AHEAD ON WAFB 9NEWS:
* A 9-year-old discovered a bomb in a mailbox in Livingston Parish. Luckily, that bomb did not explode. Not the case for two other bombs placed in nearby mailboxes. WAFB's Keitha Nelson has the details on WAFB 9NEWS at 5.
* You've likely heard about all the complaints about security checkpoints at airports across the country. There are complaints of security workers conducting body searches that are enough to make a grown man blush. What's involved and could you face the same type of search this holiday weekend? WAFB's David Spunt reports from the Louis Armstrong Airport in Kenner.
* One family is having a warm start to the holiday season. Thieves stole their entire air conditioning unit! Find out where it happened at 6pm.
* The son of Baton Rouge developer Tommy Spinosa is recovering from a gunshot wound. Hear about what led to the gunfire on WAFB 9NEWS at 5.
* Tonight at 10, WAFB's Greg Meriwether and his popular "Hand It On" segment. This time, there's a new twist as he lets some familiar faces here at Channel 9 "Hand It On". Find out who Diane Deaton gave the cash to! Plus, another big surprise!
* Also at 10, tonight is your last chance to qualify for our free trip to Hawaii to visit the set of Hawaii Five-0! The last code word to qualify will be shown at 10. The big live drawing is tomorrow night on WAFB 9NEWS at 10.
* We have a big lineup for 9NEWS THIS MORNING tomorrow:
WAFB's Graham Ulkins continues his look at the coolest gifts of the season. This time, he'll look at popular gifts for kids under 10 including a "Sing-a-ma-jig" and a Bigfoot robot!
WAFB's Matt Williams will join us live onboard a bus full of Saints fans heading to Dallas for Thursday's big game. Matt will have live reports from the road on WAFB 9NEWS THIS MORNING from 5am to 7am.
* On the stock market Dow Jones Industrials were down 142 points. Traders were nervous over news that North and South Korea are lobbing artillery fire at each other in a war that was supposed to have ended more than half a century ago.
* From the 9STORM CENTER: Chief Meteorologist Jay Grymes says we are in for another warm night tonight and tomorrow night. B bDays will see highs in the 80's Wednesday and Thanksgiving but then a *big* change is on the way.