Santa Answers Kids' Questions About How He Pulls Off His JobIt's the time of year for wish lists and letters to Santa.
Santa Delivers Gifts To Family Of Jemel RobersonSanta Claus delivered gifts to the family of security guard Jemel Roberson.
400 Homeless Pets In Need Of Love This Christmas Will Accept Donations on Christmas Eve and Christmas DayMore than 400 homeless cats and dogs are living in Chicago’s Animal Care and Control this Christmas, and the shelter is asking for the public’s help with bringing the furry friends a little extra love.
Time Is Ticking For Last Minute ShoppersThe National Retail Federation estimates that the typical American will spend more than $1,000 shopping for Christmas in 2018. It all adds up to about 720 billion dollars.
Metra's 'Family Fares' Program Runs During HolidayUp to three kids accompanied by an adult may ride for free during the period.
Chicago Man, Twin Boys Give Toys To Swedish Covenant KidsThe delivery of toys to children hospitalized during the holiday season gives them a tremendous boost.
Toy Depository Still In Need Of Many ToysThe Chicago Toy Depository is still in need of about 600 more gifts to help 900 children across Cook County.
Santa Tracker NORAD Still Working Despite Government ShutdownNORAD said the 1,500 who operate the trackers are volunteers and the shutdown will not affect them. 
Law Enforcement To Step Up Patrols On Roads Over HolidaysDuring the Christmas weekend last year, 11 people died on Illinois roads. Four died in crashes involving at least one driver who tested positive for alcohol.
Obama Visits D.C. Children's Hospital"My reindeer were stuck in some snow and I just wanted to make sure I made the trip and had the chance to see all of you guys."
CYD To Give Away Toys To Children In LombardCommunity and Youth Development, a charitable organization, has served the DuPage county community for over 20 years.
Chicago Park District To Host Santa Event For Families With Hearing ImpairmentsLocal families with hearing impairments are invited to Chicago Park District's "Breakfast With Mr. and Mrs. Deaf Santa Claus." 
Shortage Of Christmas Trees Is Forcing Costs Up, But Some Say It Won’t Change Holiday Tradition“[There] might be a shortage, but I think you can always find a tree. Maybe it’s not perfect or it’s a couple more dollars, but you got to do it.”
Get Packages By Christmas With US Postal Service's Holiday Mailing DeadlinesThe Postal Service provided guidelines to ensure mails arrives by Dec. 25. 
Amazon Offers Free Shipping For The Holiday SeasonAmazon is helping online holiday shoppers with a new limited time deal.