This Year, More Returns Expected Before The Gifts Are PpenedUPS said it expects to handle 1.5 million returns on Wednesday, and predicts another spike on January 3, when it anticipates it will handle 1.3 million returned packages.
Sting Uses Fake Amazon Boxes, GPS To Catch Would-Be ThievesE-commerce sales have been growing faster than sales at brick-and-mortar retailers for several years. Online sales in the U.S. are forecast to increase 14.8 percent from last year, to $124.1 billion, for November and December, according to Adobe Analytics, which tracks online spending.
Salvation Army Bell Ringer Steals Kettle With $400 Inside“There’s a sense of frustration. We’re trying to raise as much as we can to fund services for families in need, and overall donations are down about 30 percent from last year.”
Get In The Spirit With Holiday Specials On CBS: How To Watch, When To WatchGet away from some of the holiday stress by joining CBS for some good old-fashioned family holiday cheer.
Former Inmate Getting Used To Currency, iPhones, DrivingNevest Coleman, whose conviction was vacated after 23 years in prison, is celebrating Christmas -- and his new freedom.
Science Says: Are Poinsettias Poisonous? Plus Some Other Holiday Truths Are poinsettias really poisonous? Are snowflakes really pure as the driven snow? Does feasting really put on the pounds? Sure as sugarplums, myths and misconceptions pop up every holiday season. Here's what science says about some of them.
How To Celebrate The Most Wonderful Time Of The YearAfter the parties and family gatherings, keep warm this winter with movie marathons, game nights, bake-offs and more.
DIY Thanksgiving DecorationsFor do-it-yourself Thanksgiving decorations with plenty of impact, there's nowhere better to aim your attention than your dining table décor.
Illinois State Police Increase Patrols For The HolidaysIllinois State Police vow to be out in force over the holidays, despite a decline in their numbers and the number of tickets they have been writing.
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2016 Holiday Gift GuideNeed some giftspiration? Find something for everyone on your list with this holiday gift guide!
2016 Toy Guide For All AgesNeed the perfect gift for your child? Look no more! Check out this comprehensive guide of this season's best toys!
Best 4th Of July 2016 Fireworks Displays In ChicagoThere is nothing better than seeing a fabulous fireworks display on the 4th of July. Chicago offers some of the top fireworks shows. Here are the five best 4th of July 2016 Fireworks displays in Chicago.
Holiday Shoppers Bundle Up To Score BargainsCBS 2’s Audrina Bigos has more on how the cold is affecting “Super Saturday.”
Santa Getting On Your Last Nerve? 'Anger Room' May Be For YouIt might be the hottest ticket in town, outside of "Star Wars." CBS 2's Audrina Bigos reports.