"In Chicago, authorities said a police officer answering a call of alleged shoplifting at a department store on Thursday night shot the driver of a car that was dragging a fellow officer. The wounded driver of the car and the dragged officer were both taken for hospital treatment of non-life-threatening shoulder injuries, police say. Three people were arrested."
"In Southern California, authorities said a police officer suffered a broken wrist as he broke up a brawl between two men waiting in line for Black Friday shopping deals at a Wal-Mart."
"In Las Vegas, police said a shopper carrying a big-screen TV home from a Target on Thanksgiving was shot by a thief."
"In Utah, police said at least two people were knocked to the ground by a crowd of Wal-Mart shoppers jockeying for a $49 tablet computer"