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Shoppers rush to pick up last minute gifts

Shoppers rush to pick up last minute gifts

United Grocery Stores will be closing on Christmas Eve at 6 p.m. - just sayin'. Police officers patrol at Christkindlmarket Chicago, a German-themed Christmas market in the city's downtown, on December 20, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. Some retail experts expect the eve of Christmas Eve to be the biggest shopping day of the entire holiday season regarding sales. Elena Rodriguez, store leader at the Target in Westfield Culver City, said traffic on Super Saturday was a little lighter ...



Christmas blizzard could make some travel "dangerous if not impossible"

Interstate 84 between I-86 and the Utah border was closed for part of the day because of zero visibility and hazardous driving conditions. Winter storm and blizzard warnings and watches were in effect from Nevada and Colorado up through the Dakotas and into northern Minnesota as 2 inches (5 cm) to 15 inches (38 cm) of snow along with strong gusts were in the forecast on Saturday and Sunday, the National Weather Service said.


Berlin lorry attack suspect Amri shot dead in Milan

Berlin lorry attack suspect Amri shot dead in Milan

A young man who was asked for his identification papers at a routine traffic stop near Milan took out his gun from a backpack and shot the Italian policeman. The identity of the person shot dead has not yet been released. The man suspected of carrying out an attack on a Christmas market was well known to German authorities.


Large Winter Storm Timing Fits Holiday Weekend

Large Winter Storm Timing Fits Holiday Weekend

Snow, sleet and freezing rain are likely until about noon, when precipitation from a storm will turn over to rain amid rising temperatures. Valley rain and snow are expected to start Friday evening and continue through Saturday , with more widespread, heavy rain through the day.


Local stores full of last minute shoppers

Local stores full of last minute shoppers

Sam's Club : Open 7 a.m.to 6 p.m . We do this so you don't waste your valuable Christmas time driving here and there to do business. You'd need to check in with your local Target for their exact closing time . Most Canadian Tire locations will be open from 8-10 p.m. The truce began on Christmas Eve 1914, and decorations were put up, carols were sung and gifts were exchanged.



Dead, 5 Wounded In Mount Vernon Nightclub Shooting

Security guards tackled the suspect and police were quickly on the scene to arrest him, WABC-TV reported. Authorities say the man was charged with one count of murder and five counts of attempted murder. "The guy retaliated and came back and just started shooting on them in the front, just shooting on all of them". "It is a dark day in our city". "No family should ever spend Christmas like this, ever", Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas said.