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A LOCAL WOMAN IS ATTACKED IN DOWNTOWN SHREVEPORT DURING THE LUNCH HOUR. SHE WAS RETURNING TO HER JOB AT A LOCAL CPA FIRM ON TRAVIS WHEN A MAN WITH A KNIFE APPROACHED. HE TRIED TO FORCE HER BACK INTO HER CAR, BUT SHE FOUGHT WITH HIM. SHE WAS STABBED IN THE HEAD AND ON HER ARM.

POLICE ARE BATTLING A COMMON PROBLEM THIS TIME OF THE YEAR...SHOPLIFTING. NATIONWIDE, MORE THAN 13 BILLION DOLLARS WORTH OF GOODS ARE STOLEN FROM RETAILERS AND THAT INCREASES COSTS FOR THE REST OF US. LOCALLY, SHOPLIFTING IS UP 20% FROM A YEAR AGO.

A CASHIER AT A WEST SHREVEPORT CONVENIENCE STORE IS ACCUSED OF STEALING FROM HER JOB. 24 YEAR OLD YOMEKA EVANS WORKED AT THE GET AND GEAUX ON PINES ROAD. SHE'S SUSPECTED OF STEALING MORE THAN 2 THOUSAND DOLLARS FROM THE REGISTER LAST MONTH.

HONDA IS EXPANDING A WORLDWIDE AIR-BAG RECALL BLAMED FOR 20 ACCIDENTS AND TWO DEATHS IN THE U.S. IN 2009. THE RECALL ADDS SOME 273,000 ACCORDS, CIVICS, ODYSSEYS AND OTHER MODELS TO A LIST THAT NOW COVERS SOME 2 MILLION VEHICLES.

DOG LOVERS, TAKE NOTE....A DOG PARK FOR SHREVEPORT IS ON THE WAY IT WILL BE ON THE NORTH SIDE OF HAMEL MEMORIAL PARK ON THE RIVERFRONT. 7 ACRES HAS BEEN SET ASIDE FOR THE COMPLEX WHICH WILL INCLUDE AN OFF-LEASH AREA, FOUNTAINS FOR THE DOGS BENCHES AND PAVILIONS. NOW THE PARK WILL COST 150 THOUSAND DOLLARS AND THERE IS A FUNDRAISER SET FOR JANUARY 14TH AT THE BARNWELL.

AN ESTIMATED 100-THOUSAND VISITORS ARE EXPECTED IN NATCHITOCHES SATURDAY FOR THE 85TH ANNUAL NATCHITOCHES CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL. TONY DAVIS, WITH THE NATCHITOCHES CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, SAYS A LOT OF PLANNING AND PREPARATION GO INTO THE EVENT...ACTIVITIES BEGIN EARLY SATURDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGHOUT THE DAY AND INTO THE NIGHT.

IT'S A WRAP IS HAPPENING TODAY AT LENNY'S SUBS ON YOUREE DRIVE FROM NOON-2PM. WE WILL WRAP YOUR GIFTS FOR FREE.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TONIGHT:

BYRD IS ON THE ROAD AT CARENCRO IN THE 5A SEMIFINALS. HEAR THE GAME ON KWKH.

ALSO,  EVANGEL HEADS ON JOHN CURTIS AND CALVARY IS AT WINNFIELD