NEW YORK (AP) – Shoppers are hitting the stores on Thanksgiving as retailers under pressure look for ways to poach shoppers from their rivals.
PITTSFORD, Vt. (AP) – A pilot found dead after a small-plane crash in Vermont has been identified as an 89-year-old Massachusetts man who had been flying planes his entire life.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – A jail inmate in Kansas City, Missouri, has been charged with first-degree assault and armed criminal action after authorities say he attacked a corrections officer, critically injuring him.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Simi Valley was a sleepy Southern California suburb in 1979, one frequently ranked near the top of surveys of America’s safest cities – in large part because hundreds of police officers from nearby Los Angeles lived there.
DALLAS (AP) – Seven years ago, Samira Page and a small group of fellow refugees sat around her table where the guests experienced their first traditional American Thanksgiving Day feast.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) – Florida drivers are being warned to watch out for the possibility of escaped pigs on a busy interstate following a crash between two trucks that let the livestock loose.
PELL CITY, Ala. (AP) – Police say an officer fatally shot an armed man during a robbery at an Alabama service station.
ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) – Police in Maryland say they have charged an alleged MS-13 gang member with first-degree murder in the death of a man stabbed more than 100 times.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – A staff member in Democratic Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards’ office is denying any wrongdoing after being accused of sexual harassment.
PITTSFORD, Vt. (AP) – Vermont State Police say they’ve found a heavily damaged small plane and that the pilot is dead.