By ABC News

Dec 22, 2011 12:35pm

Postman Banned From Wearing Santa Claus Outfit Fighting Back

ABC News’ Melissa Morrissette and Kevin Dolak report: A Washington mail carrier is fighting back after he was told by a supervisor that he is no longer allowed to wear a Santa Claus suit while delivering the mail. Letter carrier Bob McLean has been donning… Read More »

By Olivia Katrandjian

Dec 17, 2011 2:44pm

Mich. Residents Receive Letter Calling Christmas Lights ‘Pagan’

Homeowners in Hudsonville, Mich., have been singled out for displaying what an anonymous letter-writer calls “pagan” lights and decorations on their properties. On Wednesday night, residents of Vintage Drive found a letter attached to their mailboxes suggesting that anyone with Christmas lights or decorations should… Read More »

Dec 12, 2011 4:03pm

Kids Caught on Camera Stealing Toys From Church (VIDEO)

Some  might call it cutting out the middleman. The police call it theft. A group of youths stole two bags’ worth of donated toys from St. Helen Catholic Church, in Pearland, Texas, during Mass on Sunday, police said. A similar theft had occurred at Mary… Read More »

Dec 5, 2011 6:18pm

Alabama Christmas Tree Moved After Lawyer’s Motions

Objection sustained. In Dothan, Ala., a courthouse Christmas tree decorated with photos of violent-crime victims has been moved, days after a local defense attorney filed motions that trials of clients of his, scheduled for next week be deferred until after the holidays, when the display… Read More »

Dec 5, 2011 11:41am

Stolen 16-Foot Santa Returned With Apology and $100

An Indiana man had some of his faith in the holiday spirit stolen from him when his 16-foot Santa and two 6-foot inflatable penguins were swiped from his property last week. But at 5 a.m. on Saturday, Jason McClaren awoke to his longtime girlfriend Abbie… Read More »

Dec 3, 2011 7:30am

Ala. Lawyer Against Courthouse Christmas Tree: ‘Just Trying to Do My Job’

“I’m not trying to be Scrooge here,” said an Alabama defense attorney who wants his cases postponed until a courthouse Christmas tree decorated with photos of violent-crime victims is removed. “I have four Christmas trees in my own house,” Billy Joe Sheffield II, of Dothan,… Read More »

Dec 2, 2011 3:52pm

News Anchor Tells Viewers ‘There is No Santa’

A Chicago news anchor surprised some parents and potentially confused some children when she announced during a nightly newscast that Santa Claus doesn’t exist. Robin Robinson, an anchor at Fox Chicago, responded to a segment about managing gift expectations of children during Christmas by saying… Read More »

Dec 2, 2011 3:13pm

Christmas Tree Bandit Nabs Boy Scout Trees for Third Year

The Boy Scouts in St. Louis have gone from selling Christmas trees this year to playing detective. The person they and police are tracking is a woman in a red Dodge Durango who has stolen trees from their lot during the night every year for… Read More »

By Arielle Milkman

Dec 2, 2011 1:50pm

Christmas Decorations Stolen in Virginia Town – Again

The town of Shenandoah, Va., is holding its breath that their Christmas decorations will survive. After the town’s beautification committee spent last weekend putting wreaths and garlands on signs and other municipal spots, they found they had been stolen before anyone could see them Monday morning…. Read More »