Gift Guides, Events and Holiday Cheer

Thursday, Dec 19, 2013 at 11:33 AM EST

$3,500 Diamond Ring Dropped in Salvation Army Kettle

$3,500 Diamond Ring Dropped in Salvation Army Kettle

A $3,500 diamond ring was dropped off at a Salvation Army red kettle in South Florida on Wednesday. The ring, wrapped in yellow notepad paper, was placed in a kettle at a Pinecrest Publix Super Market in...

Thursday, Dec 19, 2013 at 08:38 AM EST

Elf on the Shelf Inspires Epic Backlash from Parents

Elf on the Shelf Inspires Epic Backlash from Parents

Think the whole Tooth Fairy rigmarole is bad? Try the Elf on the Shelf routine — wildly popular, but dreaded by some parents who wish they'd never opened that can of worms. The best-selling Elf on the...

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 09:45 AM EDT

Holiday Gift Guide: Beauty Buys

Holiday Gift Guide: Beauty Buys

Lilliana Vazquez of cheapchicas.com shows you the best beauty buys this holiday season.

Thursday, Dec 19, 2013 at 08:39 AM EST

Grinch Hands Out Onions to Speeders in Florida Keys

Grinch Hands Out Onions to Speeders in Florida Keys

Motorists who slightly speed through certain school zones on the Florida Keys Overseas Highway during the holidays might just get an onion from the Grinch instead of a traffic citation.

Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013 at 10:23 AM EST

Pets Do Make Good Gifts: Study

Pets Do Make Good Gifts: Study

Giving a puppy or kitten to the pet lover on your list is a gift idea animal activists have long warned people to avoid. But a national animal welfare group says the fears of pets being rejected or returned are...

Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013 at 04:22 PM EST

Half-Ton Chocolate Santa on Display

Half-Ton Chocolate Santa on Display

A Houston hotel has created a half-ton dark chocolate sculpture of Santa Claus in a chair, complete with elves.

Tuesday, Dec 17, 2013 at 12:08 PM EST

SoCal Man Told to Take Down Condo Christmas Lights

SoCal Man Told to Take Down Condo Christmas Lights

A Southern California man has hired an attorney after being forced to take down Christmas lights outside his luxury condo. Michael Cardenas of La Jolla, Calif., said he was forced to take down the...

Monday, Dec 16, 2013 at 06:11 PM EST
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By Colin Bertram

Gift Guide: Movie Classics

Holiday 2013 offers up the chance to revisit some of the greatest films of... See Full Gallery

Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013 at 08:14 AM EST
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By Colin Bertram

Gift Guide: Stylish Stocking Stuffers

The best gifts come in the smallest packages See Full Gallery

Friday, Dec 13, 2013 at 10:07 AM EST

Man Pays Down 76 Layaway Orders at Florida Walmart

Man Pays Down 76 Layaway Orders at Florida Walmart

When a central Florida financial planner overheard a woman in the layaway department at a local Walmart store talking about the difficulties of paying off her items, he decided to play Santa

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Does A Recent Airbag Recall Apply to CT Cars?

Does A Recent Airbag Recall Apply to CT Cars?

A massive recall of cars with potentially deadly airbags likely does not apply to cars sold in Connecticut, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. But a Connecticut lawmaker is pushing...

Former Teen Center Employee Who Threatened Boys Receives Sentence

Former Teen Center Employee Who Threatened Boys Receives Sentence

A former youth program director accused of using vulgar and threatening language to middle school students received a six-month suspended sentence and is banned from all New Canaan schools.

Parents of Sandy Hook Victims to Address Advisory Commission

Parents of Sandy Hook Victims to Address Advisory Commission

A panel created to develop policy recommendations in the wake of the 2012 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School is expected to hear Friday from the parents of two children who were killed.

NYC Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola, Officials Urge Calm

NYC Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola, Officials Urge Calm

A doctor who recently returned from West Africa, where he was on an Ebola assignment for Doctors Without Borders, has tested positive for Ebola at Bellevue Hospital Center after reporting a fever...

Malloy, Visconti Debate at NBC Connecticut Forum

Malloy, Visconti Debate at NBC Connecticut Forum

One of three chairs sat empty in the NBC Connecticut studio leading up to Thursday’s gubernatorial forum, which GOP challenger Tom Foley opted not to attend.

Gas Line Breaks in North Branford

Gas Line Breaks in North Branford

Crews are on scene at a gas line break in an industrial section of North Branford, firefighters confirmed.