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Lines, brawls mark Black Friday 2014
2009: Italian-Canadian boxer Arturo Gatti, who won world championships designated by two different boxing boards in two different weight classes, is found dead in a hotel room in Ipojuca, Brazil, at age 37. Gatti, an inductee of the International Boxing Hall of Fame, compiled a career record of 40 wins (31 by knockout) and nine losses. The Brazilian authorities initially ruled Gatti's death a homicide, with his widow initially arrested in connection with his death, but after further studies ruled it was a suicide.
A vice president duels for honor, the Marine Corps is re-established, a folk singer debuts, a space station plummets to Earth, and Martin Luther King earns a posthumous honor, all on this day.
Black Friday looked a lot different in Hawaii than years past. Instead of the traditional hours, some stores were offering sales on Thanksgiving Day and that's rubbing some shoppers the wrong way.
Missouri protesters Friday turned their anger over the police shooting death of unarmed teen Michael Brown on the St. Louis Galleria Mall, forcing the mall to shut down temporarily on the busiest shopping day of the year.
Demonstrations spanned the c...
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