Deputies find inflatable dinosaur stolen by ‘Grinch’
HERNANDO COUNTY, Fla. — A family’s Christmas decoration is back in place after a thief stole their 8-foot inflatable dinosaur. Police return stolen dinosaur The 8-foot inflatable dinosaur was found on a neighbor's property. (Hernando County Sheriff's Office)Deputies said they found the inflatable dinosaur where the owner had found it, and retrieved it for the victim. Police find stolen decoration An 8-foot green dinosaur inflatable was returned to its owner. (Hernando County Sheriff's Office)“The family was thrilled their inflatable dinosaur was returned no worse for wear,” deputies said.wftv.com
5 ways to support Small Business Saturday
It all comes at you so quickly: One minute, you’re making grocery lists and setting the menu for Thanksgiving, and then, in the blink of an eye, the holiday has arrived, only to be followed by Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday -- and then your tree goes up and Christmas morning is here.
The It List: 'Shaq' charts upbringing and career of basketball icon Shaquille O'Neal, 'Dangerous Breed' tells strange story of wrestler and cat breeder Teddy Hart, 'The Last Dolphin King' doc explores
Expect O'Neal to be his typically unfiltered and unapologetic self as he revisits his personal and professional highs and lows. — Raechal ShewfeltMickey Saves Christmas premieres Sunday, Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. on ABC, Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD. — Marcus ErricoLive at the Fillmore (1997) is available Friday, Nov. 25 in multiple configurations at Amazon and other music retailers. In related news, Warner Bros. really knows how to make good Christmas movies. A Christmas Story, Christmas Vacation, Elf and The Polar Express are now available on 4K Ultra HD.wftv.com
Michigan man asks Uber driver to wait while he robbed bank, police say
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — This Grinch did not steal Christmas, but a man named Christmas is accused of stealing money from a Michigan bank on Thursday. According to the Southfield Police Department, the robbery occurred on Thursday at a Huntington Bank shortly before 5 p.m. EST. Police said Christmas took an Uber to the bank and asked the driver to wait while he went inside the building, WJBK-TV reported. Christmas then returned to the Uber and left the area, according to the television station. The Uber driver took Christmas back to his apartment complex in Southfield, and police took him into custody.wftv.com
Praying the rosary: Understanding the tradition that helps Catholics meditate on Jesus and Mother Mary
Here's how to understand the rosary, a Catholic prayer tradition practiced by millions of faithful worldwide — including the beads, the link to Mother Mary and the meaning behind the prayer aid.foxnews.com
Holiday arrival: Rockefeller tree ushers in Christmas season
The Christmas tree will be officially lit on Nov. 30. The approximately 90-year-old tree was cut Thursday then lifted onto a flatbed truck for its to 200-mile (322-kilometer) trip to from Queensbury, New York, to New York City. “We gave it with the expectation that everybody would enjoy it," said Neil Lebowitz, whose family donated the tree. “For me, it was just a nice tree,” Lebowitz was quoted as saying by the New York Post. After the holidays, the tree will be milled into lumber for donation to Habitat for Humanity, officials said.wftv.com
Walker shares manure anecdote on Election night
Republican Senate candidate Herschel Walker addresses supporters ahead of election results and shares a story about a boy who gets horse manure for Christmas, while his twin brother gets new toys and then complains. Walker likens himself to the boy who receives the manure, because "There must be a pony" at the end of the tight Senate race.news.yahoo.com
Cincinnati Zoo honors Fiona the hippo with nutcracker statue
CINCINNATI — The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is getting into the Christmas spirit, revealing a nutcracker statue of a hippo to celebrate the 40th anniversary of its PNC Festival of Lights celebration. >> Read more trending newsNot just any hippo -- the subject is the zoo’s most famous resident, Fiona, WHIO-TV reported. Zoo officials said it took 12 people about 1,650 hours to create the statue of Fiona, a 5-year-old Nile hippopotamus, WHIO reported. The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden is hosting its 40th annual Festival of Lights, and to celebrate the zoo unveiled a giant Fiona nutcracker. https://t.co/tUgWBE012k — WHIO-TV (@whiotv) November 4, 2022The nutcracker also has 29 buttons on her coat for her birth weight of 29 pounds.wftv.com
Mariah Carey says it’s time, Christmas quickly replaces Halloween for singer
All of the Halloween candy hasn’t even been devoured yet, but according to the queen of Christmas, it is now her time to shine. >> Read more trending newsYou either love or hate the song, but either way, get ready to hear “All I Want For Christmas Is You,” over and over and over again. Mariah Carey kicked off the Christmas music season early Tuesday with a social media post of her dressed as a witch, then switching to her “All I Want for Christmas” outfit, declaring, “it’s time.”She also included #MariahSZN or Mariah Season, to make it official, People magazine reported. Carey traditionally gets an early start on the holiday season, telling Entertainment Tonight in 2021, “I know we’re early, Kevin. We’ve gotta get through Thanksgiving first and I know this, but when I made my first Christmas album and I was traveling the world, I was like, ‘Wow, they’re really into Christmas early because there’s no Thanksgiving.’”Expand Autoplay Image 1 of 34 Photos: Mariah Carey through the years Here are some memorable photos of singer Mariah Carey through the years.wftv.com
Black Friday 2022: What are the store hours for Black Friday shopping?
Below is a list of store hours for Black Friday (Nov. 25). Ashley Furniture: Store hours are 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.Barnes & Noble: Stores open at 8 a.m.Bath & Body Works: Stores are usually open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Bed Bath & Beyond: Stores open at 6 a.m.Belk: Stores open at 7 a.m.Best Buy: Store hours are 5 a.m. to 10 p.m.Big Lots: Most stores open at 6 a.m.BJ’s Wholesale Club: Stores hours are 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.Costco: Doors open at 9 a.m.CVS: Stores operate normal hours. Rite Aid: Stores open at 8 a.m.Sam’s Club: Regular store hours on Black Friday. Staples: Doors open at 9 a.m.Target: Stores will open as early as 7 a.m.Ulta: Black Friday store hours vary by location.wftv.com
Ghosts of Trans-Siberian Orchestra past to bring Christmas spirit during Orlando tour stop
“The Ghosts of Christmas Eve: The Best of TSO and More” tour kicks off Nov. 16 and makes its way to the City Beautiful Saturday, Dec. 7, when audiences can enjoy two rock opera performances at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Temperatures climb to near 80 degrees Christmas Day
Sunshine will be out in full force on this Christmas Day. If you’re doing any traveling across Central Florida, weather will not be a factor. Highs climb back to around 80 degrees Saturday afternoon. It will turn even warmer Sunday. Expect a few extra heating-of-the-day puffy clouds by the afternoon.