Holiday Gift Guide 2014

Holiday Gift Guide 2014

From gift guides to local events, your one-stop shop for the holiday season

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Thief Returns Gifts to Texas Family Before Christmas

A Kaufman County, Texas, family had their gifts stolen from their porch just two days before Christmas, but the alleged front porch bandit later had a change of heart. »

Look: Celebrities Share Holiday Photos

Celebrities took to Twitter and Instagram to share holiday photos showing them with their loved ones, pals, pets and gifts under the Christmas tree. Check out some of what they shared. »

Toys "R" Us Open 39 Hours for Last-Minute Holiday Shoppers

In the mad dash to finish Christmas shopping, you'll have more time to buy those toys for the kids as Toys "R" Us opens for 39 hours straight. »

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Stuffed Santa Clawed by Bear in California Forest

A California photographer captured an unusual animal attack in the Angeles National Forest– a black bear beating up Santa Claus. »

Heartwarming Holiday Stories From Across the U.S.

The Christmas spirit was alive and well this year from coast to coast, with a stranger paying off the layaway accounts of struggling families and police and firefighters stepping in with replacement gifts after... »

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Transit Police Help Mother Deliver Baby Onboard Train

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority officers jumped into action to help a mother deliver the ultimate Christmas gift Thursday evening — a baby boy. »

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Operation SANTA Puts Safety First This Holiday Season

With the help of a federal grant program called Operation Stop Another Needless Traffic Accident, or SANTA, officers cruising the streets this holiday season are watching out for drunk driving, distracted... »

Wet Christmas: Soaking Storm Brewing for the Holiday

The weather may disrupt Christmas travel on the East Coast as almost 100 million Americans take to the roads and skies, according to NBC News. »

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Postal Service Braces for Busiest Mailing Day

The U.S. Postal Service is preparing for its yearly rush. The agency said Monday, Dec. 15, will be the busiest mailing day of the year, with over 640 million cards, letters and packages expected to be processed.... »

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Missing 2-Year-Old May Be Bound for Bronx: Police

Missing 2-Year-Old May Be Bound for Bronx: Police

Police are looking for a 2-year-old girl who they believe was taken Thursday from a home on Webb Street in Hamden and may be bound for the Bronx with her mother, against whom the child has an active restraining...

2 Hurt in Serious Crash on Route 10 in Granby

2 Hurt in Serious Crash on Route 10 in Granby

Two people were injured late Friday afternoon in a serious crash on Route 10/Salmon Brook Street in Granby, according to police.

Hamden Calls on Quinnipiac to Help Prevent Party Problems

Hamden Calls on Quinnipiac to Help Prevent Party Problems

Town officials in Hamden are calling on Quinnipiac University leadership to take responsibility for an off-campus party problem that has been an issue for years.

Boaters Urged to Look Out for Belugas in Long Island Sound

Boaters Urged to Look Out for Belugas in Long Island Sound

Mystic Aquarium is keeping tabs on a trio of Beluga whales spotted several times in Long Island Sound and asking residents to respect them and help keep them safe.

Mom Found Pushing Dead 3-Year-Old Son in Swing

Mom Found Pushing Dead 3-Year-Old Son in Swing

A woman was found pushing her dead 3-year-old son in a park swing Friday, and authorities say she may have been there for hours, or even since the day before.

Newington Police Warn Residents of Car Break-In Spree

Newington Police Warn Residents of Car Break-In Spree

Normally quiet and safe Newington neighborhoods have found themselves the target of thieves. Police say recently they've received several reports of vehicle break-ins occurring during the evening and midnight...