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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Body Recovered After Canoe Capsizes

Body Recovered After Canoe Capsizes

A body has been recovered after a canoeing accident in Cornwall on the Housatonic River.

State Police Find Vehicle of Interest in Death, Explosion Investigation in Hamden

State Police Find Vehicle of Interest in Death, Explosion Investigation in Hamden

State and local police have recovered a vehicle of interest as they investigate whether the discovery of a dead body and an explosion are connected in Hamden.

Man Dies After Setting Firework Off on Top of His Head

Man Dies After Setting Firework Off on Top of His Head

Police say a 22-year-old Maine man was killed after setting a fireworks mortar tube off on top of his head on the Fourth of July. State police say Devon Staples of Calais was killed in what they described as a...

Bear in Hartford Tree Tranquilized and Relocated

Bear in Hartford Tree Tranquilized and Relocated

A black bear that was in a tree in the Blue Hill neighborhood of Hartford has been safely removed and relocated.

Prison Escapee David Sweat Returns to Max Security Prison

Prison Escapee David Sweat Returns to Max Security Prison

An escaped murderer who was shot after three weeks on the run has been moved from a New York hospital to another maximum-security prison. The state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision says David...

Two Men in Critical Condition After Hartford Shooting

Two Men in Critical Condition After Hartford Shooting

Hartford police are investigating after two men were shot early Sunday morning.