| Jan 11, 2015
| 10:16 AM
Looking ahead almost nine months, school-district officials want to get the pulse of the community before nailing down the calendar for the 2015-16 school year.
This is where you come in. Officials want your opinion about two calendar options. You can...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Tannya and Florin Nistor loaded up their 4-month-old daughter Tatiana and headed north from Glenview Friday morning, arriving at Gurnee Mills at 7 a.m.
Yes, they were focused on securing some Black Friday deals, but the early-bird shopping excursion...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Black Friday may be losing its early-hours glow.
Pre-dawn crowds were small Friday at malls and stores across South Florida, although they picked up later in the day. Many retailers now start their holiday bargains on Thanksgiving Day, and the excitement...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 7:13 AM
The early-morning bargain-hunting frenzy that once marked the start of holiday shopping on Black Friday has gone the way of the dinosaur.
With many stores opening on Thanksgiving in an ever-intensifying retail arms race with each other and online...
| 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...
| 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 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,...
| 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,...
| 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 1, 2014
| 11:44 AM
Here is a list of holiday events around the Hampton Roads area. It will be updated regularly.
Thursday, Nov. 27-Jan. 1: Celebration in Lights at Newport News Park, 13560 Jefferson Avenue, opens on Thanksgiving and runs through New Year'...