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Wednesday, Dec 25, 2013 at 12:13 PM EST

Obamas on Christmas: Reach Out to Those In Need

Obamas on Christmas: Reach Out to Those In Need

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama urged Americans in a Christmas message to remember troops serving abroad and look after the less fortunate at home.

Wednesday, Dec 25, 2013 at 12:44 PM EST

Man Slashes South Florida Couple's Inflatable Santa

Man Slashes South Florida Couple's Inflatable Santa

A South Florida family is trying to figure out why a man cruelly slashed their 12-foot inflatable Santa. The Oliva family always goes all-out with Christmas decorations. This year, Alexa Oliva touched...

Wednesday, Dec 25, 2013 at 10:18 AM EST

SoCal Hospital Wraps Newborns in Christmas Stockings

SoCal Hospital Wraps Newborns in Christmas Stockings

Southern California hospitals are spreading holiday cheer for new parents by delivering newborns in giant Christmas stockings. The bright red stockings were provided this week for babies born at Long...

Wednesday, Dec 25, 2013 at 06:40 AM EST

UPS System Overload Delays Christmas Eve Deliveries

UPS System Overload Delays Christmas Eve Deliveries

UPS announced that that some presents will not make it on time this Christmas after a high volume of packages overwhelmed the world's largest parcel delivery service.

Tuesday, Dec 24, 2013 at 11:38 AM EST

Track Santa Delivering Gifts Around the Globe

Track Santa Delivering Gifts Around the Globe

Have you been naughty or nice? Starting Christmas Eve, little boys and girls can track Santa's movements online at NORADSanta.org as he moves around the globe to deliver gifts.

Monday, Dec 23, 2013 at 08:25 AM EST

What's Santa Worth to You? Company Calculates Salary for Saint Nick

What's Santa Worth to You? Company Calculates Salary for Saint Nick

What is Santa worth to you? Some would say he's priceless, but Insure.com crunched some numbers to find out what Saint Nick is actually worth on the job market. They compared pay grades for jobs...

Monday, Dec 23, 2013 at 06:05 AM EST

Storm Brings Outages to Midwest, Northeast Near Holidays

Storm Brings Outages to Midwest, Northeast Near Holidays

A huge storm that knocked out power throughout the Midwest and New England threatened to put the lights out on the holidays for thousands of people.

Thursday, Dec 19, 2013 at 05:00 PM EST

Apple's Holiday Ad Goes Viral, Tugs at Heartstrings

Apple's Holiday Ad Goes Viral, Tugs at Heartstrings

Apple launched a new holiday TV ad this week that is also going viral online.

Thursday, Dec 19, 2013 at 12:05 PM EST

Boy, 10, Tracks Down Recipient of Stolen Christmas Package

Boy, 10, Tracks Down Recipient of Stolen Christmas Package

A holiday package sent from California to Washington, D.C., that was intercepted by thieves will be under the right tree in time for Christmas thanks to the determination of a 10-year-old boy.

Thursday, Dec 19, 2013 at 06:47 AM EST
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Gift Guide: Blockbuster Movies

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2 Elderly People Struck, 1 Killed in Hamden Hit-and-Run

2 Elderly People Struck, 1 Killed in Hamden Hit-and-Run

One of two elderly residents struck in a hit-and-run crash on the 1600 block of Dixwell Avenue in Hamden has died, according to the Hamden police chief.

Furloughed Teen Walks Away From Maximum Security Facility

Furloughed Teen Walks Away From Maximum Security Facility

State and local law enforcement are searching for a 17-year-old who was granted a furlough at a maximum security juvenile facility on Friday and never returned, the NBC Connecticut Troubleshooters have learned.

Tactic Pushing Voter Turnout Irks Voters

Tactic Pushing Voter Turnout Irks Voters

With the latest Quinnipiac Poll putting the governor's race at a dead heat, both political parties are putting out all the stops. But some voters say they're going too far.

3 Officers Hurt During Police-Involved Shooting

3 Officers Hurt During Police-Involved Shooting

Three New Britain officers suffered injuries when gunfire erupted and a suspect tried to get away during an arrest late Thursday morning, according to the police department.

Trooper Ambush Suspect Eric Frein Captured After Manhunt

Trooper Ambush Suspect Eric Frein Captured After Manhunt

Eric Frein, who became the most wanted man in Pennsylvania when he allegedly gunned down two state troopers in an ambush, has been captured following a nearly two-month manhunt in the woods surrounding...

3rd Grader Back to School After Ban Over Ebola Concerns

3rd Grader Back to School After Ban Over Ebola Concerns

The father of a third-grade student in Milford is suing the school system for banning the 7-year-old from her elementary school over concerns she may have contracted Ebola during a trip to Nigeria.