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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Vernon Police to Give Update on Human Remains Found in 2013

Vernon Police to Give Update on Human Remains Found in 2013

Police have worked for more than a year to identify the human remains found on the site of a former landfill in Vernon last March, and they'll hold a news conference today to share updates on the investigation.

I-95 Lane, Exit Closures Expected Due to Q Bridge Project

I-95 Lane, Exit Closures Expected Due to Q Bridge Project

Commuters can expect lane and exit ramp closures and traffic shifts on Interstate 95 South in New Haven Tuesday night as crews get ready to dismantle the last piece of the Q Bridge.

Tree Snaps Utility Pole in Killingworth

Tree Snaps Utility Pole in Killingworth

A portion of Schnoor Road in Killingworth is closed due to a fallen tree.

Hamden Woman Tied Up During Home Invasion

Hamden Woman Tied Up During Home Invasion

Hamden police are searching for the man who broke into a woman's apartment, tied her up and stole her car, electronics and debit card, according to police.

One Year Ago: 12 Killed in "Carnage" at Washington Navy Yard

One Year Ago: 12 Killed in "Carnage" at Washington Navy Yard

One year ago Tuesday, 12 people were killed and eight people were injured in a mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard. The news came like a gut punch: Hell had broken out inside a secure military

Tractor-Trailers Crash on I-95

Tractor-Trailers Crash on I-95

Two tractor-trailers collided on Interstate 95 North in Fairfield near the Exit 22 service plaza.