Holiday Gift Guide 2014

Holiday Gift Guide 2014

From gift guides to local events, your one-stop shop for the holiday season

Learning How to Clown Around for Thanksgiving Parade

Hundreds of Macy's employees and other volunteers are being schooled in the art of clowning around. »

3 Reasons Holiday Shoppers Will Spend Cautiously

Falling gas prices. Soaring stock market. Unemployment at a six-year-low. All signs point to a successful holiday shopping season. Despite the economic tail winds, though, retailers are finding themselves having... »

10 New Holiday Albums for 2014

From "Frozen" star Idina Menzel to Darius Rucker, LeAnn Rimes, Tom Wopat, John Schneider and "Christmas at Downton Abbey," there's new holiday music to suit every taste. »

Macy's Thanksgiving Parade Through the Years

Click through for images of the iconic Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade through the years. »

Thanksgiving Weekend 2014: What to Watch

Kick back, grab some Thanksgiving fare and enjoy the following visual holiday treats. »

Student Organizes Christmas Card Signing for Troops

While many Americans will be spending time with family and enjoying a meal together, the holidays for U.S. troops overseas will be spent away from home. That fact inspired California college student Cesar... »

Hillhouse Football Team Gives Back

The football team at James Hillhouse Comprehensive High School in New Haven is showing Connecticut it’s never too early to start the season of giving. »

Expected Snow Sidelines Travel Plans

With several inches of snow expected to fall Wednesday, one of the busiest travel days of the year, some people are scrambling to change their holiday travel plans. »

Joey Chestnut Devours Turkey to Win Eating Contest

Competitive eater Joey Chestnut has won a turkey-eating contest in Connecticut, setting a record by devouring an entire bird. Ten contestants vied to see who could eat the most of a 20-pound turkey in a... »

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Milford Mom, Son Steal Safes From Neighbors on Thanksgiving

Milford Mom, Son Steal Safes From Neighbors on Thanksgiving

A mother and son from Milford are facing charges after breaking into their neighbor’s house and stealing two safes on Thanksgiving Day, according to police.

Winterfest Hartford Opens Tonight

Winterfest Hartford Opens Tonight

The holiday season is in full swing, winter festivities are kicking off in Hartford.

Ray Rice Wins the Appeal of His Suspension

Ray Rice Wins the Appeal of His Suspension

Ray Rice has won his appeal of his indefinite NFL suspension, The Associated Press reported. Per a league source, former U.S. Judge Barbara S. Jones overturned the suspension. Rice will be immediately...

West Hartford Police Increase Patrols After Rash of Burglaries

West Hartford Police Increase Patrols After Rash of Burglaries

West Hartford police are stepping up patrols after several burglaries over the past month in town.

Gunman Fired 100 Rounds at Buildings: Austin Police

Gunman Fired 100 Rounds at Buildings: Austin Police

Austin police say a gunman fired more than 100 rounds at the Mexican Consulate, city police headquarters and other downtown buildings before he was killed. Police Chief Art Acevedo said a police sergeant shot at...

Car Found in Water at Bridgeport Harbor

Car Found in Water at Bridgeport Harbor

Police are investigating after a car was found in Bridgeport Harbor, according to the Bridgeport mayor's office.