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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Cromwell-Portland Football Team at Center of Hazing Probe

Cromwell-Portland Football Team at Center of Hazing Probe

State and local authorities are investigating hazing allegations involving members of the Cromwell-Portland football team, according to the superintendent in neighboring Portland.

Search Ends for Connecticut Student Missing in South Africa

Search Ends for Connecticut Student Missing in South Africa

A 19-year-old Redding resident and junior at George Washington University is believed to have drowned in South Africa, where he disappeared while studying abroad, according to the National Sea Rescue Institute.

American Catholics Accept Non-Traditional Families: Survey

American Catholics Accept Non-Traditional Families: Survey

American Catholics are markedly tolerant of non-traditional families, with large majorities open to divorced, single, unmarried and gay parents, according to a Pew Research Center survey released on Wednesday in...

70-Year-Old Motorcycle Driver Seriously Hurt in East Lyme Crash

70-Year-Old Motorcycle Driver Seriously Hurt in East Lyme Crash

A 70-year-old man was seriously hurt Tuesday when his motorcycle collided with a car pulling out of a driveway on Flanders Road/Route 161 in East Lyme, according to state police.

Ansonia Residents on Alert Amid Rash of Home Break-Ins

Ansonia Residents on Alert Amid Rash of Home Break-Ins

A string of bold break-ins are causing concern among police and neighbors in Ansonia, and now the Hilltop section of town is working to create block parties in an effort to deter criminals.

Manhunt After Veteran Officer Fatally Shot Near Chicago

Manhunt After Veteran Officer Fatally Shot Near Chicago

Police are searching for three armed suspects in far suburban Chicago after an officer was fatally shot in the area, authorities said. The Fox Lake officer who was shot to death Tuesday morning was identified as...