Holiday Gift Guide 2015

Holiday Gift Guide 2015

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Texas Nativity Scene Yields $50K Check Under Jesus Figure

A Texas nonprofit group benefiting children has received a surprise $50,000 donation left under a baby Jesus figure. Officials with The Children's Home in Amarillo, which happens to be located on 34th... »

Unseasonably Warm Weather Leaves Stores in the Cold

The unseasonably warm weather has left some people feeling cold about holiday shopping. Rosemarie Nowicki, who lives in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, finally spent some of her holiday budget last weekend buying... »

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San Jose Mom Accused of Waging 'War on Christmas'

A San Jose kindergarten class’s field trip to visit Santa was abruptly canceled this week, launching a Christmas controversy that has left a slew of hurt feelings and a planned protest in which parents will take... »

Lamar Odom Tops Google's 2015 Search List

Lamar Odom's bizarre downfall from a former Los Angeles Lakers star to a lost soul in a Nevada brothel had the world searching Google for answers more than any other topic this year. A four-day binge in October... »

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Parents Plan 'Walkout' After School Cancels Trip to See Santa

Parents in San Jose, California, plan to pull their kindergarteners out of school Friday after the principal canceled a decade-old tradition of writing letters to Santa and delivering them on a field trip to... »

Jetpacks, Virtual Reality: Tech to Watch for in 2016

The world of technology is rife with opportunity, but which good ideas will become great devices in 2016? Here’s a look at the gadgets that could shape our lives in the months ahead. »

Researchers Find Where Christmas Lights Up the Brain

Wondering where to find the Christmas spirit this holiday season? No need to act like Ebenezer Scrooge – now you know exactly where to look. Danish researchers say they've found the precise parts of the... »

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How to Make a Gift Bag From Wrapping Paper

Learn how to make a gift bag from holiday wrapping paper with blogger Ana Cristina Enríquez (blog Mami Glammy), from Miami, Florida. »

Small Farmers Take Root In Competitive NYC Xmas Tree Market

Charles Hurd runs a small farm just an hour and 30 minute drive upstate from New York City that sells choose-and-cut Christmas trees. Among the farm's tactics to get people to drive out to the family-owned... »

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More Judicial Branch Employees Laid Off Thursday

More Judicial Branch Employees Laid Off Thursday

More employees at the state Judicial Branch were laid off Thursday and others will get pink slips next week, according to a judicial spokesperson.

Long Island Plane Crash Victims Identified

Long Island Plane Crash Victims Identified

Bristol race care driver David Berube was among the victims killed after a plane broke apart in the air last night and crashed in Long Island, multiple friends told NBC Connecticut.

Simsbury Woman Killed in Avon Mountain Crash

Simsbury Woman Killed in Avon Mountain Crash

A 33-year-old Simsbury woman was killed in a crash that shut down Avon Mountain in Avon and West Hartford around 3 p.m. on Tuesday.

Statues Stolen from Headstones in Southington

Statues Stolen from Headstones in Southington

Someone is stealing statues from headstones at a cemetery in Southington and police are investigating.

Massive Warehouse Fire in Houston Under Control: Officials

Massive Warehouse Fire in Houston Under Control: Officials

A massive fire at a warehouse complex in Houston that spewed black smoke and hazardous materials Thursday was under control, according to fire officials, who also lifted a shelter in place advisory to residents....

Water Main Break Shuts Down Capitol Avenue in Hartford

Water Main Break Shuts Down Capitol Avenue in Hartford

A large water main break shut down Capitol Avenue in Hartford Thursday evening.