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(Nov. 29) Today's Top Headlines - Holiday shopping kicks off with fights



In Claypool Hill, Va., the Tazewell County Sheriff's Department says it arrested two men in a parking lot of the Wal-Mart (WMT, Fortune 500) in Claypool Hill, Va.

Ronnie Sharp, 61, was allegedly threatening Christopher Jackson, 35, with a rifle and a knife when sheriff's deputies arrived on the scene, according to the police. Jackson was suffering from a severe knife cut on his arm.

Police in Rialto, Calif., said an officer suffered a broken hand and a finger trying to break up a fight in a Wal-Mart parking lot. Raymond Rice, 25, was charged with felony assault and assault on a police officer. A female relative of Rice, Chennel Smith, was also arrested when she joined the fight after police tried to restrain Rice.

At the Wal-Mart in Garfield, N.J., police were in the process of arresting Crystal Hickman for allegedly spitting at another woman and the woman's child when another shopper, Richard Ramos, reportedly started yelling and screaming vulgarities. Police say that when they tried to escort Ramos out of the store, he spun around and grabbed one of the officers by his uniform using both hands, prompting police to put him in handcuffs and arrest him as well.

Ramos was being held on charges of disorderly conduct, aggravated assault and resisting arrest. Hickman was issued a summons and released.

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