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. The mystery woman had... »

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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. 3, was accompanied by... »

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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. The boys, ages 3 and 6,... »

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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Icy Roads Cause Dozens of Spinouts and Crashes

Icy Roads Cause Dozens of Spinouts and Crashes

Snow falling throughout the day has left wet spots on the roads that are icing over and causing crashes and spinouts as temperatures drop.

Tractor-Trailer Spills 150 Gallons of Fuel on Highway in Tolland

Tractor-Trailer Spills 150 Gallons of Fuel on Highway in Tolland

A tractor-trailer crashed Saturday night on Interstate 84 westbound in Tolland, spilling 100 gallons of diesel fuel across the highway, according to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

Driver Hospitalized After Car Veers Off I-84 in Farmington

Driver Hospitalized After Car Veers Off I-84 in Farmington

A driver was taken to the hospital Saturday night after his car spun out of control on Interstate 84 westbound in Farmington, smashed through a guardrail and rolled down an embankment, according to state...

6-Car Crash Snarls Traffic on Route 8 South in Derby

6-Car Crash Snarls Traffic on Route 8 South in Derby

Route 8 southbound was closed for nearly two hours in Derby near the Shelton town line Saturday night while emergency crews responded to a crash involving six vehicles.

7 Shot at Florida Spring Break Party: Police

7 Shot at Florida Spring Break Party: Police

Seven people were shot early Saturday morning at a house party in Panama City Beach, Florida, according to police. Gunshots rang out at the party around 1 a.m. Bay County Sheriff Frank McKeithen told NBC...

Canadian Sprinter, a Weaver High Grad, Drowns During Training

Canadian Sprinter, a Weaver High Grad, Drowns During Training

Canada's athletic federation is mourning the death of a runner on the Canadian track team, who went to high school in Connecticut, after he drowned in the ocean during training camp