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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5 Things to Know About Giving Tuesday

A new holiday meant to promote charity after Black Friday and Cyber Monday has grown with help from social media. »

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Gillette Castle Decorated for the Holidays

Gillette Castle is decorated for the holidays as it would have looked in the early 1900s. The castle in East Haddam is open to the public for tours on weekends from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Dec. 21. »

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Official Christmas Tree Arrives at White House

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the White House now that the official tree has arrived. A horse-drawn wagon hauled the 20-foot white fir up the driveway to the North Portico for inspection... »

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Ferguson Protesters Take Aim at Black Friday Shopping

Protesters taking aim at Black Friday continued to rally into the night across the country in the wake of a grand jury's decision to not indict the police officer who killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. »

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Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Tonight

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas on Capitol Hill. House Speaker John Boehner will light the Capitol Christmas Tree on the Capitol's West Front Lawn at 5 p.m. ET Tuesday. »

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Black Friday Fatigue? Holiday Sales Off to Slow Start

The Black Friday shopping weekend may be losing its mojo. A survey of shoppers released Sunday by the National Retail Federation shows how early discounting, more online shopping and an improving economy... »

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Blumenthal Warns Outlet Shoppers of Quality Concerns

US Sen. Blumenthal tells outlet shoppers to be wary of deals but consumers weren't fazed Friday. »

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Jimmy Fallon & Rashida Jones Sing Holiday Parodies

Jimmy Fallon and Rashida Jones sing a medley of holiday-themed parodies including Ariana Grande, Sam Smith, and Nicki Minaj. »

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Best Buy's Website Back Up After Black Friday Outage

Best Buy's website was back up after suffering an extended outage on Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year. "A concentrated spike in mobile traffic triggered issues that led us to shut down... »

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Minivan Crashes Into Hartford Building

Minivan Crashes Into Hartford Building

At least one person has been taken away on a stretcher after a minivan crashed into a building at Albany Avenue and Main Street in Hartford on Thursday afternoon.

Suspect in Mugging of 99-Year-Old Woman in Custody

Suspect in Mugging of 99-Year-Old Woman in Custody

Police have arrested a 17-year-old boy who is accused of knocking a 99-year-old woman to the ground and stealing her purse while she was delivering homemade Christmas cookies to a senior center in Windsor.

Southington High School Teacher Arrested

Southington High School Teacher Arrested

A Southington High School teacher who was pulled out of class last month has been arrested and charged with disorderly conduct.

Police Release Photo of Car Possibly Linked to Arson Case

Police Release Photo of Car Possibly Linked to Arson Case

Police are searching for a car they said was spotted leaving the scene of an arson in New Haven earlier this month.

Couple Arrested After Child Falls from 2nd Floor Window

Couple Arrested After Child Falls from 2nd Floor Window

Police have arrested a couple after the woman’s 1-year-old daughter fell out of a second-floor window in Hamden.

Police ID Suspect in Plymouth Hit-and-Run

Police ID Suspect in Plymouth Hit-and-Run

Police are searching for the man who they said crashed into a teenage bicyclist on Oct. 25, seriously injuring him, then fled from the scene.