Firefighters Play Santa For Hospitalized KidsMore than a dozen Chicago firefighters and their families delivered gifts to the pediatric unit of Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center on Friday.
Chicago Area Students Helping Give Christmas Gifts To Needy ChildrenOver the past 30 days, about 10,000 toys were donated to the Making A Difference On And Off The Field campaign presented by Buddy’s Helpers and the PepsiCo Showdown.
Toys For Needy Children Collected In ChicagoA local group is getting into the holiday spirit by collecting much needed gifts to children.
Indiana Mom Arrested For Beating Sons Who Opened Christmas Gifts EarlyAccording to court documents, 36-year-old Sascha Collins, of Greenfield, admitted she lost it when her 7- and 9-year-old sons found Christmas presents hidden in her closet and opened them.
Some Kids Turning To Cyber-Snooping To Peek At Christmas GiftsIt's not unusual for children to sometimes snoop around to see what they're getting for Christmas, but some kids are taking it up a notch, using technology.
Charity, Suburban School Play Santa For Chicago StudentsMore than 1,600 students at Hanson Park Elementary School are getting Christmas gifts from lists they sent along with letters to Santa.
Police: Burglar Was Going To Re-Gift Stolen GoodsGregory Cook has eight prior convictions for burglary and is a self-admitted Hell Bound Biker Club gang member, police say.
Suburban Students Playing Santa For Daley Academy KidsStudents at Richard J. Daley Elementary Academy, in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side, will get an early Christmas present from Santa on Thursday.
The Best Fruitcake Recipe EverFood Network Chef Keegan Gerhard shares his mother's fruitcake recipe and proves that fruitcake can still be a delicious and special holiday treat.
Salvation Army Helping Brighten Holidays For Needy FamiliesSome needy Chicago families found reason for a little excitement Tuesday at a Salvation Army Center in the Little Village neighborhood.
Survive This Economy: Cutting Back On Holiday SpendingThis might be the hardest time of the year to "Survive This Economy". No one knows that better than families, like the Wrights, a suburban couple with four kids.
Woman Pays For Christmas Gifts By Visiting WebsitesOne woman was able to buy gifts for her entire family this season without spending a dime. CBS 2's Roseanne Tellez tells us how she did it and how you can do it, too.
Earlier Opening Times Cutting Down On Black Friday FrenzyThe shoppers have been out for hours already grabbing every deal they can as Black Friday gets underway. Most of the stores are open on this Black Friday morning, and many of the big door-buster buys are already gone. But the concentrated madness that used to accompany this day has been greatly diffused.
Christmas Gifts Saved, Home Destroyed In FireA home in the northwest suburbs will likely be a complete loss from a fire but fortunately, no one was hurt and firefighters were able to salvage the family's Christmas gifts.
Man Robbed Of Christmas Gifts In Suburban Parking LotA man was robbed at knifepoint of more than $2,000 worth of holiday gifts in a shopping center parking lot in the north suburbs.