Latest Thanksgiving News

Jackson and Carr have found rhythm in time for Raiders

Dec. 02, 2021 21:05 PM EST

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...

Thanksgiving football, Big 10 rivalry game score in ratings

Dec. 01, 2021 17:01 PM EST

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...

WVa Turnpike holiday week traffic rises almost 30% over 2020

Nov. 30, 2021 04:01 AM EST

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...

Man charged in mother's fatal shooting after family dinner

Nov. 29, 2021 18:13 PM EST

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...

Family: Boy killed by stray bullet at backyard Thanksgiving

Nov. 28, 2021 18:20 PM EST

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. ...

'Encanto,' 'House of Gucci' fuel Thanksgiving box office

Nov. 28, 2021 14:12 PM EST

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. ...

I-15 backup as holiday travelers leave Nevada for California

Nov. 28, 2021 13:15 PM EST

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...

Turkey distribution provides food for Frederick community

Nov. 28, 2021 09:04 AM EST

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — As a former case manager and soup kitchen cook, Urbana assistant coach John Jefferson knows the value of giving back to the community. So when the football and girls varsity basketball coach got the chance to bring high school athletes to a...

Students learn, celebrate Native American cultures

Nov. 28, 2021 00:13 AM EST

OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — The Southern Oaks Elementary School leadership and education team did not want students to miss out on an opportunity to learn about the indigenous people of the United States before celebrating Native American Heritage Day on Friday, Nov. 26. That...

Up to 30 people conduct robbery at Best Buy in Burnsville

Nov. 27, 2021 11:42 AM EST

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. Don...