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2 months 4 weeks ago

Air Force Academy Named as Possible Terror Target

The U.S. Air Force Academy was named as a suggested terror-attack target in an online Al-Queda magazine. The publication, called "Palestine-Betrayal of the Guilty Conscience," is written in English and published by Al Queda in the Arabian Peninsula. The articles center on jihadi operations and instruct readers on how...

1 year 6 months ago

Retailers sue Visa and MasterCard

A group of major retailers are suing Visa and MasterCard. A group of retailers, including Macy's and Target, is suing, breaking off from a proposed $7.2 billion settlement over fees to process credit card transactions. The lawsuit comes before a May 28 deadline for the millions of merchants affected...

1 year 11 months ago

Arrest made in Black Friday Target shooting

AURORA, Colo. (AP) - A man accused of shooting a bullet into the ceiling of a suburban Denver Target store on Black Friday has been arrested. The Denver Post reports that Aurora Police held 33-year-old John Robert Pomeroy (http://bit.ly/WL36It ). He was being held for investigation of aggravated robbery involving...

2 years 9 months ago

Americans shopped in January

NEW YORK (AP) -- Americans were shopping in January, but that doesn't mean every store felt the love. Retailers reported mixed sales results for the month in a sign that U.S. consumers continue to be cautious about when and where they spend their money in the shaky economy ...

2 years 10 months ago

Record year for retail sales

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Retail sales barely rose in December, but the gain was enough to lift sales to a record level for 2011. It marked the largest annual increase in more than a decade. Sales inched up 0.1 percent in December to a seasonally adjusted $400.6 billion, The Commerce...

3 years 10 months ago

Men suspected in thefts caught leaving store

SUPERIOR, Colo. (AP) - Boulder sheriff's officials says three men suspected of stealing from Target stores were caught because they were leaving the store just as deputies were arriving at the parking lot. Boulder County Sheriff's spokesman Sgt. Tom McGrath says the deputies became suspicious of the men because...

4 years 2 months ago

Groups oppose CIA death targets

NEW YORK (AP) - Two New York-based civil liberties groups have sued the federal government, saying its targeted killings of U.S. citizens overseas is unconstitutional. The American Civil Liberties Union and the Center for Constitutional Rights filed the lawsuit Monday in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Defendants...

4 years 9 months ago

Man sentenced for kidnapping and assault

A man convicted of assault. robbery and kidnapping was sentenced Wednesday to 63 and a half years in prison. Timothy Clapp knocked 59-year-old Garnett Wright unconscious in the parking lot of a Colorado Springs Target. He tied her up, but she was later able to escape and call police. ...

5 years 2 months ago

Study: Terrorists shifting to softer targets

Bombing hotels abroad is becoming more attractive to terrorists -- because it's easier. As military and government targets get harder to hit, the global intelligence company STRATFOR says terrorists are content to strike hotels and other soft targets instead. STRATFOR says the number of attacks on hotels has more than...

5 years 2 months ago

Four arrested involved in Target robberies

On Tuesday evening, Colorado Springs police officers were dispatched to the Target store, on Prominent Point, regarding four shoplifters that fled the store with merchandise. Police said that the suspects entered a silver Dodge Magnum and left the stores parking lot. One of the officers saw the vehicle being driven...

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