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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"Layaway Angel" Spends $20K on Toys "R" Us Accounts

An anonymous person paid the layaway accounts of about 150 people at a Toys "R" Us store in Bellingham, Massachusetts, in an act of holiday cheer that covered $20,000 in merchandise. »

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Woman Honors Late Husband by Giving Wedding Rings to Salvation Army

An anonymous woman celebrated her late husband's memory by dropping her diamond engagement ring and wedding band into a Red Kettle outside Boston's North Station.The donation, made on Dec. »

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Wisconsin Boys Dial 911 in Search of Santa

Two young brothers from southeastern Wisconsin are likely hoping they haven't landed on Santa's naughty list after police showed up at their doorstep, The Associated Press reported. »

L.L. Bean Struggles to Meet Demand for Boots

L.L. Bean will soon be making its iconic boots around the clock to try to meet demand this holiday season. »

#SantaPhotoFail: Pics of No Good Santa Encounters

It's Christmastime and it's that time of year when you head out with the family and get those beloved pics of the kids with Santa. Except the photos don't always turn out as you hoped. »

Holiday 2014 Budget: How to Save Money

From buying gifts to traveling and hosting parties, it's easy so spent more that you originally planned over the holidays. »

Thailand Breaks World Record for Largest Gathering of Elves

Thailand now holds the world record for the largest number of Christmas elves gathered in one place, NBC News reported. »

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Boys Try to Call Santa, Dial 911 Instead

Two little Wisconsin boys ended up on the naughty list when they tried to call Santa but got 911 instead. Lacey Crisp reports. »

2014 Rockefeller Tree Lighting

The star-studded Rockefeller Christmas Tree lighting ceremony lit up the heart of Manhattan Wednesday as tens of thousands attended the annual event while millions tuned in from home. »

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One Dead After Middletown Fire

One Dead After Middletown Fire

One woman has died and another is in the hospital after an early morning house fire Middletown.

Near-Record Cold Moves In, Snow Expected Sunday

Near-Record Cold Moves In, Snow Expected Sunday

Saturday brings near-record cold to most of the state and snow is expected Sunday evening that could bring up to 6 inches to the state.

Wesleyan Student Will Survive OD "Against All Odds": Family

Wesleyan Student Will Survive OD "Against All Odds": Family

A Wesleyan University student who remains hospitalized nearly a week after overdosing on MDMA, or "Molly," is slowly recovering, according to a statement from family members.

Body of German Shepherd Found in North Stonington

Body of German Shepherd Found in North Stonington

Police are investigating after the body of a German Shepherd was found near a lake in North Stonington, according to town officials.

Ex-Knick Anthony Mason Dies at 48

Ex-Knick Anthony Mason Dies at 48

Anthony Mason, one of the Knicks’ most popular players of the 1990s who had one All-Star season during a 13-year pro career, has died following a massive heart attack, the team said Saturday. He was 48.

West Hartford Smash-and-Grab Part of 6-State Robbery Spree

West Hartford Smash-and-Grab Part of 6-State Robbery Spree

Six people are facing federal charges after stealing Rolex watches worth $250,000 from the Lux Bond & Green store in West Hartford, and authorities have linked them to a group of thieves behind jewelry...