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Holidays 2018

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Ring in the New: NYPD Drone to Oversee Times Square Revelry
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Ring in the New: NYPD Drone to Oversee Times Square Revelry

It's an Auld Lang Syne of the times: For the first time, a police drone will be keeping watch over the New Year's Eve celebration in New York's Times Square. The unmanned eye-in-the-sky is the latest wrinkle in... »

Holiday Return Policies: Some Naughty, Some Nice

Holiday Return Policies: Some Naughty, Some Nice

U.S. retailers expect to handle about $72 billion worth of holiday returns this year, according to estimates from the National Retail Federation. That’s 10 percent of their total holiday sales. An analysis... »

Dog Missing for Four Years is Back Home With Calif. Family for Holidays

Dog Missing for Four Years is Back Home With Calif. Family for Holidays

Jairo Morales just couldn't say no to that face, especially on Christmas Eve. Morales was taking his own dog for a walk Monday when he noticed a small dog limping in the street. »

Times Square New Year's Eve Ball Gets Some New Sparkle
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Times Square New Year's Eve Ball Gets Some New Sparkle

Preparations for New Year's Eve in Times Square are taking shape, and some of those shapes are 192 new crystal triangles on the famous ball. The new Waterford crystal triangles will join about 2,500 others... »

Newlyweds Take Guests to Target to Shop for Kids in Need
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Newlyweds Take Guests to Target to Shop for Kids in Need

Florida Newlyweds give back by taking entire wedding party to Target for a Toys For Tots shopping spree. WESH's Gail Paschall-Brown reports. »

2 Million in Times Square for New Year's? Experts Say No Way
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2 Million in Times Square for New Year's? Experts Say No Way

Ryan Seacrest and Anderson Cooper will be there. Snoop Dogg, too. But 1 or 2 million people in New York's Times Square for New Year's Eve? As Snoop would say, you must be sippin' on gin and juice. Crowd-size... »

Flight Attendant's Dad Flies on All Her Flights on Christmas

Flight Attendant's Dad Flies on All Her Flights on Christmas

Many families travel to be with their loved ones for the holidays but one father took things to a whole new level this Christmas – literally. Pierce Vaughn, a Delta flight attendant, was scheduled to work... »

'Shark Tank' Star: Paying Debt Is Best New Year's Resolution

'Shark Tank' Star: Paying Debt Is Best New Year's Resolution

The start of a new year is more than just an opportunity to pop some bubbly. It also serves as a fresh slate; a time to set new goals and create a game plan to execute them. But there’s one aspect of your life... »

MLB Pitcher Gives Parents Christmas Gift of a Lifetime
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MLB Pitcher Gives Parents Christmas Gift of a Lifetime

Kansas City Royals pitcher Brady Singer gave his parents the surprise Christmas gift of a lifetime Tuesday. The heartwarming video has since been shared thousands of times on social media. »

Volunteers Lay Over 250K Wreaths at Arlington Cemetery

Volunteers Lay Over 250K Wreaths at Arlington Cemetery

Thousands of people persisted through rainy conditions in the Washington, D.C. area, Saturday to lay more than a quarter million wreaths on graves at Arlington National Cemetery. President Donald Trump arrived... »

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Suspect in Windsor Locks Turned Himself In to Hartford Police: Police
Suspect in Windsor Locks Turned Himself In to Hartford Police: Police

A suspect in a Windsor Locks homicide is in custody in Hartford after turning himself in to a police officer and a detective at the Hartford Public Safety complex on Tuesday afternoon, according to police.

Hartford Yard Goats to Host 2021 Eastern League All-Star Game
Hartford Yard Goats to Host 2021 Eastern League All-Star Game

The Hartford Yard Goats will be hosting the 2021 Eastern League All-Star Game at Dunkin' Donuts Park, the team and league announced Tuesday.

Bomb Threat Prompted Evacuation of Aircraft at Bradley Airport
Bomb Threat Prompted Evacuation of Aircraft at Bradley Airport

State police responded to Bradley International Airport Tuesday morning after dispatchers received a report that an explosive might be on an aircraft. They found no threat and an investigation in now underway...

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Screening Mammography: What's Your Excuse?

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Diplomat: Trump Linked Ukraine Aid to Demand for Probe
Diplomat: Trump Linked Ukraine Aid to Demand for Probe

A top U.S. diplomat testified Tuesday that President Donald Trump was holding back military aid for Ukraine unless the country agreed to investigate Democrats and a company linked to Joe Biden's family...

Lawmakers Condemn Online Threats Against State Senator
Lawmakers Condemn Online Threats Against State Senator

State Democrats and Republicans are coming to the defense of one of their colleagues after an online threat was made on Facebook.