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LIVE BLOG: St. Mary Catholic Central football state championship

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 8:01 p.m.

Monroe News sports editor Niles Kruger, sports reporter Ryan Loren and photographer Tom Hawley will be at Ford Field on Friday to cover the state championship game between SMCC and Ithaca. We'll be hosting a live discussion throughout the game, giving you the latest updates, score and interesting tidbits while answering any and all questions you throw our way!

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See Spot relax: Pet massage gaining popularity

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 11:00 a.m.

Spa treatments don't stop with people. You won't see any aromatherapy candles around, but animals get massages, too, and it's become a regular service that many pet owners value as more than just glorified petting.

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New York: Man had stun guns, machete in luggage

Friday, November 28th, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Safety officials say they've found two stun guns, a machete and other weapons in a man's checked baggage at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

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Ferguson protests move to Target, Wal-Mart stores

Friday, November 28th, 2014 6:02 a.m.

Dozens of people have interrupted holiday shopping at major retail stores around the St. Louis area to speak out about a grand jury's decision not to indict the officer who fatally shot Michael Brown.

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2 NY children rescued from snowbank

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 10:01 p.m.

Two boys who had gone out to build a snow fort were inadvertently trapped for several hours in a Newburgh, New York, snow bank when a plow operator clearing a parking lot pushed snow over them, not realizing they were there, officials said.

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Early-bird shoppers turn out on Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 9:45 p.m.

Early-bird shoppers headed to stores on Thanksgiving in what's becoming a new holiday tradition.

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Authorities: Mom tried to put hit on daughter's ex

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 1:00 p.m.

A Pennsylvania woman has been arrested for paying an undercover officer she thought was a hit man to kill her daughter's ex-boyfriend and two other people. She allegedly told the detective to "burn him alive."

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Video: Cop shot boy seconds after encountering him

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 7:00 a.m.

The police officer who fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun fired within 1½ to 2 seconds of pulling up in his cruiser, police said Wednesday. During those few moments, he ordered the youngster three times to put up his hands, they said.

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Thanksgiving: Turkey, parades, shopping deals

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 6:00 a.m.

Turkey, stuffing and a helium-filled Thomas the Tank Engine were on the menu as friends and families gathered across the United States to celebrate Thanksgiving. Here's a look at how Americans prepared to celebrate Thanksgiving.