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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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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#SantaPhotoFail: Pics of No Good Santa Encounters

It's Christmastime and it's that time of year when you head out with the family and get those beloved pics of the kids with Santa. Except the photos don't always turn out as you hoped. »

Thailand Breaks World Record for Largest Gathering of Elves

Thailand now holds the world record for the largest number of Christmas elves gathered in one place, NBC News reported. »

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Boys Try to Call Santa, Dial 911 Instead

Two little Wisconsin boys ended up on the naughty list when they tried to call Santa but got 911 instead. Lacey Crisp reports. »

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"Layaway Angel" Spends $20K on Toys "R" Us Accounts

An anonymous person paid the layaway accounts of about 150 people at a Toys "R" Us store in Bellingham, Massachusetts, in an act of holiday cheer that covered $20,000 in merchandise. »

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Woman Honors Late Husband by Giving Wedding Rings to Salvation Army

An anonymous woman celebrated her late husband's memory by dropping her diamond engagement ring and wedding band into a Red Kettle outside Boston's North Station.The donation, made on Dec. »

President Obama Lights National Christmas Tree

President Barack Obama kicked off the holiday season in Washington on Thursday with the lighting of the national Christmas tree. Obama joined hundreds of people for the annual event held just steps from... »

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Wisconsin Boys Dial 911 in Search of Santa

Two young brothers from southeastern Wisconsin are likely hoping they haven't landed on Santa's naughty list after police showed up at their doorstep, The Associated Press reported. »

L.L. Bean Struggles to Meet Demand for Boots

L.L. Bean will soon be making its iconic boots around the clock to try to meet demand this holiday season. »

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2 Men, 1 Baby Hurt When Van Hits Hartford Building

2 Men, 1 Baby Hurt When Van Hits Hartford Building

Two adults and a baby were taken to the hospital after a minivan crashed into a building at the corner of Main Street and Albany Avenue in Hartford, the same place where a fatal crash was reported earlier...

CCSU Professor Pleads Not Guilty to Crash Charges

CCSU Professor Pleads Not Guilty to Crash Charges

The associate professor at Central Connecticut State University who has faced a string of criminal charges pleaded not guilty in court Thursday to multiple charges stemming from a car crash earlier this month.

Detective Justified in Deadly Shooting: State's Attorney

Detective Justified in Deadly Shooting: State's Attorney

A prosecutor has determined that a Connecticut state police detective injured in a shootout in Westbrook last year was justified in killing the 24-year-old man who shot him.

Amber Alert Issued in 3 States After Abduction of New York Boy

Amber Alert Issued in 3 States After Abduction of New York Boy

An Amber Alert has been issued in three states after a 5-year-old boy was abducted from a home in eastern New York by two men wearing black ski masks.

New Haven Mayor Reprimands Police Chief for Bad Behavior

New Haven Mayor Reprimands Police Chief for Bad Behavior

One week after a Yale University professor sent a letter to local New Haven officials condemning the conduct of the city's police chief at a football game in September, the mayor has issued him a written...

Southington High School Teacher Arrested

Southington High School Teacher Arrested

A Southington High School teacher who was pulled out of class last month has been arrested and charged with disorderly conduct.