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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Snow Will Turn to Sleet, Freezing Rain

Snow Will Turn to Sleet, Freezing Rain

Winter storm watches have been issued across the southern part of the state as another storm moves in, prompting more than 300 closings and events cancellations and creating slippery driving conditions.

Serious Crash Closes Route 12 in Norwich

Serious Crash Closes Route 12 in Norwich

Route 12/Laurel Hill Road is closed in Norwich while authorities respond to a serious crash, according to the police department.

Officer Justified in Drawing Gun on Yale Student: Investigation

Officer Justified in Drawing Gun on Yale Student: Investigation

After a complaint from a Yale College student about how a campus police officer drew his weapon on him during a search for a burglar, Yale police determined in an internal investigation that the officer's...

Fire Destroys Vacant Unit, Damages Law Office in Somers

Fire Destroys Vacant Unit, Damages Law Office in Somers

An electrical fire broke out at a vacant unit on South Road/Route 83 in Somers late Tuesday afternoon, causing heavy damage to the rafters and interior, according to the fire marshal.

Top 10 Towns for Families in Connecticut

Top 10 Towns for Families in Connecticut

Consumer advocacy site NerdWallet has released a list of top towns for young families in Connecticut, and Hartford County dominates the top 10.

Victim Shoots Armed Robber in Milford: Cops

Victim Shoots Armed Robber in Milford: Cops

A man accused of robbing a group of people at gunpoint in Milford and shooting one of the victims in the neck is hospitalized after one of the victims shot back, according to police.