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If you wait until literally the last minute to buy ingredients for a Thanksgiving Day meal, you are in luck. Some stores will be open but not all day. While the trend in the past was moving toward more stores being open on the holiday, that has changed with many retailers opting now to be closed – including Walmart. Thanksgiving 2021 is today, Thursday, Nov. 25. Here is a rundown of grocery ...

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Nov. 24—Police are attempting to identify a man accused of robbing a south Merced convenience store at gunpoint on Tuesday. At about 8:45 p.m., Merced police received a report of an armed robbery at Jessi's Market, located at 110 East 13th Street, according to Lt. Emily Foster. Foster said the suspect pointed a handgun at the clerk and demanded money. The suspect was described as wearing dark ...

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Nov. 24—Last month, I was at a CVS in San Francisco when a homeless man entered the store, grabbed a few bags of chips, then ran out. There are, as far as I'm concerned, two reactions to witnessing a poor person stealing from a convenience store chain. One is to sympathize with them; their situation is dire enough to where they feel they have no other recourse, which is ultimately a reflection ...

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A 24-year-old man who set himself on fire before walking into an Atlantic City gas station convenience store early Saturday was hospitalized with “life-threatening” injuries after the incident, a city police report said. An attendant at the station put the blaze out with an extinguisher and doused smaller fires sparked from the flames from the man, the report said. The incident happened at a ...

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A police officer’s arm was broken during a scuffle with a man at an east Birmingham convenience store. The Birmingham officer at 10:05 p.m. Thursday was performing a welfare check at the Circle K on Montclair Road. While there, he was approached by a man in an aggressive manner, said Officer Truman Fitzgerald. The suspect – identified as 29-year-old Thomas Ward – pushed the officer and ...

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A record number of job openings and fewer workers to fill them have left 42 states with more available jobs than people looking for work, according to a Stateline analysis of federal statistics from August, the latest available. Employers such as RF Buche, who runs a 116-year-old family chain of South Dakota fast-food restaurants and convenience stores, are scrambling to fill shifts and ...

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Wawa is inching closer to Harrisburg with its coffee, hoagies and fuel pumps. One of the convenience store chains is proposed at a retail and residential development in Mount Joy Township, just east of Elizabethtown in Lancaster County, according to materials posted by developer Pennmark Management Company, Inc. The Plymouth Meeting company says it has signed a lease with Wawa for a ...

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Nov. 15—Two children were killed and two adults were seriously hurt in a shooting at a Virginia convenience store, officials said. The kids — ages 9 and 14 — were taken to a hospital after officers reported finding them with gunshot wounds on Friday, Nov. 12. Both boys later died at the hospital, the Richmond Police Department said in a news release. Two men at the scene also went to a ...

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A Chicago police officer was among several convenience store owners hit with federal fraud charges this week alleging they swindled a low-income food program for women and children by charging for unauthorized items. Hassan Abdellatif, 33, also known as “Eric,” was charged with wire fraud in an indictment filed last month and made public Friday in U.S. District Court. The indictment also ...

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Nov. 11—OLD LYME — It's three strikes for the gas station at 85 Halls Road now that the Zoning Commission has once again denied an application to convert its service station to a convenience store. The commission unanimously struck down the proposal from CPD Properties to turn three service bays into an expanded convenience store. The gas station already sells convenience items in the area ...