Texarkana Arkansas Police are looking for a suspect in connection with an armed robbery outside a local McDonalds restaurant yesterday afternoon. Authorities say the incident occurred around 2:30 pm in the 700 block of East 7thstreet.


The manager of the restaurant was walking across the parking lot to her vehicle when the male suspect approached her brandishing a handgun and demanding money. The suspect fled with an undetermined amount of cash. The investigation is continuing.


Many retailers are reporting solid gains for December, capping a decent Holiday
Shopping Season. However merchants relied on heavy discounting to get shopper to guy in a challenging economy, raising concerns about what it will take to get them to spend again in the coming months.

Limited Brands Inc, Macy’s Inc, and teen retailer The Buckle posted strong revenue gains that beat analysts expectations for December.


In Sports:

The West Virginia Mountaineers set a bowl record for points last night with their 70-33 thrashing of the Clemson Tigers in the Orange Bowl held in Miami, Florida.