Iraq War Officially Over, Russell County Jail Locked Down, Kids Rev Your Carts

Good Evening, It's Barbara Gauthier in the WTVM Newsroom. Here's what we're working on for News Leader 9 at 11.

One of the Longest Wars in U-S History Over

U.S. officials are quietly ending the bloody and bitterly divisive conflict in Iraq. Tonight we look back at the conflict that lasted nearly a decade as soldiers begin arriving home.

Jail Lock down after Escape Attempt

The Russell County Jail has been on lock down for a week after two inmates tried to escape. We've got the details on what's happening at the jail.

Shutdown Averted - For Now 

Congressional negotiators are working toward a deal renewing the payroll tax cut and unemployment benefits for another year and they say they've reached agreement on a compromise spending bill to avert a weekend federal shutdown.

Kids Rev Up Your Shopping Carts

Dozens of deserving kids teamed up with law enforcement officials to hit the isles of Walmart. We're there as Christmas comes early for some needy children in the Valley.

Join us for these stories and much more tonight on News Leader 9 at 11.