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Blotter: Woman arrested for eating food at Kroger without paying

An 18-year-old woman was arrested at a local grocery store Wednesday for eating food without paying for it, police say. According to a police report, the woman had been walking the aisles at Kroger, located in the 500 block of West University Drive, for several hours. When police responded to the in

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-11-23 23:06:45

What to cook, where to eat, when to shop, plus some news: Your Thanksgiving morning roundup

Happy Thanksgiving! Here is a look at the top headlines as we start the day. Harlow Wattenburger, 3, is seen in a holiday decor merchandise area with a variety of holiday themed items at Nebraska Furniture Mart in The Colony on Nov. 20, 2015. (Jae S. Lee/Staff Photographer) Ready, set, shop! Her

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-11-23 11:45:00

Salvation Army looks to fill 7,000 volunteer hours

The Salvation Army desperately needs help from the community. There are 7,000 hours needed for bell ringers, and the nonprofit only has volunteers signed up for 700 of those. The Red Kettle Bell Ringing Campaign is the major fundraiser for The Salvation Army. Organizers said they need bell ringers i

STARLOCALMEDIA.COM - 2017-11-23 15:00:00

Little Elm ISD board approves 2018-19 school calendar

Parents and students can start planning for the next school year after the board approved the 2018-19 calendar at its Nov. 13 meeting. The Little Elm ISD school board approved the calendar with the first day of school set for Aug. 15. Thanksgiving break will be Nov. 19-23, winter break will be Dec.

STARLOCALMEDIA.COM - 2017-11-23 14:00:00

25 amazing photos that prove DFW during the Fall is the most beautiful place in America

With cooler weather finally on its way, it almost feels like autumn feels in the rest of the world, even if many of our leaves haven't yet changed color. With earlier sunsets, DFW evenings shine bright under darker skies. Festival sights, sounds, and smells are in the air. Thanksgiving is here, but

CW33 NEWSFIX - 2017-11-23 14:25:05

Carrollton Police Looking For Missing Woman & Her Suspected Kidnapper

CARROLLTON (CBSDFW.COM) - Police in Carrollton need the public's help with locating a missing woman and the man who is believed to have kidnapped her on Tuesday. Detectives stated that 23-year-old Madai Cazares from Grand Prairie was taken by her ex-boyfriend, identified as Jose Eduardo Reyes. Autho

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-23 10:26:54

Carrollton church to showcase 700 Nativities

An international collection of more than 700 nativities will be on display in Carrollton at the Community Nativity from Nov. 30 through Dec. 2. This is the 13th year the Carrollton Texas Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has hosted this event and made the unique and varying na

LEWISVILLETEXAN.COM - 2017-11-23 11:28:08

Art Splash at Andy Brown

After placing sculptures in Old Town as a part of the Phase I public art initiative, the Coppell Arts Council proposed to the City Council to move forward with Phase II. The second phase of the initiative will include the installation of 10 sculptures in and around Andy Brown Park East. "We would li

STARLOCALMEDIA.COM - 2017-11-23 18:00:00

Fultondale softball umpire lands on PTI's Turkeys of the Year list

Pardon The Interruption, a television show that airs weekdays on various ESPN channels, put together a list this week. On the show's Thanksgiving Special, hosts Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon presented their 2017 Turkeys of the Year. The list featured 23 sports bloopers from around the country,

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 02:20:00

Man killed in I-59 crash now identified

Authorities have released the name of a man killed Monday night in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 59 in Birmingham. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Derrick Dewayne Greene. He was 41, and lived in Birmingham. The wreck happened in the northbound lanes near the Opo

AL.COM - 2017-11-22 16:12:09

This is what Birmingham Mayor-elect Randall Woodfin is thankful for

This Thanksgiving, first and foremost, Birmingham Mayor-elect Randall Woodfin is thankful for his family. During a yearlong campaign for mayor, Woodfin said his family stood by him and were patient and understanding when he couldn't attend family functions. Though Thanksgiving is just five days bef

AL.COM - 2017-11-23 14:00:00

Armed robbery suspect shot, killed in Pell City

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports PELL CITY -According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, a Thanksgiving Day armed robbery ended with the suspect being shot and killed. Officers from the Pell City police department responded to a robbery in progress call at the Texaco gas station. The in

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-23 16:52:49

Residents reminded to recycle used cooking oil and grease. Here's how.

Special to the Times Jefferson County CEO Tony Petelos is reminding residents to recycle their used cooking oil and grease, especially during the upcoming holiday season. "Thanksgiving is the start of the holidays which often includes meals and social gatherings with family and friends," said Petelo

BIRMINGHAMTIMES.COM - 2017-11-23 18:23:32

Birmingham tried to outdo the Macy's parade in the 1960s

Birmingham's Downtown Action Committee, a band of the city's most civic minded citizens, in 1966 decided to build on the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony and maybe even one up New York's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade with its own "animated balloon" parade. Historian Tim Hollis writes: "What

AL.COM - 2017-11-23 16:58:00

Birmingham's Unemployment Rate Down Considerably From Last Year

BIRMINGHAM, AL - Birmingham has made significant improvements in its jobless rate since October 2016. The Alabama Department of Labor reported that the city's unemployment rate stood at 4.1 percent for October, a huge change from the 7.5 percent jobless rate on October of last year. The Birmingham m

PATCH - 2017-11-23 15:00:00

Christmas parades and tree lighting event schedule

Christmas Parade (abc3340.com) Want to know when your local Christmas parade or tree lighting ceremony will be? We've put together a list for you. Check back often, as this list will be updated throughout the season! Friday, November 24Ice rink opens at Railroad Park at 9:00 A.M. - Birmingham Monday

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2017-11-23 11:48:39

Burlington city leaders consider youth task force to curb violence

BURLINGTON, N.C. -- If you drive down Vance Street in Burlington, you'll find a memorial set up. It has flowers and balloons, along with the grim reality of what happened there earlier this month. On Nov. 7, police found 17-year-old Travonte Compton shot inside of a car. He would later die on the sc

MY FOX 8 - 2017-11-23 01:36:31

Burlington police win Kindness Ninja Challenge

The Burlington Police Department won the Kindness Ninja Challenge. The weeklong worldwide scavenger hunt was intended to spread happiness through random acts of kindness. Burlington police won first place out of 9,314 participants across 16 countries. "I wasn't expecting to come in first place," sai

TIMES-NEWS - 2017-11-23 17:35:00

Downtown Burlington celebrates wayfinding signs

Downtown Burlington celebrated completion of its wayfinding sign project with a ribbon-cutting Tuesday, Nov. 21. The ceremony, at Spring and Front streets, celebrated the installation of 19 pedestrian wayfinding signs throughout the municipal service district, nine large-scale signs on thoroughfares


Burlington to consider youth violence task force

The Burlington City Council held one public hearing and gave a continuance on another before talking about a task force for youth violence. The council meeting Tuesday, Nov. 21, began with a proclamation for Small Business Saturday on Nov. 25. In the consent agenda, the council approved declaring th