Gift Guides, Events and Holiday Cheer

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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Ridgefield Mom Raises Awareness of Heatstroke in Kids

Ridgefield Mom Raises Awareness of Heatstroke in Kids

The mother of a Ridgefield boy who died after being left in a hot car has started a blog to raise awareness of heatstroke in children and help others avoid the tragedy she suffered.

Man Rapes Hartford Woman in Front of Her Grandchild: Courant

Man Rapes Hartford Woman in Front of Her Grandchild: Courant

A 41-year-old man who court records show has had numerous run-ins with the law is facing charges after allegedly raping a woman in front of her 1-year-old grandchild in Hartford, according to police and...

East Haven Town Employee Says Mayor Sexually Harassed Her

East Haven Town Employee Says Mayor Sexually Harassed Her

An East Haven town employee has filed a complaint against Mayor Joseph Maturo claiming that he sexually harassed her at work "continuously for years."

New London Mayor Places Police Chief on Leave

New London Mayor Places Police Chief on Leave

The mayor of New London has placed the police chief on administrative leave and ordered an investigation into her conduct as chief.

Hebron Native Gave Teens Liquor Before Fatal Crash: Police

Hebron Native Gave Teens Liquor Before Fatal Crash: Police

A 21-year-old Hebron native is accused of giving liquor to two teens in Maine before they died in a crash that police say was caused in part by alcohol, according to NBC affiliate WCSH.

City Steps in to Fix Dismal Conditions at Waterbury Condos

City Steps in to Fix Dismal Conditions at Waterbury Condos

"For rent" and "for auction" signs outside Bradley Gardens condominiums in Waterbury reveal all is not well in the complex.