teenager lived undetected at a 24-hour Walmart in Texas for a couple of days after running away from his aunt's home. Store employees in Corsicana, about 50 miles south of Dallas, eventually discovered the 14-year-old boy and two living quarters he had carved out... more »
  • Officials look at role of commute in Morgan crash Play Video

    June 12, 2014 2:07 AM

    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - Accident investigators are looking into what role a truck driver's commute played in the fatal crash that also injured comedian Tracy Morgan. A spokeswoman for the National Transportation Safety Board says Wal-Mart driver Kevin Roper lives in Georgia, but his job is based in Delaware. A... more »
  • 2 officers, 3 others dead in Las Vegas shooting

    June 8, 2014 5:55 PM

    LAS VEGAS - Authorities say two suspects shot and killed two police officers at a Las Vegas eatery Sunday before fatally shooting a third person and killing themselves inside a nearby Walmart. Gov. Brian Sandoval issued a statement saying he was devastated by the murders of the two officers and... more »

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