NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A second suspect has been arrested and a third is being sought in the death of a man authorities said was hit by a stray bullet as he was eating Thanksgiving dinner in a home in the Philadelphia suburbs.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Passenger traffic at North Dakota's eight commercial airports in November nearly doubled from last year, despite the surging coronavirus.
Year-to-date boardings in November were ahead of 2020 at all eight airports in Bismarck, Minot, Williston, Dickinson, Grand Forks, Fargo, Devils Lake and Jamestown.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Turnpike has set a record for holiday travel.
From Dec. 22 to Jan 2, 1.26 million vehicles went through the Turnpike’s toll booths, a 27% increase from a year ago, the state Department of Transportation said.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana will have its first float in the New Year’s Day Tournament of Roses Parade, building on what Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser said has been a marketing bonanza since the state’s float entry in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
NEW YORK (AP) — The line of cars started forming at dawn. It was early November in Greenville, North Carolina, and drivers waited in a line that stretched for miles to pick up Thanksgiving turkeys — 10,000 free frozen birds to anyone who asked.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Family and friends of slain rapper Young Dolph remembered him Wednesday as a loving father, skilled businessman and generous philanthropist at a ceremony renaming a street for him in the same area of Memphis where he grew up and also was gunned down last month.
MIAMI (AP) — Miami International Airport is finally seeing more passengers than it served before the pandemic, and set new records for Thanksgiving holiday travel despite growing concerns about the spread of the omicron variant.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Thanksgiving weekend was Louisiana's deadliest for traffic crashes in seven years.
The state Department of Transportation and Development said Thursday that a total of 15 crashes and 20 fatalities were reported between Nov.
DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines said Wednesday that it expects to turn a profit in the fourth quarter and throughout 2022 as air travel recovers from the pandemic, and that the new COVID-19 variant is not hurting bookings.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — The two Indiana-raised turkeys given Thanksgiving pardons by President Joe Biden are now at their new Purdue University home.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — DeSean Jackson has tormented NFC East teams for years, having played 11 of the first 13 years of his career for the Philadelphia Eagles and Washington.
Advantage, Las Vegas.
The 35-year-old wideout, who celebrated a birthday Wednesday, ignited the Raiders' offense on Thanksgiving in a 36-33 win over the Dallas Cowboys to help Las Vegas snap a three-game losing streak.
NEW YORK (AP) — Even at a time football generally dominates television ratings, the long Thanksgiving Day weekend was notable.
CBS' turkey day telecast of the Dallas Cowboys against the Las Vegas Raiders reached 37.8 million viewers, the biggest audience for an NFL regular season game since Thanksgiving 1993, the Nielsen company said.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Turnpike saw a big leap in traffic numbers during Thanksgiving week, compared with the same week last year.
Turnpike booths had almost 733,000 vehicles pass through between Tuesday and Sunday, almost 30% more than the same period in 2020, the Department of Transportation said.
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — A 22-year-old suburban Detroit man has been charged with open murder in the fatal shooting of his mother as she drove him home from a family dinner on Thanksgiving eve.
George Harry II also is charged with five counts of attempted murder and using a firearm during a felony after shots later were fired at passing vehicles, the Oakland County sheriff's office said Monday.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Family members say a 12-year-old boy was killed by a stray bullet while celebrating Thanksgiving in a San Diego backyard.
Maria Gaspar-Casillas told KNSD-TV that her nephew was hit in the back by a bullet that came through at least one fence.
NEW YORK (AP) — Thanksgiving weekend moviegoing was still far from the feast it normally is, but Disney's “Encanto” and the Lady Gaga-led “House of Gucci” both gave a lift to two genres that have been particularly battered by the pandemic: family movies and adult dramas.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Travelers heading back to California from Nevada on the last day of the Thanksgiving weekend can expect long delays.
The Regional Transportation Commission Southern Nevada said in a tweet Sunday morning that cars were backed up for 20 miles on I-15 southbound.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A group of 20 to 30 people grabbed numerous electronic items at a Best Buy store in Burnsville and quickly fled before police could arrive.
No weapons were seen in the caper Friday night and no one was reported injured, Burnsville police Capt.
NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A Thanksgiving Day crash involving a police cruiser and a vehicle traveling the wrong way on a central New Jersey highway left two children dead and three people injured, according the state Attorney General’s Office.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Santa Ana winds declined in strength across Southern California on Friday and utilities restored power to thousands of customers whose electricity was shut off to prevent wildfires.
NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — President Joe Biden appeared on the loose Friday in Nantucket.
Biden spent more than an hour walking around downtown Nantucket's cobblestone streets, popping unannounced into quaint mom-and-pop shops, appearing to make purchases and posing for photos with surprised business owners.
NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania (AP) — A man eating Thanksgiving dinner inside a home in the Philadelphia suburbs was killed by a stray bullet that pierced a window, authorities said.
The victim, Edilberto Miguel Palaez Moctezuma, 25, was shot in the torso just before 9:30 p.m., Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele said in a press release issued Friday.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A 23-year-old man was fatally shot on his way home from Thanksgiving dinner when someone opened fire on his family's car during what appeared to be a random robbery attempt, police said Friday.
NEWPORT, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man said an explosion blew him from his home before it was destroyed by fire Thursday.
Deputy Chief Courtney Wade with the Morehead City Fire Department said crews responded to the call about a possible explosion around 4:30 p.m.
BOSTON (AP) — A woman with a loaded handgun in her carry-on bag was stopped at a security checkpoint at Logan International Airport in Boston on the day before Thanksgiving, according to the Transportation Security Administration.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita police say speed and alcohol use are suspected to be factors in a Thanksgiving night accident that killed a man and critically injured a woman.
KSNW-TV reports that the accident happened around 8 p.m.
NEW YORK (AP) — A 36-year-old man was fatally stabbed near New York's Penn Station, police said Friday.
The man was stabbed in the chest outside the busy transit hub at 6 p.m. Thursday, police said.
CLEVELAND (AP) — A nonprofit teamed up with three Cleveland-area restaurants to ensure that local Afghan refugees could celebrate Thanksgiving with specially prepared halal food.
The U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants helped 60 different Afghan families receive more than 200 Thanksgiving meals, WEWS-TV reported Thursday.
CHICAGO (AP) — Delilah Edwards' parents didn't plan an elaborate Thanksgiving celebration.
Just spending the day together is a big deal when your 3-year-old daughter has a new heart.
NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday wished Americans a happy and closer-to-normal Thanksgiving, the second celebrated in the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic, in remarks welcoming the resumption of holiday traditions by millions of U.S.
(AP) — Back in the spring, Pauline Criel and her cousins talked about reuniting for Thanksgiving at her home near Detroit after many painful months of seclusion because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
NEW YORK (AP) — Giant balloons once again wafted through miles of Manhattan, wrangled by costumed handlers. High school and college marching bands from around the country were back, and so were the crowds at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Production numbers show there's a good chance that a Thanksgiving turkey came from Minnesota, especially if you live in the Midwest.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Americans should eat about 46 million turkeys on Thanksgiving.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Construction crews have stopped closing lanes and state troopers are stepping up enforcement to help travelers in South Carolina over the long Thanksgiving weekend.
Work crews can't close lanes on interstates unless there is an emergency from Wednesday through Monday, according to the South Carolina Department of Transportation.
ATLANTA (AP) — The auto group AAA is offering its “Tow to Go” service through the Thanksgiving holiday period in Georgia.
AAA said the program is aimed at keeping impaired drivers off the roads.
BLUFF, Utah (AP) — Willson Atene remembers making feather headdresses out of construction paper at his school in San Juan County. He also remembers being taught the traditional Thanksgiving story of friendship between the Pilgrims and the Indians.
Members of Native American tribes from around New England are gathering in the seaside town where the Pilgrims settled — not to give thanks, but to mourn Indigenous people worldwide who've suffered centuries of racism and mistreatment.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — The University of Alabama’s Million Dollar Band will be making its first appearance in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.
The Tuscaloosa News reports that the band is scheduled to play “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” and escort Santa in his parade-ending float, The Tuscaloosa News reported.
DALLAS (AP) — Determined to reclaim Thanksgiving traditions that were put on pause last year by the pandemic, millions of Americans will be loading up their cars or piling onto planes to gather again with friends and family.
There is still so much to be decided heading into this week's Thanksgiving college football feast.
Let's sort it out, conference by conference.
Atlantic Coast Conference: No. 20 Pitt is locked into the conference championship game and will face No.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are doing the main thing that drives the U.S. economy — spending — but accelerating inflation is casting a pall.
A raft of economic data issued Wednesday showed the economy on solid footing, with Americans’ incomes rising and jobless claims falling to a level not seen since the Beatles were still together.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Alaska Airlines flight from Portland, Oregon, to San Francisco made an emergency landing Wednesday after the right engine experienced a mechanical problem, officials said.
DETROIT (AP) — The 95th America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in Detroit will step off Thursday morning with beefed up security in place along the route.
Major intersections along Woodward Avenue will see heavier police protection following the deaths of six people and injuries to more than 60 others when an SUV plowed into marchers and spectators during a weekend parade in Wisconsin.
NEW YORK (AP) — Growing up in Chicago, Broadway star Brittney Mack faithfully watched the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on TV after fulfilling her own parade duties. Now she's getting ready to bundle up, hit the streets of Manhattan and be part of the big one for the first time.
It's difficult enough choosing winners and point-spread coverers and upsets when there is one Thursday night game each NFL week.
As for three, well, c'mon. Short breaks between games is ridiculously tough when there is only that one contest.
NEW YORK (AP) — When President Joe Biden ordered the release of 50 million barrels of oil from America’s strategic reserve to help reduce energy costs, he was taking aim at a growing burden for millions of Americans embarking on Thanksgiving travel.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday ordered a record 50 million barrels of oil released from America's strategic reserve, aiming to bring down gasoline and other costs, in coordination with other major energy consuming nations including India, the United Kingdom and China.
NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, helped a Washington food kitchen prepare Thanksgiving meals for the needy before they left town — like millions of other Americans — to resume their family tradition of spending the holiday on tiny Nantucket island in Massachusetts.
The U.S. is facing its second Thanksgiving of the pandemic in better shape than the first time around, thanks to the vaccine, though some regions are seeing surges of COVID-19 cases that could get worse as families travel the country for gatherings that were impossible a year ago.