Holiday Gift Guide 2015

Holiday Gift Guide 2015

Obamas, Bidens Share Favorite Holiday Tunes on Spotify

Ever wonder what music gets President Barack Obama in the Christmas mood? Sign in to Spotify to find out. Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and their wives on Wednesday released matching lists of their favorite... »

Can You Find the Panda Among the Snowmen?

What do pandas and snowmen have in common? Both thrive in cold weather. A drawing of single panda interspersed among a sea of snowmen has gone viral. Hungarian comic artist Gergely Dudas, better known as... »

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Los Angeles Officers Surprise Veteran With Christmas Tree

Two Los Angeles Police Department officers spread some holiday cheer by surprising a 94-year-old veteran with a Christmas tree. Officers Natalie Nunez and Abel Torres were dispatched last Friday to the home of... »

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Santa Gets Ready for the Big Night

Santa Claus is making his final preparations ahead of the big night, preparing with his reindeer in the North Pole. »

Young Fire Survivor to Share Christmas Cheer in Shelters

An 8-year-old girl who lost her father and younger siblings in an arson fire that left her severely scarred is sharing the good cheer that has been bestowed on her, by the tractor-trailer load, since her simple... »

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Special Christmas Gift: Va. Girls Help Build New Hand for Teen

A Virginia mother's Christmas gift to her two young daughters means the gift of a helping hand to a deserving teen. »

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Mystery Santa's Surprise Gift Helps Tx. Family in Need

A mystery Santa is spreading Christmas cheer in Arlington, Texas, surprising a police officer with an unexpected gift. Now that officer is paying it forward and helping a family in need. Lt. »

Homeless Men's Choir Goes From Streets of Atlanta to WH

This choir made up of homeless men went from performing locally in Atlanta, Georgia, to a coveted choral performance at the White House this year. The White House invited the choir to sing for the holiday... »

'Sucks the Joy Out of Everything': Teacher Laments Classroom Christmas Tree Removal

A Maine schoolteacher said she was forced to remove a pink "Hello Kitty" Christmas tree from her classroom, a move that she argued shows society has reached a troubling "turning point." According to Catherine... »

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Stadium Authority to Consider Action Against Ballpark Developer

Stadium Authority to Consider Action Against Ballpark Developer

The Hartford Stadium Authority will be holding a special meeting on Thursday afternoon to discuss whether to call the bond for the new baseball stadium in Hartford, which is behind schedule on construction,...

Missing Teen's Body Found in Connecticut River in Middletown

Missing Teen's Body Found in Connecticut River in Middletown

The body of a missing Middletown teen was found in the Connecticut River on Tuesday.

Waterbury Elementary School Evacuated Over Bomb Threat

Waterbury Elementary School Evacuated Over Bomb Threat

Driggs Elementary School in Waterbury has been evacuated after someone phoned in a bomb threat around 10 a.m.

Police Bring in Dogs After Threat at South Windsor School

Police Bring in Dogs After Threat at South Windsor School

Timothy Edwards Middle School in South Windsor was evacuated because of a phoned threat and police arrived with dogs to investigate out of an abundance of caution.

11 States Sue Over Federal Transgender Directive

11 States Sue Over Federal Transgender Directive

Texas, Maine and nine other states are suing the Obama administration over a new directive about transgender students in public schools. The lawsuit announced Tuesday also includes Oklahoma, Alabama, Wisconsin,...

New Haven Man Stabs Girlfriend's Chest: Police

New Haven Man Stabs Girlfriend's Chest: Police

A New Haven man is accused of stabbing his girlfriend in her chest, police said.