| Dec 26, 2014
| 6:15 PM
As some families sit down to Thanksgiving dinner Thursday, others are planning a shopping strategy to take advantage of ever earlier store hours and the deep discounts they offer.
The rising number of stores opening their doors on Thanksgiving Day to...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 9:00 PM
"Like many of you, our family was blessed with the opportunity to gather together over the recent Thanksgiving holiday…We shared good food and watched a whole lot of football. We also talked about the future of our nation. As a result of these...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 11:56 AM
There's no place like home for the holidays, at least for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Crescenta Valley station volunteers who plan to distribute food and toys this weekend for as many as 150 local families in need.
It's a tradition that's gone on...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 11:11 AM
Coconut Creek's Rolando Lugo isn't quite sure what he likes more — striking out opponents or hitting home runs.
But one thing is certain: He wants to follow in a relative's footsteps and become a pro baseball player.
"I want to be a professional,...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 11:49 AM
On Thanksgiving morning 2012, we were driving on the Dan Ryan when we ran over a muffler and sliced open our tire.
We managed to get the spare off our minivan with a great deal of effort as it was rusted on, when Ilie, a mechanic headed home from work...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 8:21 AM
West Palm Beach's Luis Delgado hopes to play major league baseball someday.
"My favorite player is (Washington Nationals') Bryce Harper," said Delgado, 11, of the South Florida Stickmen 11 & Under AAA team, based in Royal Palm Beach. "I want to be like...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 6:28 PM
For months now, Addie Lynn Fausett has been a little girl without friends.
It’s not her fault: The 6-year-old from rural Utah suffers from a worsening brain disease that robs her of her free will, causing her to lash out — scratching,...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 5:27 PM
This holiday season Chicago was colder on Thanksgiving than on Christmas. It seems to me that this has been happening regularly? Can you confirm?
— Lee, Carpentersville
Over the years it's happened on multiple occasions,...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 1:04 PM
In the weeks and days before Black Friday comes, there’s a sense of excitement and anticipation. Shoppers crowd the stores hoping for the year’s best deals. Retailers stock the shelves hoping for the year’s best bottom line....
| Jan 3, 2015
| 3:38 PM
The mother of a West Chester University student who disappeared on Thanksgiving after a night out with friends tearfully thanked searchers Saturday after her son's body was pulled from the Schuylkill River, less than half a mile downstream from where he...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 4:33 PM
Six persistent volunteer divers went back into the dark, frigid waters of the Schuylkill River on Saturday, looking again for some trace of missing college student Shane Montgomery.
This time, they were successful.
At 12:09 p.m., they found his body...